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Prom 55/Adams, Mozart, Strauss

BBC Proms 2009: BBC SSO/Donald Runnicles in John Adams: Slonimsky's Earbox. Mozart: Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K466 with Shai Wosner (piano). Strauss: Symphonia domestica.

Presented by Louise Fryer.

BBC Proms 2009.

The BBC SSO under chief conductor designate Donald Runnicles performs Richard Strauss' gargantuan orchestral canvas inspired by family life in the Strauss household. BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist Shai Wosner joins the orchestra in Mozart's stormy D minor concerto, and the Prom opens with John Adams' witty tribute to the Russian polymath, Nicolas Slonimsky.

Shai Wosner (piano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Donald Runnicles (conductor)

John Adams: Slonimsky's Earbox
Mozart: Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K466
Strauss: Symphonia domestica

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