Proms 2019

Proms 2019

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Proms 2019 Calendar

  • Wed 14 Aug 2019

    • 17:15
      Imperial College Union

      Berlioz originally presented an early version of The Childhood of Christ as the work of ‘Ducré’, a composer he had created as a hoax. Inspired by tonight’s Prom, we explore the tradition of hoaxing in literature, with discussion and readings.

      Proms Reading
    • 19:00
      Royal Albert Hall

      Sir Mark Elder conducts Berlioz’s vividly dramatic oratorio (including the much-loved ‘Shepherds’ Farewell’) which follows the Holy Family as they flee into Egypt. The soloists are Allan Clayton, Dame Sarah Connolly, Neal Davies and Roderick Williams.

      Sir Mark Elder conducts Berlioz’s vividly dramatic oratorio (including the much-loved ‘Shepherds’ Farewell’) which follows the Holy Family as they flee into Egypt. The soloists are Allan Clayton, Dame Sarah Connolly, Neal Davies and Roderick Williams.

      Programme

      Performers

      Composers

      Prom 37: The Childhood of Christ
    • 22:15
      Royal Albert Hall

      Baroque-music collective Solomon’s Knot makes its Proms debut with a late-night, all-Bach concert of cantatas, including the richly scored 'Es erhub sich ein Streit', and 'Man singet mit Freuden vom Sieg'.

      Baroque-music collective Solomon’s Knot makes its Proms debut with a late-night, all-Bach concert of cantatas, including the richly scored 'Es erhub sich ein Streit', and 'Man singet mit Freuden vom Sieg'.

      Programme

          • Cantata No. 130 'Herr Gott, dich loben alle wir', BWV 130(16 mins)
          • Cantata No. 19 'Es erhub sich ein Streit', BWV 19(21 mins)
          • Cantata No. 149, 'Man singet mit Freuden vom Sieg', BWV 149(19 mins)
          • Cantata No. 50, 'Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft', BWV 50(4 mins)

      Performers

      Prom 38: Solomon’s Knot