Sunday 22 July 2012
4.30pm – c10.00pm
Royal Albert Hall

Choral music and opera

  • Hector Berlioz

    Les Troyens (255 mins)
    • Bryan Hymel tenor, Aeneas
    • Fabio Capitanucci baritone, Coroebus
    • Ashley Holland baritone, Panthus
    • Brindley Sherratt bass, Narbal
    • Ji-Min Park tenor, Iopas
    • Barbara Senator mezzo-soprano, Ascanius
    • Anna Caterina Antonacci soprano, Cassandra
    • Eva Maria Westbroek soprano, Dido
    • Hanna Hipp mezzo-soprano, Anna
    • Ed Lyon tenor, Hylas
    • Robert Lloyd bass, Priam
    • Lukas Jakobski bass, Greek Chieftain
    • Jihoon Kim bass, Ghost of Hector
    • Ji Hyun Kim tenor, Helenus
    • Pamela Helen Stephen mezzo-soprano, Hecuba
    • Royal Opera Chorus
    • Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
    • Sir Antonio Pappano conductor

About this event

A huge undertaking on a par with Wagner's Ring, The Trojans has everything, says the newly knighted Antonio Pappano: 'a war story, a love story, a guy on a mission … it's a brilliant story! It is something I really feel personally about: its electricity, its grandeur and the incredible variety of musical forms are mind-boggling!'

There will be two intervals of 30 minutes each

 

Please note change of artist: For health reasons, Jonas Kaufmann is unable to appear.
The BBC Proms is grateful to Bryan Hymel for taking his place in the role of Aeneas.

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