Rafael Payare makes his debut at the BBC Proms this weekend with his Ulster Orchestra in a programme to include the world premiere of a BBC commission by composer Piers Hellawell, and Tchaikovsky’s powerful Symphony No 5. They will also be joined by cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan for Haydn’s Cello Concerto No 1.
Entering his third season as Chief Conductor of the Ulster Orchestra, their partnership is now acknowledged as one of the most dynamic in the UK, the 16-17 season marking the orchestra’s 50th anniversary.
Rafael Payare will conduct the Ulster Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 21 August at 3.45pm in Prom 47. More information here. The performance will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3, more information here. Discover which other Askonas Holt artists are making their BBC Proms debut here.