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Prom 71: Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann and Daniil Trifonov - Mozart and Bruckner

Live from the Royal Albert Hall in London, the Staatskapelle Dresden under Christian Thielemann. Mozart: Piano Concerto No 21 (soloist: Daniil Trifonov). Bruckner: Symphony No 3.

Live at BBC Proms: The Staatskapelle Dresden, chief conductor Christian Thielemann and pianist Daniil Trifonov perform Mozart's Piano Concerto No.21 and Bruckner's Third Symphony.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Tom Service

Mozart: Piano concerto No.21 in C, K467

Writer and broadcaster Gavin Plumley talks to Sara Mohr-Pietsch about the life and work of the Staatskapelle Dresden and the orchestra's place in German culture. They are joined by the orchestra's artistic programmer Tobias Niederschlag.
Recorded earlier in the evening at the Imperial College Union.
Producer Janet Tuppen

8.20pm: Part 2
Bruckner: Symphony No.3 in D minor

Daniil Trifonov (piano)
Staatskapelle Dresden
Christian Thielemann (conductor)

In the first of two Proms in which Christian Thielemann displays his credentials as an interpreter of the Austro-German repertoire, he focuses on Bruckner's Third Symphony, the composer's symphonic monument to his idol Wagner - a monolithic memorial that feels at the same time intimate and personal.

Before that, one of the most sought-after of today's pianists, Daniil Trifonov, is the soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 - whose ebullient finale contrasts with the seraphic slow movement made famous by the 1967 film Elvira Madigan.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No 21 in C major

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov. Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No. 3 in D minor

    Conductor: Christian Thielemann. Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden.
  • Franz Schubert

    Fantasy in F minor for piano duet, D 940

    Ensemble: Katia & Marielle Labèque.


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