King Edward’s School at the BBC Proms
by Music at King Edward's School, Birmingham
Bookings open at 0900 on Saturday, 16 May for the 2015 BBC Promenade Concerts. King Edward’s School features three times:
Prom 4 — 19 July
Our woodwind tutor, Margaret Cookhorn, is the soloist in John Woolrich’s contra-bassoon concerto, Falling Down. Patrick Charles and Mr. Monks sing Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony as part of the CBSO Chorus. The concert is given by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andris Nelsons, his last as Music Director.
Prom 31 — 8 August
As part of the National Youth Orchestra, Philip Edwards performs Mahler and Davies. Mark Elder conducts.
Prom 75 – 11 September
As part of the Proms Youth Choir, Patrick Charles makes his second appearance, this time with Sir Simon Rattle and the Vienna Philharmonic. Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius is the repertoire.