Evening Concert

Last Night of the Proms 2013: An Evening Concert Special


Join us tonight at 7:00 for a very special Evening Concert: “Last Night of the Proms 2013”. It’s the world’s biggest classical music festival with Marin Alsop leading the BBC Orchestra in music of Rossini, Handel, Vaughan Williams and Bernstein. Also on the program, Britten’s rarely heard “The Building of the House”. 

Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano
Nigel Kennedy, violin
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor

Concert program
Anna Clyne — Masquerade (BBC Commission, World Premiere)
Wagner — The Mastersingers of Nuremberg — overture
Bernstein — Chichester Psalms
Vaughan Williams — The Lark Ascending
Britten — The Building of the House
Bernstein — Candide — 'Make our Garden Grow'
Massenet — Chérubin — 'Je suis gris! je suis ivre!'
Handel — Xerxes — 'Frondi tenere e belle ... Ombra mai fù'
Rossini — La donna del lago — 'Tanti affetti in tal momento!'


Bernstein — Candide — overture
Verdi — Nabucco — 'Va, pensiero' (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)
Arlen — Over the Rainbow
Monti — Csárdás
Traditional — Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)
Rodgers — Carousel — 'You'll never walk alone'
Bantock — Sea Reivers
Lloyd — HMS Trinidad March (UK Premiere)
Arne — Rule, Britannia!
Elgar — Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major ('Land of Hope and Glory')
Parry — Jerusalem (orch. Elgar)
Traditional — The National Anthem (arr. Britten)