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Proms 2014: Ravel's Left Hand Piano Concerto and Mahler's Fifth Symphony

Jonathan Swain's selection includes music from the BBC Philharmonic under Juanjo Mena: Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand (with Alexandre Tharaud) and Mahler's Symphony No 5.

Alexandre Tharaud is the soloist in Ravel's piano concerto for the left hand with BBC Philharmonic conducted by Juanjo Mena, followed by Mahler's Fifth Symphony. Jonathan Swain presents.

1:01 AM
Harrison Birtwistle [b.1934]
Night's Black Bird for orchestra
BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

1:14 AM
Ravel, Maurice [1875-1937]
Concerto in D major for piano (left hand) and orchestra
Alexandre Tharaud (piano), BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

1:32 AM
Scriabin, Alexander [1872-1915]
2 Pieces Op.9 for piano (left hand) - no. 1 Prelude in C sharp minor
Alexandre Tharaud (piano)

1:35 AM
Mahler, Gustav [1860-1911]
Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor
BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

2:44 AM
Stravinsky, Igor (1882-1971)
Octet for wind instruments
Canadian Chamber Ensemble, Raffi Armenian (conductor)

3:01 AM
Weber, Carl Maria von (1786-1826)
Missa sancta No.1 in E flat major, (J.224) 'Freischutzmesse' for soli, chorus & orchestra
Norwegian Soloist Choir, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Grete Pedersen Helgerød (conductor)

3:34 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Sonata for Violin and Piano No.9 in A major 'Kreutzer' (Op.47)
Mats Zetterqvist (violin), Mats Widlund (piano)

4:08 AM
Schickhard, Johann Christian (c.1682-c.1760)
Sonata in C major for flute and harpsichord
Vladislav Brunner jr. (flute), Herta Madarova (harpsichord)

4:17 AM
Donizetti, Gaetano (1797-1848)
Overture to La Fille du régiment
Oslo Philharmonic, Nello Santi (conductor)

4:26 AM
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
3 Pieces from Slåtter (3 Pieces from Norwegian Peasant Dances) (Op.72)
Haavard Gimse (piano)

4:35 AM
Kodály, Zoltán (1882-1967)
Adagio for violin & piano
Tamás Major (violin), Zoltán Kocsis (piano)

4:44 AM
Saint-Saëns, Camille (1835-1921)
Sérénade d'hiver (Henri Cazalis)
Lamentabile Consort: Jan Stromberg & Gunnar Andersson (tenors), Bertil Marcusson (baritone), Olle Sköld (bass)

4:50 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809) or possibly Pleyel, Ignace (1757-1831) arr. Perry, Harold
Divertimento (Feldpartita) (H.2.46) in B flat major arr. for wind quintet (attributed to Haydn, possibly by Pleyel)
Bulgarian Academic Wind Quintet: Georgi Spasov (flute), Georgi Zhelyazov (oboe), Petko Radev (clarinet), Marin Valchanov (bassoon), Vladislav Grigorov (horn)

5:01 AM
Abel, Carl Friedrich (1723-1787)
Symphony in C major, Op.10/4
La Stagione, Frankfurt, Michael Schneider (conductor)

5:10 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk (1810-1849)
Two Nocturnes (Op.32)
Kevin Kenner (piano)

5:20 AM
Gombert, Nicolas (c.1495-c.1560)
Benedicto mensae
BBC Singers, Bo Holten (conductor)

5:30 AM
Zagar, Peter (b. 1961)
Blumenthal Dance No.2 for violin, viola, cello, clarinet and piano (1999)
Opera Aperta Ensemble

5:38 AM
Wolf, Hugo (1860-1903)
Italian Serenade for string quartet
Ljubljana String Quartet

5:47 AM
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
Theme and variations on the Name 'Abegg' (Op.1)
Seung-Hee Hyun (piano)

5:55 AM
Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)
Overture - Nabucco
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Alun Francis (conductor)

6:03 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
Sonata for Cello and piano No.1 (Op.38) in E minor
Monica Leskhovar (cello), Ivana Schwartz (piano)

6:28 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Piano Concerto No.27 in B flat major (K.595)
Clifford Curzon (piano), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    Excerpt from "Madrigal-Nocturne" from "La Cheminee du Roi Rene"

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra (members of).
  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle

    Night's Black Bird for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
    • GBBBC.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Concerto in D major for piano (left hand) and orchestra

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    2 Pieces Op.9 for piano [left hand]

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Octet for wind instruments

    Ensemble: Canadian Chamber Ensemble. Conductor: Raffi Armenian.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Excerpt from "Madrigal-Nocturne" from "La Cheminee du Roi Rene"

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra (members of).
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Missa sancta no.1 (J.224) in E flat major 'Freischutzmesse'

    Choir: Norwegian Soloist Choir. Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Grete Pedersen.
    • NONRK.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata for Violin and Piano No 9 in A major 'Kreutzer'

    Performer: Mats Zetterqvist. Performer: Mats Widlund.
    • SESR.
  • Johann Christian Schickhardt

    Flute Sonata in C major

    Performer: Vladislav Brunner jr.. Performer: Herta Madarova.
    • SKSR.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Overture (La Fille du regiment)

    Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nello Santi.
    • NONRK.
  • Edvard Grieg

    3 Pieces from Slatter (Norwegian Peasant Dances), Op 72

    Performer: Håvard Gimse.
    • NONRK.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Adagio for violin (or viola, or cello) and piano in C major

    Performer: Tamas Major. Performer: Zoltán Kocsis.
    • HUMR.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Serenade d'hiver for 4 male voices

    Author: Henri Cazalis. Ensemble: Lamentabile Consort.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Divertimento 'Feldpartita' in B flat major, Hob.2.46

    Composer: Ignace Joseph Pleyel. Music Arranger: Harold Perry. Ensemble: Academic Wind Quintet.
    • BGBNR.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Excerpt from "Madrigal-Nocturne" from "La Cheminee du Roi Rene"

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra (members of).
  • Carl Friedrich Abel

    Symphony in C major, Op 10 No 4

    Ensemble: La Stagione Frankfurt. Conductor: Michael Schneider.
    • DEWDR.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Two Nocturnes, Op 32

    Performer: Kevin Kenner.
    • USAPM.
  • Nicolas Gombert

    Benedicto mensae

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Bo Holten.
  • Peter Zagar

    Blumenthal Dance no 2 for violin, viola, cello, clarinet and piano (1999)

    Ensemble: Opera Aperta Ensemble.
    • SKSR.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Italian Serenade

    Ensemble: Ljubljanski Godalni Quartet.
    • SIRTVS.
  • Robert Schumann

    Theme and variations on the Name "Abegg", Op 1

    Performer: Seung-Hee Hyun.
    • KRKBS.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Overture - Nabucco

    Ensemble: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Alun Francis.
    • NONRK.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Sonata for Cello and piano No.1 (Op.38) in E minor

    Performer: Monica Leskhovar. Performer: Ivana Schwartz.
    • HRHRT.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No 27 in B flat major, K595

    Performer: Clifford Curzon. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • NLNPO.

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