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Beethoven, Mozart

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A Prom in which Osmo Vanska conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Beethoven: Egmont Overture. Mozart: Clarinet Concerto (soloist: Michael Collins).

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Penny Gore

An overture and a symphony by two musical Titans - Beethoven and Nielsen - both celebrating the human capacity for hope in the face of oppression and suffering, frame a lyrical Mozart concerto and a rarely heard tone poem by Delius.

Osmo Vänskä conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra, with soloist Michael Collins who is celebrating his 50th birthday this year. Delius's Eventyr, inspired by a collection of Norwegian folk tales published in 1841, is making only its second appearance at the Proms.

Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto

Michael Collins (clarinet)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

This Prom will be repeated on Sunday 2nd September at 2pm.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 20 Aug 2012 19:30

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