Tickets go on sale today for the Late Night Prom at the Royal Albert Hall in London on July 23rd. As previously announced, the concert, part of the BBC Proms season, will feature the premiere of “A Man From The Future”, Pet Shop Boys’ musical tribute to computer pioneer and code-breaker Alan Turing, performed by Pet Shop Boys, the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Dominic Wheeler and the BBC Singers with a guest narrator. Also in the concert will be four PSB songs arranged by Angelo Badalamenti and sung by a guest vocalist, and the live premiere of Richard Niles’ 1991 “Overture to Performance”.
Tickets go on sale at 9.00am today, Saturday May 17th, 2014, at www.bbc.co.uk/proms, or by phoning 0845 401 5040. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Royal Albert Hall.
The BBC Proms is the world’s biggest classical music festival, offering eight weeks of world-class music-making from a vast array of leading orchestras, conductors and soloists from the UK and around the world.
PSB at the Proms
A Man From The Future
Looks like they’re all gone.
The evening will consist of the following bits and pieces:
Overture to Performance (arranged by Richard Niles) – 8 minutes
Pet Shop Boys Songs (arranged by Angelo Badalamenti) – 20 minutes
A Man From The Future (arranged by Sven Helbig) – WORLD PREMIERE – c45 minutes