RPS Celebration: Birthday BBC Prom

Sun 11 Aug 2013 19.30

Royal Albert Hall, London

Event Price: Free

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.
Vaughan Williams: Toward the Unknown Region Mark-Anthony Turnage: Frieze - world premiere* Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, 'Choral' Lisa Milne - soprano Jennifer Johnston - mezzo soprano Andrew Kennedy - tenor Gerald Finley - baritone Vasily Petrenko - conductor 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:

How to Book

Tickets are free but must be booked in advance (from Friday 28 June) through the Royal Albert Hall.