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Prom 41 (part 1): Sherlock Holmes - A Musical Mind

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Part of a special Prom celebrating Sherlock Holmes, with Stile Antico and the BBC Concert Orchestra. Includes music by Hans Zimmer, Lassus, Patrick Gowers, Rossini and Tchaikovsky.

Mark Gatiss, Christine Rice, Jack Liebeck, Stile Antico, the BBC Concert Orchestra and Barry Wordsworth in the BBC Sherlock Prom.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Presented by Katie Derham

Mark Gatiss (actor)
Christine Rice (mezzo-soprano)
Jack Liebeck (violin)
Matthew Sweet (presenter)
Stile Antico
BBC Concert Orchestra
Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

Hans Zimmer: Discombobulate; The Mycroft Suite; Zu viele Füchse für euch Hänsel (arr. Robert Ziegler from 'Sherlock Holmes')
Orlande de Lassus: Osculetur me Osculo; Super Flumina Babylonis (4 part)
Patrick Gowers: Baker Street Reunion; Irene Adler (from Granada TV's 'Sherlock Holmes')
Rossini: Una voce poco fa (The Barber of Seville)
Tchaikovsky: Aria: Ah Tanya, Tanya (Eugene Onegin, Act 1)
Patrick Gowers: Holmes in Europe; The Death of Sherlock Holmes (from Granada TV's 'Sherlock Holmes')


Miklos Rozsa: Main Titles (The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes)
Paganini: Violin Concerto No.2 - 3rd Movement 'La campanella'
Frank Skinner: Music from 'Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terrror' Wagner: The Ride of the Vakyries
David Arnold & Michael Price: Sherlock Suite (from BBC TV's 'Sherlock')

The Proms salutes a crime-fighting violin virtuoso who wrote a pioneering study of Dutch sacred music, tussled with a contralto from the Warsaw Opera and used Offenbach to outwit a pair of jewel thieves. This Proms matinee celebrates music that conjures up the world of Sherlock Holmes: works by Paganini, Lassus and Wagner which Conan Doyle tells us Holmes loved, and the film and TV scores written for him - from Miklós Rózsa's The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes to David Arnold and Michael Price's music from the BBC's Sherlock series starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Special guests include Sherlock co-creator Mark Gatiss; mezzo-soprano Christine Rice, who explores the repertoire of Holmes's nemesis, the opera singer Irene Adler; and violinist Jack Liebeck representing the super sleuth himself.

2 hours, 15 minutes

Last on

Sun 16 Aug 2015 15:30

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