Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Gore


Igor StravinskyConcerto in E flat major 'Dumbarton Oaks'
Ludwig van BeethovenPiano Concerto no.3 in C minor, Op.37
~ Interval ~
Arnold SchoenbergFriede auf Erden, Op.13
Ludwig van BeethovenFantasia in C minor for piano, chorus and orchestra, 'Choral Fantasy', Op.80


Leif Ove Andsnes – piano / director
David Hill – Conductor

Mahler Chamber Orchestra
BBC Singers

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Programme Note

In his Third Piano Concerto Beethoven opened up a new dramatic and physical scope, pushing the instrument to new expressive lengths. The same maverick energy pulses through the ‘Choral Fantasy’, anticipating the Ninth Symphony in its unexpected resort to words in its finale. In Schoenberg’s tour de force Friede auf Erden (‘Peace on Earth’) the composer takes tonality to its limits. Stravinsky’s ‘Dumbarton Oaks’ Concerto is a delightful neo-Classical romp, an elegant homage to the 18th century.

Prom 10: Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra

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