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2017 BBC Proms: Shostakovich

Jonathan Swain presents a programme from the 2017 BBC Chamber Proms of Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues and Ten Poems on Texts by Revolutionary Poets.

Jonathan Swain presents a programme from the 2017 BBC Chamber Proms of Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues and Ten Poems on Texts by Revolutionary Poets.

12:31 AM
Shostakovich, Dmitry (1906-1975)
Excerpts from Preludes and Fugues Op 87 and Ten Poems on Texts by Revolutionary Poets
Latvian Radio Choir, Alexander Melnikov (piano), Sigvards Kļava (director)

1:02 AM
Shostakovich, Dmitry (1906-1975)
Excerpts from Preludes and Fugues Op 87 and Ten Poems on Texts by Revolutionary Poets
Latvian Radio Choir, Alexander Melnikov (piano), Sigvards Kļava (director)

1:23 AM
Scriabin, Alexander (1872-1915)
Poème de l'extase for orchestra, Op 54
Orchestre National de France, Evgeny Svetlanov (conductor)

1:49 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
Quintet for clarinet and strings in B minor, Op 115
Algirdas Budrys (clarinet); Vilnius Quartet: Audrone Vainiunite & Petras Kunca (violins), Girdutis Jakaitis (viola), Augustinas Vasiliauskas (cello)

2:31 AM
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
Frauenliebe und -leben, Op.42
Daniela Lehner (mezzo soprano), Jose Luis Gayo (piano)

2:53 AM
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893)
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (Allegro moderato - moderato assai; Canzonetta (andante); Finale (Allegro vivacissimo))
Kathy Kang (violin), Bergen Philharmonic, Dmitri Kitaenko (conductor)

3:31 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
L'isle joyeuse (1904)
Philippe Cassard (piano)

3:38 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Ave Verum Corpus, K.618 (motet for chorus and strings)
Slovenian Radio and Television Chamber Choir, Tomaz Faganel (choirmaster), Slovenian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Pavle Despalj (conductor)

3:43 AM
Villa-Lobos, Heitor (1887-1959)
Prelude for guitar No 1 in E minor
Norbert Kraft (guitar)

3:47 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)
The Four Seasons - Spring
Davide Monti (violin), Il Tempio Armonico

3:57 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk (1810-1849)
Polonaise in A flat, Op 53
Ignacy Jan Paderewski (piano)

4:04 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Egmont Overture
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Eivind Aadland (conductor)

4:13 AM
Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)
Petite Suite - for brass septet
Royal Academy of Music Brass Soloists

4:21 AM
Purcell, Henry (1659-1695)
Rejoice in the Lord alway 'Bell Anthem', Z.49
Robert Lawaty (countertenor), Robert Pozarski (tenor), Miroslaw Borczynski (bass), Sine Nomine Chamber Choir, Concerto Polacco Baroque Orchestra, Marek Toporowski (director)

4:31 AM
Strauss, Johann II (1825-1899)
An der schonen, blauen Donau - waltz for orchestra with chorus ad lib. Op 314
BBC Philharmonic, Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

4:41 AM
Schoenberg, Arnold (1874-1951)
Friede auf Erden, Op 13
Danish National Radio Choir

4:51 AM
Gershwin, George (1898-1937)
Lullaby
New Stenhammar String Quartet

5:00 AM
Messiaen, Olivier (1908-1992)
No 18 Regard de l'Onction terrible from Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus
Martin Helmchen (piano)

5:08 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)
Concerto VIII in A minor for 2 violins, strings and continuo, RV 522, from 'L'estro Armonico', Op 3
Paul Wright and Sayuri Yamagata (violins), Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Paul Dyer (conductor)

5:19 AM
Vaughan Williams, Ralph (1872-1958)
Variations for Brass Band
The Hannaford Street Silver Band, Bramwell Tovey (Conductor)

5:32 AM
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
Piano sonata in E minor, Op 7
Ilkka Paananen (piano)

5:52 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Symphony No.7 in A major, Op 92
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Giordano Bellincampi (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    "La Cheminée du Roi René" (excerpt from Madrigal-Nocturne)

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Excerpts from Preludes and Fugues Op 87 and Ten Poems on Texts by Revolutionary Poets

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov. Choir: Latvian Radio Choir. Director: Sigvards Kļava.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Excerpts from Preludes and Fugues Op 87 and Ten Poems on Texts by Revolutionary Poets

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov. Choir: Latvian Radio Choir. Director: Sigvards Kļava.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Poeme de l'extase for orchestra (Op.54) [1908]

    Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Evgeny Fyodorovich Svetlanov.
    • FRSRF.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Quintet for clarinet and strings (Op.115) in B minor

    Performer: Algirdas Budrys. Ensemble: Vilnius Quartet.
  • Robert Schumann

    Frauenliebe und -leben (Op.42)

    Performer: Jose Luis Gayo. Singer: Daniela Lehner.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Violin Concerto in D major (Op.35)

    Performer: Kathy Kang. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Dmitri Georgievich Kitayenko.
  • Claude Debussy

    L' Isle joyeuse

    Performer: Philippe Cassard.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ave Verum Corpus (K.618) (motet for chorus and strings)

    Choir: Slovenian Radio and Television Chamber Choir. Conductor: Tomaz Faganel. Orchestra: Slovenian RTV Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Pavle Dešpalj.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Prelude for guitar no.1 in E minor

    Performer: Norbert Kraft.
    • CACBC.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    The Four Seasons - Spring

    Performer: Davide Monti. Ensemble: Il Tempio Armonico.
    • PLPR.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise in A flat, Op.53

    Performer: Ignacy Jan Paderewski.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Overture: Egmont

    Orchestra: Trondheim Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Eivind Aadland.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Petite Suite

    Ensemble: Royal Academy of Music Brass Soloists.
    • GBBBC.
  • Henry Purcell

    Rejoice in the Lord alway (Z.49) "Bell Anthem"

    Singer: Robert Lawaty. Singer: Robert Pozarski. Singer: Miroslaw Borczynski. Choir: Sine Nomine Chamber Choir. Orchestra: Concerto Polacco Baroque Orchestra. Director: Marek Toporowski.
  • Johann Strauss II

    An der schonen, blauen Donau - waltz for orchestra (Op.314) 'The Blue Danube'

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky.
    • GBBBC.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    Friede auf Erden (Op.13)

    Choir: Danish National Radio Choir.
  • George Gershwin

    Lullaby for string quartet

    Ensemble: New Stenhammar String Quartet.
    • SESR.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    no.18 Regard de l'Onction terrible from Vingt Regards sur l'enfant Jesus

    Performer: Martin Helmchen.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto VIII in A minor for 2 violins, strings and continuo, RV 522

    Performer: Paul Wright. Performer: Sayuri Yamagata. Orchestra: Australian Brandenburg Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Dyer.
    • AUABC.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Variations for Brass Band

    Ensemble: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Sonata for piano in E minor (Op.7)

    Performer: Ilkka Paananen.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No.7 in A major (Op.92)

    Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Giordano Bellincampi.

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