BBC Proms 2019: Prom 44


On tour

Tue 20 Aug 2019 7.30pm - 9.05pm
Royal Albert Hall, London

KOECHLIN Les bandar-log
VARÈSE Amériques (original version,1921)
WALTON Belshazzar's Feast

Sir Simon Rattle conductor
Gerald Finley baritone
Orfeó Català
Orfeó Català Youth Choir
London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra

Tickets: for more information and tickets please visit the BBC Proms website
Tickets on general sale from 11 May 2019 (season passes from 9 May)

Walton’s choral masterpiece Belshazzar’s Feast gets the Proms treatment with a 300-strong choir conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. Before that, the urban landscape of Varèse’s Amériques – a portrait of the modern city in sound – meets Koechlin’s sonic jungle.


Live on BBC Radio 3 on Tuesday 20 August at 7.30pm

Recorded for BBC Four for broadcast on Friday 23 August at 7.30pm