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Prom 70: Desert Island Discs

Another chance to hear one of the highlights of the 2012 Proms season.

Louise Fryer and Kirsty Young present this Prom celebrating 70 years of the popular Radio 4 programme Desert Island Discs. Some castaways make guest appearances explaining their choices, which will be performed by a star-studded line-up of soloists. Music includes excerpts from Beethoven's Emperor Concerto played by Peter Donohoe, Elgar's Cello Concerto with soloist Nicholas Alstaedt, and Eric Coates's Sleepy Lagoon and the Dambusters March.

Ailish Tynan (soprano)
Nicholas Alstaedt (cello)
Peter Donohoe (piano)
Wayne Marshall (organ)
Willard White (bass-baritone)
Huddersfield Choral Society
BBC Concert Orchestra
Conductor Keith Lockhart.

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2 hours, 35 minutes

Last on

New Year's Day 2013 19:30

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