13 Jul 2013, Royal Albert Hall
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Proms 2013 Prom 2: Doctor Who Prom

Prom 2: Doctor Who Prom
Prom 2: Doctor Who Prom
19:30 Sat 13 Jul 2013 Royal Albert Hall
In its 50th-anniversary year, Doctor Who returns to the Proms with a spectacular concert featuring Murray Gold’s music for the series, plus pieces by Bach, Bizet and Debussy, and a special performance of one of the most iconic theme tunes in television history. Performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Ben Foster, the Prom includes a host of alien friends and foes plus a very special appearance by Matt Smith.
In its 50th-anniversary year, Doctor Who returns to the Proms with a spectacular concert featuring Murray Gold’s music for the series, plus pieces by Bach, Bizet and Debussy, and a special performance of one of the most iconic theme tunes in television history. Performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Ben Foster, the Prom includes a host of alien friends and foes plus a very special appearance by Matt Smith.

Programme

      • The Mad Man with a Box(3 mins)
      • I Am The Doctor(5 mins)
      • Carmen Suite No 2 (Habanera)(2 mins)
      • The Companions(7 mins)
      • Cyber Shard(5 mins)
      • Toccata and Fugue in D minor (orch. Stokowski)(4 mins)– excerpt
      • The Final Chapter of Amelia Pond(7 mins)
      • The Rings of Akhaten(6 mins)
        • interval
        • All the Strange, Strange Creatures(4 mins)
        • The Impossible Girl(4 mins)
        • Préludes, Book 1 - No 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin(3 mins)
        • First There Were Daleks(5 mins)
        • The Name of The Doctor(8 mins)
        • Song for Fifty(11 mins)

    About this event

    Programme to include:

    Murray Gold Music from the Doctor Who series

    and other music from the series, including the Habanera from Bizet’s Carmen Suite No. 2, Debussy’s ‘La fille aux cheveux de lin’ and Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor 

    London Philharmonic Choir
    BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    Ben Foster conductor

    Doctor Who returns to the Proms to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the popular BBC series. As well as showcasing Murray Gold’s music from the past eight years, the concert also journeys back to the early days of Doctor Who and the groundbreaking work of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

    Featuring special guests from the series, big screens and a host of monsters ready to invade the Royal Albert Hall, this is not the year to be exterminated!

    There will be one interval

    Update Sunday 11am:

    Watch highlight video clips from Saturday's recording for television of this Doctor Who Prom. 

    Watch the first one here.

    Download an interview with Dr Who composer Murray Gold

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