Prom 32
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Ryan Wigglesworth joins the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales for a programme that spans four centuries, from Purcell's dramatic choral motet Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei, to the world premiere of Brian Elias's Cello Concerto, whose intricate, spiral structure creates a dream-like musical narrative.

The concert opens with Britten's most overtly political work - an impassioned musical stand against fascism that anticipates the composer's War Requiem; and reaches its culmination with Elgar's 'Enigma' Variations, which includes the much-loved 'Nimrod'.

Ballad of Heroes 17'
Brian Elias
Cello Concerto c25'
BBC commission: world premiere


Purcell, arr. Elgar
Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei 7'
'Enigma' Variations 30'
Toby Spence tenor
Natalie Clein cello
BBC National Chorus of Wales
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Ryan Wigglesworth conductor

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Type of production: Concert

Opened: 09 August 2017

Booking until: 09 August 2017

Running time: 2 Hours 05 Mins

Prices: £26.00 - £52.00