1871 Henry Willis; 1933 Harrison; 2004 Mander at Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK
Cameron Carpenter at the BBC Proms
…one of the world's most exciting virtuosos plays a mostly-Bach program (with a twist) on the great organ at Royal Albert Hall.
Program Broadcast dates:
- Week of September 17, 2012
Links and Resources:
Detailed BBC Proms Background:
- Program 1
Press Interviews with Cameron Carpenter:
- The Radio Times
- September 1 – Telegraph
- September 1 – Guardian
- Our virtuoso, Cameron Carpenter, met with Michael Barone for an interview in 2010…
Clip 1 …Cameron discusses the magic of transposing Bach works to new key centers.
Clip 2 …Cameron explains his own compositions.
Extra Concert Audio:
Listen BACH-CARPENTER: Etude-Fantasy for Pedals (based on the Prelude from Bach's Solo Cello Suite No. 1 in G, BWV 1007)
Listen CARPENTER: Encore-Improvisation (on themes from "Jeeves and Wooster")
Music played in the program
J. S. BACH: Toccata & Fugue in F(#), BWV 540
BACH (arr. Carpenter): Prelude, Bourée, and Gigue, fr Violin Partita No. 3, BWV 1006
BACH: Prelude & Fugue in A, BWV 536
BACH (arr. Busoni & Carpenter): Chorale-prelude Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g'mein, BWV 734
CARPENTER: Fantasy-Improvisation on B-A-C-H
BACH-CARPENTER: 'Evolutionary' Toccata & Fugue in d, BWV 565
–Cameron Carpenter (1871 Willis; 1933 Harrison & Harrison; 2004 Mander/Royal Albert Hall, London)
BACH: Fantasy and Fugue in g, BWV 542
CARPENTER: Improvisation on the Bourée, fr Cello Suite No. 3, BWV 1009
BACH-MAHLER (arr. Carpenter): Syncretic Prelude & Fugue in D (based on the Bach-Busoni Chaconne, fr BWV 1004 and the Rondo-Finale from Mahler's Symphony No. 5) –Cameron Carpenter (1871 Willis; 1933 Harrison & Harrison; 2004 Mander/Royal Albert Hall, London)
These performances were broadcast live in England on September 1 & 2, 2012 by BBC3, and provided to us for distribution in the United States by the BBC World Service.