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BBC Proms 2005

Synopsis

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Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Written for the 40th anniversary of the October Revolution, Shostakovich's graphic symphony looks back to the failed uprising against the Tsar in 1905 and contrasts with Stravinsky's virtuoso description of a fireworks display. The centrepiece of the programme is Marc-André Dalbavie's new Piano Concerto inspired by William Faulkner 's The Sound and the Fury. Presented by Sarah Walker.
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Stravinsky Fireworks
Marc-Andre Dalbavie Piano Concerto (first performance)
8.10 TWenty Minutes: The Committee on Evil
Literature Robbie Meredith explores the origins and work of the committee that cast a shadow over Irish writing throughout the 20th century, revealing a dark side to Irish literary life, including banning, blasphemies and book burnings.
8.30 Shostakovich Symphony No 11 (The Year 1905)
Repeated on Monday 29 August at 2pm

Contributors

Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: William Faulkner
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Piano: Leif Ove Andsnes
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Conductor: Stravinsky Fireworks
Piano: Marc-Andre Dalbavie






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