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Last Night Of The Proms 2000 / Davis, Eaglen, Hahn, Et Al

Davis / Eaglen / Hahn / Bbc Symphony Orchestra
Release Date: 11/19/2002 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 851  
Composer:  Sir Edward ElgarSir Henry WoodCharles Hubert ParryThomas Augustine Arne
Performer:  Jane Eaglen
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Last Night of the Proms is one of the most famous musical events in the world,watched and listened to by millions. It celebrates British tradition and encapsulates the unique spirit of the BBC Proms, by featuring leading international artists in an all-embracing musical programme that introduces new works alongside much-loved classics. In 2000 Sir Andrew Davis made his final appearance at the helm of the BBC Symphony Orchestra. He was joined on stage by the outstanding young American violinist Hilary Hahn, and the internationally renowned British soprano Jane Eaglen. A world premiere was also given of a recently discovered piece of Shostakovich to make this finale of the BBC Proms 2000 a memorable celebration of the world's greatest Read more classical music festival.

‘A fulsome farewell to Andrew Davis’s 11-year tenure as the Proms conductor par excellence.’ -- Gramophone
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Works on This Recording

1. Coronation Ode, Op. 44: Land of Hope and Glory by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Jane Eaglen (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra,  BBC Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; England 
2. Fantasia on British Sea Songs by Sir Henry Wood
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905; England 
3. Jerusalem by Charles Hubert Parry
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916; England 
4. Alfred: Rule Britannia by Thomas Augustine Arne
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1740; England 

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