Daniel Barenboim returns to the Proms, this time as both conductor and soloist, taking the piano part in Beethoven’s Triple Concerto.
Schoenberg’s Chamber Symphony startled audiences with its ruthless concision – a reaction against the excesses of the late-Romantics. But excess gets the last word, in Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony, the musical expression of some of its composer’s most-troubled and heartfelt emotions.
Chamber Symphony No. 1 22’
Concerto in C major for violin, cello and piano (Triple Concerto) 35’
Symphony No. 4 in F minor 43’
Guy Braunstein violin
Kian Soltani cello
West–Eastern Divan Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim piano/conductor
- Recorded for broadcast on BBC Four on 21 August