Making history: first BBC Prom held in Yorkshire in nearly 90 years

On July 22, 2017 |
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McGegan Condcuts

“History was made this afternoon as an orchestra struck up by the riverside in Hull – the first time a Prom has been held outside the capital in nearly 90 years.

The Gateshead-based Royal Northern Sinfonia, conducted by Nicholas McGegan, opened with Telemann’s Water Music Overture followed by Delius’s Summer Night on the River as hundreds looked on.”

— Read more at The Yorkshire Post.