BBC Proms 2011
19th April 2011
Music Sales' living composers and writers from the back catalogues are well featured at the BBC Proms this year. The first night of the Proms opens with a new BBC commission for by Judith Weir. There are also new works from Joby Talbot, Kevin Volans and further premieres for John Tavener and Simon Holt.
In celebration of the seventy-fifth birthday of Richard Rodney Bennett, his music is included in a Saturday Matinee concert and in the Film Music Prom. The Seventh Symphony by Jean Sibelius features, along with the Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber and music by Isaac Albeniz.
SATURDAY MATINEE 4: TIPPETT, TAVENER & GUBAIDULINA
Saturday 3 September, 3.00pm – c. 4.30pm
Royal Albert Hall
(Live on BBC Radio 3)
John Tavener - Popule meus (UK Premiere)
Natalie Clein, cello
BBC Singers, Britten Sinfonia
David Hill, conductor
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