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Sep 3

Prom 70: Desert Island Discs 70th Anniversary Prom

With BBC Concert Orchestra at Royal Albert Hall

Date

Monday 3 September 2012 at 7:30pm

Location

Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2A, United Kingdom

Tel: 0845 401 5045

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Description

In a celebration of the 70th anniversary of BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs, Kirsty Young interviews guests from the series and introduces the most popular music choices, including Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor (BWV 565), Coates’s ‘The Dam Busters’ March and The Sleepy Lagoon; and excerpts from Beethoven’s ‘Emperor’ Concerto, Coleridge-Taylor’s The Death of Minnehaha, Elgar’s Cello Concerto, Handel’s Messiah, Puccini’s Madam Butterfly and Tosca, plus arrangements of favourite Beatles songs.

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