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Proms 2015: Beethoven Piano Concertos

John Shea presents part of Leif Ove Andsnes's Beethoven piano concerto cycle from the 2015 Proms, featuring Nos 1 and 4.

John Shea presents the first of three nights featuring Leif Ove Andsnes's Beethoven piano concerto cycle at the 2015 BBC Proms.

12:31 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770 -1827)
Piano Concerto No 1 in C major, Op 15
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano/director); Mahler Chamber Orchestra

1:04 AM
Stravinsky, Igor (1882-1971)
Apollon musagète - ballet in 2 scenes for string orchestra (rev 1947)
Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Matthew Truscott (director)

1:33 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770 -1827)
Piano Concerto No 4 in G major Op 58
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano/director); Mahler Chamber Orchestra

2:08 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770 -1827)
2 Bagatelles: Op.119 No 8 and Op 33 No 7
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

2:12 AM
Grieg, Edvard [1843-1907]
Lyric Pieces - selection from Books 1 & 2
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

2:31 AM
Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Symphonic Suite from the opera 'Gloriana'
Peter Pears (tenor), SWF Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten (conductor)

2:56 AM
Byrd, William (c.1540-1623)
Pavana lachrimae (after John Dowland) for keyboard (MB.28.54)
Aapo Häkkinen (harpsichord)

3:04 AM
Weber, Carl Maria von (1786-1826)
Quintet in B flat major for clarinet and strings, Op 34
James Campbell (clarinet), Orford String Quartet

3:29 AM
Villa-Lobos, Heitor (1887-1959)
Bachianas Brasileiras No.5
Isabel Bayrakdarian (soprano), Bryan Epperson, Maurizio Baccante, Roman Borys, Simon Fryer, David Hetherington, Roberta Jansen, Paul Widner, Thomas Wiebe, Winona Zelenka (cellos)

3:42 AM
Pacius, Frederik (1809-1891)
Overture from the Hunt of King Charles (1852)
The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jukka-Pekka Saraste (Conductor)

3:50 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Allegretto in C minor D915
Halina Radvilaite (piano)

3:56 AM
Rameau, Jean-Philippe (1683-1764)
Pieces from Les Indes galantes
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Terje Tønnesen (conductor)

4:09 AM
Lassus, Orlande de (1532-1594)
Magnificat 'Praeter rerum seriem'
The King's Singers

4:18 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric [1685-1759]
Sinfonia, from 'Orlando' (HWV 31)
Orchestra Barocca Modo Antiquo, Federico Maria Sardelli (conductor)

4:23 AM
Messager, André [1853-1929]
Solo de concours, for clarinet and piano
Marten Altrov (clarinet), Holger Marjamaa (piano)

4:31 AM
Jenkins, John (1592-1678)
The Siege of Newark
Concordia, Mark Levy (conductor)

4:37 AM
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich [1840-1893]
Tatyana's Letter Scene from the opera Eugene Onegin (Act I Scene 2)
Joanne Kolomyjec (soprano, Tatyana); Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra; Mario Bernardi (conductor)

4:50 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
Ballade No 2 in F major, Op 38
Anastasia Vorotnaya (piano)

4:58 AM
Bach, Heinrich (1615-1692)
Ich danke dir, Gott - cantata for 5 voices, strings and continuo
Rheinische Kantorei, Musica Antiqua Koln, Reinhard Goebel (violin & conductor)

5:04 AM
Debussy, Claude [1862-1918]
Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune
Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra; Marcello Viotti (conductor)

5:16 AM
Part, Arvo [1935-]
Magnificat
Jauna Muzika; Vaclovas Augustinas (conductor)

5:22 AM
Kreisler, Fritz (1875-1962)
String Quartet in A minor (1919)
String Quartet: Tobias Ringborg & Christian Bergqvist (violins), Ingegerd Kierkegaard (viola), John Ehde (cello)

5:54 AM
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai (1844-1908)
The Tale of Tsar Saltan - Suite Op.57
Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Verbitsky (conductor)

6:16 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian [1685-1750]
Sonata in E minor for flute and keyboard, BWV 1034
Sharon Bezaly (flute), Terence Charlston (harpsichord).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto no. 1 in C major Op.15 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes. Orchestra: Mahler Chamber Orchestra.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Apollon musagete - ballet in 2 scenes for string orchestra vers. rev. 1947

    Orchestra: Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Director: Matthew Truscott.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto no. 4 in G major Op.58 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes. Orchestra: Mahler Chamber Orchestra.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    2 Bagatelles: Op.119 no.8 and Op.33 no.7

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Lyric Pieces - selection from Books 1 & 2

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • NONRK.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Symphonic Suite from the Opera 'Gloriana'

    Conductor: Benjamin Britten. Singer: Peter Pears. Orchestra: SWF Symphony Orchestra.
    • DESWRB.
  • William Byrd

    Pavana lachrimae (after John Dowland) for keyboard (MB.28.54)

    Performer: Aapo Häkkinen.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Clarinet Quintet in B flat major, Op 34

    Performer: James Campbell. Ensemble: Orford String Quartet.
    • CACBC.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Bachiana brasileira no.5 vers. for soprano & cellos

    Performer: Bryan Epperson. Performer: Maurizio Baccante. Performer: Roman Borys. Performer: Simon Fryer. Performer: David Hetherington. Performer: Roberta Jansen. Performer: Paul Widner. Performer: Thomas Wiebe. Performer: Winona Zelenka. Singer: Isabel Bayrakdarian.
  • Fredrik Pacius

    Overture from the Hunt of King Charles (1852)

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jukka‐Pekka Saraste.
    • FIYLE.
  • Franz Schubert

    Allegretto in C minor D.915

    Performer: Halina Radvilaite.
    • LTLR.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les Indes Galantes (excerpts)

    Orchestra: Det Norske Kammerorkester. Conductor: Terje Tonnesen.
    • NONRK.
  • Orlande de Lassus

    Magnificat 'Praeter rerum seriem'

    Choir: The King’s Singers.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Sinfonia, from 'Orlando' (HWV.31)

    Orchestra: Orchestra Barocca Modo Antiquo. Conductor: Federico Maria Sardelli.
  • André Messager

    Solo de concours (for clarinet and piano)

    Performer: Marten Altrov. Performer: Holger Marjamaa.
  • John Jenkins

    The Siege of Newark (Pavan and Galliard)

    Ensemble: Concordia. Conductor: Mark Levy.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Tatyana's Letter Scene from the opera "Eugene Onegin" (Act I Scene 2)

    Singer: Joanne Kolomyjec. Orchestra: Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade no 2 in F major, Op 38

    Performer: Anastasia Vorotnaya.
    • CZCR.
  • Heinrich Bach

    Ich danke dir, Gott - cantata for 5 voices, strings and continuo

    Performer: Reinhard Goebel. Choir: Rheinische Kantorei. Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln. Conductor: Reinhard Goebel.
    • DEWDR.
  • Claude Debussy

    Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune

    Orchestra: Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marcello Viotti.
    • DESR.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Magnificat for chorus

    Ensemble: Jauna Muzika. Conductor: Vaclovas Augustinas.
    • DKDR.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    String Quartet in A minor (1919)

    Performer: Tobias Ringborg. Performer: Christian Bergqvist. Performer: Ingegerd Kierkegaard. Performer: John Ehde.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The tale of Tsar Saltan - suite Op 57

    Orchestra: Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Verbitsky.
    • AUABC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata for Flute and Continuo in E minor, BWV 1034

    Performer: Sharon Bezaly. Performer: Terence Charlston. Performer: Charles Medlam.
    • GBBBC.

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