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BBC Proms 99


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The National Youth
Orchestra brings a brilliant
I and demanding programme to the Proms, featuring the challenging sounds of Mark-Anthony Turnage 's powerful new work, inspired by the battlefields of the Somme, Dvorak's lyrical violin concerto, and a glorious late work by Bartok - a virtuoso concerto for the whole orchestra.
Leonidas Kavakos (violin), National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, conductor Ivan Fischer
Tumage Silent Cities (first London performance)
Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor
8.55 Summer Pleasures
2: A Deserted City
Every August the chaotic and noisy city of Rome turns eerily quiet as the population flees the unbearable heat. Novelist Geoff Dyer describes this wonderful metamorphosis.
9.15 Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
Repeated Wednesday 2pm
# See Brian Kay : page 36


Unknown: Mark-Anthony Turnage
Violin: Leonidas Kavakos
Conductor: Ivan Fischer
Unknown: Geoff Dyer
Unknown: Brian Kay

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