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Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Gore


Ørjan MatrepreSage: world premiere of this version
Felix MendelssohnViolin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
~ Interval ~
Alissa FirsovaBergen's Bonfire
Igor StravinskyThe Rite of Spring


Andrew Litton – Conductor
Alina Ibragimova – violin

Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

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Programme Note

Is there a better-known or better-loved violin concerto than Mendelssohn’s? Following her two solo Late Night Proms, and Proms Saturday Matinee appearance with Apollo’s Fire, violinist Alina Ibragimova returns to perform this inventive and charming work, with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. They bring with them music by the young Norwegian Ørjan Matre and a new work by Russian-British composer Alissa Firsova inspired by Norse mythology. This season’s series of three Stravinsky ballets written for the Ballets Russes reaches its conclusion with The Rite of Spring, as ferocious and exhilarating a musical assualt now as it was at its notorious Paris premiere over a century ago.

Prom 56: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Andrew Litton

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