5 “Made in France” Artists at The BBC Proms
Made in France artists Ensemble Pygmalion, Les Siècles & François-Xavier Roth, Kate Lindsey and Quatuor Van Kuijik will be performing as part of the 123rd season of The BBC Proms. The world-renowned classical music festival will return to the Royal Albert Hall in London, running from Friday 14 July 2017 to Saturday 9 September 2017. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Saturday 13 May.
With a broad programming which embraces the core repertoire, new music and popular orchestral concerts, this year The Proms will celebrate the birthdays of John Adams (70 this year) and Philip Glass (80) and will also mark the 450th anniversary of the birth of Monteverdi with a special performance by Ensemble Pygmalion.
See below for more information on the upcoming Proms performances from these made in France artists.
Quatuor Van Kuijik
Monday 24 July 2017 – 13:00 | Cadogan Hall
Webern: Langsamer Satz
Durupt: Grids for Greed (BBC commission, world premiere)
Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K 581
Monday 31 July 2017 – 19:30 | Royal Albert Hall
Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610
Monday 28 August 2017 – 19:00 | Royal Albert Hall
Mozart: La clemenza di Tito, K 621
Les Siècles & François-Xavier Roth
Wednesday 16 August 2017 – 19:30 | Royal Albert Hall
Saint-Saëns: La Princesse jaune – overture
Delibes: Lakmé – ballet music
Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 5 in F major, “Egyptian”
Franck: Les Djinns
Lalo: Namouna – Suites 1 & 2
Saint-Saëns: Samson and Delilah – Bacchanal