German violinist David Garrett has today announced, via social media he has withdrawn from his scheduled performance at the BBC Proms in the Park concert, in London on September 12th.
No reason for the cancellation was given.
“Dear Fans! Unfortunately, due to various reasons, David is no longer performing at Proms in the Park in September. However, he hopes to come over to the UK in the near future! We are sorry!” the facebook post has stated.
The performance was scheduled to take place in London’s Hyde Park with the BBC Concert Orchestra – with appearances by singers Danielle de Niese, Caro Emerald and Russell Watson, The Jacksons and trumpeter Alison Balsom.
At this stage, no replacement for the violinist has been announced.