Anna Lapwood, backstage at the BBC Proms
Anna Lapwood, backstage at the BBC Proms
Sisi Burn, BBC

Anna Lapwood at the Proms #2333

. . . the social media’s charismatic pipe organ maven performs at Royal Albert Hall during England’s foremost summer music festival.

Hour One

KRISTINA ARKELYAN:  Star FantasyGHISLAINE REECE-TRAPPIn ParadisumOLIVIA BELLILumina Luminus (premiere)HANS ZIMMER:  I stay, fr InterstellarFLORENCE PRICEElf on a moonbeamPHILIP GLASSMad RushZIMMERCornfield chase, fr InterstellarAnna Lapwood (Royal Albert Hall) (r. 7/25/23)

EDWARD ELGAR (arr. Britton):  Pomp & Circumstance March No. 1, Op. 39Harold Britton (Royal Albert Hall) ASV 6028

Filler – ARKELYAN (see above)

Hour Two

MAURICE RAVEL (trans. Wierslinga):  Prelude, Forlane & Rigaudon, fr Le Tombeau de CouperinOWAIN PARKImagesAnna Lapwood (1908 Harrison & Harrison/Ely Cathedral, England) Signum 688

MELISSA DUNPHYO OriensChoir of Pembroke College, Cambridge/Anna Lapwood, directorSignum 724

CLAUDE DEBUSSY (trans. Guilmant):  Andantino (iii.), fr String QuartetDEBUSSY (trans. Lapwood):  Clair de lune, fr Suite BergamasqueZIMMERNo time for caution, fr InterstellarAnna Lapwood (1871 Willis-1933 Harrison & Harrison-2004 Mander/Royal Albert Hall, London, England) (r. 7/25/23)

Filler - W. T. BESTIntroduction, Variations & Finale to “God Save the Queen”Thomas Trotter (Royald Albert Hall) Regent 322

Anna Lapwood has released several albums for Signum Records as organ soloist and director of the Choir of Pembroke College.  Her latest album, featuring much of the music heard in this Proms concert, will be issued by Sony Classical.

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