BBC Proms 2023 – Prom 44: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Gemma New conducts Stravinsky’s Firebird & Symphony No.2 by Samy Moussa, with Pavel Kolesnikov playing Shostakovich’s Second Piano Concerto. Live on BBC Radio 3.

BBC Proms 2023 – Prom 44: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Gemma New conducts Stravinsky’s Firebird & Symphony No.2 by Samy Moussa, with Pavel Kolesnikov playing Shostakovich’s Second Piano Concerto. Live on BBC Radio 3.

Photo, Chris Christodoulou Friday, August 18, 2023 Royal Albert Hall, London Considering Stravinsky thought the orchestra he used for The Firebird (1910) to be “wastefully large” and he subsequently made three Suites from the ballet score, it is perhaps...
BBC Proms 2023 – Prom 43: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Ryan Wigglesworth conducts the UK premiere of György Kurtág’s Fin de partie, to a French libretto based on Samuel Beckett’s eponymous play (Endgame). Live on BBC Radio 3.

BBC Proms 2023 – Prom 43: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Ryan Wigglesworth conducts the UK premiere of György Kurtág’s Fin de partie, to a French libretto based on Samuel Beckett’s eponymous play (Endgame). Live on BBC Radio 3.

Photo, Sisi Burn Thursday, August 17, 2023 Royal Albert Hall, London Commissioned by and premiered at La Scala on November 15, 2018, conducted by Markus Stenz (some pre-performance articles at the time cited Ingo Metzmacher as the maestro; Pierre Audi directed), the...