With Jonathan Swain. Including Simon Rattle's recording of Wagner's Das Rheingold, viola player Lise Berthaud in Brahms's Aparte, and works by Wolf, Kodaly, Schubert and Poulenc.
Jonathan Swain looks forward to Sir Simon Rattle's appearance at the Proms wit the climax of Rattle's recording of Wagner's Das Rheingold. He also showcases young Proms artist Lise Berthaud, in Brahms's Aparté for viola and piano. His theme is music and mountains, with different composers' views of altitude and wildness, including works by Wolf, Kodaly, Schubert, Poulenc and Telemann. The American season continues with Samuel Barber's Prayers of Kierkegaard Op.30.