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RECENT EVENTS - Prom 52: Ivan Fischer & the Budapest Festival Orchestra

Monday 25 August 2014 - 7:30 PM

Proms 2014 Prom 52 Ivan Fischer © Marco Borggreve

Scheduled end time: 9:40pm

Brahms, orch. I. Fischer
Hungarian Dance No. 14 in D minor 3'
Hungarian Dance No. 7 in A major 2'
Hungarian Dance No. 6 in D major 3'

March in D major, K249 4'

Symphony No. 8 in B minor, 'Unfinished' 30'


Josef Strauss
Sphären-Klänge – waltz 8'

Johann Strauss II
Vergnugüngszug – polka 3'

Legend in B flat minor, Op. 59/10 4'

Dances of Galánta 16'

Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer

A programme of orchestral showpieces as we welcome back the Budapest Festival Orchestra.

Sparkling Strauss dances are matched by a selection of Brahms's colourful Hungarian Dances, and Kodály's sweeping Dances of Galánta are balanced by the crisp Classical textures of Mozart's March in D major.

At the centre is Schubert's 'Unfinished' Symphony, with its mood-swings and elusive harmonies.