Live at the BBC Proms: the BBC Philharmonic and Chief Guest Conductor John Storgards are joined by soprano Elizabeth Watts and pianist Louis Lortie.
Live at BBC Proms: BBC Philharmonic and its Chief Guest Conductor John Storgards are joined by Elizabeth Watts and Louis Lortie.
Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London, presented by Sarah Walker.
Wagner: The Mastersingers of Nuremberg - overture
Schubert orch. Lizst: Die junge Nonne, Gretchen am Spinnrade, Lied der Mignon, Erlkönig
Zimmermann: Symphony in One Movement
Interval Proms Plus
Lauren Elkin has published a book with the title "Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London". She talks with New Generation Thinker and wild ice-skater Dr Seán Williams about the joys and difficulties of a wandering life and the inspiration that travel has brought to composers and writers from the 18th century to now. Hosted by Rana Mitter.
Schubert orch Liszt: Fantasy in C, D760, 'Wanderer'
Sibelius Symphony No 7 in C major
Elizabeth Watts (soprano)
Louis Lortie (piano)
John Storgards (conductor)
Sibelius's genre-bending Seventh unfolds in a continuous musical gesture of expansive, if characteristically enigmatic, nobility. Centenary composer Bernd Alois Zimmermann's Symphony in One Movement is another assault on tradition that kicks against Wagner's rousing overture to The Mastersingers of Nuremberg. Four popular Schubert songs and his formidable 'Wanderer' Fantasy get a colourful orchestral upscaling.