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Prom 51: Sibelius, Saint-Saens and Elgar-Payne

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sakari Oramo in Sibelius, Elgar's Symphony No 3 and Saint-Saens's Piano Concerto No 2.

Live at BBC Proms: the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sakari Oramo in Sibelius, Elgar's Symphony No.3 (completed Payne), and Saint-Saëns's Piano Concerto No.2 with Javier Perianes.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Ian Skelly

Sibelius: Scènes historiques, Suite No. 1
Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor

20.10 INTERVAL: Proms Extra
The novelist Meg Rosoff and art curator Karen Serres consider unfinished works in literature and in painting, and whether or not it is always a good idea for other people to finish them. Ian McMillan hosts. Recorded earlier as a Proms Extra with an audience at Imperial College. Producer: Jacqueline Smith.

Elgar/Payne: Symphony No.3

Javier Perianes (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor)

This year's Elgar cycle concludes with the originally unfinished Third Symphony. The concert also features the vivid, descriptive miniatures of Sibelius's Scènes historiques and Saint-Saëns's brilliantly youthful Second Piano Concerto.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music and featured items

  • Jean Sibelius

    Scènes historiques, Suite No. 1, Op 25

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor

    Performer: Javier Perianes. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Ritual Fire Dance (El Amor Brujo)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Interval

    Meg Rosoff, Karen Serres, and Ian McMillan discuss unfinished works

    Duration: 20:57

  • Edward Elgar

    Symphony No 3 (elab. Payne)

    Composer: Anthony Payne. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.

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Role Contributor
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

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