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Australian World Orchestra to perform at BBC Proms
August 23, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Australian World Orchestra is a classical supergroup unlike anything on earth: for conductor Zubin Mehta, it’s ‘one of the top 10 orchestras in the world’. Its Proms debut includes Brahms’s Second Symphony, plus music by Webern and Brett Dean.
They will be in the UK during August, where they will perform in Edinburgh for the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) on 19 August and at the BBC Proms on 23 August.
Passacaglia, Op. 1(11 mins)
Six Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6 (revised version, 1928)(13 mins)
Ariettes oubliées(16 mins)arr. Brett Dean
Symphony No. 2 in D major(43 mins)
Siobhan Stagg, soprano
Australian World Orchestra
Zubin Mehta, conductor
Supported by the UK/Australia Season, a major cultural exchange celebrating the diverse and innovative artist communities and cultural sectors of each nation.