Prom 31: NYOS & BBC SSO
with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Sunday 05 August 2012, 7.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP
part of the BBC Proms 2012 series
James MacMillan Fanfare Upon One Note (c.4') London Premiere
Wagner The Mastersingers of Nuremberg - overture (c.12')
Bruch Scottish Fantasy (c.30')
R. Strauss Don Juan (c.17')
Thea Musgrave Loch Ness - a Postcard from Scotland (c.10') BBC Commission, World Premiere
Respighi Pines of Rome (c.23')
Nicola Benedetti violin
National Youth Orchestra of Scotland
Donald Runnicles conductor
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
We kick off with the London premiere of a new Fanfare by Ayrshire-born James MacMillan. Nicola Benedetti is in the spotlight for Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy, Scottish-American composer Thea Musgrave gives the tuba its moment with her postcard from Loch Ness, while both tonight’s ensembles come together for one of Respighi’s glamorous Roman spectaculars
Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.
How to get there
- South Kensington (District, Circle and Piccadilly Lines) High Street Kensington (District and Circle Lines)
- 52, Victoria to Willesden, stopping on Kensington Gore 9, Aldwych to Hammersmith, stopping on Kensington Gore 10, Archway to Hammersmith, stopping on Kensington Gore 70, Acton to South Kensington, stopping on Queen's Gate 360, Elephant & Castle to the Hall, stopping on Prince Consort Road
- London Victoria is the nearest National Rail train station.
- The Hall has many stepped entrances at Ground level. Ramped access is located at Doors 1, 3, 8, 9 and 12. Public lifts are located at Doors 1 and 8 and serve all levels from Basement to Gallery. The Arena Foyer bars can be accessed via a platform lift from the Basement level at Door 1. 14 wheelchair spaces with adjacent companion seats are situated in the Stalls at Ground floor level.There are a limited number of chairs that can be elevated which may be used by customers seated at the back of the Stalls platforms who are able to transfer from their wheelchair. If you are interested in this facility, please speak to a Steward on arrival. There are also six wheelchair spaces in the Circle at sections P, R, V and X and four spaces within the unreserved standing area of the Gallery. Please note that due to the physical limitations of the circular shape of the auditorium, the spaces in the Circle are more suitable for customers with good upper body mobility.