Bertrand Chamayou’s BBC Proms debut: Listen & watch

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Bertrand Chamayou’s spectacular Proms debut on 20 July, in the famed arena of London’s Royal Albert Hall, is available to listen to online.

The Times had ample priase for this ‘mercurially light-fingered account of Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No.1 by Bertrand Chamayou’, which struck the perfect balance between the work’s bravura and tenderness. The pianist was accompanied by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and maestro Thomas Søndergård.

Listen to the BBC’s interview with Bertrand Chamayou, followed by the concerto, here (from 20’00”).

Watch his encore, Liszt’s arrangement of Mendelssohn’s On Wings of Song, here.