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Prom 10 (part 1): Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra

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Live from the Royal Albert Hall, pianist Leif Ove Andsnes directs the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Stravinsky: Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks). Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 3.

Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra live at the BBC Proms continue the Beethoven piano concerto cycle, alongside music by Stravinsky and Schoenberg.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Stravinsky: Concerto in E flat major 'Dumbarton Oaks'
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor

8.30pm Interval

8.50
Schoenberg: Friede auf Erden, Op 13 (a cappella version)
Beethoven: Fantasia in C minor for piano, chorus and orchestra, 'Choral Fantasy' Op 80

BBC Singers
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Leif Ove Andsnes piano/director
David Hill, conductor

In his Third Piano Concerto Beethoven opened up a new dramatic and physical scope, pushing the instrument to new expressive lengths. The same maverick energy pulses through the 'Choral Fantasy', anticipating the Ninth Symphony in its unexpected resort to words in its finale. In Schoenberg's tour de force Friede auf Erden ('Peace on Earth') the composer takes tonality to its limits. Stravinsky's 'Dumbarton Oaks' Concerto is a delightful neo-Classical romp, an elegant homage to the 18th century.

[This Prom will be repeated on Monday 27th July at 2pm].

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 24 Jul 2015 19:30

Music Played

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Concerto in E flat major 'Dumbarton Oaks'

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor

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