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BBC Proms 99


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The music of Lili Boulanger returns to the Proms after many decades. A fascinating figure in French music who died tragically young in 1918, Nadia Boulanger 's younger composer sister poured the fervour of her rare inspiration into her psalm settings - dramatic studies in light and shade - complemented here by two famous orchestral showpieces. Ann Murray (mezzo),
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Lili Boulanger Psalm 24 Debussy La Mer
Lili Boulanger Psalm 130 (Du fond de I'Abime)
8.00 Balzac's Human Comedy
On the bicentenary of Balzac's birth, biographer Graham Robb explains how the son of an administrator from
Tours transformed himself into one of France's literary giants.
8.20 Sibelius Symphony No 2 Repeated Thursday 2pm


Unknown: Lili Boulanger
Unknown: Nadia Boulanger
Unknown: Ann Murray
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Lili Boulanger
Unknown: Graham Robb

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