Prom 32: An Alpine Symphony
Royal Albert Hall, 11 August 2019

The sumptuous beauty of BerliozÆs song-cycle Les nuits dÆΘtΘ is set against the craggy drama of StraussÆs monumental An Alpine Symphony. The National Youth Orchestra of the USA is joined by Sir Antonio Pappano and mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato.

Programme
            Benjamin Beckman: Occidentalis (5 mins) European premiere
            Hector Berlioz: Les nuits d'ΘtΘ, Op 7 (30 mins)

            interval

            Richard Strauss: An Alpine Symphony (50 mins)

Performers
    Joyce DiDonato
    mezzo-soprano

    Brass of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
    The National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America
    Sir Antonio Pappano
    conductor