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Prom 28 repeat: National Youth Orchestra performs Mussorgsky, Ligeti and Debussy

BBC Proms repeat: the National Youth Orchestra under George Benjamin, with pianist Tamara Stefanovich, performs music by Mussorgsky, Benjamin, Ravel, Ligeti and Debussy.

Afternoon Concert with Kate Molleson.

Another chance to hear the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain at the BBC Proms with conductor George Benjamin and pianist Tamara Stefanovich

Presented by Tom Redmond at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Mussorgsky, arr. Rimsky-Korsakov: A Night on the Bare Mountain
George Benjamin: Dance Figures
Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Encore:
Knussen: Prayer Bell Sketch

c.2.50pm
During the interval, Tom Redmond is joined by guests live at the Royal Albert Hall, including members of the National Youth Orchestra

c.3.10pm
Ligeti: Lontano
Debussy: La mer

Tamara Stefanovich (piano)
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
George Benjamin (conductor)

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

The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain return to conjure a series of vivid worlds, both real and imagined.

The sea roars and shimmers in Debussy's La mer, Mussorgsky paints eerie visions of a Witches' Sabbath, while Ligeti's Lontano summons the 'dream worlds of childhood'.

Ravel's brooding Concerto for the Left Hand was commissioned by a pianist who lost an arm in the First World War.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Modest Mussorgsky

    A Night on the Bare Mountain

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: George Benjamin.
  • George Benjamin

    Dance Figures

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: George Benjamin.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Piano Concerto in D major (Left Hand)

    Performer: Tamara Stefanovich. Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: George Benjamin.
  • Oliver Knussen

    Prayer Bell Sketch

    Performer: Tamara Stefanovich.
  • György Ligeti

    Lontano

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: George Benjamin.
  • Claude Debussy

    La Mer

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: George Benjamin.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor, Op 23

    Performer: Beatrice Rana. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Hark, the hour of ten is sounding (Trial by Jury)

    Librettist: William Gilbert. Choir: Glyndebourne Chorus. Orchestra: Pro Arte Orchestra. Conductor: Malcolm Sargent.
    • Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 208.
  • Geirr Tveitt

    Hardanger Fiddle-Song, Op 150 No 15

    Performer: Håvard Gimse.
    • Geirr Tveitt: Piano Music Volume 1.
    • NAXOS.
    • 15.

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