WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Part of the BBC Proms.
Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes embarks on his Proms cycle of Beethoven piano concertos (see also Proms 10 & 12), directing the dynamic Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Each concert features a work by Stravinsky (in this case the composer's classically inspired ballet Apollon musagete ('Apollo, Leader of the Muses') - music, the impresario Diaghilev claimed, 'not of this world, but of somewhere above'. Finish time: approx 21:45