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Prom 42 repeat: Clara Schumann Piano Concerto

From the Royal Albert Hall the Ulster Orchestra with Rafael Payare and NGA pianist Mariam Batsashvili in works by Beethoven, Clara Schumann, Sofia Gubaidulina and Shostakovich.

Afternoon Concert with Penny Gore

The Ulster Orchestra with Rafael Payare and Mariam Batsashvili in works by Beethoven, Clara Schumann, Sofia Gubaidulina and Shostakovich.

Presented by Hannah French from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Beethoven: Symphony No 1 in C major
Clara Schumann: Piano Concerto

Sofia Gubaidulina: Fairytale Poem
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1 in F minor

Mariam Batsashvili (piano)
Ulster Orchestra
Rafael Payare (conductor)

Belfast's Ulster Orchestra and its dynamic music director Rafael Payare present the Proms premiere of Clara Schumann’s Piano Concerto, performed here by BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist Mariam Batsashvili.
Begun when the then Clara Wieck was just 13 years old, it’s a work whose mellow mood and lyrical melodies conceal no little technical intricacy and formal innovation.
Sunny good humour also runs through both Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 – famously described as a musical ‘comedy of manners’ – and Shostakovich’s First Symphony, lively with satirical wit and mischief.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no 1 in C major

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Payare.
  • Clara Schumann

    Piano Concerto in A minor

    Performer: Mariam Batsashvili. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Payare.
  • Franz Liszt

    Grandes etudes de Paganini - no. 4

    Performer: Mariam Batsashvili.
  • Sofia Gubaidulina

    Fairytale Poem

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Payare.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony no 1 in F minor

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Payare.
  • Edward Elgar

    Piano Quintet in A minor, Op 84

    Performer: John Ogdon. Ensemble: Allegri String Quartet.
    • EMI.

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