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Prom 67: Simon Bolívar Symphony Orchestra and Gustavo Dudamel

The Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra under Gustavo Dudamel. Paul Desenne: Hipnosis mariposa. Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No 2. Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe Suite No 2; La valse.

Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra and Gustavo Dudamel play Villa-Lobos, Paul Desenne and Ravel's La Valse and Daphnis and Chloe Suite No 2 at the BBC Proms.

Presented by Andrew McGregor from the Royal Albert Hall on 4th September

Paul Desenne: Hipnosis mariposa (UK premiere)
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No 2
Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe - Suite No 2
Ravel: La Valse

The incomparable Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra makes a return following its second appearance at the Proms back in 2011. As part of the 2016 Proms celebration of South American music and musicians, we hear a performance of Venezuelan composer Paul Desenne's Hipnosis mariposa and one of Heitor Villa-Lobos's orchestral tributes to JS Bach - his Bachianas Brasileiras No 2. This most thrusting of orchestras ends with Ravel's dizzying parody of a fin-de-siècle waltz, La Valse.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Prom 67

    • Paul Desenne

      Hipnosis mariposa

      Orchestra: Simon Bolivar S O. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

      Bachianas Brasileiras No 2

      Orchestra: Simon Bolivar S O. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • Maurice Ravel

      Daphnis and Chloe Suite No 2

      Orchestra: Simon Bolivar S O. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • Maurice Ravel

      La Valse

      Orchestra: Simon Bolivar S O. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • Jose Terencio

      Finale from Aires de Venezuela

      Performer: Gustavo Dudamel. Orchestra: Simon Bolivar S O.
  • Mozart

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Sonata for piano (K.331) in A major, [complete]

      Performer: Mitsuko Uchida.
      • Mozart: Complete Piano Sonatas: Mitsuko Uchida.
      • Philips.
      • 7.
  • BBC New Generation Artists

    • Maurice Ravel

      5 Melodies populaires grecques for voice and piano

      Performer: Kitty Whately. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
    • Pyotr Tchaikovsky

      6 Morceaux Op.19 for piano no.4; Nocturne (Andante sentimentale)

      Performer: Narek Hakhnazaryan. Performer: Katya Apekisheva.

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