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Proms 2014 Prom 22: War Horse Prom

Prom 22: War Horse Prom
Prom 22: War Horse Prom
16:30 Sun 3 Aug 2014 Royal Albert Hall
The Proms continues to commemorate the anniversary of the outbreak of First World War, collaborating for the first time with the National Theatre for a concert inspired by Michael Morpurgo’s award-winning play War Horse. Lifesize War Horse puppets join the BBC Concert Orchestra, Gareth Malone and the Military Wives on stage for a performance that explores the music and stories of the Great War.
The Proms continues to commemorate the anniversary of the outbreak of First World War, collaborating for the first time with the National Theatre for a concert inspired by Michael Morpurgo’s award-winning play War Horse. Lifesize War Horse puppets join the BBC Concert Orchestra, Gareth Malone and the Military Wives on stage for a performance that explores the music and stories of the Great War.

Programme

      • Summer(11 mins)
      • Two Partsongs, Op.26(5 mins)– The Snow
      • Ave Maria(7 mins)
      • Home they brought her warrior dead(7 mins)
      • Le tombeau de Couperin(10 mins)– excerpts
      • War Horse Suite(25 mins)
      • Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke: III. Jemand erzahlt von seiner Mutter
      • Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke: IV. Da sind sie alle einander nah
      • Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke: XXVI. Der von Langenau ist tief im Feind
      • New War Hymn

Performers

About this event

Programme to include:

Bridge Summer

Elgar Two Partsongs, Op. 26 – The Snow

Holst Ave Maria; Home they brought her warrior dead

Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin – excerpts

Adrian Sutton War Horse Suite

Life-Size War Horse Puppets by the Handspring Puppet Company, Proms debut artist

Proms Military Wives Choir
Gareth Malone conductor, Proms debut artist

Cambiata North West
BBC Concert Orchestra
David Charles Abell conductor

A Prom inspired by the National Theatre’s play based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel, featuring a new suite created by Adrian Sutton from his score for the original production, as well as other music from the period with performers including the Proms Military Wives Choir and Gareth Malone. 

There will be no interval

 

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Proms 2014