Sunday 12 August 2012
3.30pm – c5.40pm
Royal Albert Hall

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Flourish (3 mins)
    • National Youth Wind Orchestra
    • James Gourlay conductor
  • Gustav Holst

    Suite No. 2 in F (11 mins)
    • National Youth Wind Orchestra
    • James Gourlay conductor
  • Gavin Higgins

    Der Aufstand (c10 mins) BBC commission: world premiere
    • National Youth Wind Orchestra
    • James Gourlay conductor
  • Martin Ellerby

    Paris Sketches (14 mins)
    • National Youth Wind Orchestra
    • James Gourlay conductor
  • William Walton

    Crown Imperial (8 mins)
    • National Youth Wind Orchestra
    • James Gourlay conductor
  • INTERVAL
  • Leighton Lucas

    Chorale and Variations (7 mins)
    • National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain
    • Bramwell Tovey conductor
  • John Pickard

    Wildfire (12 mins)
    • National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain
    • Bramwell Tovey conductor
  • Gavin Bryars

    After the Underworlds (c6 mins) BBC commission: world premiere
    • National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain
    • Bramwell Tovey conductor
  • George Benjamin

    Altitude (8 mins)
    • National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain
    • Bramwell Tovey conductor
  • Derek Bourgeois

    Blitz, Op 65 (12 mins)
    • National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain

About this event

With youth featuring as a major strand at the Proms this summer, two ensembles share the bill, each one introducing a brand-new work. A suitably patriotic edge is provided by Walton’s Crown Imperial and Derek Bourgeois’s virtuosic Blitz.

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