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First Night of the 2012 Proms

John Shea presents highlights from the First Night of the 2012 Proms, including Elgar's Coronation Ode.

John Shea presents highlights from the First Night of the 2012 Proms, including Elgar's Coronation Ode.

12:31 AM
Elgar, Edward [1857-1934]
Cockaigne (In London town) (1900-01) - overture Op.40
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Roger Norrington (conductor)

12:48 AM
Delius, Frederick [1862-1934]
Sea Drift for baritone, chorus and orchestra
Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder (conductor)

1:15 AM
Elgar, Edward [1857-1934]
Coronation Ode, Op.44 (1911)
Susan Gritton (soprano), Sarah Connolly (contralto), Robert Murray (tenor), Gerald Finley (bass-baritone), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner (conductor)

1:51 AM
Nielsen, Carl (1865-1931)
Violin Concerto, Op.33 (1911)
Silvia Marcovici (violin), Orchestre National de France, Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

2:28 AM
Nielsen, Carl (1865-1931)
Spraellemanden (Jumping Jack) from 6 Humoreske-bagateller for piano (Op.11 No.4) (1894-97)
Anders Kilström (piano)

2:31 AM
Geminiani, Francesco (1687-1762)
Concerto grosso in D minor (Op.7 No.2)
La Petite Bande, Sigiswald Kuijken (conductor)

2:41 AM
Thuille, Ludwig [1861-1907]
Sextet for piano and wind quintet in B flat major (Op.6)
Tae-Won Kim (flute), Sang-Won Yoon (bassoon), Kawng-Ku Lee (horn), Hyon-Kon Kim (clarinet), Hyong-Sup Kim (oboe), Jae-Eun Ku (piano)

3:10 AM
Bloch, Ernest (1880-1959)
Meditation and processional
Morten Carlsen (viola), Sergej Osadchuk (piano)

3:17 AM
Lully, Jean-Baptiste (1632-1687)
Le Bourgeois gentilhomme - suite
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Terje Tønnesen (conductor)

3:36 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Sonata for piano no. 30 (Op. 109) in E major
Cédric Tiberghien (piano)

3:55 AM
Prokofiev, Sergey [1891-1953]
Romeo And Juliet - Ballet (Op. 64) (Excerpts)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Thierry Fischer (conductor)

4:21 AM
Bellini, Vincenzo (1801-1835), arr. unknown
Concerto in E flat for oboe (arranged for trumpet)
Geoffrey Payne (trumpet), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Michael Halasz (conductor)

4:31 AM
Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich (1732-1795)
Die Amerikanerin (The American Girl) - solo cantata for soprano and orchestra
Barbara Schlick (soprano), Das Kleine Konzert, Hermann Max (conductor)

4:42 AM
Gershwin, George [1898-1937]
Lullaby for string quartet
New Stenhammar String Quartet

4:51 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Symphony No.3 in D major (D.200)
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Olaf Henzold (conductor)

5:16 AM
Scarlatti, Domenico [1685-1757]
Sonata in G (Kk.91) (arranged for mandolin and harpsichord)
Avi Avital (mandolin), Shalev Ad-El (harpsichord)

5:23 AM
Respighi, Ottorino (1879-1936)
Antiche Arie e Danze - Suite no.3 (1932)
Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Igor Kuljeric (conductor)

5:42 AM
Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906-1975)
7 Dances of the Dolls (Op.91c) arr for wind quintet ; Danse]
Bulgarian Academic Wind Quintet

5:54 AM
Vedel, Artemy (1767-1808)
Gospodi Bozhe moy, na tia upovah ('Oh God, my hope is only in you')
Dumka Academic Cappella, Evgeny Savchuk (director)

6:04 AM
Reicha, Antonin (1770-1836)
Symphony 'a grande orchestre' in E flat major, (Op.41) 'First symphony'
Capella Coloniensis, Hans-Martin Linde (director).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Artemy Vedel

    Gospodi Bozhe moy, na tia upovah (Oh God, my hope is only in you)

    Ensemble: Dumka Academic Cappella. Director: Evgeny Savchuk.
    • UANRU.
  • Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach

    Die Amerikanerin (The American Girl) - lyric painting for soprano and ensemble

    Singer: Barbara Schlick. Ensemble: Das Kleine Konzert. Conductor: Hermann Max.
  • Edward Elgar

    Coronation Ode, Op.44 (1911)

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Singer: Susan Gritton. Conductor: Edward Gardner. Singer: Gerald Finley. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Singer: Robert Murray.
  • Frederick Delius

    Sea Drift for baritone, chorus and orchestra

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Bryn Terfel.
  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Oboe Concerto in E flat (arr for trumpet)

    Performer: Geoffrey Payne. Music Arranger: Unknown. Ensemble: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Halász.
    • AUABC.
  • Ernest Bloch

    Meditation and processional

    Performer: Morten Carlsen. Performer: Sergej Osadchuk.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    7 Dances of the Dolls, Op 91b

    Ensemble: Academic Wind Quintet.
    • BGBNR.
  • Francesco Geminiani

    Concerto grosso in D minor, Op 7, No 2

    Ensemble: La Petite Bande. Conductor: Sigiswald Kuijken.
    • DEWDR.
  • George Gershwin

    Lullaby for string quartet

    Ensemble: New Stenhammar String Quartet.
    • SESR.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata for piano no. 30 (Op. 109) in E Major

    Performer: Cédric Tiberghien.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Le Bourgeois gentilhomme suite

    Orchestra: Det Norske Kammerorkester. Conductor: Terje Tonnesen.
    • NONRK.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Violin Concerto, Op 33

    Performer: Silvia Marcovici. Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • FRSRF.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Spraellemanden (Jumping Jack)

    Performer: Anders Kilström.
  • Antoine Reicha

    Symphony 'a grande orchestre' in E flat major (Op.41)

    Ensemble: Capella Coloniensis. Director: Hans-Martin Linde.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Antiche Arie e Danze - Suite no.3 (1932)

    Orchestra: Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Igor Kuljerić.
    • HRHRT.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in G Kk 91

    Performer: Avi Avital. Performer: Shalev Ad-El. Music Arranger: Avi Avital.
    • PLPR.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No.3 in D major (D.200)

    Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Olaf Henzold.
    • NONRK.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Romeo And Juliet - Ballet (Op. 64) (Excerpts)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thierry Fischer.
  • Edward Elgar

    Cockaigne (In London town) - overture Op.40

    Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Ludwig Thuille

    Sextet for piano and wind quintet in B flat major, Op 6

    Performer: Tae-Won Kim. Performer: Sang-Won Yoon. Performer: Kawng-Ku Lee. Performer: Hyon-Kon Kim. Performer: Hyong-Sup Kim. Performer: Jae-Eun Ku.
    • KRKBS.

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