Jorg Widmann: Con brio (UK premiere)
Mozart: Violin Concerto No 3 in G, K216.
Bruckner: Symphony No 3 in D minor
Arabella Steinbacher (violin)
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Jonathan Nott (conductor)
The Bamberg Symphony Orchestra returns to the Proms after its successful 2006 debut and is led again by its British-born principal conductor Jonathan Nott.
In this compelling Austro-German programme stretching across two and-a-half-centuries, composers acknowledge their debt to older masters. With German composer Jorg Widmann's Con brio, a short orchestral showpiece inspired by Beethoven, followed by the third of Mozart's five violin concertos, featuring award-winning young German soloist Arabella Steinbacher, making her much-awaited Proms debut.
This Austro-German Prom concludes with the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra performing Bruckner's Third Symphony, dedicated to Wagner, his revered master in the first version of 1873.