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Last Night of the Proms - Part Two

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

The Last Night of the Proms celebrations continue live from the Royal Albert Hall in London. John Adams's seventieth birthday is marked with the London premiere of his exhilarating Lola Montez Does the Spider Dance, and solo star soprano Nina Stemme performs Weill's Surabaya Johnny and The Saga of Jenny, followed by Gershwin's The Lorelei.

The programme takes a trip around the UK with Henry Wood's Fantasia on British Sea Songs, with contributions from the Proms in the Park events in Swansea, Glasgow and Belfast, before the BBC Proms 2017 is brought to a rousing close with Rule Britannia, Land of Hope and Glory and Jerusalem.

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and BBC Singers are conducted by Sakari Oramo. Presented by Katie Derham.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • John Adams

    Lola Montez Does the Spider Dance

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • George Gershwin

    The Lorelei (Proms 2017)

    Performer: Nina Stemme. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Kurt Weill

    Happy End: Surabaya Johnny (Proms 2017)

    Performer: Nina Stemme. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Kurt Weill

    Lady in the Dark: The Saga of Jenny (Proms 2017)

    Performer: Nina Stemme. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Henry Wood

    Fantasia on British Sea-Songs (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Thomas Arne

    Rule, Britannia! (arr. Sargent)

    Choir: BBC Singers. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D major, 'Land of Hope and Glory'

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Sakari Oramo.
  • Hubert Parry

    Jerusalem (orch. Elgar)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Sakari Oramo.
  • Unknown

    The National Anthem (arr. Bliss) (Proms 2017)

    Choir: BBC Singers. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Sakari Oramo.
  • Sakari Oramo

    Auld lang Syne (arr. C.T Davie)

    Music Arranger: Cedric Thorpe Davie. Choir: BBC Singers. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Katie Derham
Conductor Sakari Oramo
Choir BBC Symphony Chorus
Orchestra BBC Symphony Orchestra
Choir BBC Singers
Singer Nina Stemme
Director John Kirby
Producer Joe McCulloch

Broadcast

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