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Concerto at the BBC Proms: Mark Simpson Plays Nielsen

Former BBC Young Musician winner Mark Simpson is the soloist in the Clarinet Concerto by Carl Nielsen, followed by the world premiere of Hugh Wood's Epithalamion.

Former BBC Young Musician winner Mark Simpson is the soloist in the fiendishly virtuosic Clarinet Concerto by Carl Nielsen, with proms favourite Sir Andrew Davis conducting the BBC Symphony Orchestra. The BBC Symphony Chorus have a chance to shine in the world premiere of Hugh Wood's Epithalamion, a song of joy celebrating married love. Presented by Tom Service.

1 hour

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Service
Producer Peter Jones
Director John Williams
Musician Mark Simpson
Orchestra BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Andrew Davis
Choir BBC Symphony Chorus

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