Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Dvorak, Martinu, Grieg, Janacek - Part 2

Episode 2 of 3

Presented by Petroc Trelawny, from the Royal Albert Hall. John Eliot Gardiner conducts the Czech Philharmonic and pianist Lars Vogt in Grieg's Piano Concerto in A minor.

BBC PROMS 2010

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the visiting Czech Philharmonic Orchestra frame their programme with Dvorak's ebullient, life-affirming Carnival Overture and his radiant 8th Symphony. In between, Martinu's 6th Symphony dances with Czech and Moravian folk melodies and rhythms; there's a detour to the Norwegian fjords for Grieg's Piano Concerto with Lars Vogt; and back to the Moravian Janacek whose gentle Ballad of Blanik was inspired by recent Czech independence and the new nation's legendary guardians.

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor

Lars Vogt, piano
Czech Philhamonic Orchestra
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

This Prom will be repeated on Tuesday 7th September at 2.20pm.

35 minutes

Broadcast

Find out what’s on when

By-date calendar listing of all the concerts and events between now and September.

Guide to the Proms 2018 season

The season’s themes and highlights.

Listen to the Proms live on Radio 3

.