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Prom 75: Last Night of the Proms

Live from the Royal Albert Hall in London, the Last Night of the 2016 Proms. Leading soloists join the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and BBC Singers conducted by Sakari Oramo.

The Last Night of the Proms live from the Royal Albert Hall. Sakari Oramo conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers and Chorus, and soloists headed by Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flórez in a Last Night that also showcases a hand-picked selection of young singers in Vaughan Williams's Serenade to Music.

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill and Petroc Trelawny

Tom Harrold: Raze (BBC commission: world premiere)
Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow
Borodin: Prince Igor - Polovtsian Dances (Act 2)
Rossini: La Cenerentola - Si, ritrovarla io giuro
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore - Una furtiva lagrima
Offenbach: La Belle Hélène - Au mont Ida
Britten: Matinées musicales
Jonathan Dove: Our revels now are ended

8.25pm INTERVAL: Petroc Trelawny and Clemency Burton-Hill look back at the last two months of the BBC Proms in the company of guests, and Georgia Mann gets a sense of the excitement in the arena with some of the Prommers.

8.50pm
Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
Donizetti: La Fille du régiment - 'Ah! mes amis'
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D major, 'Land of Hope and Glory'
Arr. Wood: Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
Arne: Rule, Britannia! (arr. Sargent)
Parry: Jerusalem (orch. Elgar)
The National Anthem (arr. Britten)

Juan Diego Flórez (tenor)
Francesca Chiejina, Eve Daniell, Lauren Fagan, Alison Rose (sopranos)
Claire Barnett-Jones, Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Anna Harvey, Katie Stevenson (mezzo-sopranos)
Trystan Llyr Griffiths, Oliver Johnston, Joshua Owen Mills, James Way (tenors)
Bragi Jónsson, Benjamin Lewis, James Newby, Bradley Travis (basses)
BBC Proms Youth Ensemble
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo conductor.

3 hours, 45 minutes

Music Played

  • Tom Harrold

    Raze

    Conductor: Sakari Oramo. Orchestra: BBC Proms Youth Ensemble. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • George Butterworth

    The Banks of Green Willow

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Prince Igor - Polovtsian Dances

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Cenerentola - Sì, ritrovarla io giuro

    Performer: Juan Diego Flórez. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    L’elisir d’amore – ‘Una furtiva lagrima’

    Performer: Juan Diego Flórez. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    La belle Hélène – ‘Au mont Ida’

    Performer: Juan Diego Flórez. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Matinées musicales

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Jonathan Dove

    Our revels now are ended

    Performer: Duncan Rock. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Michael Torke

    Javelin

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Serenade to Music

    Performer: Sixteen vocal soloists. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    La Fille du régiment - Ah! mes amis

    Performer: Juan Diego Flórez. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Anne Dudley

    ¡Fiesta Caribeña!

    Performer: Juan Diego Flórez. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Henry Wood

    Fantasia on British Sea Songs

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Thomas Arne

    Rule Britannia!

    Performer: Juan Diego Flórez. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and Circumstance March No.1 in D 'Land of Hope and Glory'

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Hubert Parry

    Jerusalem (orchestrated Edward Elgar)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The National Anthem

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Trad.

    Auld lang Syne (arr. C.T. Davie)

    Music Arranger: Cedric Thorpe Davie. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French suite for keyboard no. 6 (BWV.817) in E major [complete]

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • J.S. Bach, The French Suites: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
    • 29.

Credits

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

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