Proms 2019

Proms 2018

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Proms 2018 Calendar

  • Wed 5 Sep 2018

    • 17:45
      Imperial College Union

      Broadcaster and classicist Bettany Hughes and presenter Alex Clarke introduce readings from contemporary fictional incarnations of the epic stories behind Berlioz’s grand opera Les Troyens.

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    • 19:30
      Royal Albert Hall

      An all-Berlioz programme from Sir John Eliot Gardiner and his orchestra. Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato takes the role of Dido in scenes from the composer’s opera Les Troyens, while violist Antoine Tamestit is the soloist for the glorious Harold in Italy.

      An all-Berlioz programme from Sir John Eliot Gardiner and his orchestra. Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato takes the role of Dido in scenes from the composer’s opera Les Troyens, while violist Antoine Tamestit is the soloist for the glorious Harold in Italy.

      Programme

          • Overture 'Le corsaire'(8 mins)
          • La mort de Cléopâtre(21 mins)
          • The Trojans – Royal Hunt and Storm(10 mins)
          • The Trojans – Dido’s death scene(7 mins)
            • interval
            • Harold in Italy(42 mins)

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        Prom 71: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique perform Berlioz