Proms 2008

Proms 2008

Rachmaninov & Puccini

A rather curious programme combining Rachmaninov’s early First Symphony with the first of Puccini’s one-act operas from “Il trittico”. One might not have really thought

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Messiaen & Manchicourt

This was an intriguing idea – two pieces intended for liturgical usage for the same occasion intertwined with each other – though I am not

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The Chairman Dances … Harlem

Four American works from the second half of the 20th-century made for an entertaining late-night Prom, conducted with gusto by Kristjan Järvi. Duke Ellington’s Harlem,

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Ulster Orchestra

In 1915, Charles Villiers Stanford expressed his frustration at the cancellation of a Queen’s Hall Promenade Concert that was to have introduced his Second Piano

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Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra

Established as recently as 1985 and conducted by Yakov Kreizberg since 2003, the Netherlands Philharmonic is Amsterdam’s ‘other’ orchestra, giving the majority of its orchestral

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The King’s Singers

Any hesitation about hearing anything so soon after what may be the best concerto performance of this year’s Proms (Julia Fischer in Brahms’s Violin Concerto)

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