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Prom 32: Inside Shostakovich

Live at the BBC Proms: the Aurora Orchestra, Nicholas Collon and Denis Kozhukhin perform Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No 2 in F and Symphony No 9 in E flat.

Live at BBC Proms: The Aurora Orchestra, pianist Denis Kozhukhin and conductor Nicholas Collon in Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No 2 in F and Symphony No 9 in Eb

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Tom Service

10.15pm
Dmitri Shostakovich
Piano Concerto No 2 in F major

10.35pm
Tom Service and Nicholas Collon present Shostakovich's Symphony No. 9, with live excerpts

10.55pm
Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No 9 in E flat major

Denis Kozhukhin, piano
Tom Service, presenter
Aurora Orchestra
Nicholas Collon, conductor

Presenter Tom Service, Nicholas Collon and the Aurora Orchestra take their audience inside Shostakovich's Ninth Symphony - taking it apart to reveal its intricate construction, before putting it back together again in a complete performance from memory.

1 hour, 29 minutes

Music Played

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Piano Concerto No 2 in F major

    Performer: Denis Kozhukhin. Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No 9 in E flat major (excerpts)

    Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No 9 in E flat major

    Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Viola Sonata, Op 147 (3rd mvt, 'In memory of Beethoven')

    Performer: Lawrence Power. Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips.
    • Shostakovich: Music for viola and piano: Power/Crawford-Phillips.
    • Hyperion.

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