Friday, 26 April 2013

Prom 25: Zappa – The Adventures of Greggery Peccary

Wednesday 31 July
10.15pm – c. 11.30pm
Royal Albert Hall

  • Zappa

    The Adventures of Greggery Peccary (25 mins)
  • Nancarrow

    Study for Player Piano No. 7 (arr. Yvar Mikhashoff) (10 mins)
  • Philip Glass

    Symphony No. 10 (27 mins)
    UK Premiere
  • Aurora Orchestra
  • Nicholas Collon conductor

About this event

Trend-mongers, philosophers and hunchmen. A car-chase, a love-in and a replica mahogany desk. A coughing mountain, a choir of stenographers and an exceptional swine-pig called Greggery. Nicholas Collon and the Aurora Orchestra give the first Proms performance of Frank Zappa’s high-energy counter-culture satire The Adventures of Greggery Peccary.
An arrangement of a zany Nancarrow study and the UK premiere of Philip Glass’s 10th Symphony complete a far-out late-night happening from one of Britain’s most vivacious young orchestras.
There will be no interval

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