Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 25 May 2018View it hereDismiss
Bachtrack logo
Home
What's on
Reviews
Articles
Video
Site
Concerts home
EventsReviewsArticles

Prom 6: The Rite of Spring

MapBuy tickets
Royal Albert HallKensington Gore, London, Greater London, SW7 2AP, United Kingdom
On Monday 22 July 2019 at 19:30
Festival: BBC Proms
Performers
James EhnesViolin
Orchestra of the Royal Academy of Music and The Juilliard School
Edward GardnerConductor

Earthy, pagan dances meet the Music of the Spheres in this concert of 20th- and 21st-century orchestral works. Stravinsky’s infamous ballet score The Rite of Spring pulses with rhythmic energy and urgency, while Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir’s luminous and intricately textured Metacosmos travels deep into space. At the centre of the programme is

Britten’s elegiac Violin Concerto, written on the cusp of the Second World War. Violinist James Ehnes joins Edward Gardner and musicians from both London’s Royal Academy of Music and New York’s Juilliard School.


Mobile version