First Night of the Proms

Music, Classical and opera
The BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Symphony Chorus under Edward Gardner, Sir Roger Norrington, Sir Mark Elder and Martyn Brabbins, with soprano Susan Gritton, mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly, tenor Robert Murray, and bass-baritones Gerald Finley and Bryn Terfel. Mark-Anthony Turnage's 'Canon Fever' (world premiere); Elgar's Overture 'Cockaigne (In London Town)'; Delius's 'Sea Drift'; Tippett's Suite for the Birthday of Prince Charles; and Elgar's Coronation Ode (1911 version). (Note: at 4.30pm there is a Proms Plus event at the Royal College of Music.)


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