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Prom 30: Walton - Belshazzar's Feast

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

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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

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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.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 1 in C major

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Kirill Karabits.
  • Richard Strauss

    Die Frau ohne Schatten - Symphonic Fantasy

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Seven, They Are Seven

    Performer: David Butt Philip. Choir: National Youth Choir of Great Britain. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
  • William Walton

    Belshazzar's Feast

    Singer: James Rutherford. Choir: National Youth Choir of Great Britain. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
  • Post-concert

    • Frédéric Chopin

      Nocturne No. 13 in C Minor, Op. 48 No. 1

      Performer: David Fray.
      • Chopin: Piano Works.
      • Erato/Warner Classics.
      • 102.
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Turkish March

      Music Arranger: Leopold Stokowski. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Ora Shiran.
      • Chandos.

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