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
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.