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Prom 46 (part 1): Dvorak, Verdi, Tchaikovsky & Strauss

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Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London, Petroc Trelawny presents a Prom in which Andris Nelsons conducts the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in Dvorak's Symphony No 8 in G.

The CBSO under Andris Nelsons, live at the BBC Proms with Kristine Opolais singing music by Verdi and Tchaikovsky. Also orchestral works by Dvorak and Strauss.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Dvorák: Symphony No. 8 in G major

3.40pm Interval

4.00pm
Verdi: Otello - Willow Song; Ave Maria
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin - Polonaise; Letter Scene
Johann Strauss II: Emperor Waltz
Johann Strauss II: Thunder and Lightning - polka

Kristine Opolais (soprano)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons (conductor)

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra under its Music Director, conductor Andris Nelsons, accompany soprano Kristine Opolais in the Willow Song and Ave Maria from Verdi's Otello, as well as in the Letter Scene from Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin. But first, Dvorak's Symphony No. 8; and at the end two orchestral pieces by Johann Strauss II: the Emperor Waltz and the Thunder and Lightning polka.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Thursday 22nd August at 2pm.

40 minutes

Last on

Sat 17 Aug 2013 15:00

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no. 8 in G major Op.88

    Conductor: Andris Nelsons Performer: City of Birmingham S O.

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Otello - dramma lirico in 4 acts

    Conductor: Andris Nelsons Performer: Kristine Opolais Performer: City of Birmingham S O.

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin - lyric scenes in 3 acts Op.24

    Conductor: Andris Nelsons Performer: Kristine Opolais Performer: City of Birmingham S O.

  • Johann Strauss II

    Kaiser-Walzer Op.437

    Conductor: Andris Nelsons Performer: City of Birmingham S O.

  • Johann Strauss II

    Unter Donner und Blitz [Thunder and lightning] - polka Op.324

    Conductor: Andris Nelsons Performer: City of Birmingham S O.

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