Proms concert #51 will see Sakari Oramo conducting the BBC Symphony Orchestra and pianist Javier Perianes in a selection of classical works by Sibelius, Saint-Saens and Elgar-Payne.
Sibelius — Scènes historiques Suite No.1
Saint-Saëns — Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor
Elgar–Payne — Symphony No.3
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Sakari Oramo is the Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, and Principal Conductor with the West Coast Kokkola Opera and Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra.
Javier Perianes is a Spanish classical pianist who has appeared everywhere from Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw to Carnegie Hall. He has worked with many of the great conductors including Zubin Mehta, Daniel Barenboim and Lorin Maazel.
The BBC Symphony Orchestra works closely with the BBC and is the principal orchestra during their world-famous Proms Concerts season at the Royal Albert Hall. They also play regular concerts at the Barbican.
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