Prom 15 Mozart, Ravel & Jonathan Dove

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Opened 28 Jul 2014
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Part of the BBC Proms.

Turbulent mythical love and poised Classical elegance come together in a concert that shifts from Jonathan Dove's large-scale orchestral work Gaia Theory to the intimacy of the Viennese salon in Mozart's ever-popular Piano Concerto No. 23. Commissioned by Serge Diaghilev, Ravel's ballet Daphnis and Chloe is rich in all the colours and rhythms of turn-of-the-century Paris - a masterpiece that announced its composer as a force with which to be reckoned. Finish time approx. 22:05