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RECENT EVENTS - Prom 49: Russian Fairy Tales

Saturday 23 August 2014 - 7:30 PM

Proms 2014 - Prom 49 Sakari Oramo © Heikki Tuuli and Octavia

Scheduled end time: 10:00pm

Mother Goose – ballet 29'

Jukka Tiensuu
Voice verser 17'
UK premiere


Songs of a Fairy Princess 20'
with three additional songs orchestrated by Sakari Oramo: UK premiere

Scheherazade 42'

Anu Komsi soprano

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo

Sakari Oramo returns together with soprano, Anu Komsi, to perform Szymanowski's atmospheric Songs of a Fairy Princess.

Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade sees the orchestra turn storyteller and the curtain rises with Ravel's deftly coloured fairy-tale ballet.