September 10, 2011: Last Night of the Proms

The world's biggest classical music festival wraps with a bang! Join us live from London for this event that stops the UK in its tracks. Lang Lang plays glittering Liszt, and the Brits bring out the noisemakers for this serious and silly don't-miss-it concert. Hosted by Brian Newhouse.


Artists
BBC Symphony Orchestra
BBC Symphony Chorus
Edward Gardner conductor
Lang Lang piano
Susan Bullock soprano

Program
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Musica benevolens (Musicians Benevolent Fund commission: World Premiere)
Bartók The Miraculous Mandarin - suite
Wagner Götterdämmerung - Immolation Scene
Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major

INTERVAL

Chopin Grande Polonaise brillante, Op. 22
Grainger Mo nighean dubh (My Dark-Haired Maiden)
Britten The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Rodgers The Sound of Music - 'Climb ev'ry mountain' (arr.Jackson)
Rodgers Carousel - 'You'll never walk alone' (arr. Jackson)
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major ('Land of Hope and Glory')
Arne Rule Britannia
Parry Jerusalem (orch. Elgar)
Traditional The National Anthem

(As is the nature with all live broadcasts, this schedule is subject to change.)


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