An exciting blend of Ravel’s G major concerto and Bernstein’s dances from West Side Story, spliced with two high powered new American works.
Gifted young conductor Joshua Weilerstein brings us Christopher Rouse’s Rapture, a journey towards ‘an ever more blinding ecstasy’ in the composer’s words, and Quilting, by Bryce Dessner, founder member of rock band The National. Relish an opportunity to experience the inspired artistry of pianist Francesco Piemontesi in Ravel’s spellbinding concerto.
Christopher Rouse Rapture
Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Bryce Dessner Quilting (BBC co-commission: UK premiere)
Bernstein West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Joshua Weilerstein conductor
Francesco Piemontesi piano
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