DVD + Blu-Ray:
Münchner Philharmoniker at the BBC Proms 2016
Valery Gergiev takes the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra to the BBC Proms 2016 for a concert of utmost drama and vivid musicianship.
Valery Gergiev and Munich Philharmonic Orchestra at the BBC Proms 2016 © Audiovisual Division / Naxos Deutschland
Valery Gergiev, Behzod Abduraimov / BBC Proms 2016 © Audiovisual Division / Naxos Deutschland / Chris Christodoulou
BBC Proms 2016 © Audiovisual Division / Naxos Deutschland / Chris Christodoulou
Valery Gergiev, freshly appointmented as chief conductor of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra in 2015, takes his new ensemble to the BBC Proms for a dramatic and vivid concert vivid. The brilliant young Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov performs Rachmaninov’s thrillingly virtuosic Piano Concerto No.3, while the Russian stage and film actor Alexei Petrenko recites the text in Galina Ustvolskaya’s resonant and profound Symphony No.3 ‘Jesus Messiah, Save Us!’. The programme also features a hypnotic Ravel Boléro, an alternately tender, florid and witty Rosenkavalier Suite, and the rousing Hungarian March by Berlioz.
[2.110572 • NBD0073]
Filmed in High Definition (1080/50i)
Recording location Royal Albert Hall
Duration 111 min
Video format NTSC 16:9
Audio format PCM stereo and DTS 5.1
Director Simon Broughton
Production Company A co-production of BBC and Unitel
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