About the Show/Event
Information for Prom 58 - Tchaikovsky, Janacek, Szymanowski and Smith at The Royal Albert Hall, Inner London (Concert). Part of the BBC Proms. Folk songs and folk tales run through this programme from the BBC SSO and Principal Guest Conductor Ilan Volkov. A runaway success at its premiere, Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 2 takes a different Ukrainian folk melody as the theme for each of its four movements, including the dizzyingly inventive finale, while a gruesome Czech legend provides the starting point for Jan
Performers Georgia Jarman (soprano).
Company BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor Ilan Volkov.