The Last Night of the Proms Fails Fully to Ignite

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 75 – The Last Night of the Proms: Juan Diego Flórez (tenor); Duncan Rock (baritone); Francesca Chiejina, Eve Daniell, Lauren Fagan & Alison Rose (sopranos), Claire Barnett-Jones, Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Anna Harvey & Katie Stevenson (mezzo-sopranos), Trystan Llŷr Griffiths, Oliver Johnston, Joshua Owen Mills & James Way (tenors) and Bragi Jónsson, Benjamin Lewis, James Newby & Bradley Travis (baritones/basses); BBC Proms Youth Ensemble; BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Chorus & Orchestra/Sakari Oramo (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 10.9.2016. (CC)

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Juan Diego Flórez serenades Paddington Bear at the Last Night of the Proms 2016
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Christian Thielemann Brings the Staatskapelle Dresden to the Proms

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 71 – Mozart, Bruckner: Daniil Trifonov (piano); Staatskapelle Dresden/Christian Thielemann (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 7.9.2016. (CC)

Gastspiel der Staatskapelle Dresden am 07.09.2016 bei den " BBC PROMS " in der Royal Albert Hall in London / Grossbritannien . Foto: Oliver Killig
Christian Thielemann conducts the Staatskapelle Dresden (c) Oliver Killig

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Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin: Delectable Mozart and Magisterial Bruckner

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 69 – Mozart, Bruckner: Staatskapelle Berlin/Daniel Barenboim (piano/conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 5.9.2016. (CC)

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Daniel Barenboim conducts the Staatskapelle Berlin (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Opera Rara’s Revelatory Semiramide at the Proms

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 68 – Rossini, Semiramide: Soloists, Opera Rara Chorus, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Sir Mark Elder (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 4.9.2016. (CC)

Mezzo-soprano Daniela Barcellona and soprano Albina Shagimuratova perform at the BBC Proms 2016. Photo credit: BBC/Chris Christodoulou.
Mezzo-soprano Daniela Barcellona and soprano Albina Shagimuratova perform at the BBC Proms 2016. Photo credit: BBC/Chris Christodoulou.

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The Proms Pays a Moving and Necessary Tribute to Pierre Boulez

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 65 – Bartók, Boulez, and Carter: Jeanne-Marie Conquer (violin), Andrew Gerzso (IRCAM computer music design), Carlo Laurenzi (IRCAM computer music production), Jérémie Henrot (IRCAM sound engineer), BBC Singers, Ensemble Intercontemporain/Baldur Brönnimann (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 2.9.2016. (MB)

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