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Doctor Who at the Proms 2


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The2ndDoctor - Posted on 22 April 2010

Two Doctor Who Proms have been announced by the BBC and will take place over the weekend of 24th/25th July 2010.  This will be the second time music from Doctor Who has been featured at the Proms, In 2008 a Doctor Who Prom showcased the work of Murray Gold.

The 2010 season will follow the same format comprising a mix of traditional and modern music. The two proms will have the same running order and both will be hosted by Matt Smith and Karen Gillan and feature the London Philharmonic Choir and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

A number of Who related events have been organised over the weekend.
Tickets will go on sale, online, by telephone and in person on Tuesday 4 May at 8.00am.


The Events are:

SATURDAY 24 JULY 2010

2.00pm Proms Plus: Proms Family Orchestra and Chorus
You know how the theme tune to Doctor Who goes, now come and play it! At the Royal College of Music. Sign up for this event.
5.45pm Proms Intro
Join members of the Doctor Who sound design team to discover how they create the stunning sound scapes for the BBC TV series. Presented by Matthew Sweet. At the Royal College of Music.
Prom 10: 7.30pm–9.30pm
Venue Royal Albert Hall
Tickets £7–£35, price band A or Prom for £5
Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3. Recorded for future broadcast on BBC Three. Available worldwide on iPlayer for 7 days.

Programme to include:
  • Murray Gold Music from the Doctor Who series(c40 mins)
  • John Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine (5 mins)
  • Holst The Planets – Mars (6 mins)
  • Orff Carmina burana – 'O Fortuna' (5 mins)
  • Wagner Die Walküre – The Ride of the Valkyries (5 mins)


SUNDAY 25 JULY 2010

Prom 11: 11.00am–1.00pm
Venue Royal Albert Hall
Tickets £6–£12, price band G or Prom for £5

Programme to include:
  • Murray Gold Music from the Doctor Who series(c40 mins)
  • John Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine (5 mins)
  • Holst The Planets – Mars (6 mins)
  • Orff Carmina burana – 'O Fortuna' (5 mins)
  • Wagner Die Walküre – The Ride of the Valkyries (5 mins)

1.45pm Proms Plus: Proms Family Orchestra and Chorus
You know how the theme tune to Doctor Who goes, now come and play it! At the Royal College of Music. Sign up for this event.

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The BBC Press office has issued a press release concerng the 'Doctor Who' related proms. The y have listed a performance  (PROM 10) on Satuday July 24th and will be broadcast at 7;30 - 9;45 Pm on BBC Radio 3.

 

here is a link to the selected section concerning the Doctor Who section of the proms:

BBC PROMS 2010:

Prom 10 - Doctor Who Prom

 

If you scroll down the listing on the press page you will also see a section called 'Dance of the Daleks' and it is also going to be broadcast during the proms on BBC Radio 3 from 8;20 - 8:40. Presumably it is a filler for between the acts of the 'Doctor Who' prom.

 

You can also find out more information on the BBC's proms scedule here:

BBC Proms - 24 July 2010

 

and for the 25th:

BBC Proms - 25 July 2010

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