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Prom 09 (part 1): Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra

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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

8.40 Interval

9.00
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].

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Thu 23 Jul 2015 19:30

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 1 in C major

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes. Orchestra: Mahler Chamber Orchestra.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Apollon musagete 1947 version

    Conductor: Leif Ove Andsnes. Orchestra: Mahler Chamber Orchestra.

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