Prom 33
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Inspired by the death of his mother, Brahms's tender, consoling A German Requiem couldn't be further from Verdi's and Berlioz's settings of the standard Latin Mass text.

It's the first of three Requiems this season (see also Proms 64 and 72) marking 100 years since the end of the First World War. Richard Farnes makes his Proms debut directing the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, along with soloists Golda Schultz and Johan Reuter.

Thea Musgrave's Phoenix Rising (marking the composer's 90th birthday this year) also traces a journey from darkness to light, enacting the conflict both spatially and musically in some of the composer's most dramatic writing.

Thea Musgrave
Phoenix Rising 23'

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Brahms
A German Requiem 68'

Golda Schultz soprano
Johan Reuter baritone
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Richard Farnes conductor


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Type of production: Concert

Opened: 07 August 2018

Booking until: 07 August 2018

Running time: 2 Hours 5 Mins

Prices: £21.00 - £26.00