Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Britten, Elgar, Rachmaninov
Live from the Royal Festival Hall, London, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra perform Rachmaninov, and Elgar's Cello Concerto with Steven Isserlis.
Live from the Royal Festival Hall, London
Presented by Martin Handley.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Steven Isserlis perform Elgar's melancholic Cello Concerto and Thomas Dausgaard conducts Rachmaninov's glittering Symphonic Dances.
Britten: 4 Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
Elgar: Cello Concerto
8.15: Interval Music: Vladimir Ashkenazy, a former Principal Conductor of the RPO, plays Rachmaninov's piano Variations on a Theme of Corelli Op. 42.
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances
Steven Isserlis, cello
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard conductor
Conductor Thomas Dausgaard sets the scene for this concert with Britten's dramatic Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes. Then follows Elgar's much-loved Cello Concerto played by Steven Isserlis. The concert ends with Rachmaninov's last composition, the brilliantly orchestrated Symphonic Dances.
|Performer||BBC Symphony Chorus|