Live from the Royal Albert Hall, the Ten Pieces II Prom with the BBC Philharmonic and conductor Alpesh Chauhan in performances of music chosen for secondary school pupils.
Live at the BBC Proms: The Ten Pieces II Prom with the BBC Philharmonic and Alpesh Chauhan brings live performances of this music, chosen specially for secondary-school pupils to the Proms.
Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill
J S Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565
Shostakovich: Symphony No.10 (Scherzo)
Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E flat major (third movement)
Bizet: Carmen - Habanera and Toreador Song
Verdi: Requiem - Dies irae and Tuba mirum
4.45 INTERVAL: Proms Extra
Clemency Burton-Hill hears from teachers, educators and children of Dudley about the impact the BBC's Ten Pieces has had upon their lives.
Gabriel Prokofiev: Concerto for Turntables and Orchestra (5th movement)
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending (extract)
Anna Clyne: Night Ferry
Wagner: Die Walküre - Ride of the Valkyries
Bernstein: West Side Story - Mambo
Naomi Wilkinson (presenter)
Lemn Sissay (presenter)
DJ Mr Switch (turntables)
Matilda Lloyd (trumpet)
Esther Yoo (violin)
Wayne Marshall (organ)
Ten Pieces Choir
Alpesh Chauhan (conductor)
After the success of last year's Ten pieces Prom comes a new selection of classical essentials, this time aimed at secondary-school pupils. In the culmination of the Ten Pieces II project which has taken classical music to schools across the UK this Prom brings the pieces live to the Royal Albert Hall. From the power of Wagner's 'Ride of the Valkyries' to the skills of DJ Mr Switch in Gabriel Prokofiev's Concerto for Turntables and Orchestra, the Ten Pieces II Prom also showcases creative responses from teenagers.
In a brief exploration of recent research that suggests children who study music and perform music in school ensembles perform better in core subjects (including English and maths) than their peers, Clemency Burton-Hill hears from a leading cognitive neuroscientist about the impact musical study can have on the brain structure and function of children. Catching up with teachers and educators who have subscribed to the Ten Pieces project, and hearing from members of the BBC's learning team, she hears about the impact the initiative has had on pupils in Dudley and discovers some of the creative journeys they've taken whilst engaging with the classical repertoire the project explores.
Producer, Dean Craven.