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Music lovers will love to watch BBC Two’s “First Night of the Proms 2015,” which is currently streaming on FilmOn. The television program gives viewers an in-home concert of classical music. The program takes place in the Royal Albert Hall and will also mark the 150 anniversaries of two Nordic composers and the world premiere of “Dadaville” by British composer Gary Carpenter. The event also features soloist Lars Vogt as he performs Mozart’s “Piano Concerto No. 20.” Other performances by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus include William Walton’s “Belshazzar’s Feast,” Jean Sibelius’ version of the classic Belshazzar story, and Carl Nielsen’s “Maskarade.” The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus is [ Read More ]
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First Night of the Proms: BBC Two, 8pm
The music festival held at London's famed Royal Albert Hall returns for its 2015 run.
Amongst tonight's entertainment, the programme will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of composers Jean Sibelius and Carl Nielsen - and there's a world premiere too, in the form of Dadaville by Gary Carpenter.
You've Got a Friend: The Carole King Story: BBC Four, 8pm
Carole King stole our hearts with her album, 'Tapestry' many years ago, and tonight she will reveal all about her life.
The documentary follows King from her upbringing in Brooklyn, marrying and divorcing Gerry Goffin, to her success later on in life after being the first woman to win prestigious prize Gershwin Prize for Popular Song by the Library of Congress for her songwriting.
Stacey Dooley Investigates: BBC Three, 9pm
Stacey investigates current affairs affecting young people around the globe, and in »
Music from both this year’s Proms at the Royal Albert Hall and the early days of rock’n’roll in the Us, comedy from standup Josh Widdicombe and sitcom Bored to Death, and photography from some well-known snappers on Artsnight. Plus the penultimate episode of Norwegian war saga The Saboteurs and sport
Katie Derham and Tom Service introduce the first of this year’s Proms concerts from the Royal Albert Hall. This is the 150th anniversary of the birth of two great Scandinavian composers: Carl Nielsen and Jean Sibelius. By way of birthday gifts, the programme features Nielsen’s Maskarade and Sibelius’s Belshazzar’s Feast, along with William Walton’s version of the latter, a world premiere of new work by British composer Gary Carpenter, and German pianist Lars Vogt taking the solo on Mozart’s Concerto No 20 in D Minor. Andrew Mueller
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- Andrew Mueller, Hannah J Davies, Jonathan Wright, Julia Raeside and David Stubbs
3 items from 2015
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