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Concerto at the BBC Proms: Colin Currie Plays Gruber

Percussionist Colin Currie performs the world premiere of HK Gruber's concerto 'into the open...', followed by the BBC Philharmonic performing Stravinsky's Petrushka.

Tom Service presents as internationally renowned soloist Colin Currie takes to a Royal Albert Hall stage packed with percussion to perform the world premiere of a new concerto, 'into the open...' by the idiosyncratic Austrian composer HK Gruber. The BBC Philharmonic continue the concert with Stravinsky's unflinching 'Petrushka', conducted by John Storgards.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Service
Producer Rebecca Mounsey
Director John Kirby
Musician Colin Currie
Orchestra BBC Philharmonic
Conductor John Storgards

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