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The Sunday Prom: Richard Strauss Celebration

From the Royal Albert Hall, Katie Derham presents a 150th anniversary celebration of the birth of Richard Strauss. The acclaimed Danish soprano Inger Dam-Jensen sings the composer's exquisite Four Last Songs in a prom which also showcases two of Strauss's rarely heard works - his majestic Festival Prelude and his Deutsche Motette for choir and four solo voices.

The mood of late-romantic nostalgia continues with a performance of Elgar's Second Symphony. Vasily Petrenko conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the BBC Singers.

2 hours, 5 minutes

Last on

Sun 3 Aug 2014 19:00

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterKatie Derham
ProducerSasha Duncan
DirectorPati Marr
OrchestraRoyal Liverpool Philharmonic
ConductorVasily Petrenko
ChoirBBC Singers
SingerInger Dam-Jensen
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