BBC Proms 2013: Proms 1
Friday 12 July
BBC RADIO 3LIVE
Julian Anderson's new commission sets some lines concerning nature and time by the 19th century mystical writer Richard Jefferies.
Stephen Hough performs one of the best-loved works in the repertory, kicking off a season in which the piano concerto will loom large; and 100 years after his birth, Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski is celebrated alongside the music of his compatriots, beginning tonight with one of his most popular pieces, Variations on a Theme by Paganini.
Julian Anderson: Harmony (BBC commission: world premiere)
Britten: Four Sea Interludes from 'Peter Grimes'
Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Lutoslawski: Variations on a Theme by Paganini
Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony
Sally Matthews (soprano)
Roderick Williams (baritone)
Stephen Hough (piano)
BBC Proms Youth Choir
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor)
This Prom will be repeated on Monday 15th July at 2pm.
Presenter / Petroc Trelawny, Producer / Ann McKay and Emma Bloxham for the BBC
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