BBC Proms 2012: Strauss and Sibelius
BBC Four coverage of the 2012 Proms begins with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Juanjo Mena, performing music by Richard Strauss and Sibelius.
Juanjo Mena conducts the BBC Philharmonic orchestra in Richard Strauss’s tone poem, Also Sprach Zarathustra, followed by the serene Four Last Songs, sung by the soprano Anne Schwanewilms. The orchestra also tackles Sibelius's Symphony No. 7 and the UK premiere of Kaija Saariaho's Laterna Magica.