The EUYO Brings a Wonderful Sense of Diversity Amongst Unity to the Proms

20/08/2018

Proms

BBC PROM 49 – Zubel, Chopin, Tchaikovsky: Seong-Jin Cho (piano), European Union Youth Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 19.8.2018. (CC)

Seong-Jin Cho (piano) with the European Union Youth Orchestra, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

Seong-Jin Cho (piano), European Union Youth Orchestra & Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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The Overdue Proms Debut of Orchestre de la Suisse Romande is Worth the Wait

19/08/2018

Proms

Prom 45 – Debussy, Ravel, and Stravinsky: Renaud Capuçon (violin), Orchestre de la Suisse Romande / Jonathan Nott (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 16.8.2018. (MB)

Renaud Capuçon (violin), Jonathan Nott (conductor) & Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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The CBSO and Ludovic Morlot Excel in French Music at the Proms

16/08/2018

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PROM 44Debussy, Lili Boulanger and Ravel: Justina Gringytė (mezzo-soprano), CBSO Chorus, CBSO Youth Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Ludovic Morlot (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 15.8.2018. (AS)

Justina Gringytė (c) Paul Marc Mitchell

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A Thought-Provoking Prom from West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and Daniel Barenboim

15/08/2018

Proms

Prom 43 – Tchaikovsky, Coleman, and Scriabin: Elsa Dreisig (soprano), Lisa Batiashvili (violin), West-Eastern Divan Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 14.8.2018. (MB)

Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Daniel Baremboim (conductor) and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Daniel Barenboim (conductor) & the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Joshua Bell and the ASMF Bring Sparkling Collective Music-Making to the Proms

15/08/2018

Proms

BBC Prom 40 – Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns, Bridge, Beethoven: Joshua Bell (violin/director), Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Royal Albert Hall, London, 12.8.2018. (CS)

Joshua Bell (c) Shervin Lainez

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The Proms Hears Vaughan Williams’ Impassioned Plea for Peace

14/08/2018

Proms

PROM 41Lili Boulanger, Elgar and Vaughan Williams: Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Sophie Bevan (soprano), Alexandre Duhamel (baritone), Neal Davies (bass-baritone), BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Edward Gardner (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 12.8.2018. (AS) Read more

A Superb Concert Performance of West Side Story at the BBC Proms

13/08/2018

Proms

PROM 38 – Bernstein, West Side Story (concert version): Soloists, students from ArtsEd and Mountview, John Wilson Orchestra / John Wilson (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 11.8.2018. (CC)

Cast of West Side Story at the BBC Proms, John Wilson Orchestra & John Wilson (conductor)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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The BBC Proms Hears an Italian Celebration of the Bernstein Centenary

13/08/2018

Proms

PROM 37 – Haydn, Bernstein, Mahler: Elizabeth DeShong (mezzo-soprano), Orchestra dell’Accadmia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome / Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 10.8.2018. (CC)

Elizabeth DeShong (mezzo-soprano), Orchestra dell’Accadmia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome
& Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor) (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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