“Last Night of the Proms 2021” today in full length on TV, live on the radio

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From the Royal Albert Hall in London, 3sat will broadcast live the great classical music festival “Last Night of the Proms 2021” on Saturday, September 11th, 10:15 pm: Tenor Stuart Skelton and accordion virtuoso Ksenija Sidorova will be accompanied on this evening from the BBC Symphony Orchestra under the musical direction of the Finnish chief conductor Sakari Oramo.

Due to the constantly changing corona incidences and regulations, the exact cast and the final program will only be published at short notice. English sing-along classics from the traditional “Auld Lang Syne” to Henry Wood’s “Fantasia on British Sea Songs” are guaranteed.

planned program:
Gity Razaz: „Mother“ (BBC commission: world premiere),
„Fantasia on British Sea-Songs“ (Trad. arr. Henry Wood)
Thomas Arne: „Rule, Britannia!“ (arr. Sargent)
Edward Elgar: „Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major“,
„Land of Hope and Glory“
Hubert Parry: „Jerusalem“ (orch. Elgar)
Unknown: „The National Anthem“ (arr. Britten), „Auld lang syne“
Orchester: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Musical direction: Sakari Oramo

Mahler, Strauss and Saint-Saëns

With the Australian Stuart Skelton, one of the most sought-after hero tenors is on stage at “Last Night of the Proms”, who embodies almost all of Richard Wagner’s major male roles worldwide. He is also celebrated for his musicality and his dramatic figure drawings in pieces by Gustav Mahler, Richard Strauss and Camille Saint-Saëns. The Latvian accordionist Ksenija Sidorova is currently one of the most important and versatile interpreters and ambassadors of the classical accordion. She will play works by Astor Piazzolla. The Argentine tango revolutionary would have celebrated his 100th birthday in 2021.

The 3sat festival summer can be seen on TV from June 12th to September 25th. Further concerts and operas as well as dance, theater and literary programs are in the 3sat media library can be called up and found on the 3sat social media channels with the hashtag #wirlebenkultur.

ARD Radio Festival: live and in the audio library

At ARD Radio Festival the concert “Last Night of the Proms” will be broadcast live at 8:14 pm. The ARD radio festival is presented jointly by the nine ARD state broadcasters. The entire program can be heard in the ARD Audiothek as well as the ARD cultural programs of the ARD. The focus of the twelve-week program is live broadcasts and recordings of the major summer festivals.

More information about the ARD Radio Festival.


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