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55 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 12 September 2010

American soprano Renee Fleming (pictured) tops the billing for the grand finale to the 2010 Proms season, young Ukrainian viola player Maxim Rysanov shows off his virtuosity, and there is a chance for everyone to sing 'You'll never walk alone' as thousands of people in parks up and down the UK form a gigantic choir.

World Service broadcast programme:
Jonathan Dove: A Song of Joys
(BBC commission, world premiere)
Smetana: Dalibor – 'Dobrá! Já mu je dám! … Jak je mi?'
Dvořák: Rusalka – Song to the Moon
Vaughan Williams: Suite for viola and small orchestra – Prelude; Galop
Rodgers and Hammerstein: Carousel – 'You'll never walk alone'
Trad, arr. Nic Raine: Fisher's Hornpipe
Arne: Rule, Britannia!
Parry, orch. Elgar: Jerusalem

Renée Fleming soprano
Maxim Rysanov viola
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jiří Bělohlávek conductor

Presented by Louise Fryer and Andrew McGregor.

Photo: Andrew Eccles


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