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BBC Prom with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

April 23, 2015 at 1:37 pm UTC

Eric will conduct a BBC Proms concert on Sunday 9 August with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London’s Royal Albert Hall.  This offers the opportunity to hear the European premiere of Eric’s new piece “Deep Field” based on the Hubble Deep Field images and to take part in the performance with a mobile app.

He’ll be joined by Martin James Bartlett on piano for a performance of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, Leonard Elschenbroich on cello to perform The River Cam and the choral line-up will be made up of the BBC Singers and the BBC Symphony Chorus.

Tickets on go sale on the BBC Proms site on 23 April.


Jonathan Newman – Blow It Up, Start Again
European premiere

Eric Whitacre – The River Cam

Eric Whitacre – Cloudburst

George Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue (orch. Grofé)

Aaron Copland – Quiet City

Eric Whitacre – Equus

Eric Whitacre – Deep Field
BBC co-commission: European premiere


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