A day of celebrating the RPS and Beethoven's Ninth culminates with a free Birthday BBC Prom featuring a new work, Frieze*, from British composer Mark-Anthony Turnage and the Society's most famous commission, Beethoven's 9th Symphony. The concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3. For more information, please visit the BBC Proms website
Toward the Unknown Region
Frieze - world premiere*
Symphony No. 9, 'Choral'
- mezzo soprano
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, National Youth Choir of Great Britain, Codetta, Irish Youth Chamber Choir
*co-commission by Royal Philharmonic Society, BBC Radio 3 and the New York Philharmonic.
More celebrations on 11 August...
The free Prom is part of a number of events on 11 August celebrating the RPS's 200th birthday: