BBC Proms 2022 – Prom 30: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Tredegar Band. Ryan Bancroft. Gavin Higgins’s Concerto Grosso. Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique. Live BBC Radio 3 broadcast.

Photo, Mark Allan Monday, August 8, 2022 Royal Albert Hall, London Following this recent premiere for Gavin Higgins, http://www.colinscolumn.com/aldeburgh-festival-2022-martyn-brabbins-conducts-bbc-national-orchestra-of-wales-in-grace-williamss-sea-sketches-brittens-suite-on-english-folk-tunes-a-time-there-was-and-the/, here was another one. His Concerto Grosso for Orchestra and Brass Band (BBC commission) opens mysteriously, a slowly forming dawn, maybe, the band instruments distinguishable as a very particular timbre, and, at last, seven or so … Continue reading BBC Proms 2022 – Prom 30: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Tredegar Band. Ryan Bancroft. Gavin Higgins’s Concerto Grosso. Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique. Live BBC Radio 3 broadcast.