King Edward’s School at the BBC Proms

by Music at King Edward's School, Birmingham

King Edward's School Birmingham: National Youth Orchestra at the BBC Proms 2015

Mark Elder conducting the National Youth Orchestra.

King Edward’s School was again well represented at this year’s BBC Promenade Concerts. By clicking the following links, you can listen again to the performances.

Prom 4 — 19 July
Our woodwind tutor, Margaret Cookhorn, was the soloist in John Woolrich’s contra-bassoon concerto, Falling Down. Patrick Charles sang Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony as part of the CBSO Chorus. The concert was 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 performed Mahler and Davies. Mark Elder conducted.

Prom 75 – 11 September
As part of the Proms Youth Choir, Patrick Charles made his second appearance, this time with Sir Simon Rattle and the Vienna Philharmonic.


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