BBC names director for Proms Elektra and Salome

BBC names director for Proms Elektra and Salome


norman lebrecht

July 02, 2014

It’s Justin Way, a Covent Garden staffer with a mass of experience.


Other Proms changes:

Prom 12 (Saturday 26 July)
Andrew Kennedy has had to withdraw from this Prom. Benjamin Hulett will now sing the tenor role in J. S. Bach’s St John Passion
Proms Plus (Sunday 3 August, Royal College of Music)
Michael Murpurgo will take part in a Proms Plus talk which will precede the War Horse Prom that afternoon, reading extracts from Only Remembered, a collection of writing, prose, poetry and songs to mark the commemoration of the First World War
Prom 25 (Monday 4 August)
Carolyn Sampson will perform in the world premiere of the late John Tavener’s BBC commission, Requiem Fragments
Prom 30 (Friday 8 August)
Jazz singer Gregory Porter will perform at the Battle of the Bands Late Night Prom
Prom 45 (Tuesday 19 August)
ElectricVocals will perform in Laura Mvula’s Late Night Prom