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Prom 70: Desert Island Discs

2 hours, 35 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 01 January 2013

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.

Music Played

15 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes


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