11 Aug 2013, Royal Albert Hall
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Proms 2013 Prom 38: Free Prom – Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

Prom 38: Free Prom – Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
Prom 38: Free Prom – Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
19:30 Sun 11 Aug 2013 Royal Albert Hall
Vasily Petrenko conducts the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and young singers from across the British Isles in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Vaughan Williams’s Walt Whitman setting Towards the Unknown Region and the world premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Frieze.
Vasily Petrenko conducts the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and young singers from across the British Isles in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Vaughan Williams’s Walt Whitman setting Towards the Unknown Region and the world premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Frieze.

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The first ever free main-evening Prom celebrates the bicentenary of the Royal Philharmonic Society with a new work by Mark-Anthony Turnage and a performance of the society’s most famous commission for choir and orchestra, Beethoven’s boundary-breaking ‘Choral’ Symphony. Youth choirs from the UK and Ireland, including from Derry-Londonderry, UK City of Culture 2013, join the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and principal conductor Vasily Petrenko.

Tickets to this free Prom will be available from 9.00am on Friday 28 June. You can purchase up to four tickets per booking.

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