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Performance on 3


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From the BBC Proms 1998
Another chance to hear nine of the most memorable concerts of the 1998 BBC Proms season at the Royal Albert Hall , London. 7: In Prom 71, given on 10 September, West met East with magic and mystery, from the orchestral brilliance of Stravinsky and the dazzlingly sensational coloratura of Szymanowski to the exoticism of Debussy's innovative ballet score and Hoist's other-worldly evocation of the cosmic forces that circle the vast expanses of space. Valdine Anderson (soprano), BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, conductor Mark Elder
Stravinsky Scherzo Fantastique
Szymanowski Songs of a Fairy Tale Princess
Debussy Jeux
Hoist Suite: The Planets Repeat


Unknown: Albert Hall
Soprano: Valdine Anderson
Conductor: Mark Elder

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