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Proms Preview

On the eve of the 2014 Proms Petroc Trelawny previews the season live from the Royal Albert Hall - two months of many of the world's greatest artists, composers, orchestras and ensembles including four Last Night celebrations around the UK.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • William Walton

    Popular Song from Facade

    Orchestra: The English Northern Phiharmonia. Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Srenade for Winds in C minor K388 'Nacht Musique'

    Performer: London Winds. Conductor: Michael Collins.
  • Edward Elgar

    At the Beautiful Game from The Kingdom part 2

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Overture to 'Les Indes Galantes'

    Orchestra: Les Arts Florissants. Conductor: William Christie.
  • Steve Reich

    The Desert Music

    Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Moeran

    Rondo (2nd movement) from Violin Concerto

    Performer: Lydia Mordkovitch. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Richard Strauss

    Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche

    Orchestra: Tonhalle Orchester Zürich. Conductor: David Zinman.
  • George Butterworth

    Bredon Hill from A Shropshire Lad

    Performer: Roderick Williams.
  • John Tavener

    Song for Athene

    Choir: Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Christopher Robinson.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    'Erbame dich, mein Gott' from St Matthew Passion BWV244

    Performer: Magdalena Kožená. Orchestra: Musica Florea.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    An Orkney Wedding with Sunrise

    Performer: George McIlwham. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Finale from Symphony no.1 in C major

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
  • Cole Porter

    So In Love from Kiss Me Kate

    Performer: Patricia Morison.

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