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Proms 2012 Prom 56: Goehr, Knussen, Grime & Debussy

Prom 56: Goehr, Knussen, Grime & Debussy
19:30 Sat 25 Aug 2012 Royal Albert Hall
Debussy’s music for the play The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian is the culmination of a Prom including Knussen’s Third Symphony.
Debussy’s music for the play The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian is the culmination of a Prom including Knussen’s Third Symphony.

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After an 80th-birthday revival of Goehr’s imaginary ballet, Knussen’s Third Symphony prefaces Helen Grime’s 60th-birthday tribute to him. Debussy’s incidental music for a mystery play appears complete for the first time in Proms history.

 

Please note this event contains an update to the concert timing from that in the 2012 BBC Proms Guide

 

Discover the Music Download a short audio guide published on the day about a key work in tonight’s Prom: Suzy Klein talks about Debussy's The Martyrdom of St Sebastian.

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