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Prom 33: Mahler, Schubert and Glanert

Live at the BBC Proms. The BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Semyon Bychkov explores Austro-German music. Soprano Christina Gansch is the soloist in Mahler's Symphony No 4.

Live at BBC Proms: the BBC Symphony Orchestra and conductor Semyon Bychkov explore Austro-German music. Soprano Christina Gansch is the soloist in Mahler's Symphony No. 4.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Detlev Glanert: Weites Land ('Musik mit Brahms' for orchestra)
UK premiere

Franz Schubert: Einsamkeit for soprano and orchestra (orch. D. Glanert)

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INTERVAL - Proms Plus
Before the Mahler symphony which includes a song presenting a child's view of heaven - this discussion hears about children's concepts of innocence and experience New Generation Thinker Emma Butcher and Patrice Lawrence, award winning writer of the young adult novel Orangeboy. Presented by New Generation Thinker Lisa Mullen. Produced by Jacqueline Smith.

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No 4 in G major

Christina Gansch (soprano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Semyon Bychkov (conductor)

Semyon Bychkov traces the evolution and genealogy of Austro-German music in a fascinating Prom featuring three works from three different centuries.

Schubert’s influence on Mahler is clear from the weary loveliness and fretful anxiety of Einsamkeit (‘Loneliness’), heard here in an elegant orchestration by contemporary composer Detlev Glanert.

Mahler’s Fourth Symphony, bright with sleigh bells and innocent wonder, glances back to Classical models from the vantage point of fin-de-siècle Vienna, while Glanert takes Brahms’s Fourth Symphony into the 21st century in his lyrical Weites Land (‘Open Land’).

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2 hours, 15 minutes

Music Played

  • Detlev Glanert

    Weites Land ('Musik mit Brahms' for orchestra)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
  • Franz Schubert

    Einsamkeit for Soprano and Orchestra

    Performer: Christina Gansch. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No. 4 in G major

    Performer: Christina Gansch. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Scherzo fantastique, Op 3

    Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne. Conductor: Jukka‐Pekka Saraste.
    • PROFIL.

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