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24 Jul 2018, Royal Albert Hall
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Proms 2018 Prom 14: Sibelius, Schubert & Zimmermann

Prom 14
Prom 14: Sibelius, Schubert & Zimmermann
19:30 Tue 24 Jul 2018 Prom 14
A concert of defiantly brilliant, genre-bending works pairs Sibelius’s enigmatic Seventh Symphony with Bern Alois Zimmermann’s Symphony in One Movement. Soprano Elizabeth Watts and pianist Louis Lortie join the BBC Philharmonic for music by Schubert.
A concert of defiantly brilliant, genre-bending works pairs Sibelius’s enigmatic Seventh Symphony with Bern Alois Zimmermann’s Symphony in One Movement. Soprano Elizabeth Watts and pianist Louis Lortie join the BBC Philharmonic for music by Schubert.

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Sibelius’s genre-bending Seventh unfolds in a continuous musical gesture of expansive, if characteristically enigmatic, nobility.

Centenary composer Bernd Alois Zimmermann’s Symphony in One Movement is another assault on tradition that kicks against Wagner’s rousing overture to The Mastersingers of Nuremberg.

Four popular Schubert songs and his technically formidable ‘Wanderer’ Fantasy get a colourful orchestral upscaling

Image: Louis Lortie © Elias Photography