Prom 46: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Royal Albert Hall, 22 August 2019

Sheku Kanneh-Mason joins the CBSO for ElgarÆs passionate Cello Concerto. The orchestra marks the centenary of Mieczyslaw Weinberg û the composer Shostakovich hailed as his successor û with a rare performance of his folk-inspired Third Symphony.

Programme
            Dorothy Howell: Lamia (12 mins) Henry Wood Novelties: world premiere, 1919
            Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor (31 mins)

            interval

            Oliver Knussen: The Way to Castle Yonder (8 mins)
            Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Symphony No. 3 (32 mins) London premiere

Performers
    Sheku Kanneh-Mason
    cello

    City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
    Mirga Gra₧inyte-Tyla
    conductor