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Prom 23 repeat: Swan Lake

From the 2019 BBC Proms another chance to hear BBC Philharmonic with Principal Conductor Ben Gernon in Arnold, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky.

Afternoon Concert with Penny Gore

From the BBC Proms, another chance to hear BBC Philharmonic with Principal Conductor Ben Gernon in Arnold, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky.

Presented from the Royal Albert Hall by Sarah Walker

Arnold: Peterloo Overture
Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

c.2.40pm
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c. 3:05
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake (excerpts)

Juan Pérez Floristán (piano)
BBC Philharmonic
Ben Gernon (conductor)

The BBC Philharmonic and their Principal Guest Conductor Ben Gernon open with Malcolm Arnold's Dramatic 'Peterloo Overture' in the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Masacre at St Peter's Fields in Manchester. Excerpts from 'Swan Lake' the first of Tchaikovsky's great ballet scores, include the colourful sequence of national dances and the heart-breaking final scene in which Odette and her beloved Siegfried are united for ever in death, breaking the spell of the sorcerer Rothbart. Juan Pérez Floristán is soloist in Rachmaninov's 'Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini', with its famous lyrical 18th Variation.

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Music Played

  • Malcolm Arnold

    Overture 'Peterloo'

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Ben Gernon.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

    Performer: Alexander Gavrylyuk. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Alberto Ginastera

    Danza del Gaucho Matrero

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Swan Lake (excerpts)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Ben Gernon.
  • Robert Schumann

    Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op 44

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Dora Schwarzberg. Performer: Lucy Hall. Performer: Nobuko Imai. Performer: Mischa Maisky.
    • Schumann: Chamber Works: Martha Argerich.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Iberia Suite orch Arbos (Fête-Dieu à Seville)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Albeniz: Argerich, Barenboim.
    • Erato.
    • 6.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Iberia Suite orch Arbos (El Albaicin)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Albeniz: Argerich, Barenboim.
    • Erato.
    • 5.

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