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Friday - BBC Singers and Symphony Orchestra at the BBC Proms Dubai

Katie Derham presents performances by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Singers, featuring music by Shostakovich, Saint-Saens, Debussy, Handel, Tawadros, Wood, Arne, Elgar and Weir.

Katie Derham ends a week of performances from the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Singers at the BBC Proms Dubai

Petroc Trelawny joins the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers in the Dubai Opera House for a concert of music by Shostakovich, Debussy and Saint-Saëns recorded last week during the orchestra's visit to Dubai.

2.00pm
Shostakovich: Festive Overture, Op.96
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor)

2.09pm
Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op.22
Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor)

2.32pm
Debussy: La Mer
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor)

2.55pm
Handel: Zadok the Priest
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor)

3.03pm
Joseph Tawadros (arranged by Jules Buckley): Eye of the Beholder; Permission to Evaporate; Constantinople
Joseph Tawadros (ud and percussion)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor)

3.20pm
Wood: Fantasia on British Sea Songs
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor)

3.28pm
Arne (arr. Sargent): Rule, Britannia
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor)

3.33pm
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No.1 in D major;
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner (conductor)

4.00pm
Katie Derham continues the afternoon with more performances from the BBC Symphony Orchestra

Judith Weir: The Welcome Arrival of Rain
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Festive Overture

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Piano Concerto No.2

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
  • Claude Debussy

    La Mer

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Zadok the Priest

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner. Choir: BBC Singers.
  • Joseph Tawadros

    Eye of the Beholder

    Performer: Joseph Tawadros. Performer: James Tawadros. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
  • Joseph Tawadros

    Permission to Evaporate

    Performer: Joseph Tawadros. Performer: James Tawadros. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
  • Joseph Tawadros

    Constantinople

    Performer: Joseph Tawadros. Performer: James Tawadros. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
  • Joseph Tawadros

    encore by the Tawadros brothers

    Performer: Joseph Tawadros. Performer: James Tawadros.
  • Henry Wood

    Fantasia on British Sea Songs

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
  • Thomas Arne

    Rule Britannia

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner. Choir: BBC Singers.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner. Choir: BBC Singers.
  • Cedric Thorpe Davie

    Auld Lang Syne

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner. Choir: BBC Singers.
  • Gabriel Jackson

    Winter Heavens

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • Airplane Cantata.
    • Signum.
    • 10.
  • Judith Weir

    The Welcome Arrival of Rain

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • The Welcome Arrival of Rain.
    • NMC.
    • 1.
  • Nicola Benedetti

    Ae fond kiss

    Author: Robert Burns. Music Arranger: Paul Campbell. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rory Macdonald.
    • Decca.

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Singers
Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

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