From the Royal Albert Hall. Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic performs Beethoven's punchy Symphony No 4 in B flat, a work packed with drama beneath its sunny surfaces.
BBC PROMS 2010
Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Andrew McGregor
Simon Rattle and his renowned Berlin Philharmoniker bring a feast of Austro-German classics to the Proms, in two concerts on successive nights, beginning with symphonies by Beethoven and Mahler - the youthful, precocious piece with which Mahler launched his symphonic odyssey, and Beethoven's punchy 4th Symphony, a work packed with drama beneath its sunny surfaces.
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major
Sir Simon Rattle, conductor
This Prom will be repeated on Monday 13th September at 2.00pm.
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