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Last Night of the Proms 1910 - Part 1

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Paul Daniel conducts the BBC CO in a recreation of the mammoth Last Night of the Proms from 1910. With music by Wagner, Beethoven, Paganini, Mussorgsky, Bizet, Dvorak and Wagner.

BBC PROMS 2010

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

In the first of two concerts paying tribute to Proms founder conductor Sir Henry Wood, Paul Daniel joins the BBC Concert Orchestra in a recreation of the mammoth Last Night of the Proms from 1910.

The original programme has been supplemented by a BBC commission, continuing Wood's commitment to new works. David Matthews' Dark Pastoral is based on a small fragment of a Cello Concerto by Vaughan Williams.

Wagner: The Flying Dutchman - overture
Beethoven: Rondino for wind octet
Paganini, arr. Pitt: Moto perpetuo
Musorgsky, orch. Henry Wood: The Peep-Show
Bizet: 'L'Arlésienne - Suites Nos. 1 & 2 (excerpts)
David Matthews/Vaughan Williams: Dark Pastoral (BBC commission: world premiere)
Dvorák: Rondo in G minor, Op. 94
Beethoven: Overture 'Leonora' No. 3, Op. 72
Thomas: Mignon - 'Connais-tu le pays?'
Dvorák, orch. Henry Wood: Humoresque in G flat major, Op. 101 No. 7
Wagner: Kaisermarsch

Jennifer Larmore (mezzo-soprano)
Sergei Leiferkus (baritone)
Steven Isserlis (cello)
BBC Concert Orchestra
Paul Daniel (conductor).

2 hours, 15 minutes

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Sun 5 Sep 2010 14:30

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