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Proms 2014 Prom 49: Russian Fairy Tales

Prom 49: Russian Fairy Tales
Prom 49: Russian Fairy Tales
19:30 Sat 23 Aug 2014 Royal Albert Hall
Ice-maidens, pirates and princesses form the cast of this fairy-tale concert. The BBC Symphony Orchestra is joined by soprano Anu Komsi to perform Szymanowski’s atmospheric Songs of a Fairy Princess. Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade sees the orchestra turn storyteller.
Ice-maidens, pirates and princesses form the cast of this fairy-tale concert. The BBC Symphony Orchestra is joined by soprano Anu Komsi to perform Szymanowski’s atmospheric Songs of a Fairy Princess. Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade sees the orchestra turn storyteller.

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Sakari Oramo returns together with soprano Anu Komsi, to perform Szymanowski’s atmospheric Songs of a Fairy Princess. Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade sees the orchestra turn storyteller and the curtain rises with Ravel’s deftly coloured fairy-tale ballet.

 

Please note this event contains an update to the concert running order from that in BBC Proms 2014: The Official Guide.

 

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