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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

Music Played

  • Frank Bridge

    Summer

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: David Charles Abell.
  • Holst Singers

    Home they brought her warrior dead

    Choir: Proms Military Wives Choir. Conductor: Gareth Malone.
  • Edward Elgar

    Two Partsongs, Op 26 - The Snow

    Conductor: Gareth Malone. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra.
  • Gustav Holst

    Ave Maria

    Choir: Proms Military Wives Choir. Conductor: Gareth Malone.
  • Adrian Sutton

    War Horse Suite

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: David Charles Abell.
  • Trad (Turkish)

    Chanakkale Ichinde

  • Maurice Ravel

    Le tombeau de Couperin - movements 1 & 4

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: David Charles Abell.
  • Paul von Klenau

    Die Weise von Liebe und Tod: Jemand erzählt Von Seiner Mutter

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: David Charles Abell.
  • Paul von Klenau

    Die Weise von Liebe und Tod: Da Sind sie alle Einander Nah

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: David Charles Abell.
  • Paul von Klenau

    Die Weise von Liebe und Tod: Der von Langenau istTtief im Feind

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: David Charles Abell.
  • Henry Wood

    New War Hymn (arr. French/Sutton)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: David Charles Abell.
  • Adrian Sutton

    Some See Us (BBC commission; world premiere)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: David Charles Abell.
  • Jack Judge/Harry Williams

    It's a long way to Tipperary (orch. G. Malone)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: David Charles Abell.
  • Adrian Sutton

    Only Remembered

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: David Charles Abell.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Concert Orchestra

Broadcast

  • Sun 3 Aug 2014 16:30

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