Last Night of the Proms 2012

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The violinist Nicola Benedetti and tenor Joseph Calleja join the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Symphony Chorus for this musical party. Mark Simpson's 'sparks' (BBC Commission, World Premiere); Suk's 'Towards a New Life'; Delius's Songs of Farewell; Verdi's 'Un ballo in maschera' – 'Forse la soglia attinse...Ma se m'è forza perderti'; Massenet's 'Werther' – 'Pourquoi me réveillier?'; Bruch's Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor; Puccini's 'Tosca' – 'E lucevan le stelle'; Puccini's 'Turandot' – 'Nessun dorma'; John Williams's Olympic Fanfare and Theme; Dvorák's Overture 'Carnival'; Shostakovich's 'The Gadfly' – 'Romance'; Brodszky's 'The Toast of New Orleans' – 'Be my love'; Lara's 'Granada'; Rodgers's 'Carousel' – 'You'll never walk alone'; Wood's Fantasia on British Sea-Songs; Elgar's 'Pomp and Circumstance' March no 1 in D ('Land of Hope and Glory'); Parry's 'Jerusalem' (orch Elgar); and the National Anthem (traditional). Jirí Belohlávek conducts his last Prom as Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra. (Note: at 5.15pm there is a Proms Plus event at the Royal College of Music and BBC Proms in the Park in Hyde Park.)

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