Thursday 23 August 2012
The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra are performing at the BBC Proms on Thursday 23rd August at the Royal Albert Hall. Liverpool Vision, in conjunction with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra are holding a by invitation only pre-concert drinks and canapés reception at the Royal College of Music.
The pre-drinks reception will commence at 5.30pm with a guest appearance from Vasily Petrenko. The prom begins at 7.30pm, concluding at approximately 9.45pm.
Prom 54: Davies, Delius & Shostakovich
Prom 54 - Vasily Petrenko and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. The concert programme features Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ Symphony No. 9, Delius’ Violin Concerto performed by Tasmin Little and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10.
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies is Master of the Queen’s Music. His ninth symphony was commissioned by Liverpool Philharmonic as a Diamond Jubilee tribute. Liverpool Philharmonic has enjoyed a long-standing and fruitful partnership with the world-class soloist Tasmin Little, while the Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko’s signature interpretations in concert and on disc of the Shostakovich symphonies have attracted international critical acclaim and numerous plaudits, including the Gramophone Awards Orchestral Recording of the Year for Symphony No. 10.