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Barenboim's Elgar

Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskappelle Berlin perform an entirely English programme, including Elgar's Second Symphony and the UK premiere of Sir Harrison Birtwistle's Deep Time.

Inspirational maestro Daniel Barenboim makes his second appearance in this opening weekend of the 2017 Proms season. Conducting his German orchestra Staatskappelle Berlin, Barenboim brings an entirely English programme to the Royal Albert Hall, including Elgar's poignant Second Symphony and the UK premiere of Sir Harrison Birtwistle's Deep Time, a work dedicated to the memory of Birtwistle's friend and colleague Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle

    Deep Time

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Berlin. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
  • Edward Elgar

    Symphony No 2 in E flat major

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Berlin. Performer: Daniel Barenboim.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Service
Producer Martyn Stevens
Director John Williams
Conductor Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra Orchestra Staatskappelle Berlin

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