Prom 18 repeat: Sirens and Scheherazade
Another chance to hear James Gaffigan and the BBC Symphony Orchestra take you on a maritime journey. Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Afternoon on 3 - with Fiona Talkington
Another chance to hear the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Gaffigan perform Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade. And Anders Hillborg's Sirens with the BBC Symphony Chorus and soloists.
Presented at the Royal Albert Hall, London by Ian Skelly
Korngold: The Sea Hawk - overture
Anders Hillborg: Sirens (UK premiere)
Hannah Holgerrson (soprano)
Ida Falk Winland (soprano)
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
James Gaffigan (conductor)
First broadcast on Friday, July 28th
James Gaffigan and the BBC Symphony Orchestra take you on a maritime journey from the exotic oceans of Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade to the siren-filled waters of Homer's Odyssey as imagined by Swedish composer Anders Hillborg - with two Swedish sopranos and the BBC Symphony Chorus - and the stormy seas of Korngold's stirring film score for The Sea Hawk.
Followed by a selection of recordings from this week's Proms Artists.