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Walton, Arnold, Bernstein, Gershwin - Part 1

Episode 1 of 2

Keith Lockhart conducts the BBC CO. Walton: Spitfire Prelude and Fugue. Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow. Arnold: Four Cornish Dances. Graham Fitkin: PK (world premiere).


Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Katie Derham

Making his Proms debut, the BBC Concert Orchestra's new Principal Conductor Keith Lockhart brings some American dazzle to the Royal Albert Hall, along with some classic pieces associated with his other orchestra, the Boston Pops. The programme includes a BBC commission from Graham Fitkin, who has composed PK for combined forces of the BBC Concert Orchestra and a family community group of musicians from Cornwall where he lives.

Walton: Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow
Arnold: Four Cornish Dances
Graham Fitkin: PK (BBC commission: world premiere)

BBC Proms Family Orchestra & Chorus
Graham Fitkin, conductor
Lincoln Abbotts, conductor
BBC Concert Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor.

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 30 Aug 2010 19:00


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