Askonas Holt is delighted to bring the Berliner Philharmoniker back to the London for a second time in 2018 with two concerts at the BBC Proms. The concerts mark Chief Conductor Designate Kirill Petrenko’s first appearance with the orchestra in London.
The performance on 1 September opens with Dukas’ brilliant fanfare before the one-act ballet score La péri. Yuja Wang joins the orchestra as soloist for Prokofiev’s brilliant Piano Concerto No. 3, before Schmidt’s Symphony No. 4 in C Major. The second perforamnce, on 2 September, features Richard Strauss’ epic Don Juan and Death and Transfiguration, as well as Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7.
BBC Proms’ audiences get the opportunity to experience soloists of the Berliner Philharmoniker in a more intimate Prom on 3 September at Cadogan Hall. Repertoire includes a world premiere of Nina Šenk’s Baca.
DUKAS La Péri Fanfare and Poème dansé
PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26
FRANZ SCHMIDT Symphony No. 4 in C major
Conductor: Kirill Petrenko
Soloist: Yuja Wang