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BBC Proms 2008


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The Proms celebrates the centenary of the birth of Olivier Messiaen. Presented live from the Royal Albert Hall by Tom Service.
Denes Varjon (piano), Adam Walker (flute), Julian Bliss (clarinet), Sonia Wieder-Atherton (cello),
Colin Currie (xylophone), Adrian Spillett (marimba), Richard Benjafield (vibraphone), Philharmonia Voices, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, conductor Thierry Fischer
Messiaen La Transfiguration de Notre Seigneur JesUS-Christ Repeated on Thursday at 2pm This concert is broadcast on BBC4 at 7.30


Unknown: Olivier Messiaen.
Unknown: Albert Hall
Piano: Adam Walker
Flute: Julian Bliss
Clarinet: Sonia Wieder-Atherton
Cello: Colin Currie
Unknown: Adrian Spillett
Unknown: Richard Benjafield
Conductor: Thierry Fischer

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