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Prom 45: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande & Jonathan Nott

Live at the BBC Proms: the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, conducted by Jonathan Nott, plays Debussy and Stravinsky, and is joined by Renaud Capucon for Ravel's Violin Sonata in G.

Live at BBC Proms: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and Jonathan Nott play music by Debussy and Ravel, and Stravinsky's Petrushka

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Katie Derham

Debussy: Jeux
Ravel: Violin Sonata in G major (orch. Yan Maresz)
(UK premiere of this orchestration)

c.7.40pm

Interval: Proms Plus: Martin Handley chairs a discussion about the life and work of the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, which makes its Proms debut.

c.8pm
Stravinsky: Petrushka (1911)

Renaud Capuçon, violin
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Jonathan Nott, conductor

Geneva’s renowned Orchestre de la Suisse Romande celebrates its 100th anniversary by making its Proms debut under its English Music Director Jonathan Nott.

The orchestra continues this season’s strand of French music with works by Debussy and Ravel – the mercurial dance-fantasy Jeux, Debussy’s last orchestral work, and a new orchestration of Ravel’s jazz-infused Second Violin Sonata with soloist Renaud Capuçon – as well as a Russian piece synonymous with Paris: Stravinsky’s colourful folk-ballet Petrushka, heard here in its original version.

2 hours, 15 minutes

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Jeux

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Jonathan Nott.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Violin Sonata in G major (orch. Maresz)

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.
  • Jules Massenet

    Meditiation from Thaïs

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Petrushka (1911 version)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Jonathan Nott.
  • György Ligeti

    Concert Romanesc (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Jonathan Nott.
  • Johann Baptist Georg Neruda

    Trumpet Concerto in E flat major

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.
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