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BBC Last Night of the Proms
Saturday, September 11th 2-6 p.m. LIVE!


BBC Proms Interior Concert Hall 150pxThe BBC Proms is the world's largest and best-known classical music festival, and invitations to perform at it are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The raucous Last Night of the Proms has become one of music's most festive traditions, and WDAV takes you there with a live broadcast. This year, for the first time, we'll be broadcasting Last Night in glorious Surround Sound, helping you feel like you're actually in the Royal Albert Hall, London for this not to be missed concert. Jirí Belohlávek conducts his second Last Night. Renée Fleming sings musc by Strauss, Dvorák, and Smetana. Brian Newhouse hosts.

Program:

Renée Fleming, soprano; Maxim Rysanov, viola
BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Chorus; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jirí Belohlávek, conductor

Jonathan Dove: A Song of Joys (BBC commission: world premiere)
Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien

Tchaikovsky arr. Rysanov: Rococo Variations
Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens
R. Strauss: Verführung, Op. 33 No. 1
R. Strauss: Freundliche Vision, Op. 48 No. 1
R. Strauss:
Ständchen, Op. 17 No. 2
R. Strauss:
Winterweihe, Op. 48 No. 4
R. Strauss:
Zueignung, Op. 10 No. 1 


intermission

Chabrier: Joyeuse marche
Smetana: Dalibor – 'Dobrá! Já mu je dám! … Jak je mi?'
Dvorák: Rusalka – Song to the Moon
Vaughan Williams: Suite for viola and small orchestra – Prelude; Galop
Wagner: Lohengrin – Bridal Chorus
Rodgers and Hammerstein: Carousel – 'You'll never walk alone'
Trad, arr. Nic Raine: Fisher's Hornpipe
Arne: Rule, Britannia!

Parry, orch. Elgar:
Jerusalem
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major ('Land of Hope and Glory')

The National Anthem

 

Program Schedule
September 11, 2010
BBC Proms Interior Concert Hall 150pxThe BBC Proms is the world's largest and best-known classical music festival, and invitations to perform at it are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The raucous Last Night of the Proms has become one of music's most festive traditions, and WDAV takes you there with a live broadcast. This year, for the first time, we'll be broadcasting Last Night in glorious Surround Sound, helping you feel like you're actually in the Royal Albert Hall, London for this not to be missed concert. Jirí Belohlávek conducts his second Last Night. Renée Fleming sings musc by Strauss, Dvorák, and Smetana. Brian Newhouse hosts.

Program:

Renée Fleming, soprano; Maxim Rysanov, viola
BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Chorus; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jirí Belohlávek, conductor

Jonathan Dove: A Song of Joys (BBC commission: world premiere)
Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien

Tchaikovsky arr. Rysanov: Rococo Variations
Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens
R. Strauss: Verführung, Op. 33 No. 1
R. Strauss: Freundliche Vision, Op. 48 No. 1
R. Strauss:
Ständchen, Op. 17 No. 2
R. Strauss:
Winterweihe, Op. 48 No. 4
R. Strauss:
Zueignung, Op. 10 No. 1 


intermission

Chabrier: Joyeuse marche
Smetana: Dalibor – 'Dobrá! Já mu je dám! … Jak je mi?'
Dvorák: Rusalka – Song to the Moon
Vaughan Williams: Suite for viola and small orchestra – Prelude; Galop
Wagner: Lohengrin – Bridal Chorus
Rodgers and Hammerstein: Carousel – 'You'll never walk alone'
Trad, arr. Nic Raine: Fisher's Hornpipe
Arne: Rule, Britannia!

Parry, orch. Elgar:
Jerusalem
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major ('Land of Hope and Glory')

The National Anthem

September 12, 2009
BBC Symphony Orchestra
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
David Robertson, conductor
Sarah Connolly, mezzo-soprano
Alison Balsom, trumpet

OLIVER KNUSSEN: Flourish with Fireworks
PURCELL, arr. HENRY WOOD: New Suite
PURCELL: Dido and Aeneas 'Thy hand, Belinda... When I am laid in earth' (Dido's Lament) 'With drooping wings ye cupids come'
HAYDN: Trumpet Concerto in E flat major
MAHLER: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
VILLA-LOBOS: Chôros No.10, 'Rasga o Coração'
ARNOLD: A Grand, Grand Overture
KETÈLBEY: In a Monastery Garden
PIAZZOLLA: Libertango
GERSHWIN, arr. BARRY FORGIE: Shall We Dance – 'They can't take that away from me'
BBC commission: world premiere
BBC PROMS INSPIRE COMPOSERS: Fireworks Fanfares world premiere
HANDEL: Music for the Royal Fireworks – excerpts
ARNE, arr. SARGENT: Rule, Britannia!
PARRY: Jerusalem
ELGAR: Pomp and Circumstance March No.1
WOOD: The National Anthem
 


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