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Prom 10 repeat: Faure, Franck and Widor's Toccata

Latvian organist Iveta Apkalna makes her Proms debut with a programme including French 19th- and 20th-century music by Fauré, Franck and Widor's Toccata.

Afternoon Concert with Penny Gore.

Another chance to hear Latvian organist Iveta Apkalna making her Proms debut with a programme that includes French 19th- and 20th-century music by Fauré, Franck and Widor.

Presented by Martin Handley from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Widor: Organ Symphony No 5 in F minor, Op 42
Franck: Trois Pièces - Pièce héroïque
Fauré: Pavane (arr. Apkalna)
J.S. Bach: Fantasia in G major, BWV 572
Sir George Thomas Thalben-Ball: Variations on a Theme by Paganini (A Study for the Pedals)
Thierry Escaich: Deux Évocations
Aivars Kalejs: Toccata on the Chorale 'Allein Gott'

Iveta Apkalna, organ

Widor's thrilling Organ Symphony No. 5, with its famous final-movement Toccata, offers sprawling, extrovert drama, a mood it shares with prize-winning French composer-organist Thierry Escaich's exuberant Évocations, with their nods to Baroque and Renaissance music.
Works by Franck and Bach's great G major Fantasia, with its 'wonderful variations and foreign tones', complete the programme given on the Royal Albert Hall's famous 'Father' Willis organ.

Followed by a selection of recordings from this week's Proms Artists.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Charles‐Marie Widor

    Symphony No 5 in F Minor Op.42`1, Toccata

    Performer: Iveta Apkalna.
  • César Franck

    3 Pieces pour Grand Orgue M.35-7

    Performer: Iveta Apkalna.
  • Gabriel Fauré


    Performer: Iveta Apkalna.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fantasia in G Major BWV.572 for organ

    Performer: Iveta Apkalna.
  • George Thalben-Ball

    Variations on a theme by Paganini for organ pedals

    Performer: Iveta Apkalna.
  • Thierry Escaich

    2 Evocations for organ

    Performer: Iveta Apkalna.
  • Aivars Kalējs

    Toccata on the Chorale 'Allein Gott In Der Hoh' Sei Ehr' for organ

    Performer: Iveta Apkalna.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor, Op 15

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • Harmonia Mundi HMC 902191.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
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