BBC Prom 8: Invitation to the Dance

BBC Prom 8: Invitation to the Dance

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 7.30pm

Dance – whether in the insistent Russian folk rhythms of Stravinsky’s Firebird suite, the exotic pulse of Bartók’s Dance Suite, or the languorous, sensual stretches of Debussy’s faun – runs right through this concert featuring three orchestral classics.

Programme:
Claude Debussy
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune(10 mins)
Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1904
Péter Eötvös
Alhambra (violin concerto)(20 mins)
BBC co-commission with Festival Internacional de Música y Danza de Granada, Orchestre de Paris and Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker: UK premiere

Interval

Béla Bartók
Dance Suite(17 mins)
Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1925
Igor Stravinsky
The Firebird – suite (revised version, 1919)(23 mins)
Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere (Suite No. 1), 1913

Performers:
Isabelle Faust (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Péter Eötvös (conductor)

Composers:
Claude Debussy
Péter Eötvös
Béla Bartók
Igor Stravinsky

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