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Oriental Promise

 29 July 2014 at 7.30pm 

Oriental Promise

Royal Albert Hall, London
Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP
United Kingdom
020 7589 8212

Daniel Hope violin
Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra
Sascha Goetzel conductor, Proms debut artist

Violinist Daniel Hope joins the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra, which makes its Proms debut with a classical celebration of the Orient. Sneak into Mozart’s harem, witness the magnificent Queen of Sheba in portraits by both Handel and Respighi, and enjoy the insistent rhythms and swaying hips of Balakirev’s oriental fantasy Islamey. The concert also features a new violin concerto from Gabriel Prokofiev, commemorating the First World War centenary.

Mily Balakirev : Islamey – oriental fantasy
Gustav Holst : Beni Mora
Gabriel Prokofiev : Violin Concerto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Die Entführung aus dem Serail - overture
G F Handel : Solomon - overture
Ottorino Respighi : Belkis, Queen of Sheba

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