Munchner Philharmoniker Live from the 2016 BBC Proms [Blu-ray]
Also available on standard DVD
Valery Gergiev, fresh from his appointment as chief conductor of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra in 2015, takes his new ensemble to the BBC Proms for a concert of the utmost in drama and vivid musicianship. 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.
Catalog Number: NBD0073
Composer: Galina Ustvolskaya, Hector Berlioz, Maurice Ravel, Richard Strauss, Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Performer: Behzod Abduraimov