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22/11/2017

Michail Jurowski conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra in Frank Bridge's Summer, Prokofiev's Third Piano Concerto with Beatrice Rana, and Tchaikovsky's First Symphony.

In this concert from the London Philharmonic Orchestra's season 'Belief and Beyond Belief: Rituals and Seasons' English summer is paired with Russian winter.

No premonitions of the impending catastrophe of World War I disturb the very English pastoral mood of Frank Bridge's rarely heard 1914 'Summer', an evocative and sophisticated ten-minute tone poem. With his First Symphony 'Winter Daydreams', the 26-year-old Tchaikovsky rejected the model of Beethovenian symphonic form for a highly personal, Russian style, a decision which served him well over the course of five further symphonies. In between the Bridge and Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev's witty, glittering 1921 Third Piano Concerto is played by the young, acclaimed and award-winning Beatrice Rana.

Presented by Martin Handley at the Royal Festival Hall.

Frank Bridge: Summer
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major (Op.26)

8.15pm
Interval
Beethoven: Wind Sextet in E flat major (Op.71) (from CD)
Mozzafiato
Charles Neidich, clarinet and director

8.35pm
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 in G minor (Op.13) 'Winter Daydreams'

Beatrice Rana, piano
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Michail Jurowski, conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Frank Bridge

    Summer

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Michail Jurowski.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Piano Concerto No.3

    Performer: Beatrice Rana. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Claude Debussy

    Pour le Piano, L95 No 3 Toccata

    Performer: Beatrice Rana.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Wind Sextet in E flat major, Op 71

    Performer: Gerard Reuter. Performer: Marc Schachman. Performer: Charles Neidich. Performer: Ayako Oshima. Performer: Dennis Godburn. Performer: Michael O'Donovan. Performer: William Purvis. Performer: Stewart Rose. Ensemble: Mozzafiato. Conductor: Charles Neidich.
    • Beethoven: Chamber music for wind instruments: Mozzafiato/Neidich.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 11.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No.1

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Michail Jurowski.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No 2 in C minor, BWV826

    Performer: Beatrice Rana.

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