Another Prom Date #1832
…we revisit London’s celebrated Royal Albert Hall for a performance from the immensely popular BBC Proms 2018 season.
CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Toccata, fr Symphony No. 5. CÉSAR FRANCK: Pièce héroique. GABRIEL FAURÉ (arr. Apkalna): Pavane. J. S. BACH: Pièce d’orgue, or Fantasy in G, BWV 572. GEORGE THALBEN-BALL: Variations on a Theme by Paganini (Study for the Pedals). THERRY ESCAICH: Deux Évocations –Iveta Aplakna (r. 7/22/2018)
The featured instrument, second-largest in the United Kingdom, was built by Henry Willis in 1871. Additions and renovations by the firms of Harrison & Harrison and N. P. Mander have brought the original 111-stop specification to today’s total of 147 stops and 9997 pipes.