Prom 09
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In the centenary year of the end of the First World War, the World Orchestra for Peace - founded by Georg Solti as an expression of international musical harmony - returns to the Proms with one of classical music's most potent statements of brotherhood and fellowship, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.

Composed in the shadow of the Second World War, Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem adds its own emotive warning against war.

The concert opens with a new, First World War-themed work by Latvian composer Eriks Esenvalds, commissioned for the talented young singers of the BBC Proms Youth Choir.

Eriks Esenvalds
Shadow * c8'
BBC commission: world premiere
Britten
Sinfonia da Requiem 21'

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Beethoven
Symphony No. 9 in D minor, 'Choral' 65'
Erin Wall soprano
Judit Kutasi mezzo-soprano
Russell Thomas tenor
Franz-Josef Selig baritone
BBC Proms Youth Choir
World Orchestra for Peace
Simon Halsey *conductor


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Information
Type of production: Concert

Opened: 21 July 2018

Booking until: 21 July 2018

Running time: 2 Hours 15 Mins

Prices: £26.00 - £80.00