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Prom 22: War Horse Prom

The BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Gareth Malone and the Military Wives in a Prom inspired by Michael Morpurgo's War Horse, exploring the music and stories of WWI.

BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor David Charles Abell, Gareth Malone and the Military Wives explore the music and stories of WW1, inspired by the National Theatre's production of Michael Morpurgo's War Horse.
Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Ian Skelly

Adrian Sutton: Only Remembered
Bridge: Summer
Holst: Home they brought her warrior dead
Elgar: Two Partsongs, Op 26 - The Snow
Holst: Ave Maria
Adrian Sutton: War Horse Suite
Trad. Turkish: Chanakkale Ichinde
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin - movements, 1 & 4
Klenau: Die Weise von Liebe und Tod. 3 songs
Henry Wood arr. French/Sutton: New War Hymn
Adrian Sutton: Peace Anthem (BBC commission; world premiere)
Adrian Sutton: Only Remembered

Eser Ebcin (Turkish folk singer)
Duncan Rock (baritone)
Cambiata Choir North West
Proms Military Wives Choir
Gareth Malone (conductor)
BBC Concert Orchestra
David Charles Abell (conductor)
Melly Still (director)

The Proms continues to commemorate the anniversary of the outbreak of First World War, collaborating for the first time with the National Theatre for a concert inspired by Michael Morpurgo's award-winning play War Horse. Lifesize War Horse puppets join the BBC Concert Orchestra and conductor David Charles Abell, Gareth Malone and the Military Wives on stage for a performance that explores the music and stories of the Great War.

1 hour, 45 minutes

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Broadcast

World War One on TV and Radio

World War One on TV and Radio

Marking the centenary of World War One across the BBC

Find out what’s on when

Find out what’s on when

By-date calendar listing of all the concerts and events between now and September.

Guide to the Proms 2018 season

Guide to the Proms 2018 season

The season’s themes and highlights.

Listen to the Proms live on Radio 3

Listen to the Proms live on Radio 3

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