BBC Proms - Prom 5: Richard Strauss, Dvorák and Beethoven

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Violinist Julia Fischer returns to the Proms with a performance of Dvořák Violin Concerto

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TV & Radio Information
BBC Four
Friday, July 25, 2014 - 19:30

BBC Four offers a chance to watch Prom 5 again, featuring a programme that promises 'a vivid journey across central Europe.'

Proms favourite Julia Fischer joins the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich for a performance of Dvořák’s earthy, folk-infused Violin Concerto, the folk theme of the programme continuing with Strauss’ tone poem Till Eulenspiegels lustige streiche.

Stepping down after a period of almost 20 years, David Zinman’s final concert as the Tonhalle Orchestra’s Chief Conductor closes with Beethoven’s ever-popular ‘Pastoral’ Symphony - a joyful depiction of the Austrian countryside.