Last Night of the Proms / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Release Date: 9/9/2016
Catalog Number: RPOSP009
Performer: Lucy Parham
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performs the ultimate British spectacular. This release is full of pomp and circumstance celebrating the best of British music plus other well-loved light classics. This season the RPO celebrates 70 years at the forefront of music-making in the UK. With fourteen residencies across the country and a wider reach than any other UK large ensemble, the RPO has truly become Britain's national orchestra.
Works on This Recording
1. Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor: Philip Ellis
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1829 ; Italy
2. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 13, Act 2 - Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: David Arnold
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1891-1892 ; Russia
3. Liberty Bell by John Philip Sousa
Conductor: Philip Ellis
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; USA
4. Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Robin Stapleton
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1946 ; England
5. Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor: Philip Ellis
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
6. Things to Come, F 131: Happy March by Sir Arthur Bliss
Conductor: Robin Stapleton
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1934-1935 ; England
7. Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Philip Ellis
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1934 ; England
8. Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer: Lucy Parham (Piano)
Conductor: Philip Ellis
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; USA
9. Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 4 in G major by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor: Robin Stapleton
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1907 ; England
10. Light Cavalry Overture by Franz von Suppé
Conductor: Philip Ellis
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
11. Enigma, variations on an original theme, Op. 36: 9. (Nimrod) by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor: Philip Ellis
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1898-1899 ; England
12. The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Jupiter by Gustav Holst
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1914-1916 ; England
13. Orphée aux enfers: Can-can by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor: Philip Ellis
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1858/1874 ; Paris, France
14. Fantasia on British Sea Songs by Sir Henry Wood
Conductor: Robin Stapleton
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1905 ; England
15. Jerusalem by Charles Hubert Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1916 ; England
16. Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 1 in D major by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor: Philip Ellis
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1901 ; England
17. 1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Philip Ellis
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1880 ; Russia
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