Proms 2014: Prom 2: The China Philharmonic

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Live from the Royal Albert Hall

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TV & Radio Information
BBC Radio 3
Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 19:30

Tonight the China Philharmonic will be making its debut performance at the BBC Proms, kicking off this year's series of concerts featuring orchestras from around the world.

The orchestra, conducted by Long Yu, will be performing a varied programme that includes Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4, Liszt’s First Piano Concerto and Musorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

Alison Balson will join them to perform the world premiere of Qigang Chen’s Trumpet Concerto.