Following the success of last year?s ?Proms at ?? concert in Hull, the BBC Proms once again travels outside London, this time to Lincoln.
The city?s 19th-century Drill Hall ? home to the Fourth Battalion of the Lincolnshire Regiment, deployed to the Western Front in 1914 ? is the evocative setting for a staged performance of Stravinsky?s First World War music-theatre piece The Soldier?s Tale.
William Conway conducts the Hebrides Ensemble in this tale of a young man who sells his soul (and his violin) to the Devil in exchange for untold wealth ? or so it seems.
There will be no interval