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BBC Symphony Orchestra - Joanna Marsh, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Elgar

The BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Dubai Opera House. Joanna Marsh: Flare. Mozart: Piano Concerto No 20. Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage. Elgar: Enigma Variations.

The BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Edward Gardner at the BBC Proms Dubai, performs Elgar, Joanna Marsh, and Mozart with pianist Ben Grosvenor, at the Dubai Opera House.

Recorded on 23rd March. Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Joanna Marsh: Flare (World premiere)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No.20 in D minor, K466

20.00 Interval

Felix Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Elgar: Enigma Variations

Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor)

The first-ever BBC Proms Dubai sees the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the in-house band of the summer season at the Royal Albert Hall, London, on its first tour to the United Arab Emirates. In a classic Proms mix of traditional repertoire and the new they pair up with two Proms favourites, conductor Edward Gardner and pianist Benjamin Grosvenor. To the desert city's brand-new Opera House they bring Elgar's portrait of his friends in the Enigma Variations, Mendelssohn's concert overture Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, and Mozart's operatic Piano Concerto in D minor. At the very top of the evening comes the world premiere of Dubai-based British composer Joanna Marsh's Flare.

2 hours, 30 minutes

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