Prom 09 (part 1): Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra
From the Royal Albert Hall, pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra begin a cycle of Beethoven piano concertos with No 1 in C. Plus Stravinsky's Apollon musagete.
Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra live at the BBC Proms embark on the Beethoven piano concerto cycle, and Stravinsky's classically inspired ballet Apollon musagète
Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1 in C major
Stravinsky: Apollon musagète
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.4 in G major
Mahler Chamber Orchestra Leif Ove Andsnes piano/director
Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes embarks on his Proms cycle of Beethoven piano concertos, directing the dynamic Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Each concert features a work by Stravinsky (in this case the composer's classically inspired ballet Apollon musagète ('Apollo, Leader of the Muses') - music, the impresario Diaghilev claimed, 'not of this world, but of somewhere above.'
[This Prom will be repeated on Sunday 26th July at 4pm].
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