Hilary Davan Wetton Conductor
Rebecca Bottone Soprano
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
WHO’S ON STAGE
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is joined on stage for this special WWII commemorative Proms concert by legendary conductor Hilary Davan Wetton and soprano Rebecca Bottone, who you might recognise from the BBC’s David Starkey Music and the Monarchy.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Expect Union flag-waving and rousing anthems from the great film composer John Williams’ Hymn to the Fallen from Saving Private Ryan to Parry’s heart-swelling Jerusalem. Other highlights of the concert include:
BARBER Adagio for Strings from Platoon
COATES The Dambusters March
ARNE Rule, Britannia!
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on Greensleeves
OFFENBACH Orpheus in the Underworld: Can-Can
ELGAR Pomp and Circumstance March No.1
...and many more!