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Prom 55 repeat: Iván Fischer, Budapest Festival Orchestra perform Brahms, Liszt and Sarasate

Ivan Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra perform Brahms's First Symphony. Guest violin and cimbalom players join them for a selection of Hungarian dances and folk tunes.

Afternoon Concert with Penny Gore.

Another chance to hear Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra at the BBC Proms with guest violin and cimbalom players in a riot of Hungarian dances and folk tunes.

Presented by Ian Skelly at the Albert Hall, London.

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No 1 in C sharp minor
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No 1 in G minor
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No 3 in B flat major
Pablo de Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No 11 in C minor

2.45pm
Interval: Proms Plus
An introduction to Gypsy, Roma and Traveller culture and heritage with writers Louise Doughty and Damian Le Bas. Presented by New Generation Thinker Sophie Coulombeau.

3.05pm
Brahms: Symphony No 1 in C minor

József Lendvay Sr and József Lendvay Jr (violins),
Jenő Lisztes (cimbalom),
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer (conductor)

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

Hungarian folk tunes run through the veins of Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra, while Gypsy rhythms set their pulses dancing.
This concert – a true celebration of Hungary’s national music – traces the development of folk songs and dance, from their colourful, rough-hewn originals into virtuosic concert-hall reimaginings by Liszt, Brahms and Sarasate.
In the second half comes Brahms’s dramatic First Symphony, whose darkness and drama eventually give way to an ending of transcendent musical triumph.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Jenő Lisztes

    Improvisation for cimbalom

    Performer: Jenő Lisztes.
  • Franz Liszt

    19 Hungarian rhapsodies S.244 - no.1 in C sharp minor

    Performer: Jenő Lisztes. Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
  • Johannes Brahms

    3 Hungarian dances - no.1 in G minor

    Performer: Jenő Lisztes. Performer: Jozsef Csocsi Lendvay. Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
  • Franz Liszt

    19 Hungarian rhapsodies S.244 - no.3 in B flat major; Andante

    Performer: Jenő Lisztes. Performer: Jozsef Csocsi Lendvay. Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
  • Pablo de Sarasate

    Zigeunerweisen Op.20 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Jozsef Lendvay. Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Introduction and variations on 'Nel cor piu non mi sento' for violin solo [from Paisiello's "La molinara"]

    Performer: Jozsef Lendvay.
  • Johannes Brahms

    21 Hungarian dances - no.11 in D minor

    Performer: Jozsef Lendvay. Performer: Jozsef Csocsi Lendvay. Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 1 in C minor Op.68

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Which was the son of...

    Ensemble: Tallis Scholars. Conductor: Peter Philips.
    • GIMELL.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Quartet no. 3 Op.94 for strings

    Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet.
  • Frank Bridge

    The Sea

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Frank Bridge: Orchestral Works Vol.2.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 9-12.
  • Jean‐Joseph Mouret

    Rondeau (Sinfonies de fanfare)

    Performer: Wolfgang Hannes. Performer: Simon Preston. Performer: Norbert Schmitt.
    • DG.

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