BBC Proms
26 Jul 2016 Royal Albert Hall

Proms 2016 Prom 15 Prom 15: BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sir Andrew Davis

Prom 15


19:30 Tuesday 26 Jul 2016 Royal Albert Hall

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
  • The Tempest The Tempest Also known as: The Tempest, Op 18 (18 mins)
  • Anthony Payne b.1936
  • Of Land, Sea and Sky
    BBC commission: world premiere (20 mins)
  • Max Bruch 1838–1920
  • Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor Also known as: Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 26 (24 mins)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams 1872–1958
  • Toward the Unknown Region (12 mins)

Vaughan Williams’s Toward the Unknown Region was his first large-scale masterpiece, setting the visionary words of Walt Whitman.

Sir Andrew Davis also conducts Tchaikovsky’s swashbuckling The Tempest and the first performance of Anthony Payne’s Of Land, Sea and Sky. Bruch’s radiant First Violin Concerto completes the programme.

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