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Prom 39: Elgar, Errollyn Wallen, Mendelssohn and Mussorgsky

Live at the BBC Proms. The BBC National Orchestra of Wales with Elim Chan and Catriona Morison perform Elgar's Sea Pictures and a world premiere by Errollyn Wallen.

Live at BBC Proms: BBC National Orchestra of Wales with Elim Chan and Catriona Morison perform Elgar Sea Pictures and a world premiere by Errollyn Wallen.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Nicola Heywood-Thomas

Mendelssohn:
Overture 'The Hebrides' (Fingal's Cave)

Elgar:
Sea Pictures, Op. 37

c.7.30pm: Interval: Proms Plus Talk: Composer Errolyn Warren talks to Hannah Conway about her inspiration and ideas.

c.7.50pm
Errollyn Wallen:
This Frame Is Part of the Painting

Mussorgsky, orch. Ravel:
Pictures at an Exhibition

Cartiona Morison

BBC National Chorus of Wales
Elim Chan

Winner of Cardiff Singer of the World 2017, Catriona Morison makes her Proms debut in Elgar’s sumptuous Sea Pictures, a vivid musical portrait of the sea in its many moods.

Also hanging in this musical gallery are Mussorgsky’s colourful Pictures at an Exhibition, Mendelssohn’s much-loved overture The Hebrides and the world premiere of Errollyn Wallen’s homage to artist Howard Hodgkin, This Frame Is Part of the Painting.

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2 hours, 14 minutes

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Overture 'The Hebrides' ('Fingal's Cave')

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Elim Chan.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sea Pictures, Op 37

    Conductor: Elim Chan. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Errollyn Wallen

    This Frame Is Part of the Painting

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Elim Chan.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Pictures at an Exhibition (orch Maurice Ravel)

    Conductor: Elim Chan. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Africa Fantasie, Op 89

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Hyperion.

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