East Meets West in Stimulating Fusion at the Late Night Prom

17/08/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 41 – R. Shankar/Glass, Passages: Anoushka Shankar (sitar); Alexa Mason (soprano); Gaurav Mazumdar (sitar); Ameed Ali Khan (sarod); Nick Able (tanpure); Ravichandra Kulur (bansun/vocalist); Pirashanna Thevarajah (ghatam/kanjira/morsing); M. Balachandar (mridangam); Sanju Sahal (tabla); Britten Sinfonia/Karen Kamensek (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, 15.8.2017. (CC) Read more

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Robin Ticciati in Fine Form at the Proms

16/08/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 40 – Brahms, Berg, Larcher, Schumann: Christian Tetzlaff (violin); Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Robin Ticciati (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 15.8.2017. (CC)

Christian Tetzlaff performs Berg’s Violin Concerto with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra under conductor Robin Ticciati at the 2017 BBC Proms; photo credit - Chris Christodoulou.

Christian Tetzlaff (violin) with the SCO & Robin Ticciati (conductor) (c) Chris Christodoulou

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A Compelling and Altogether British Prom from Wigglesworth and the BBCNOW

16/08/2017

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2017 BBC Proms 32 – Britten, Elias, Purcell, Elgar: BBC National Orchestra of Wales and BBC National Chorus of Wales/Ryan Wigglesworth, Leonard Elschenbroich (cello), Toby Spence (tenor), Henry Waddington (bass-baritone) Royal Albert Hall, London, 9.8.2017. (CST)

Cellist Leonard Elschenbroich performs the world premiere of Brian Elias’ Cello Concerto; photo credit - Chris Christodoulou.

Leonard Elschenbroich (cello) (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Latvian Radio Choir’s All-Night Vigil Concludes ‘Rachmaninov Day’

16/08/2017

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2017 BBC Proms 38 – Rachmaninov: Latvian Radio Choir, Sigvards Klava (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 13.8.2017. (RBa)

The Latvian Radio Choir directed by Sigvards Kļava; photo credit - Chris Christodoulou.

The Latvian Radio Choir directed by Sigvards Kļava (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Striking Collegiate Approach from Gavrylyuk and Dausgaard in commanding Rachmaninov

16/08/2017

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2017 BBC Proms 37 – Rachmaninov: Alexander Gavrylyuk (piano), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 13.8.2017. (RBa)

Pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk performs Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; photo credit - Chris Christodoulou.

Alexander Gavrylyuk (piano) with the BBC SSO Orchestra (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Dausgaard and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra provide a Proms Season Highlight

14/08/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 36 – Schubert, Mahler: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Thomas Dausgaard (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 12.8.2017. (CC) Read more

‘Oh, what a Beautiful Prom!’ John Wilson Takes the Promenaders to Oklahoma!

12/08/2017

Proms

2017 BBC PROMS 35 – Rogers & Hammerstein, Oklahoma! (semi-staged): Soloists, John Wilson Orchestra / John Wilson (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 11.8.2017. (CS)

The cast of Proms 34 & 35: John Wilson conducts Oklahoma! at the 2017 BBC Proms Photo by Mark Allan

John Wilson conducts Oklahoma! at the 2017 BBC Proms (c) Photo by Mark Allan

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John Storgårds Gives Hindemith’s Music Some Welcome Exposure at the Proms

11/08/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 33 – Sibelius, Grieg, Schumann and Hindemith: Lise Davidsen (soprano), Alban Gerhardt (cello), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / John Storgårds (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 10.8.2017. (AS) Read more

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