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Liszt, Gliere

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Louise Fryer presents Kirill Karabits conducting the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Liszt: Mazeppa. Gliere: Concerto for coloratura soprano (soloist: Ailish Tynan).

PROMS 2011

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Kirill Karabits perform three colourful scores, two of them with connections to Karabits's Ukrainian homeland.

The concert begins with a swashbuckling tone-poem by Liszt telling the story of a legendary Ukrainian, Mazeppa, and it ends with Rachmaninov's most famous (and most lyrical) symphony. Between them comes a real novelty - a melody-filled concerto for wordless soprano and orchestra by Ukrainian-born composer Reinhold Glière. The effervescent Irish soprano Ailish Tynan takes the extraordinary solo part.

Kirill Karabits has been Principal Conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra for two seasons now and their relationship is blossoming into something rather special.

Liszt: Mazeppa
Glière: Concerto for Coloratura Soprano

Ailish Tynan (soprano)
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Kirill Karabits (conductor)

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 15th August at 2pm.

40 minutes

Last on

Wed 10 Aug 2011 19:00

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Music Played

  • Franz Liszt

    Mazeppa - symphonic poem after Hugo S.100

    Conductor: Kirill Karabits Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

  • Reyngold Moritsevich Glier

    Concerto Op.82 for coloratura soprano and orchestra

    Conductor: Kirill Karabits Performer: Ailish Tynan - Soprano Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra


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