Jonathan Swain presents a Prom featuring the BBC SSO in British music. Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending; Serenade to Music. Foulds: Dynamic Triptych. Elgar: Symphony No 1.
With Jonathan Swain.
Donald Runnicles makes his first Proms appearance as Chief Conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in an all-British programme featuring former BBC Young Musician of the Year Nicola Benedetti in her Prom debut. The concert features Vaughan Williams' choral masterpiece written for sixteen solo singers and orchestra as a tribute to Proms founder Henry Wood. This performance showcases singers from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Introduced by Katie Derham.
Foulds: Dynamic Triptych
Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Elgar: Symphony No.1 in A flat major
Elin Pritchard, Marie Claire Breen,
Emily Mitchell, Natalie Montakhab, sopranos
Jemma Brown, Beth Mackay,
Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, Lynda-Jane Workman, mezzo-sopranos
Stephen Chambers, Warren Gillespie,
John Pumphrey, Ronan Busfield, tenors
James Birchall, Owain Browne,
Michel de Souza, Ross McInroy, basses
Ashley Wass, piano
Nicola Benedetti, violin
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Donald Runnicles, conductor
Suk: The Ripening
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jiri Belohlavek, conductor.