Donald Runnicles conducts the BBC SSO in Mozart's Requiem. With the National Youth Choir of Scotland and soloists Carolyn Sampson, Christine Rice, Jeremy Ovenden and Neal Davies.
Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Andrew McGregor
Donald Runnicles conducts the BBC SSO and NYCoS in Mozart's Requiem, with Carolyn Sampson, Christine Rice, Jeremy Ovenden and Neal Davies.
John McLeod: The Sun Dances
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major
8.50pm Interval (see separate billing)
Mozart, compl. Robert D Levin: Requiem in D minor, K626
Carolyn Sampson (soprano)
Christine Rice (mezzo soprano)
Jeremy Ovenden (tenor)
Neal Davies (bass)
National Youth Choir of Scotland
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Donald Runnicles (conductor)
In the second of today's Proms the dark majesty of Mozart's Requiem is explored by the youthful voices of the National Youth Choir of Scotland and a quartet of exceptional vocal soloists. The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and chief conductor Donald Runnicles begin their concert with a London Premiere, The Sun Dances by Scottish composer John McLeod, and continue with Beethoven's essay in abstract drama, his Fourth Symphony.
This Prom will be repeated on Thursday 7th August at 2pm.
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