Valery Gergiev and his Munich Philharmonic Orchestra open with Ravel’s hypnotic Boléro and close with a suite from Richard Strauss’s waltz-filled opera Der Rosenkavalier.
In between, Galina Ustvolskaya’s Symphony No. 3 pleads for redemption on raw brass and winds.
Young Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov – winner of the 2009 London International Piano Competition – is the soloist in Rachmaninov’s soaring Piano Concerto No. 3.
Boléro (16 mins)
Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor (42 mins)
Symphony No 3 ‘Jesus Messiah, save us!’ (14 mins)
Der Rosenkavalier Suite (25 mins)
Behzod Abduraimov piano
Alexei Petrenko reciter
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Valery Gergiev conductor
For more information and book tickets, visit the Royal Albert Hall website here
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