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Prom 53: Emily Howard, Shostakovich and Rachmaninov

Afternoon on 3, presented by Penny Gore

The RLPO and conductor Vasily Petrenko in Rachmaninov's Third Symphony, Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No.1 and Torus by Emily Howard

Presented at London's Royal Albert Hall by Martin Handley

Emily Howard: Torus (Concerto for Orchestra) - BBC co-commission with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra: world premiere

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No 1 in E flat major

Rachmaninov: Symphony No 3 in A minor

Alexey Stadler, cello
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko conductor

'A composer's music should express his love affairs, his religion, the books that have influenced him, the pictures he loves.' So said Rachmaninov, whose Third Symphony does just that through irrepressible yearning and longing. It forms the culmination of this Prom in which the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and its Russian Chief Conductor perform Shostakovich's disquieting First Cello Concerto.
A brand-new work by Liverpool-born composer Emily Howard opens.

[First broadcast on Thursday 25th August]

Followed by a selection of music from this week's Proms artists.

Release date:

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 9 Sep 2016 14:00