The BPO meets once again under the baton of Marin Alsop to record and perform works by Prokofiev, Saint-Saëns, and Ravel, before tackling one of the best-loved ballets in the repertoire, Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet.
Following the success of the 2017 BPO, whose performances at Royal Festival Hall and Snape Maltings were praised for their ‘fine blend of technique, musicianship, & interaction’ (Classical Source) and embodying ‘vibrancy and hope’ (The Guardian), Marin Alsop returns to direct two programmes for the Snape Proms and a recording of Peter and the Wolf for Naxos.
With support from experienced orchestral tutors, this course is an invaluable opportunity to prepare core orchestral repertoire under an acclaimed conductor and challenge yourself in the company of emerging musicians from around the world.
Concerts at Snape Maltings as part of the Snape Proms.
Week 1: 29 Jul – 5 Aug
Sergei Prokofiev Classical Symphony Op.25
Sergei Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf
Camille Saint-Saëns The Carnival of the Animals
Maurice Ravel Ma mère l’Oye
Week 2: 6 – 13 Aug
Sergei Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet (complete ballet)
Marin Alsop is an inspiring and powerful voice in the international music scene, a Music Director of vision and distinction who passionately believes that “music has the power to change lives”. She is recognised across the world for her innovative approach to programming and for her deep commitment to education and to the development of audiences of all ages. Visit Marin’s website to learn more.