Live from the Royal Albert Hall, Walton's Belshazzar's Feast features in a concert performed by the National Youth Choir of Great Britain and the Bournemouth Symphony orchestra.
Walton's Belshazzar's Feast, performed by the National Youth Choir of Great Britain and the Bournemouth Symphony orchestra, conducted by Kirill Karabits.
Live from the Royal Albert Hall
Presented by Martin Handley
Beethoven: Symphony No 1 in C major
Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten - Symphonic Fantasy
Interval- Proms Extra
Irving Finkel of the British Museum talks about the Babylonian history behind Belshazzar's Feast and the stories he has deciphered from cuneiform tablets. Hosted by New Generation Thinker Shahidha Bari. Producer: Jacqueline Smith
Prokofiev: Seven, They Are Seven
Walton: Belshazzar's Feast
David Butt Philip, tenor
James Rutherford, baritone
National Youth Choir of Great Britain
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Kirill Karabits, conductor
Gods, demons and mortals do battle in a concert full of musical legends and fairy tales. Prokofiev's revolution-inspired cantata Seven, They Are Seven is played for the first time at the Proms, alongside Walton's choral spectacular Belshazzar's Feast.
Producer Anthony Sellors.