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Prom 51: Marlos Nobre, Grieg, Rachmaninov

From Proms 2016, the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop. Marlos Nobre: Kabbalah. Grieg: Piano Concerto. Villa-Lobos: Prelude (Bachianas Brasileiras No 4).

Afternoon on 3 - with Penny Gore

Another chance to hear the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop in dances from Russia and Latin America, with pianist Gabriela Montero in Grieg's Piano Concerto.

Presented by Ian Skelly at the Royal Albert Hall, London

2pm
Marlos Nobre: Kabbalah
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor

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Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No 4 - Prelude
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances

Gabriela Montero, piano
São Paulo Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor

This year's Proms focus on Latin America in the year when the Olympic Games go to Rio de Janeiro heats up with a visit from the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, under its chief conductor Marin Alsop. Their concert is bookended by infectious, furious dances from Marlos Nobre and Rachmaninov. In between comes music from the doyen of South American composers, Heitor Villa-Lobos, and a performance of Grieg's Piano Concerto for which the orchestra is joined by Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero.

[First broadcast on Wednesday 24th August]

Followed by a selection of recordings from this week's Proms Artists.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Marlos Nobre

    Kabbalah

    Orchestra: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Piano Concerto in A minor

    Performer: Gabriela Montero. Orchestra: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
  • Edward Elgar arr. Montero

    Improvisation on Land of Hope and Glory

    Performer: Gabriela Montero.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Bachianas brasileiras No.4 - Prelude

    Orchestra: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphonic Dances

    Orchestra: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Valsa da dor

    Orchestra: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
  • Edu Lobo

    Pe de vento (Suite Popular Brasileira)

    Orchestra: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.

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