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Prom 75: Last Night of the Proms

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

Elgar: Sospiri

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 Singers
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.

3 hours, 44 minutes

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Music Played

  • Daniel Kidane

    Woke

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Manuel de Falla

    The Three-Cornered Hat - Suite No. 2

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Laura Mvula

    Sing to the Moon

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Elizabeth Maconchy

    Proud Thames

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sospiri

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen - 'L'amour est un oiseau rebelle' (Habanera)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Samson and Delilah - 'Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix'

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Don Carlos - 'O don fatale'

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Aida - Triumphal March

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Orpheus in the Underworld - overture

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Percy Grainger

    Marching Song of Democracy

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Harold Arlen

    Over the Rainbow

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

    I Got Rhythm

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Henry Wood

    Fantasia on British Sea Songs

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

    Rule, Britannia! (arr. Sargent)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Edward Elgar

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

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Hubert Parry

    Jerusalem (orch. Elgar)

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

    The National Anthem (arr. Britten)

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

    Auld Lang Syne

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Sonnet (Serenade)

    Singer: Ian Bostridge. Performer: Radek Baborák. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
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