Prom 4: Folk Day 1 (Free Event)
Date Sunday 20 July 2008
Time 3.30pm - c6.00pm
Venue Royal Albert Hall
Tickets This is a free event. Tickets available from the Royal Albert Hall Box Office from Monday 30 June.
Broadcast Live on BBC Radio 3, and available as audio on demand for the following week.
We're opening up the doors to the Royal Albert Hall for our first ever free of charge Prom! Come over the road after Folk in the Park to the Royal Albert Hall and experience the Proms for yourself in our special folk-influenced concert.
Programme to include:
Traditional Folk songs: Seventeen Come Sunday, Green Bushes, I wonder as I wander
Vaughan Williams English Folk Song Suite, for military band (c.11mins)
Grainger Shepherd's Hey; Green Bushes (c.4 mins)
Berio Folk Songs (25 mins)
Trad. arr. Folkestra Folk music from the British Isles (15 mins)
Trad. arr. Muzikas from Transylvania, the Eastern Carpathian Mountains and Moldova (15 mins)
Bart?omanian Dances (13 mins)
interspersed with traditional folk-song settings
Kathryn Tickell 'Confluence' (BBC commission: world premiere) (c8 mins)
There will be one interval
Monica Bacelli mezzo-soprano
Bella Hardy singer
London Young Musicians
Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins conductor
To get hold of your free tickets, contact the Royal Albert Hall Box Office.