What was the last night of the Proms?
Last Night of the BBC Proms 2012. Elgar’s famous ‘tune that comes once in a lifetime’ offers the opportunity for choirs and audience to take part in his Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D major with A C Benson’s words, ‘Land of Hope and Glory’. BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Jiří Bělohlávek. Loading…
Who are the presenters of the BBC Proms?
A live Proms edition of BBC Radio 3’s In Tune, presented by Sean Rafferty and Suzy Klein – with interviews and live performances from artists appearing this season.
When is the BBC National Orchestra of Wales prom?
Selected pieces will be broadcast on BBC Four on Sunday 26 July. Poulenc’s Organ Concerto raises the curtain on this BBC National Orchestra of Wales Prom which also includes Stravinsky’s ‘Symphony of Psalms’ and Mozart’s Symphony No. 41. Selected pieces will be broadcast on BBC Four on Sunday 26 July.
What did Leif Ove Andsnes play at the Proms?
The iconic score includes ‘If I were a rich man’, ‘Matchmaker’ and ‘Sunrise, sunset’. In conversation with Sara Mohr-Pietsch, pianist Leif Ove Andsnes looks back over his four-year project with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and discusses Beethoven’s piano concertos.
The Last Night begins with a celebratory new work by Anna Clyne and includes a rare performance of Britten’s 1967 overture for chorus and orchestra The Building of the House, a touch of Broadway magic and the sound of a glass ceiling being broken as Marin Alsop takes charge of her first Last Night.
Who are the star soloists at the Proms?
Nigel Kennedy and Joyce DiDonato are the star soloists in a programme that picks up sea-faring themes from Bantock and George Lloyd and includes a translatlantic flavour. Watch and listen to more music by Wagner at the Proms. Watch and listen to more music by Britten at the Proms.
Who was the last female conductor of the Proms?
Marin Alsop becomes the first female conductor of the Last Night of the Proms. Joyce DiDonato and Nigel Kennedy join the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a concert that runs from Rossini and Handel arias to a mass singalong, and from Vaughan Williams’s The Lark Ascending and rarities by Britten and Bantock to a new opener by Anna Clyne.