Proms 2014

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Proms 2014 Calendar

  • Sunday 3 Aug 2014

    • 11:00
      Royal College of Music

      Whether you play an instrument or sing, whether you’re a complete novice or an aspiring virtuoso, you're all invited to join our fantastic team of professional musicians to create music inspired by this afternoon's War Horse Prom. Open to ages 7-plus.

      Proms Plus Family Orchestra & Chorus
    • 14:45
      Royal College of Music

      Proms Plus Intro
    • 16:30
      Royal Albert Hall

      The Proms continues to commemorate the anniversary of the outbreak of First World War, collaborating for the first time with the National Theatre for a concert inspired by Michael Morpurgo’s award-winning play War Horse. Lifesize War Horse puppets join the BBC Concert Orchestra, Gareth Malone and the Military Wives on stage for a performance that explores the music and stories of the Great War.

      The Proms continues to commemorate the anniversary of the outbreak of First World War, collaborating for the first time with the National Theatre for a concert inspired by Michael Morpurgo’s award-winning play War Horse. Lifesize War Horse puppets join the BBC Concert Orchestra, Gareth Malone and the Military Wives on stage for a performance that explores the music and stories of the Great War.

      Programme

          • Summer(11 mins)
          • Two Partsongs, Op.26(5 mins)– The Snow
          • Ave Maria(7 mins)
          • Home they brought her warrior dead(7 mins)
          • Le tombeau de Couperin(10 mins)– excerpts
          • War Horse Suite(25 mins)
          • Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke: III. Jemand erzahlt von seiner Mutter
          • Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke: IV. Da sind sie alle einander nah
          • Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke: XXVI. Der von Langenau ist tief im Feind
          • New War Hymn

      Performers

      Prom 22: War Horse Prom
    • 18:15
      Royal College of Music

      Also part of
      Proms Plus
      Proms Plus Intro
    • 20:00
      Royal Albert Hall

      Donald Runnicles and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra are joined by the National Youth Choir of Scotland for a performance of Mozart’s ever-popular Requiem – the composer’s powerful and prescient anticipation of his own death. The concert also features Beethoven’s elegant Fourth Symphony and the London premiere of John McLeod’s The Sun Dances, inspired by a Scottish folk legend.

      Donald Runnicles and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra are joined by the National Youth Choir of Scotland for a performance of Mozart’s ever-popular Requiem – the composer’s powerful and prescient anticipation of his own death. The concert also features Beethoven’s elegant Fourth Symphony and the London premiere of John McLeod’s The Sun Dances, inspired by a Scottish folk legend.

      Programme

      Prom 23: Mozart – Requiem
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