A Prom in which Andrew Davis conducts the BBC SO. Tchaikovsky: The Tempest. Payne: Of Land, Sea and Sky. Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1. Vaughan Williams: Toward the Unknown Region.
Afternoon on 3 - with Penny Gore
Another chance to hear the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Chorus, violinist Ray Chen all conducted by Sir Andrew Davis in Bruch's Violin Concerto, an Anthony Payne premiere, Tchaikovsky's the Tempest, and Vaughan Williams' s Toward the Unknown Region.
Presented by Penny Gore from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Tchaikovsky: The Tempest
Anthony Payne: Of Land, Sea and Sky
(BBC commission: world premiere)
Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Toward the Unknown Region
Ray Chen, violin
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Vaughan Williams's Toward the Unknown Region was his first large-scale masterpiece, setting the visionary words of Walt Whitman. Sir Andrew Davis also conducts Tchaikovsky's swashbuckling The Tempest and the first performance of Anthony Payne's Of Land, Sea and Sky. Bruch's radiant First Violin Concerto completes the programme.
Followed by a selection of recordings from this year's Proms artists.