Listen: David Matthews World Premiere and Les Siècles's Stravinsky

The Second in Q2 Music's Eight-Part Series from the 2013 Proms in London

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Saturday, July 27, 2013

The dynamic period-instruments ensemble, Les Siècles The dynamic period-instruments ensemble, Les Siècles (Courtesy of the Ensemble)

On Saturday, July 27 at 7 pmQ2 Music at the Proms presents a special highlights show of recent premieres from the 2013 Proms in London.

Hosted by BBC Radio's Clemency Burton-Hill, the show opens with the world premiere performance of noted English composer David Matthews's A Vision of the Sea performed by the BBC Philharmonic under Juanjo Mena; and continues with violinist Vilde Frang performing Witold Lutoslawski's Partita with pianist Michail Lifits in a special advance preview of the violinist's concerto debut with the BBC Philharmonic.

The first period-instrument performance of Igor Stravinsky's Rite of Spring closes out this program, as recorded live on July 14 at London's Albert Hall, with Les Siècles under the baton of conductor François-Xavier Roth.


David Matthews: A Vision of the Sea
Witold Lutoslawski: Partita
Igor Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

Q2 Music at the Proms streams Saturdays at 7 pm from July 20 to September 9 on Q2 Music. On-demand audio will be available for one week following the initial webcast.

Hosted by:

Clemency Burton-Hill

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