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Prom 25: Tchaikovsky, Glinka and Joby Talbot

Live at the BBC Proms: Alexander Vedernikov conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Glinka, Tchaikovsky and the world premiere of Joby Talbot's Guitar Concerto with Milos Karadaglic.

Live at the BBC Proms: BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alexander Vedernikov. Glinka, Tchaikovsky and the world premiere of Joby Talbot's Guitar Concerto with Miloš Karadaglić.

From the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Glinka: Summer Night in Madrid (Spanish Overture No.2)
Joby Talbot: Guitar Concerto (BBC Commission World Premiere)

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Composer Joby Talbot, whose Guitar Concerto receives its world premiere in this evening's Prom, discusses the influence of dance in this new work and along with choreographer Christopher Wheeldon looks at how composers and choreographers work together to create new pieces. Hosted by Andrew McGregor and recorded earlier this evening at the Imperial College Union, London.

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Tchaikovksy: The Nutcracker - Act 1

Miloš Karadaglić (guitar)
Finchley Children's Music Group
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Vedernikov (conductor)

Guitarist Miloš Karadaglić is the soloist in a new concerto written especially for him by Joby Talbot. Taking inspiration from Karadaglić's Montenegrin heritage, Talbot's typically rhythmic piece incorporates Balkan dances into its propulsive flow.

Dance also runs through both Glinka's heat-soaked Summer Night in Madrid, accompanied by pulsing castanets, and the expansive waltzes of Tchaikovsky's ballet The Nutcracker, whose complete Act 1 is here performed for the first time at the Proms.

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