A Prom featuring the BBC NOW under Thomas Sondergard. Poulenc: Organ Concerto (soloist: James O'Donnell). Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms. Haydn: Te Deum. Mozart: Symphony No 41.
Afternoon on 3 - with Verity Sharp.
Another chance to hear organist James O'Donnell, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, and Thomas Søndergård at the BBC Proms in music by Stravinsky, Haydn and Mozart, and Poulenc's Organ Concerto.
Presented at the Royal Albert Hall by Petroc Trelawny.
Poulenc: Organ Concerto
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms
Haydn: Te Deum in C major, Hob. XXIII
Mozart: Symphony No.41 in C major, K551 'Jupiter'
James O'Donnell (organ)
BBC National Chorus of Wales
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thomas Søndergård (conductor)
The Royal Albert Hall's great organ is showcased in a series of Proms this year, starting with Poulenc's Baroque-inspired Organ Concerto - all Gothic flourishes and grand gestures. Also gazing back to the Baroque, Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms is a devout musical gesture, reimagining religious rituals on a symphonic scale. The second half pairs two Classical masterpieces: Haydn's cheery Te Deum and Mozart's enduringly popular 'Jupiter' Symphony.
Followed by great recordings from some of this week's Proms Artists.