Snape Proms 2018

1 - 31 August 2018

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Thank you for coming to this year’s Snape Proms and helping the season break its attendance record, with more than 23,000 tickets sold and the concert hall at 93% of capacity. More than 3,000 of the tickets cost just £6.50.

This year we invited you to rate your performance experience and your booking and visitors experience for each concert you came to, with the option to leave us more detailed comments. We received more than 4,500 responses. 93% of responses rated the performance experience as ‘Very Good’ (80%) or ‘Good’ (13%). 93% also rated the booking and visitor experience as ‘Very Good’ (70%) and ‘Good’ (23%).

“We love coming to the Snape proms and see it as a real privilege that we are able to enjoy fantastic range of music for an incredibly reasonable price. The atmosphere among prommers is very friendly and we get to know the regulars. The whole experience is second to none.”

“Very impressed with the breadth of performances in your prom season. The brilliance of the performance was inspiring and felt we all shared in a love of music as a whole.”

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

The Uke, the whole Uke and nothing but the Uke

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

George Benjamin conductor
Tamara Stefanovich piano

Mussorgsky Night on the Bare Mountain
George Benjamin Dance Figures
Ravel Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Ligeti Lontano
Debussy La Mer

Britten-Pears Orchestra I

Marin Alsop conductor

Prokofiev Symphony No.1 ‘Classical’
Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals
Ravel Mother Goose (complete)

Piccadilly Dance Orchestra & Lance Ellington

Jazz Age classics from Crosby, Sinatra and Porter

Family Concert

Britten-Pears Orchestra
Marin Alsop conductor
Tom Redmond narrator

Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals
Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf

Suffolk Youth Orchestra

Philip Shaw conductor

Rimsky Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol
Butterworth A Shropshire Lad
Joaquin Turina Danzas Fantasticas
Mussorgsky arr. Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition

The Blues Band

The finest purveyors of rhythm & blues

Roberto Fonseca

The unmistakable music of Cuba, with a new modern sound

Vivaldi's Four Seasons

Brecon Baroque
Rachel Podger violin / director

Vivaldi The Four Seasons
Bach Harpsichord Concerto BWV 972
and music by Vivaldi including Lute Concerto in D major RV 93

Courtney Pine featuring Omar

A jazz giant and a soul pioneer

Trio Isimsiz

Haydn Piano Trio in A flat, Hob.XV.14
Mendelssohn Piano Trio No.2 in C minor
Brahms Piano Trio No.1 in B

Britten-Pears Orchestra II

Marin Alsop conductor

Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet

Apollo's Fire

An Appalachian folk gathering

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

Elsa Dreisig soprano
Lisa Batiashvili violin
Daniel Barenboim conductor

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
David Robert Coleman Looking for Palestine (UK premiere)
Scriabin The Poem of Ecstasy

John Wilson Orchestra

Can’t Help Singing – Hollywood’s Leading Ladies in Concert

Kim Criswell vocalist
John Wilson conductor

Georgie Fame and BBC Big Band

We say Yeh Yeh!

Christian Blackshaw & Soloists from the Berliner Philharmoniker

Mozart Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, K. 478
Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat Major, K. 493
Schubert Piano Quintet in A Major ‘The Trout’, D. 667

Takács String Quartet

Mozart Quartet in D major K575
Dvořák Quartet in E flat major Op.51
Mendelssohn Quartet in F minor Op.80

Beethoven's Fifth

Aurora Orchestra
Nicholas Collon conductor
Imogen Cooper piano

Mozart Ballet Music from Idomeneo
Piano Concerto No.25 in C major
Beethoven Symphony No.5 in C minor

Woman to Woman

Judie Tzuke, Beverley Craven, Julia Fordham

Aldeburgh Carnival

Angela Hewitt

Bach The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1

Altan

The captivating sounds of Donegal

Hailey Tuck

Snape debut for jazz’s rising star

Miloš Karadaglić and Friends

Guitar music from Bach to the Beatles

Come and Sing Disney

The Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band

2018 National Champion Band of Great Britain

The Dime Notes

Blues-drenched 1920s New Orleans jazz

National Youth Choir of Great Britain

Ben Parry conductor

Britten Rejoice in the Lamb 16’
Rachmaninov Bogoroditse Devo 4’
Ravel Trois Chansons 7’
and music by LeightonGurneyNico MuhlyKerry Andrew and world premieres by Ben Parry and Errollyn Wallen

Gretchen Peters

Nashville songwriter-poet

Friday Night is Music Night

Craig Revel-Horwood invites you to a fab-u-lous evening of music from the worlds of stage and screen.

Jon Boden and the Remnant Kings

Ex-Bellowhead frontman’s new musical directions

Abdullah Ibrahim

South Africa’s legendary jazz pianist