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BBC Proms Masterworks: Mahler and Adams

Timothy McAllister brings us the UK premiere of John Adams's Saxophone Concerto and Marin Alsop conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra as it performs Mahler's ambitious 1st Symphony.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, Tom Service presents music from multi-award-winning American composer John Adams, alongside Mahler's imaginatively ambitious 1st Symphony. Saxophonist Timothy McAllister performs the UK premiere of Adams's Saxophone Concerto and Marin Alsop conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

2 hours, 10 minutes

Music Played

  • John Adams

    Short Ride in a Fast Machine

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Saxophone Concerto

    Performer: Timothy McAllister. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No. 1 in D major

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Service
Producer Anna Starkey
Director Rhodri Huw
Orchestra BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Marin Alsop
Musician Timothy McAllister

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