City Music Foundation auction for Prom 46 on 22nd August 2019 at 7.30pm featuring Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla, the CBSO and Elgar's Cello Concerto

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Entertain friends, family or clients in a box at one of the most sought-after concerts at this summer's BBC Proms!

Already sold-outProm 46 (Thursday 22nd August, 7.30pm) features 2016 BBC Young Musician winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason playing Elgar's Cello Concerto in E minor (premiered 100 years ago) with the CBSO and Music Director Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla. 

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra also celebrate the centenary of Mieczysław Weinberg – the man Shostakovich hailed as ‘one of the most outstanding composers’ of his day – with a rare performance of his Symphony No. 3, a work that combines folk melodies and dances with confessional urgency.

The concert opens with Dorothy Howell’s radiant tone-poem Lamia (first performed, like Elgar’s concerto, 100 years ago) and also includes The Way to Castle Yonder, a suite from the much-missed Oliver Knussen’s opera Higglety Pigglety Pop!

The box, which seats 10 people, is situated next to the Royal Box in the Grand Tier, making it one of the most desirable spots in the Royal Albert Hall.

Image: Sheku Kanneh-Mason © Lars Borges
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