Leonard Pearcey introduces the last of the semi-finals, with violinist Ruth Rogers from the Royal College of Music and euphonium player David Thornton from the Royal
Northern College of Music. They play music by Poulenc, Kreisler and John Williams.
me Stars and Stripes Forever. Another is the series of gala concerts featuring the best music from countries of the western world.
Tonight's concert comes live from
Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, and celebrates American
Independence Day with some of the best
American music from the last 200 years.
David Abell conducts the BBC Concert
Orchestra, with guest singers Kim Criswell and Ron Raines.
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