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BBC Dubai Proms 2019

The BBC SO, BBC Singers and Dubai Opera Festival Chorus, conducted by Richard Farnes, are joined by star soloists to perform Beethoven's 'Choral' Symphony at Dubai Opera.

The BBC SO, BBC Singers and Dubai Opera Festival Chorus, conductor Richard Farnes, are joined by star soloists to perform Beethoven's 9th, 'Choral', Symphony at Dubai Opera. Soloist Nicolas Altstaedt joins the orchestra for Walton's Cello Concerto. The concert is presented by Petroc Trelawny.
Then, the afternoon continues with Georgia Mann introducing a work from the 2018 International Rostrum of Composers: Argentinian Julieta Szewach's stunning soundscape El Océano del Aliento Puro, for symphony orchestra, Pre-Columbian instruments, tape and four sopranos.
The afternoon closes with two upcoming CD releases from the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

2pm - concert presented by Petroc Trelawny
Walton: Cello Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, 'Choral'
Nicolas Altstaedt (cello)
Elizabeth Atherton (soprano)
Yvonne Howard (mezzo-soprano)
Mark Le Brocq (tenor)
Roderick Williams (baritone)
BBC Singers
Dubai Opera Festival Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Richard Farnes (conductor)

3.55pm - presented by Georgia Mann
2018 International Rostrum of Composers
Julieta Szewach: El Océano del Aliento Puro

4.05pm
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
Dong-Hyek Lim
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Vedernikov (conductor)

4.40pm
Sibelius: Belshazzar’s Feast Suite, Op. 51
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo

3 hours

Music Played

  • William Walton

    Cello Concerto

    Performer: Nicolas Altstaedt. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Farnes.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No.9 in D Minor Op.125

    Singer: Elizabeth Atherton. Singer: Yvonne Howard. Singer: Mark le Brocq. Singer: Roderick Williams. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Farnes.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Piano Concerto in G major (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Debussy/Ravel: Works For Piano And Orchestra.
    • chandos.
  • Julieta Szewach

    El Oceano del Aliento Puro

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto No.2 in C Minor Op.18

    Performer: Dong-Hyek Lim. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Vedernikov.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Belshazzar's Feast Suite Op.51

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.

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