The Last Night of the Proms live from the Royal Albert Hall. Sakari Oramo conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers and Chorus, plus star mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton.
The Last Night of the Proms live from the Royal Albert Hall. Sakari Oramo conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers and Chorus, plus star mezzo-soprano soloist Jamie Barton.
Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Petroc Trelawny and Georgia Mann
Daniel Kidane: Woke (BBC Commission: world premiere)
Falla: Three Cornered Hat - Suite No.2
Laura Mvula: Sing to the Moon
Maconchy: Proud Thames
Bizet: Carmen - L’amour est un oiseau rebelle (Habanera)
Saint-Saëns: Samson and Delilah - Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix
Verdi: Don Carlos - O don fatale
Verdi: Aida - Triumphal March
c. 8.30pm INTERVAL
Georgia Mann and Petroc Trelawny look back at the last two months of the BBC Proms in the company of guests. Georgia also goes backstage to talk to some of tonights performers, and she heads into the arena to get a sense of the excitement with some of the Prommers.
9.00 pm Part 2
Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld - Overture
Grainger: Marching Song of Democracy
Arlen: The Wizard of Oz - Over the Rainbow
Gershwin: I got rhythm
arr. Henry Wood: Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Arne arr. Sargent: Rule, Britannia!
Elgar: Pomp & Circumstance March No.1 in D major (Land of Hope and Glory)
Parry orch Elgar: Jerusalem
arr. Britten: The National Anthem
Trad arr. Paul Campbell: Auld Lang Syne
Jamie Barton (Mezzo-soprano)
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor)
From orchestral dances and marches to songs and arias, Offenbach’s light-footed musical comedy to Verdi’s operatic tragedies, world premieres to traditional favourites, this year’s Last Night of the Proms is a spectacular climax to the world’s greatest classical music festival.
Charismatic American mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton, whose lustrous voice has established her as one of the most exciting performers of her generation, joins Sakari Oramo and the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus to lead the musical celebrations.