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Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos 1 and 4

John Shea presents part of pianist Leif Ove Andsnes's 2015 Proms Beethoven concerto cycle, with Concertos Nos 1 and 4.

John Shea presents the first of three nights featuring pianist Leif Ove Andsnes's Beethoven concerto cycle from the 2015 BBC Proms. Tonight we hear the first and fourth concerti, along with Stravinsky's ballet Apollon musagete.

12:31 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770 -1827)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major Op.15
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano/director); Mahler Chamber Orchestra

1:04 AM
Stravinsky, Igor (1882-1971)
Apollon musagète - ballet in 2 scenes for string orchestra vers. rev. 1947
Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Matthew Truscott (director)

1:33 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770 -1827)
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Op.58
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano/director); Mahler Chamber Orchestra

2:08 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770 -1827)
2 Bagatelles: Op.119 No.8 and Op.33 No.7
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

2:12 AM
Grieg, Edvard [1843-1907]
Lyric Pieces - Waltz (Op.12 No.2)
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

2:31 AM
Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Symphonic Suite from the Opera 'Gloriana'
Peter Pears (tenor), SWF Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten (conductor)

2:56 AM
Byrd, William (c.1540-1623)
Pavana lachrimae (after John Dowland) for keyboard (MB.28.54)
Aapo Häkkinen (harpsichord)

3:04 AM
Weber, Carl Maria von (1786-1826)
Quintet for clarinet and strings in B flat major (Op.34)
James Campbell (clarinet), Orford String Quartet

3:29 AM
Villa-Lobos, Heitor (1887-1959)
Bachianas Brasileiras No.5
Isabel Bayrakdarian (soprano), Bryan Epperson, Maurizio Baccante, Roman Borys, Simon Fryer, David Hetherington, Roberta Jansen, Paul Widner, Thomas Wiebe, Winona Zelenka (cellos)

3:42 AM
Pacius, Frederik (1809-1891)
Overture from the Hunt of King Charles (1852)
The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jukka-Pekka Saraste (Conductor)

3:50 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Allegretto in C minor (D.915)
Halina Radvilaite (piano)

3:56 AM
Rameau, Jean-Philippe (1683-1764)
Pieces from Les Indes Galantes
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Terje Tønnesen (conductor)

4:09 AM
Lassus, Orlande de (1532-1594)
Magnificat 'Praeter rerum seriem'
The King's Singers

4:18 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric [1685-1759]
Sinfonia, from 'Orlando' (HWV.31)
Orchestra Barocca Modo Antiquo, Federico Maria Sardelli (conductor)

4:23 AM
Messager, André [1853-1929]
Solo de concours
Marten Altrov (clarinet), Holger Marjamaa (piano)

4:31 AM
Jenkins, John (1592-1678)
The Siege of Newark
Concordia, Mark Levy (conductor)

4:37 AM
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich [1840-1893]
Tatyana's Letter Scene from the opera "Eugene Onegin" (Act I Scene 2)
Joanne Kolomyjec (soprano, Tatyana); Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra; Mario Bernardi (conductor)

4:50 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
Ballade No.2 in F major (Op.38)
Anastasia Vorotnaya (piano)

4:58 AM
Bach, Heinrich (1615-1692)
Ich danke dir, Gott - cantata for 5 voices, strings and continuo
Rheinische Kantorei, Musica Antiqua Koln, Reinhard Goebel (violin/conductor)

5:04 AM
Debussy, Claude [1862-1918]
Prelude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra; Marcello Viotti (conductor)

5:16 AM
Part, Arvo [b. 1935]
Magnificat for chorus
Jauna Muzika; Vaclovas Augustinas (conductor)

5:22 AM
Kreisler, Fritz (1875-1962)
String Quartet in A minor (1919)
String Quartet: Tobias Ringborg & Christian Bergqvist (violins), Ingegerd Kierkegaard (viola), John Ehde (cello)

5:54 AM
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai (1844-1908)
The Tale of Tsar Saltan - suite Op.57
Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Verbitsky (conductor)

6:16 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian [1685-1750]
Sonata for flute and keyboard (BWV.1034) in E minor
Sharon Bezaly (flute), Terence Charlston (harpsichord).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto no. 1 in C major Op.15 for piano and orchestra

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

    Apollon musagete - ballet in 2 scenes for string orchestra vers. rev. 1947

    Orchestra: Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Director: Matthew Truscott.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto no. 4 in G major Op.58 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes. Orchestra: Mahler Chamber Orchestra.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    2 Bagatelles: Op.119 no.8 and Op.33 no.7

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Lyric Pieces - selection from Books 1 & 2

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • NONRK.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Symphonic Suite from the Opera 'Gloriana'

    Singer: Peter Pears. Orchestra: SWF Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Benjamin Britten.
    • DESWRB.
  • William Byrd

    Pavana lachrimae (after John Dowland) for keyboard (MB.28.54)

    Performer: Aapo Häkkinen.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Clarinet Quintet in B flat major, Op 34

    Performer: James Campbell. Ensemble: Orford String Quartet.
    • CACBC.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Bachiana brasileira No 5

    Performer: Bryan Epperson. Performer: Maurizio Baccante. Performer: Roman Borys. Performer: Simon Fryer. Performer: David Hetherington. Performer: Roberta Jansen. Performer: Paul Widner. Performer: Thomas Wiebe. Performer: Winona Zelenka. Singer: Isabel Bayrakdarian.
    • CACBC.
  • Fredrik Pacius

    Overture from the Hunt of King Charles (1852)

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jukka‐Pekka Saraste.
    • FIYLE.
  • Franz Schubert

    Allegretto in C minor D.915

    Performer: Halina Radvilaite.
    • LTLR.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les Indes Galantes (excerpts)

    Orchestra: Det Norske Kammerorkester. Conductor: Terje Tonnesen.
    • NONRK.
  • Orlande de Lassus

    Magnificat 'Praeter rerum seriem'

    Choir: The King’s Singers.
    • DEWDR.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Sinfonia, from 'Orlando' (HWV.31)

    Orchestra: Orchestra Barocca Modo Antiquo. Conductor: Federico Maria Sardelli.
    • DEWDR.
  • André Messager

    Solo de concours (for clarinet and piano)

    Performer: Marten Altrov. Performer: Holger Marjamaa.
  • John Jenkins

    The Siege of Newark (Pavan and Galliard)

    Ensemble: Concordia. Conductor: Mark Levy.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Tatyana's Letter Scene from the opera "Eugene Onegin" (Act I Scene 2)

    Singer: Joanne Kolomyjec. Orchestra: Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade no 2 in F major, Op 38

    Performer: Anastasia Vorotnaya.
    • CZCR.
  • Heinrich Bach

    Ich danke dir, Gott - cantata for 5 voices, strings and continuo

    Performer: Reinhard Goebel. Choir: Rheinische Kantorei. Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln. Conductor: Reinhard Goebel.
    • DEWDR.
  • Claude Debussy

    Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune

    Orchestra: Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marcello Viotti.
    • DESR.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    String Quartet in A minor (1919)

    Performer: Tobias Ringborg. Performer: Christian Bergqvist. Performer: Ingegerd Kierkegaard. Performer: John Ehde.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The tale of Tsar Saltan - suite Op 57

    Orchestra: Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Verbitsky.
    • AUABC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata for Flute and Continuo in E minor, BWV 1034

    Performer: Sharon Bezaly. Performer: Terence Charlston. Performer: Charles Medlam.
    • GBBBC.

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