BBC Proms Last Night Celebrations in Scotland
with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Saturday 08 September 2012, 7.30pm
City Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ
part of the BBC Proms 2012 series
Join the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and conductor Stephen Bell at City Halls to celebrate the Last Night of the Proms in Scotland!
There’s a touch of jazz to this year’s proceedings with an evening that includes Scottish saxophonist Tommy Smith, Bernstein’s Prelude, Fugue and Riffs and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with the dazzling Joanna MacGregor on piano. Celebrated soprano Carolyn Sampson joins the line-up with arias and songs by Mozart and Noël Coward, and there’s a host of orchestral favourites by Bizet, Mendelssohn, Richard Rodgers and John Williams.
Tenor and BBC Radio Scotland presenter Jamie MacDougall is your host, so join the UK wide celebrations for the final evening of the BBC Proms, the world’s greatest classical music festival.
Programme (subject to alteration)
Bernstein Overture to ‘Candide'
Mendelssohn Symphony No.3 (Scottish) (second movement)
Mozart Ch'io mi scordi di te (with Carolyn Sampson and Joanna MacGregor)
Sibelius Intermezzo from ‘Karelia Suite'
Berlin (arr. Langford) Top Hat Medley
Rachmaninov Vocalise (with Tommy Smith, saxophone)
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (with Joanna MacGregor, piano)
Styne, arr. Shaw Overture to ‘Gypsy'
Coward, arr. Docker Nina from Argentina (with Carolyn Sampson, soprano)
Williams, John Flight to Neverland from ‘Hook'
Corea, Chick (arr. Smith) Children's Songs (with Tommy Smith)
Khachaturian Sabre Dance from ‘Gayaneh'
Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs (with Joanna MacGregor)
Bizet Carmen Suite No.1 (three excerpts: Intermezzo; Les dragons d'Alcala; Les Toreadors)
Finale (led by Jamie MacDougall)
Rodgers You'll Never Walk Alone from ‘Carousel'
Trad. arr. Cree Loch Lomond (World Premiere)
Trad. arr. Cree Eightsome Reels (World Premiere)
Trad. arr. Davie Auld Lang Syne
Joanna MacGregor piano
Carolyn Sampson soprano
Tommy Smith saxophone
Stephen Bell guest conductor
Box Office: 0141-353 8000
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT (27 August 2012) - "RETURNS" ONLY
How to get there
- The nearest subway station is St Enoch, which is approximately a ten-minute walk from the venues.
- Many local service buses pass close by City Halls and the Old Fruitmarket, either along Trongate or Glassford Street. Most are operated by First Bus.
- Queen Street and Central Stations are a ten-minute walk from the venues. For information on rail travel within the UK, National Rail is the official source for all rail information, train times and timetables.
- On the M8 motorway, take junction 15, turn left onto Castle Street following signs for the Royal Infirmary/East Kilbride/A730. Castle Street becomes High Street and at the fourth set of traffic lights, turn right onto Ingram Street. Candleriggs is the second street on the left. The nearest car parks is the Q-Park on Albion Street which offers parking deals for our customers – call the box office on 0141 353 8000 for more details.
- The Grand Hall at City Halls is accessible to those with mobility difficulties. A lift from the Candleriggs entrance gives access to all levels. Our Concert Halls are fitted with infra-red assisted hearing systems which are specially designed for use in large auditoria. Please notify the Box Office when booking.