‘Last Night of the BBC Proms’ airs Sept. 7 on Classic FM
August 30, 2013
Performed in London, “The Last Night” concert begins with a celebratory new work by Anna Clyne and includes a rare performance of Britten’s 1967 overture for chorus and orchestra “The Building of the House.”
Nigel Kennedy and Joyce DiDonato are the star soloists in a program that picks up sea-faring themes from Bantock and George Lloyd.
Marin Alsop will be the first female conductor of the concert.
Airs Sept. 7 at 8 p.m. on Classic FM.
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