From the 2022 BBC Proms

Denis KozhukhinPublicity photo

August 08, 2022

Jóhann Jóhannsson’s atmospheric reworkings of Durham miners’ songs, the soaring romantic tragedy of Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet and the elemental sonorities of Icelandic composer Hildur Guðnadóttir highlight Prom #8, plus a dazzling performance of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.2, featuring Denis Kozhukhin.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

JOHANNSSON: The Miners’ Hymns – They Being Dead Yet Speaketh

RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 2 in c minor

Hour 2

HILDUR GUANADOTTIR: The Fact of the Matter

TCHAIKOVSKY: Fantasy-Overture ‘Romeo and Juliet’

RACHMANINOV: Symphonic Dances (Reference Recordings 96)