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Bridge, Brahms

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Vassily Sinaisky conducts the BBC Philharmonic. Bridge: Rebus Overture. Brahms, arr. Lazic: Piano Concerto No 3 in D (after Violin Concerto) (soloist: Dejan Lazic).


Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Chief Guest Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, Vassily Sinaisky, continues his exploration of less-frequented corners of the repertoire, proceeding from an invigorating British concert-opener to an uncommon yet inescapably familiar concerto.
Inspired by the fact that Bach and Beethoven arranged their own violin concertos for the keyboard, Dejan Lazić has done the same for the Brahms with engagingly idiomatic results.
Julian Lloyd Webber is an ardent champion of Holst's Invocation. The concert ends with the masterpiece that put Elgar's name on the world's musical map, with his affectionate sketches of 'friends pictured within' - a firm favourite that retains its own aura of mystery.

Bridge: Overture, 'Rebus'
Brahms arr. Lazić: 'Piano Concerto No.3' in D major (after Violin Concerto) (UK Premiere)

Dejan Lazić (piano)
Julian Lloyd-Webber (cello)
BBC Philharmonic
Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

This Prom will be repeated on Tuesday 16th August at 2.30pm.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 11 Aug 2011 19:30

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Music Played

  • Frank Bridge

    Rebus - overture

    Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky Performer: BBC Philharmonic

  • Johannes Brahms

    Concerto (Op.77), arr. Dejan Lazic for piano and orchestra [orig. violin and orchestra]

    Performer: Dejan Lazic - Piano Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky Performer: BBC Philharmonic


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