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BBC Last Night Of The Proms Annual Concert

09/10/11 2:00PM

Each year one of the world's biggest and most celebrated music festivals concludes with a huge concert at Royal Albert Hall in London. VPR Classical will present the BBC "Last Night of the Proms" concert *live* beginning at 2pm ET. This year's music includes a newly commissioned work by Peter Maxwell Davies, and the traditional singing of Hubert Parry's "Jerusalem". Pianist Lang Lang (LONG LONG) joins the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus for the gala evening fun and musical celebration.

Performers:

Conductor: Edward Gardner

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Lang Lang, piano

Susan Bullock, soprano

Program:

Peter Maxwell Davies: Musica benevolens (World Premiere)

Bela Bartók: "The Miraculous Mandarin" Suite

Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung - Immolation Scene

Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto #1 in Eb

-- INTERMISSION --

Frederic Chopin: Grande Polonaise brillante, Op. 22

Percy Grainger: My Dark-Haired Maiden

Benjamin Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Richard Rodgers: The Sound of Music - 'Climb ev'ry mountain'

Richard Rodgers: Carousel - 'You'll never walk alone'

Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March #1 in D ('In the Land of Hope and Glory'

Thomas Arne: Rule Britannia

Hubert Parry: Jerusalem (orch. by Edward Elgar)

Traditional: The National Anthem

 

Related Links

BBC Last Night of the Proms concert page
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