Proms Saturday Matinees - 2013


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Britten 100

Live from Cadogan Hall, London

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Sarah Connolly, Britten Sinfonia and Sian Edwards live from Cadogan Hall, London. Featuring music by Britten and his peers, Holst, Lennox Berkeley and Tippett.

Britten: Prelude and Fugue

Holst: St Paul's Suite

Lennox Berkeley: Four Poems of St.Teresa of Avila

Tippett: Fantasia concertante on a Theme of Corelli

Britten: Phaedra

Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano)

Britten Sinfonia

Sian Edwards (conductor)

Today's Proms Saturday Matinee features mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly in two great British works for voice and string orchestra - Britten's final vocal work Phaedra, and a rare chance to hear Lennox Berkeley's Four Poems of St Teresa of Avila. Plus the Britten Sinfonia perform some staples of the string repertoire - Holst's St Paul's Suite and Tippett's Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Wednesday 7th August at 2pm.