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BBC Proms 2009
Saturday 18 July
10:15pm - 11:30pm
BBC Radio 3
Ancient and modern, classical and jazz - but tonight's musically diverse Proms have a common theme as they celebrate the birth of the world on a swing and a prayer. This evening's performance of Haydn's mighty oratorio The Creation - the composer's great hymn to God's "glorious work" - marks two 1809 anniversaries, the death of Haydn and the birth of Darwin (who threw a rather different light on the origin of species). Haydn mixed the early chapters of Genesis with Paradise Lost as the setting for his uplifting vision, and conductor Paul McCreesh supplies a new English version here. The late-night concert is Big Band as well as Big Bang as revered jazzman Stan Tracey continues the theme and pays his own (1987) orchestral homage to Biblical beginnings: Genesis.
Radio Times reviewer - David Gillard
Presented by Geoffrey Smith from the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Almost two centuries after Haydn celebrated God's glorious work in The Creation, Stan Tracey - known to his fans as the Godfather of British Jazz - also went back to the beginning, brilliantly . The former Ted Heath Orchestra member and longtime resident pianist at Ronnie Scott's brings his 1987 ode to creation to the BBC Proms for the first time.
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