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
Marlos Nobre: Kabbalah
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor
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.