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BBC Proms Sunday Symphony: Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms

Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms is a masterpiece of devout musical gesture, reimagining religious rituals on a symphonic scale. Plus Mozart's enduringly popular 'Jupiter' Symphony.

Sir Mark Elder continues introducing his choice of great symphonies from the Proms - this time it's Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms, a masterpiece of devout musical gesture, reimagining religious rituals on a symphonic scale. Commissioned in 1930 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, it is performed by the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, conducted by Thomas Sondergard.

The programme also includes an additional performance in Mozart's enduringly popular 'Jupiter' Symphony.

Katie Derham presents, from the Royal Albert Hall.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Mark Elder
Presenter Katie Derham
Orchestra BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Thomas Sondergard
Choir BBC National Chorus of Wales

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