BBC PROMS Frank Peter Zimmermann plays Brahms's Violin Concerto

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The BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers under Josep Pons, with violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann.

Scherzo à la russe

Ave Maria

: Pater Noster

Violin Concerto in D

Charlotte Seither
: 'Language of Leaving' (
BBC Commission,

World Premiere)

: Petrushka (1947 version)

(German composer Charlotte Seither adapts the words of the 17th-century poet Francesco de Lemene in a new work for the BBC Singers and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, using voices and syllables as spots of ‘human colour’.)

(Note: at 5.15pm there is a Proms Plus Portrait at the Royal College of Music. Charlotte Seither discusses her commisssion with Andrew McGregor and introduces performances of her chamber works given by musicians from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.)

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