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Last Night of the Proms - Part One

The BBC Proms 2017 season comes to a close with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and their chief conductor Sakari Oramo leading proceedings live from London's Royal Albert Hall.

The BBC Proms 2017 season comes to a close with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and their Finnish chief conductor Sakari Oramo leading proceedings live from London's Royal Albert Hall. Soprano superstar Nina Stemme performs music from Wagner's Tristan and Isolde, the BBC Symphony Chorus and BBC Singers mark 100 years of Finnish independence with a performance of Sibelius's glorious Finlandia and Kodaly's Budavari Te Deum is performed by soprano Lucy Crowe, mezzo Christine Rice, tenor Ben Johnson and bass John Relyea. Also on the programme is the world premiere of Finnish composer Lotta Wennakoski's Flounce, as well as a performance of Malcolm Sargent's An Impression on a Windy Day. Presented by Katie Derham.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Sat 9 Sep 2017 19:15

Music Played

  • Lotta Wennäkoski

    Flounce

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Budavari Te Deum

    Performer: Lucy Crowe. Performer: Christine Rice. Performer: John Relyea. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Malcolm Sargent

    An Impression on a Windy Day

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Finlandia

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Richard Wagner

    Tristan and Isolde - Prelude and Liebestod

    Performer: Nina Stemme. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Sakari Oramo.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Katie Derham
Conductor Sakari Oramo
Choir BBC Symphony Chorus
Orchestra BBC Symphony Orchestra
Choir BBC Singers
Singer Lucy Crowe
Singer Ben Johnson
Singer John Relyea
Singer Christine Rice
Singer Nina Stemme
Director John Kirby
Producer Joe McCulloch

Broadcast

  • Sat 9 Sep 2017 19:15

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