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Nicola Benedetti and the NYO

Jonathon Heyward conducts the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain in music by Laura Jurd, Jessie Montgomery and, with Nicola Benedetti, Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto.

The much-anticipated annual Prom from the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain returns, this year under the baton of one of the most exciting young conductors on the international scene, Jonathon Heyward.

The NYO is joined by superstar violinist Nicola Benedetti, performing Prokofiev’s Second Violin Concerto, in a programme that includes specially commissioned music by Laura Jurd and the UK premiere of Jessie Montgomery’s Banner. The evening comes to a climax with Beethoven’s revolutionary Third Symphony, the Eroica.

Presented by Jess Gillam and special guests.

2 hours, 9 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jess Gillam
Musician Nicola Benedetti
Conductor Jonathon Heyward
Orchestra National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Producer Cat Dixon
Director Matthew Woodward

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