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Prom 12: Ten Pieces Presents ... Sir Henry's Magnificent Musical Inspirations!

Join ringmaster Henry Wood, founder and conductor of the Proms, on an exciting adventure for all the family in music by Mozart, Beethoven, Copland and Ravi Shankar.

Live at the BBC Proms: Ten Pieces Presents...Sir Henry's Magnificent Musical Inspirations! Join rollicking ringmaster Sir Henry Wood (founder-conductor of the Proms) on an exciting adventure for all the family.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall
Presented by Georgia Mann.

Programme to include music by Beethoven, Copland, Elgar, Mozart, Respighi and Ravi Shankar

Kathryn Lewek, soprano
Jess Gillam, saxophone
Gaurav Mazumdar, sitar
Ten Pieces Children's Choir
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Jessica Cottis (conductor)

Together with young performers, the Ten Pieces Children's Choir and guests, Sir Henry discovers how nature, history, dreams, love, magic and lots more have inspired composers to create musical masterpieces.

Producer Peter Thresh.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Aaron Copland

    Fanfare for the Common Man (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jessica Cottis.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Music Makers, Op 69 (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jessica Cottis.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Magic Flute (Overture) (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jessica Cottis.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Pictures at an Exhibition (orch Maurice Ravel)

    Performer: Kathryn Lewek. Performer: Gaurav Mazumdar. Choir: Ten Pieces Children's Choir. Conductor: Jessica Cottis. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Lili Boulanger

    D'un matin de printemps (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jessica Cottis.
  • Ravi Shankar

    Symphony - Finale: Banjara (excerpt) (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jessica Cottis.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Gloria in D major, RV 589 (Proms 2017)

    Choir: Ten Pieces Children's Choir. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Peter Sculthorpe

    Island Songs: Song of Home

    Performer: Jess Gillam. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Henry Wood

    Fantasia on British Sea-Songs - Jack's the Lad (Hornpipe) (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jessica Cottis.
  • William Walton

    Henry V - Overture (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jessica Cottis.
  • William Walton

    Henry V - extract 3rd movement 'Charge & Battle' (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jessica Cottis.
  • Kerry Andrew

    No Place Like Home (Proms 2017)

    Choir: Ten Pieces Children's Choir. Conductor: Jessica Cottis.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Magic Flute - Aria De Holle Rache (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jessica Cottis.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Pines of Rome (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jessica Cottis.
  • Henry Wood

    Fantasia on British Sea-Songs - Jack's the Lad (Hornpipe) (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jessica Cottis.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Elegy in F major Op.22

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Simon Mulligan.
    • Nimbus.

Broadcast

  • Sun 23 Jul 2017 18:00

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