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Prom 76: Last Night of the Proms 2015

Live from the Royal Albert Hall in London, the Last Night of the Proms, with conductor Marin Alsop, the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, the BBC Singers and soloists.

The Last Night of the Proms live from the Royal Albert Hall. Marin Alsop conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers and Chorus, and soloists.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Sean Rafferty and Clemency Burton-Hill

Eleanor Alberga: Arise, Athena! (BBC commission: world premiere)
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major
Arvo Pärt: Credo
Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
Puccini: Recondita armonia from Tosca
Puccini: Donna non vidi mai from Manon Lescaut
Puccini: Nessun dorma from Turandot

20:35 Live Interval - Sean and Clemency chat to a variety of guests in the hall, and Georgia Mann talks to some Prommers in the arena.

Johnson: Victory Stride
Copland: 'I bought me a cat' (Old American Songs)
Gershwin arr P. Grainger: Love Walked In
Gould: Boogie Woogie Etude
Lehár: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz from The Land of Smiles
Grieg: Morning (Peer Gynt, Op 23)
Delibes: Les filles de Cadix
Rodgers & Hammerstein arr. Chris Hazell: The Sound of Music - medley
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major ('Land of Hope and Glory')
Wood: Fantasia on British Sea-Songs - Jack's the Lad (Hornpipe) & Home, Sweet Home
Arne: Rule, Britannia! (arr. Sargent)
Parry: Jerusalem (orch. Elgar)
Traditional arr Britten: The National Anthem
Traditional arr. Cedric Thorpe Davie: Auld Lang Syne

Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor)
Danielle de Niese (soprano)
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop (conductor)

Marin Alsop, who triumphed at 2013's Last Night, presides over a finale that opens with the new and ends with the Last Night favourites.

3 hours, 45 minutes

Music Played

  • Eleanor Alberga

    Arise, Athena!

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Piano Concerto no. 2 in F major Op.102

  • Arvo Pärt

    Credo

  • Richard Strauss

    Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche Op.28

  • Giacomo Puccini

    'Recondita armonia' from Tosca

  • Giacomo Puccini

    'Donna non vidi mai' from Manon Lescaut

  • Giacomo Puccini

    Humming Chorus (from Madam Butterfly)

  • Giacomo Puccini

    'Nessun Dorma' from Turandot

  • James P. Johnson

    Victory Stride

    Conductor: Marin Alsop.
  • Gershwin/Grainger

    I bought me a cat (Children's song) from Old American songs

  • Gershwin/Grainger

    Love walked in (arr. for piano)

  • Gould

    Boogie Woogie Etude (arr. For piano)

  • Franz Lehár

    The Land of Smiles

  • Edvard Grieg

    'Morning' from Peer Gynt - suite no. 1 Op.46

  • Léo Delibes

    Le Filles de Cadix

  • Richard Rodgers

    Sound of Music Medley

    Music Arranger: Chris Hazell.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and circumstance marches Op.39, no.1 in D major

  • Henry Wood

    Jack's the lad (Sailors' hornpipe) from Fantasia on British sea songs

  • Thomas Arne

    Rule, Britannia!

    Music Arranger: Malcolm Sargent.
  • Hubert Parry

    Jerusalem

    Orchestrator: Edward Elgar.
  • Trad.

    National Anthem

    Music Arranger: Benjamin Britten.
  • Trad.

    Auld Lang Syne

    Music Arranger: Cedric Thorpe Davie.

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Singers
Performer BBC Symphony Chorus
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

Broadcast

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