Founder Sir Georg Solti

Conductor Valery Gergiev

Patron Lady Solti

Director Charles Kaye

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The WOP Recordings

5 August 2010 - Albert Hall, London - BBC PROMS

The first of two concerts celebrating the 15th birthday of the Orchestra (see also 6th August 2010, Salzburg Festival) and the 150th anniversary of the birth of Gustav Mahler.


These concerts were made possible through generous additional support from Unitel, Deutsche Bank, Pappas Gruppe and Yoko Nagae Ceschina.

The concert was transmitted on BBC2 TV on Saturday 7th August 2010.
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Programme for this concert:


Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 4 in G major (soloist: Camilla Tilling)
Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 5 in C# minor
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WORLD ORCHESTRA FOR PEACE - THE 2010 CONCERTS FOR PEACE - 5TH AUGUST 2010 - BBC PROMS, LONDON

Valery Gergiev and World Orchestra for Peace at their BBC Prom, 5th August 2010

© Chris Christodou

WORLD ORCHESTRA FOR PEACE  - 5TH AUGUST 2010 - BBC PROMS, LONDON

Valery Gergiev, soprano Camilla Tilling and first concertmaster Rainer Küchl acknowledge applause.

 

We musicians cannot solve any of these problems with rifles, we are not politicians or military, but we can only make statement after statement after statement... Valery Gergiev