Prom 12: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Royal Albert Hall, 27 July 2019

Youthful passion and illicit love collide in ProkofievÆs ballet Romeo and Juliet and the lyrical outpourings of TchaikovskyÆs Violin Concerto. Mark Wigglesworth conducts the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, with Nicola Benedetti as soloist.

Programme
            Lera Auerbach: Icarus (12 mins) London premiere
            Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major (35 mins)

            interval

            Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (50 mins) excerpts

Performers
    Nicola Benedetti
    violin

    National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
    Mark Wigglesworth
    conductor