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Prom 44 (part 2): West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and Daniel Barenboim

Episode 2 of 2

A Prom in which Daniel Barenboim conducts the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra concludes with a performance of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 4 in F minor, Op 36.

Live at the BBC Proms: Daniel Barenboim conducts the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in a Beethoven concerto and highly contrasting symphonies by the young Schoenberg and Tchaikovsky

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1 in E major, Op 9
Beethoven: Concerto in C major for violin, cello and piano, Op 56 (Triple Concerto)

8.35 pm Interval

8.55 pm
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

Guy Braunstein (violin)
Kian Soltani (cello)
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim (piano/conductor)

There's a second chance to hear this Prom on Tuesday 1 September at 2pm.

Daniel Barenboim returns to the Proms, this time as both conductor and soloist, taking the piano part in Beethoven's Triple Concerto. Schoenberg's Chamber Symphony startled audiences with its ruthless concision - a reaction against the excesses of the late-Romantics. But excess gets the last word, in Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony, the musical expression of some of its composer's most troubled and heartfelt emotions.

1 hour, 35 minutes

Last on

Tue 18 Aug 2015 20:55

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No. 4 in F minor

    Orchestra: West–Eastern Divan Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Valse triste, Op. 44 No. 1

    Orchestra: West–Eastern Divan Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Russlan and Ludmilla: Overture

    Orchestra: West–Eastern Divan Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
  • Mariano Mores

    El Firulete (arr. José Carli)

    Orchestra: West–Eastern Divan Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.

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