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Prom 67 (part 2): Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky and Behzad Ranjbaran

Episode 2 of 2

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London, Han-Na Chang conducts the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 5 in E minor.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

The Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra under conductor Han-Na Chang live at the BBC Proms with music by Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky and Behzad Banjbaran.

Behzad Banjbaran: Seemorgh - The Sunrise (European premiere)
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor

4.25pm
Interval

4.45pm
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor

Denis Matsuev (piano)
Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra
Han-Na Chang (conductor)

Cellist and conductor Han-Na Chang makes her Proms conducting debut as Music Director of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra - one of this year's global orchestras, also making its debut. Their concert culminates in Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5, haunted by its recurring 'Fate' theme.

Vivid with contrasts and surging climaxes, the symphony is matched for drama by Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto, a Proms favourite whose slow movement burns with restrained passion. Behzad Ranjbaran's Seemorgh is inspired by the mythical Persian bird of its title.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Last on

Sun 7 Sep 2014 16:45

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No. 5 in E minor

    Orchestra: Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Han‐Na Chang.
  • post-concert

    • Dmitry Shostakovich

      Five pieces from The Gadfly, op.97 (arr. Borisovsky for viola & piano)

      Performer: Lawrence Power. Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips.

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