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Prom 40: 6 Music Prom

From the Royal Albert Hall, a Prom featuring a collaboration between Radios 3 and 6 Music. With Laura Marling, Cerys Matthews, the Stranglers and the London Sinfonietta.

Laura Marling, Cerys Matthews, The Stranglers and London Sinfonietta in concert at the 2013 BBC Proms

From the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Tom Service and Steve Lamacq

Laura Marling (singer)
Cerys Matthews (singer)
Anna Stéphany (mezzo-soprano)
The Stranglers
London Sinfonietta
Andrew Gourlay (conductor)

They may come from different ends of the radio dial but, for one night only, BBC Radio 6 Music's Steve Lamacq and Radio 3's Tom Service combined their passions for music to produce the first ever collaboration between these two diverse and distinctive radio stations. As well as featuring double Mercury Prize-nominated Laura Marling, 6 Music's own Cerys Matthews and original punk rock purveyors The Stranglers, the line-up includes the London Sinfonietta, playing works by Varese, Berio, John Adams and Anna Meredith.

First broadcast in August 2013.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Luciano Berio

    O King for voice, flute, clar, piano, violin & viola

    Ensemble: London Sinfonietta.
  • Edgard Varèse

    Ionisation for 13 percussionists

    Ensemble: London Sinfonietta.
  • Steve Martland

    Principia for ensemble

    Ensemble: London Sinfonietta.
  • Iannis Xenakis

    O-Mega for chamber orchestra

    Ensemble: London Sinfonietta.
  • Laura Marling

    You Know

    Singer: Laura Marling.
  • Laura Marling

    Breathe

    Singer: Laura Marling.
  • Laura Marling

    I Was an Eagle

    Singer: Laura Marling.
  • Cerys Matthews

    Twm Sion's Melody

    Singer: Cerys Matthews.
  • Cerys Matthews

    Blueberry Hill

    Singer: Cerys Matthews.
  • The Stranglers

    No More Heroes

    Ensemble: The Stranglers.
  • The Stranglers

    Duchess

    Ensemble: The Stranglers.
  • The Stranglers

    Always The Sun

    Ensemble: The Stranglers.
  • The Stranglers

    Golden Brown

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