Proms 2019

Proms 2018

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Proms 2018 Calendar

  • Thu 16 Aug 2018

    • 17:15
      Imperial College Union

      Martin Handley explores the life of the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, with David Nice introducing his favourite recordings of the Orchestra with its founder, Ernest Ansermet.

      Also part of
      Free Events
      Proms Plus Talk
    • 19:00
      Royal Albert Hall

      Geneva’s Orchestre de la Suisse Romande celebrates its 100th anniversary with its Proms debut. Renaud Capuçon is the soloist in Ravel’s Second Violin Sonata. Stravinsky’s colourful ballet Petrushka and Debussy’s Jeux complete this colourful programme.

      Geneva’s Orchestre de la Suisse Romande celebrates its 100th anniversary with its Proms debut. Renaud Capuçon is the soloist in Ravel’s Second Violin Sonata. Stravinsky’s colourful ballet Petrushka and Debussy’s Jeux complete this colourful programme.

      Programme

      Performers

      Prom 45: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande & Jonathan Nott
    • 22:15
      Royal Albert Hall

      Classical music gets a swing in its step in this all-American concert by the UK’s National Youth Jazz Orchestra. Benjamin Grosvenor is the soloist in Gershwin’s intoxicating Rhapsody in Blue – an exhilarating mix of jazz rhythms and classical virtuosity.Classical music gets a swing in its step in this all-American concert by the UK’s National Youth Jazz Orchestra. Benjamin Grosvenor is the soloist in Gershwin’s intoxicating Rhapsody in Blue – an exhilarating mix of jazz rhythms and classical virtuosity.

      Classical music gets a swing in its step in this all-American concert by the UK’s National Youth Jazz Orchestra. Benjamin Grosvenor is the soloist in Gershwin’s intoxicating Rhapsody in Blue – an exhilarating mix of jazz rhythms and classical virtuosity.Classical music gets a swing in its step in this all-American concert by the UK’s National Youth Jazz Orchestra. Benjamin Grosvenor is the soloist in Gershwin’s intoxicating Rhapsody in Blue – an exhilarating mix of jazz rhythms and classical virtuosity.

      Programme

          • The Earth Keeps SpinningWorld premiere
          • Rhapsody in Blue (original version with jazz band, arr. Grofé)
          • Stan Kenton's West Side Story(40 mins)arr. Johnny Richards (UK Premiere)

      Performers

      Also part of
      Late Night Proms
      Prom 46: Benjamin Grosvenor & National Youth Jazz Orchestra