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Prom 37 repeat: Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 3

Another chance to hear the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Chief Conductor Thomas Dausgaard, and pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk perform music by Rachmaninov at the Proms.

Afternoon on 3 - with Catriona Young.

Another chance to hear the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Chief Conductor Thomas Dausgaard and pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk perform music by Rachmaninov.

Presented by Kate Molleson from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor

2.40pm
Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2 in E minor

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

In this 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.

[First heard on 13 August 2017]

Followed by a selection of recordings from this week's Proms Artists.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Russian Orthodox Chant

    Grob tvoy, spase [Thy tomb, O Saviour] (Proms 2017)

    Choir: Latvian Radio Choir.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor

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

    Vocalise (Op.34 no.14) arr. for solo piano (Proms 2017)

    Performer: Alexander Gavrylyuk.
  • Russian Orthodox Chant

    Svete tikhy [Serene light] (Proms 2017)

    Choir: Latvian Radio Choir.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphony No 2 in E minor

    Choir: Latvian Radio Choir. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Variations on the Turkish March (The Ruins of Athens), Op.76

    Performer: C├ędric Tiberghien.
    • Beethoven: Variations: Cedric Tiberghien.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto No. 1 In A Minor Bwv.1041 For Violin And String Orchestra

    Performer: Cecilia Bernardini. Ensemble: Dunedin Consort. Conductor: John Butt.
    • Linn CKD519.
    • Linn.
    • 8-10.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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