Proms 2014

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Proms 2014 Calendar

  • Saturday 30 Aug 2014

    • 10:30
      Royal College of Music

      Join composer Judith Weir to explore techniques for writing for solo instruments. Open to young composers aged 12 to 18 years old.

      Inspire Day: Writing for Solo Instrument
    • 14:30
      Royal College of Music

      Join composer Judith Weir to learn new techniques for writing for solo instruments. Open to young composers aged 12 to 18 years old.

      Inspire Day: Writing for Solo Instrument
    • 15:00
      Cadogan Hall

      Celebrating his 80th birthday this year, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies is one of the greats of contemporary British music. A programme chosen by Davies himself ranges from the sleek chamber textures of A Mirror of Whitening Light to the music-drama of Revelation and Fall. London Sinfonietta Principal Cellist Timothy Gill is the soloist in Linguae ignis’s writhing plainchant melodies.

      Celebrating his 80th birthday this year, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies is one of the greats of contemporary British music. A programme chosen by Davies himself ranges from the sleek chamber textures of A Mirror of Whitening Light to the music-drama of Revelation and Fall. London Sinfonietta Principal Cellist Timothy Gill is the soloist in Linguae ignis’s writhing plainchant melodies.

      Programme

          • Linguae ignis(12 mins)
          • Revelation and Fall(26 mins)
          • A Mirror of Whitening Light(21 mins)

      Performers

      Proms Saturday Matinee 3: A Portrait of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
    • 17:45
      Royal College of Music

      Also part of
      Proms Plus
      Proms Plus Intro
    • 19:30
      Royal Albert Hall

      In Richard Strauss’s 150th-anniversary year the Proms presents a double bill of his two great tragedies. On consecutive nights his heroines Salome and Elektra meet their bloody ends in the Royal Albert Hall. Donald Runnicles brings his Deutsche Oper forces to the Proms for Salome. Star soprano Nina Stemme leads the cast as the troubled princess.

      In Richard Strauss’s 150th-anniversary year the Proms presents a double bill of his two great tragedies. On consecutive nights his heroines Salome and Elektra meet their bloody ends in the Royal Albert Hall. Donald Runnicles brings his Deutsche Oper forces to the Proms for Salome. Star soprano Nina Stemme leads the cast as the troubled princess.

      Programme

      Composers

      Prom 58: Strauss – Salome
    • 21:35
      Royal Albert Hall

      Also part of
      Proms Plus
      Proms Plus Late
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