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Prom 37: Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 3

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, chief conductor Thomas Dausgaard and pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk perform music by Rachmaninov.

Live at the BBC Proms: the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Chief Conductor Thomas Dausgaard and pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk, perform music by Rachmaninov.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Kate Molleson

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor

c. 6.55pm - Interval: PROMS EXTRA Louise Fryer discusses traditional Russian music with Anastasia Belina-Johnson and David Nice.

c. 7.15pm
Rachmaninov - Symphony No.2 in E minor

Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano
Latvian Radio Choir
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard, conductor

In tonight's all-Rachmaninov Prom, prize-winning pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk makes his Proms debut in the composer's demanding Third Piano Concerto, while the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra steps into the spotlight for the mercurial Second Symphony, with its hauntingly beautiful Adagio and impassioned finale. The Latvian Radio Choir complements each work with Russian Orthodox chant, illuminating these blazing orchestral works with the hypnotic sound-world that seeped into Rachmaninov's works.

3 hours

Music and featured items

  • Part 1

    Duration: 01:02:31

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor

    Choir: Latvian Radio Choir. Performer: Alexander Gavrylyuk. Performer: Alexander Gavrylyuk. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Thomas Dausgaard. Performer: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Interval

    PROMS EXTRA: Louise Fryer and guests discuss traditional Russian music

    Duration: 20:16

  • Part 2

    Duration: 01:08:40

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphony No 2 in E minor

    Choir: Latvian Radio Choir. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Post-concert

    Duration: 28:02

  • Post-concert

    • Jerónimo Bragança

      Triste Sina (Sad Fate)

      Composer: Nóbrega E. Sousa. Performer: Carolina. Performer: Demian Cabaud.
      • The New European Songbook.
    • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

      Capriccio espagnol, Op 34 arr for piano duo

      Ensemble: Artur Pizarro. Ensemble: Vita Panomariovaitė.
      • Nickolay Rimsky-Korsakov Piano Duos.
      • Linn Records.
      • 6.
    • Federico Mompou

      Impresiones intimas: VII. Cuna

      Performer: Artur Pizarro.
      • COLLINS.

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Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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