BBC Proms 52 : The Britten Sinfonia with Marc-André Hamelin and Ryan Wigglesworth, playing Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky.
Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London,August 28,2019
Mozart: Concerto in E flat major for two pianos
Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 4, 'Mozartiana'
Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1897
Interval: Musicologist Jonathan Cross introduces Stravinsky’s Divertimento: The Fairy’s Kiss.
Ryan Wigglesworth: Piano Concerto
BBC co-commission with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra: World premiere
Stravinsky: Divertimento 'The Fairy's Kiss'
Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Ryan Wigglesworth, piano ( in the Mozart ) and conductor
The Wiggelsworth interesting as , to my ear, a chamber-like quality most of the time, rather than full-throated orchestral forces. I suspect quite a difficult work for both the occasional orchestra soloists, pianist, and ensemble coordination , but for me more perspiration involved than inspiration, a one-hear. The Mozart suggested again there may actually be a God, until one then reads the latest news from Washington,DC, London,Brasilia.