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Prom 13 repeat: 'From the Canyons to the Stars…'

Another chance to hear Prom 13: the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sakari Oramo, with Nicolas Hodges (piano) and Martin Owen (horn), in Messiaen's Des canyons aux étoiles.

Afternoon Concert with Penny Gore

Another chance to hear the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sakari Oramo, with Nicolas Hodges (piano) and Martin Owen (horn), in Messiaen's Des Canyons aux étoiles ...

Presented from the Royal Albert Hall by Penny Gore

Olivier Messiaen: Des canyons aux étoiles …

Martin Owen (horn)
David Hockings (percussion)
Alex Neal (percussion)
Nicolas Hodges (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor)

The ‘wild and colourful beauty’ of Utah and Arizona was the inspiration for one of the 20th century’s most singular and extraordinary works, a musical act of ‘praise and contemplation’ painted in the brightest and most vivid of sounds.

Olivier Messiaen’s mighty Des canyons aux étoiles … (‘From the Canyons to the Stars …’) is a sonic meditation in which birdsong mingles with desert winds, and the rustling of sand.

Sakari Oramo conducts the BBC SO, with pianist Nicolas Hodges and horn player Martin Owen taking the demanding solo parts.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Olivier Messiaen

    Des Canyons Aux Étoiles

    Performer: Martin Owen. Performer: David Hockings. Performer: Alex Neal. Performer: Nicolas Hodges. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Robert Schumann

    Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 63

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes. Performer: Christian Tetzlaff. Performer: Tanja Tetzlaff.
    • EMI.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    Gurrelieder: Part III

    Singer: Stuart Skelton. Singer: Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke. Singer: James Creswell. Narrator: Thomas Allen. Choir: Bergen Filharmoniske Kor. Choir: Choir Of Collegium Musicum. Choir: Edvard Grieg Kor. Choir: Orphei Drängar. Director: Håkon Matti Skrede. Orchestra: Royal Northern College of Music. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Leos Janáček

    Glagolitic Mass - III. Slava

    Performer: Thomas Trotter. Performer: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Bergen Filharmoniske Kor. Performer: Collegiûm Mûsicûm. Performer: Edvard Grieg Kor. Performer: Edward Gardner. Performer: Sara Jakubiak. Performer: Susan Bickley. Performer: Stuart Skelton. Performer: Gábor Bretz. Conductor: Edward Gardner. Choir: Bergen Filharmoniske Kor. Choir: Edvard Grieg Kor. Singer: Collegiûm Mûsicûm. Singer: Edvard Grieg Kor. Singer: Gábor Bretz. Singer: Sara Jakubiak. Singer: Stuart Skelton. Singer: Susan Bickley. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Singer: Bergen Filharmoniske Kor.
    • Orchestral Works, Vol. 3: Glagolitic Mass.
    • Chandos.
    • 03.

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