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From the Dominion Theatre in London, Procol Harum in a symphonic spectacular for orchestra and chorus conducted by David Firman.

For one night only, 'Friday Night Is Music Night' presents Procol Harum in a symphonic spectacular for BBC Radio 2.

This special event takes place at the Dominion Theatre in London, with the sixty piece BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by David Firman and the forty voice CEF Chorus.

The band who created the iconic track that is still voted the best pop record of all time, 'Whiter Shade of Pale', is led by the founder member of the band, singer/pianist and composer Gary Brooker.

Geoff Whitehorn who among his credits, has played for Roger Chapman, Elkie Brooks, Paul Rodgers and Roger Daltrey, plays lead guitar.

Geoff Dunn, on drums, joined in 2006, having played for such luminaries as Jimmy Page, Dave Stewart, Van Morrison and Manfred Mann.

Matt Pegg, on bass joined in 1993 having played with Jethro Tull, folk-rock supergroup The Gathering, Francis Dunnery, Chris Difford of Squeeze, The Drifters, and The Stone Roses' Ian Brown.

Josh Phillips plays keyboards and Hammond. A renowned composer in his own right, his career with the band began in 1979, after a long and fruitful association with Pete Townsend.

Having played their symphonic set to thousands overseas, Procol Harum are at last bringing the show to the UK's shores. Their reputation and illustrious pedigree promises that this special 'Friday Night Is Music Night' will be a unique and unforgettable concert experience.

First broadcast in November 2014.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Procol Harum, BBC Concert Orchestra & Crouch End Festival Chorus

    Homburg

  • Procol Harum, BBC Concert Orchestra & Crouch End Festival Chorus

    Simple Sister

  • Procol Harum, BBC Concert Orchestra & Crouch End Festival Chorus

    Grand Hotel

  • Procol Harum, BBC Concert Orchestra & Crouch End Festival Chorus

    Fires (Which Burn Brightly)

  • Procol Harum

    Missing Person

  • Procol Harum & BBC Concert Orchestra

    Something Magic

  • Crouch End Festival Chorus, Procol Harum & BBC Concert Orchestra

    Broken Barricades

  • Procol Harum, BBC Concert Orchestra & Crouch End Festival Chorus

    Sympathy For The Hard Of Hearing

  • Procol Harum, BBC Concert Orchestra & Crouch End Festival Chorus

    A Salty Dog

  • Procol Harum

    The Wall Street Blues

  • Procol Harum, BBC Concert Orchestra & Crouch End Festival Chorus

    Nothing But The Truth

  • Procol Harum, BBC Concert Orchestra & Crouch End Festival Chorus

    Into The Flood

  • Procol Harum, BBC Concert Orchestra & Crouch End Festival Chorus

    A Whiter Shade Of Pale

  • Procol Harum, BBC Concert Orchestra & Crouch End Festival Chorus

    An Old English Dream

  • Procol Harum, BBC Concert Orchestra & Crouch End Festival Chorus

    The Blink Of An Eye

  • Procol Harum, BBC Concert Orchestra & Crouch End Festival Chorus

    Grand Finale

  • Gary Brooker

    Conquistador

    Performer: Procol Harum. Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra. Lyricist: Keith Reid.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Concert Orchestra

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