Prom 14: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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Royal Albert Hall

воскресенье, 26 июл 2009, 7:00PM

Ticket info

£7 - £35 price band A or Prom for £5
www.bbc.co.uk/ ... s/2009/howtobook/tickets.shtml

Performers

Susan Gritton soprano
BBC National Chorus of Wales
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
David Atherton conductor

Programme

Holst First Choral Symphony (48 mins)
interval
Delius Brigg Fair (16 mins)
Elgar Enigma Variations (32 mins)

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Concluding our weekend marking the 75th anniversaries of the deaths of Delius, Elgar and Holst, David Atherton conducts the first Proms performance of Holst's ecstatic choral setting of poems by Keats.

Delius's Brigg Fair took an old Lincolnshire folk song and distilled it into the very essence of nostalgia for England's idyllic rural past, while Elgar took the very essence of friendship and poured it into a dazzlingly inventive set of variations whose 1899 premiere transformed him overnight into England's foremost composer and turned 'Nimrod' into practically an alternative national anthem. Susan Gritton returns later this season as the seductive Dalila in Handel's Samson (Prom 47).

Адрес

Kensington Gore
London
SW7 2AP

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