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BBC Proms 97


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A tribute to a leading Dutch composer who died last year opens the Royal Concertgebouw's second Prom at the Royal Albert Hall. From then on, it is all virtuosity and drama, with a popular piano concerto and darkly erotic music for the dance. Arkady Volodos (piano), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
Tristan Keuris Three Preludes (first UK performance)
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor
8.20 Unpeeling the Mandarin
The Miraculous Mandarin is a dark, erotic tale of lust and murder. Simon Broughton explores the intricacies of Bartok's score, with Fenella Fielding as Mimi.
8.40 Bartok The Miraculous Mandarin
Strauss Dance of the Seven Veils (Salome)
Repeated Friday 2pm
* Brian Kay 's Prom of the Week: p38


Piano: Arkady Volodos
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Talk: Simon Broughton
Mimi: Fenella Fielding

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