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Prom 28: Dukas, Turnage, Schuller & Scriabin

Thursday 6 August 2015 - 7:30 PM

Lawrence Power © Giorgia Bertazzi

Approximate end time: 9:35pm

Presented by:

The Sorcerer's Apprentice 12'

Mark-Anthony Turnage
On Opened Ground 24'


Gunther Schuller
Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee 22'

The Poem of Ecstasy 22'

Lawrence Power viola

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Oliver Knussen

Poetry, art and music itself inspire this programme.

Scriabin's The Poem of Ecstasy fuses poetry and music in pursuit of sexual bliss and spiritual transcendence.

Turnage's On Opened Ground pays tribute to the poet Seamus Heaney.

Schuller's Seven Studies explore Paul Klee's paintings in sound, while Dukas transforms a ballad by Goethe into a musical tale of magic and mischief.

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