Friday 13 July 2012
7.30pm – c9.40pm
Royal Albert Hall

Choral music and opera, Proms Chamber Music & Saturday Matinees, Proms on TV

  • Mark-Anthony Turnage

    Canon Fever (3 mins) world premiere
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Edward Gardner conductor, Canon Fever
  • Edward Elgar

    Overture 'Cockaigne (In London Town)' (15 mins)
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Sir Roger Norrington conductor, Cockaigne
  • Frederick Delius

    Sea Drift (25 mins)
    • Bryn Terfel bass-baritone
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Sir Mark Elder conductor, Sea Drift
  • INTERVAL
  • Michael Tippett

    Suite for the Birthday of Prince Charles (16 mins)
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Martyn Brabbins conductor, Suite for the Birthday of Prince Charles
  • Edward Elgar

    Coronation Ode, Op 44 (33 mins)
    • Susan Gritton soprano
    • Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
    • Robert Murray tenor
    • Gerald Finley bass-baritone
    • BBC Symphony Chorus
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Edward Gardner conductor, Coronation Ode

About this event

Four conductors pass the baton in an all-English First Night featuring works by Turnage, Elgar, Delius and Tippett.

 

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