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Prom 14

 25 July 2005 at 19:00 - 21:05 

Prom 14

Albert Hall, London
Kensington Gore London SW7 2AP
United Kingdom

Elizabeth Atherton (soprano) *
Roderick Williams (baritone) *

BBC Symphony Chorus*
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox conductor

We continue our Tippett centenary celebrations with the composer's rarely-performed cantata exploring the 4th-century saint's transcendent vision of eternity. Written in the wake of Stalin's death, Shostakovich's Tenth Symphony revels in Russia's new-found freedom of expression.

Michael Tippett : The Vision of St. Augustine
Dmitri Shostakovich : Symphony No.10

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