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For Proms 2018 8

Prom 8: Youthful Beginnings

Mendelssohn’s precocious First Piano Concerto joins Schumann’s forward-looking Fourth Symphony and music by Lili Boulanger and Morfydd Owen – both of whom died tragically young – in the BBC National Orchestra of Wales’s first Prom of the season. 

Lili Boulanger:D’un matin de printemps(5 mins), D’un soir triste(11 mins)

Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor(20 mins)
Encore - Mendelssohn, transcribed Lizst: On wings of song.

Morfydd Llwyn Owen: Nocturne(15 mins)

Robert Schumann: Symphony No 4 in D minor (original 1841 version)(28 mins)

Bertrand Chamayou, piano

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thomas Søndergård, conductor