• Fri 20 Jul 1979

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1979
      • Gustav Mahler 1860–1911
      • Symphony No 3 in D minor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • James Loughran Conductor
      • Helen Watts contralto
      • Southend Boys' Choir
      • BBC Symphony Chorus (pre-1932, National Chorus; 1933-4, BBC Chorus; 1935-77, BBC Choral Society) (women's voices)
      • Philharmonia Chorus (1964-77, New Philharmonia Chorus) (women's voices)

  • Sat 21 Jul

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 02
      • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
      • The Prince of the Pagodas, Op 57 (suite arr. Lankester)
        Proms premiere
        • Michael Lankester Conductor
      • Maurice Ravel 1875–1937
      • L'enfant et les sortilèges
        Proms premiere
        • James Loughran Conductor
        • Linda Finnie La chatte [she-cat]
        • Linda Finnie L'écureuil [squirrel]
        • Pamela Priestley-Smith Une pastourelle [shepherdess]
        • Rosemary Hardy La bergère [Louis XV chair]
        • Rosemary Hardy La chouette [owl]
        • Rosemary Hardy La chauve-souris [bat]
        • Sarah Walker Maman [mother]
        • Sarah Walker La tasse chinoise [Chinese teacup]
        • Sarah Walker La libellule [dragonfly]
        • Ameral Gunson Un pâtre [shepherd]
        • Anne-Marie Rodde Le feu [fire]
        • Anne-Marie Rodde La princesse [princess]
        • Anne-Marie Rodde Le rossignol [nightingale]
        • Cynthia Buchan L'enfant [child]
        • Brian Rayner Cook Le fauteuil [armchair]
        • Brian Rayner Cook L'arbre [tree]
        • Peter Knapp L'horloge comtoise [grandfather clock]
        • Peter Knapp Le chat [tomcat]
        • Robin Leggate La théière Wedgwood noir [black Wedgwood teapot]
        • Robin Leggate La rainette [treefrog]
        • Robin Leggate Le petit vieillard [old man Arithmetic]
        • BBC Singers
      • Michael Lankester Conductor
      • James Loughran Conductor
      • Linda Finnie La chatte [she-cat], L'écureuil [squirrel]
      • Pamela Priestley-Smith Une pastourelle [shepherdess]
      • Rosemary Hardy La bergère [Louis XV chair], La chouette [owl], La chauve-souris [bat]
      • Sarah Walker Maman [mother], La tasse chinoise [Chinese teacup], La libellule [dragonfly]
      • Ameral Gunson Un pâtre [shepherd]
      • Anne-Marie Rodde Le feu [fire], La princesse [princess], Le rossignol [nightingale]
      • Cynthia Buchan L'enfant [child]
      • Brian Rayner Cook Le fauteuil [armchair], L'arbre [tree]
      • Peter Knapp L'horloge comtoise [grandfather clock], Le chat [tomcat]
      • Robin Leggate La théière Wedgwood noir [black Wedgwood teapot], La rainette [treefrog], Le petit vieillard [old man Arithmetic]
      • BBC Singers
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra

  • Sun 22 Jul

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 03
      • Johann Sebastian Bach 1685–1750
      • Cantata No. 174, 'Ich liebe den Höchsten von ganzem Gemüte', BWV 174
        Sinfonia Proms premiere
        • Victor Marlish horn
        • Thomas Briggs horn
      • Cantata No. 21, 'Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis', BWV 21
        - The printed programme and 1979 Proms Guide incorrectly list this performance as a Proms premiere
        • Irene Sandford soprano
        • Frank Patterson tenor
        • William Young bass
        • Helmut Seeber oboe
        • Cantata Singers
      • Cantata No. 42, 'Am Abend aber desselbigen Sabbats', BWV 42
        Sinfonia Proms premiere
        • Helmut Seeber oboe
        • Lindsay Armstrong oboe
        • Gilbert Berg bassoon
      • Cantata No. 30, 'Freue dich, erlöste Schar', BWV 30
        Proms premiere
        • Irene Sandford soprano
        • Frank Patterson tenor
        • William Young bass
        • Helmut Seeber oboe d'amore
        • Bernadette Greevy contralto
        • Mary Gallagher violin
        • Madeleine Berkeley flute
        • Cantata Singers
      • Victor Marlish horn
      • Thomas Briggs horn
      • Irene Sandford soprano
      • Frank Patterson tenor
      • William Young bass
      • Helmut Seeber oboe, oboe d'amore
      • Cantata Singers
      • Lindsay Armstrong oboe
      • Gilbert Berg bassoon
      • Bernadette Greevy contralto
      • Mary Gallagher violin
      • Madeleine Berkeley flute
      • John Beckett Conductor
      • New Irish Chamber Orchestra
      • John Beckett Conductor
      • New Irish Chamber Orchestra

  • Mon 23 Jul

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 04
      • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
      • Introduction and Allegro, Op 47
      • Robert Schumann 1810–1856
      • Konzertstück for Four Horns in F major, Op 86 (arr. piano & orchestra)
        UK premiere of this arrangement
        • Peter Frankl piano
      • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Symphony No 3 in E flat major, 'Eroica' Symphony No 3 in E flat major, 'Eroica' Also known as: Symphony No 3 in E flat major, 'Eroica', Op 55
      • Peter Frankl piano
      • Walter Weller Conductor
      • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Walter Weller Conductor
      • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

  • Tue 24 Jul

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 05
      • Leos Janacek 1854–1928
      • The Ballad of Blaník
        Proms premiere
      • Antonin Dvorak 1841–1904
      • Piano Concerto in G minor
        • Rudolf Firkušný piano
      • Bohuslav Martinu 1890–1959
      • Double Concerto, H 271
        Proms premiere
        • Rudolf Firkušný piano
      • Zoltán Kodály 1882–1967
      • Psalmus hungaricus, Op 13
        • Trinity Boys Choir
        • John Mitchinson tenor
        • Goldsmith's Choral Union
        • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • Rudolf Firkušný piano
      • Trinity Boys Choir
      • John Mitchinson tenor
      • Goldsmith's Choral Union
      • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Charles Mackerras Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Charles Mackerras Conductor

  • Wed 25 Jul

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 06
      • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Grosse Fuge, Op 133
      • Scena & aria 'Ah! perfido...Per pietà non dirmi addio!', Op 65
        • Dame Janet Baker mezzo-soprano
      • Gustav Mahler 1860–1911
      • Songs from 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn'
        No. 9 Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen
        • Dame Janet Baker mezzo-soprano
      • No. 5 Das irdische Leben
        • Dame Janet Baker mezzo-soprano
      • No. 7 Rheinlegendchen
        • Dame Janet Baker mezzo-soprano
      • No. 4 Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht?
        • Dame Janet Baker mezzo-soprano
      • Johannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Symphony No 4 in E minor Symphony No 4 in E minor Also known as: Symphony No 4 in E minor, Op 98
      • Dame Janet Baker mezzo-soprano
      • James Loughran Conductor
      • Hallé (pre-2003, Hallé Orchestra)
      • James Loughran Conductor
      • Hallé (pre-2003, Hallé Orchestra)

  • Thu 26 Jul

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 07
      • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
      • Symphony in Three Movements
      • Edvard Grieg 1843–1907
      • Piano Concerto in A minor Piano Concerto in A minor Also known as: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16
        • Emil Grigoryevich Gilels piano
      • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Symphony No 5 in C minor Symphony No 5 in C minor Also known as: Symphony No 5 in C minor, Op 67
      • Emil Grigoryevich Gilels piano
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Sir Colin Davis Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Sir Colin Davis Conductor

  • Fri 27 Jul

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 08
      • George Crumb b.1929
      • Star-Child
        UK premiere
        • Lionel Friend Conductor
        • Malcolm Hicks Conductor
        • Howard Snell Conductor
        • Gordon Kember offstage conductor
        • Lawrie Lea offstage conductor
        • Dorothy Dorow soprano
        • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (men's voices)
        • Orpheus Youth Choir
        • North Herts College Choir
      • Gustav Holst 1874–1934
      • The Planets The Planets Also known as: The Planets, Op 32
        • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (women's voices)
      • Lionel Friend Conductor
      • Malcolm Hicks Conductor
      • Howard Snell Conductor
      • Gordon Kember offstage conductor
      • Lawrie Lea offstage conductor
      • Dorothy Dorow soprano
      • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (men's voices)
      • Orpheus Youth Choir
      • North Herts College Choir
      • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (women's voices)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Elgar Howarth Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Elgar Howarth Conductor

  • Sat 28 Jul

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 09
      • Bedrich Smetana 1824–1884
      • The Bartered Bride
        Overture
      • Frank Bridge 1879–1941
      • The Sea
      • Malcolm Williamson 1931–2003
      • Concerto for Two Pianos
        Proms premiere
        • Dame Moura Lympany piano
        • Malcolm Williamson piano
      • Antonin Dvorak 1841–1904
      • Symphony No. 5 in F major, Op 76
      • Dame Moura Lympany piano
      • Malcolm Williamson piano
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Charles Mackerras Conductor
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Charles Mackerras Conductor

  • Mon 30 Jul

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 10
      • Elliott Carter 1908–2012
      • A Symphony of Three Orchestra
        Proms premiere
        • David Atherton Conductor
      • Witold Lutoslawski 1913–1994
      • Les espaces du sommeil
        UK premiere
        • Witold Lutoslawski Conductor
        • John Shirley-Quirk baritone
      • Michael Tippett 1905–1998
      • A Child of Our Time
        • Michael Tippett Conductor
        • John Tomlinson bass
        • Jessye Norman soprano
        • Patricia Payne contralto
        • Kenneth Riegel tenor
        • BBC Singers
        • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • David Atherton Conductor
      • Witold Lutoslawski Conductor
      • John Shirley-Quirk baritone
      • Michael Tippett Conductor
      • John Tomlinson bass
      • Jessye Norman soprano
      • Patricia Payne contralto
      • Kenneth Riegel tenor
      • BBC Singers
      • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra

  • Tue 31 Jul

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 11
      • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Serenade in B flat major 'Gran Partita', K 361
        • David Atherton Conductor
      • Witold Lutoslawski 1913–1994
      • Paroles tissées
        Proms premiere
        • Witold Lutoslawski Conductor
        • Louis Devos tenor
      • Johannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Serenade No. 2 in A major, Op 16
        • David Atherton Conductor
      • David Atherton Conductor
      • Witold Lutoslawski Conductor
      • Louis Devos tenor
      • London Sinfonietta
      • London Sinfonietta

  • Wed 1 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 12
      • Jean Sibelius 1865–1957
      • Symphony No. 3 in C major
      • Vagn Holmboe 1909–1996
      • Concerto for Cello, Op 120
        UK premiere
        • Erling Blöndal Bengtsson cello
      • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Symphony No. 7 in A major Symphony No. 7 in A major Also known as: Symphony No 7 in A major
      • Erling Blöndal Bengtsson cello
      • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
      • Paavo Berglund Conductor
      • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
      • Paavo Berglund Conductor

  • Thu 2 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 13
      • Anton Webern 1883–1945
      • Passacaglia Passacaglia Also known as: Passacaglia, Op 1
      • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor Also known as: Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor, Op 37
        • Alfred Brendel piano
      • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
      • Symphony No 5 in E minor Symphony No 5 in E minor Also known as: Symphony No 5 in E minor, Op 64
      • Alfred Brendel piano
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Claudio Abbado Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Claudio Abbado Conductor

  • Fri 3 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 14
      • Ralph Vaughan Williams 1872–1958
      • A London Symphony (Symphony No. 2)
      • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
      • The Firebird The Firebird Also known as: L'Oiseau de feu
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • David Atherton Conductor

  • Sat 4 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 15
      • Joseph Haydn 1732–1809
      • Symphony No. 97 in C major
      • Franz Liszt 1811–1886
      • Totentanz
        • Roger Woodward piano
      • Arnold Schoenberg 1874–1951
      • Piano Concerto
        • Roger Woodward piano
      • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
      • Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
      • Roger Woodward piano
      • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Lawrence Foster Conductor
      • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Lawrence Foster Conductor

  • Mon 6 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 16
      • Robert Schumann 1810–1856
      • Scenes from Goethe's 'Faust', WoO 3
        Proms premiere
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Michael Gielen Conductor
      • Felicity Lott Gretchen, Penitent
      • Pamela Priestley-Smith Magna Peccatrix, Want
      • Alfreda Hodgson Martha, Mater Gloriosa
      • Anthony Rolfe Johnson Ariel, Pater Ecstaticus
      • Jonathan Robarts baritone
      • Günther (Günter) Reich Faust
      • Gareth Roberts tenor
      • Stephen Roberts Pater Seraphicus, Doctor Marianus
      • Elizabeth Connell Care
      • David Fieldsend tenor
      • Judith Rees Mulier Samaritana, Need
      • Samuel Ramey Méphistophélès, Evil Spirit, Pater Profundus
      • Virginia Lloyd-Owen Maria Aegyptiaca, Debt
      • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus)
      • Southend Boys' Choir
      • BBC Symphony Chorus (pre-1932, National Chorus; 1933-4, BBC Chorus; 1935-77, BBC Choral Society)

  • Tue 7 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 17
      • Claudio Monteverdi 1567–1643
      • Vespro della Beata Vergine
        Magnificat II a 6 Proms premiere
        • English Baroque Soloists
      • Ab aeterno ordinata sum
        Proms premiere
        • David Thomas bass-baritone
      • Messa a 4 voci da cappella
        Proms premiere
        • Malcolm Hicks organ continuo
      • Madrigals Book 8
        Ardo, avvampo Proms premiere
        • English Baroque Soloists
      • Vago augelletto Proms premiere
        • John Elwes tenor
        • Patrizia Kwella soprano
        • English Baroque Soloists
      • Hor che'l ciel e la terra - 'Hor che'l ciel e la terra' was performed complete, contrary to the information given in the 1979 Proms Guide
        • English Baroque Soloists
      • Lamento della ninfa
        • Patrizia Kwella soprano
        • English Baroque Soloists
      • Tirsi e Clori
        Proms premiere
        • Trevor Pinnock harpsichord
        • John Elwes tenor
        • Alastair Ross harpsichord
        • Patrizia Kwella soprano
        • English Baroque Soloists
      • English Baroque Soloists
      • David Thomas bass-baritone
      • Malcolm Hicks organ continuo
      • John Elwes tenor
      • Patrizia Kwella soprano
      • Trevor Pinnock harpsichord
      • Alastair Ross harpsichord
      • Monteverdi Choir
      • Sir John Eliot Gardiner Conductor
      • Monteverdi Choir
      • Sir John Eliot Gardiner Conductor

  • Wed 8 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 18
      • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Symphony No 25 in G minor
      • Bernd Alois Zimmermann 1918–1970
      • Oboe Concerto
        Proms premiere
        • Heinz Holliger oboe
      • Anton Bruckner 1824–1896
      • Symphony No. 6 in A major Symphony No. 6 in A major Also known as: Symphony No 6 in A major
      • Heinz Holliger oboe
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Michael Gielen Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Michael Gielen Conductor

  • Thu 9 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 19
      • Johann Sebastian Bach 1685–1750
      • Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
        • Iona Brown violin/director
        • John Toll harpsichord continuo
      • Béla Bartók 1881–1945
      • Divertimento, Sz 113
        • Iona Brown Conductor
      • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K216
        • Iona Brown violin/director
      • Symphony No. 29 in A major, K 201
        • Iona Brown Conductor
      • Iona Brown violin/director, Conductor
      • John Toll harpsichord continuo
      • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
      • Academy of St Martin in the Fields

  • Fri 10 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 20
      • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
      • Concerto for Two Solo Pianos
        • Anne Shasby piano
        • Richard McMahon piano
      • David Wooldridge b.1927
      • Five Italian Songs, Op 31
        World premiere
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Michael Gielen Conductor
        • Heather Harper soprano
      • Béla Bartók 1881–1945
      • Concerto for Orchestra
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Michael Gielen Conductor
      • Anne Shasby piano
      • Richard McMahon piano
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Michael Gielen Conductor
      • Heather Harper soprano

  • Sat 11 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 21
      • Béla Bartók 1881–1945
      • Dance Suite
      • Karol Szymanowski 1882–1937
      • Symphony No. 4, Op 60
        Proms premiere
        • John Bingham piano
      • Jean Sibelius 1865–1957
      • Symphony No 2 in D major Symphony No 2 in D major Also known as: Symphony No 2 in D major, Op 43
      • John Bingham piano
      • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
      • David Atherton Conductor
      • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
      • David Atherton Conductor

  • Mon 13 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 22
      • Jean Sibelius 1865–1957
      • Tapiola Tapiola Also known as: Tapiola, Op 112
      • John Ireland 1879–1962
      • Concerto for Piano in E flat major
        • Philip Fowke piano
      • Dmitri Shostakovich 1906–1975
      • Symphony No 10 in E minor Symphony No 10 in E minor Also known as: Symphony No 10 in E minor, Op 93
      • Philip Fowke piano
      • Sir Simon Rattle Conductor
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (formerly BBC Scottish Orchestra)
      • Sir Simon Rattle Conductor
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (formerly BBC Scottish Orchestra)

  • Tue 14 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 23
      • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Symphony No 41 in C major, 'Jupiter' Symphony No 41 in C major, 'Jupiter' Also known as: Symphony No 41 in C major, 'Jupiter', K 551
      • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
      • Our Hunting Fathers, Op 8
        • Heather Harper soprano
      • Antonin Dvorak 1841–1904
      • Symphony No 7 in D minor Symphony No 7 in D minor Also known as: Symphony No 7 in D minor, Op 70
      • Heather Harper soprano
      • London Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Bernard Haitink Conductor
      • London Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Bernard Haitink Conductor

  • Wed 15 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 24
      • Joseph Haydn 1732–1809
      • La fedeltà premiata, Hob. XXVIII:10
        Proms premiere
      • London Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Bernard Haitink Conductor
      • Thomas Allen Count Perrucchetto
      • Richard Allan Melibeo
      • Julia Hamari Celia
      • Eiddwen Harrhy Diana
      • Max-René Cosotti Fileno
      • Kathleen Battle Nerina
      • Sylvia Lindenstrand Amaranta
      • James Atherton Lindoro
      • Glyndebourne Chorus (formerly Glyndebourne Festival Chorus)

  • Thu 16 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 25
      • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat major, 'Emperor' Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat major, 'Emperor' Also known as: Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat major, 'Emperor', Op 73
        • Gerhard Oppitz piano
      • Anton Bruckner 1824–1896
      • Symphony No 9 in D minor
      • Gerhard Oppitz piano
      • Günther Herbig Conductor
      • BBC Philharmonic (pre-1983, BBC Northern SO; 1983-91, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra)
      • Günther Herbig Conductor
      • BBC Philharmonic (pre-1983, BBC Northern SO; 1983-91, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra)

  • Fri 17 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 26
      • Gordon Crosse b.1937
      • Epiphany Variations, Op 39
        UK premiere
      • William Walton 1902–1983
      • Violin Concerto
        • György Pauk violin
      • Sergei Prokofiev 1891–1953
      • Symphony No 5 in B flat major Symphony No 5 in B flat major Also known as: Symphony No 5 in B flat major, Op 100
      • György Pauk violin
      • Edward Downes Conductor
      • BBC Philharmonic (pre-1983, BBC Northern SO; 1983-91, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra)
      • Edward Downes Conductor
      • BBC Philharmonic (pre-1983, BBC Northern SO; 1983-91, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra)

  • Sat 18 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 27
      • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Symphony No 8 in F major Symphony No 8 in F major Also known as: Symphony No 8 in F major, Op 93
      • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Piano Concerto No 21 in C major Piano Concerto No 21 in C major Also known as: Piano Concerto No 21 in C major, K 467
        • Bernard Roberts piano
      • Franz von Suppé 1819–1895
      • Leichte Kavallerie
        Overture
      • Johann Strauss II 1825–1899
      • Künstlerleben - waltz, Op 316
      • Die Fledermaus, Op 362
        Csárdás 'Klänge der Heimat'
        • Teresa Cahill soprano
      • Rosen aus dem Süden - waltz, Op 388
      • Johann Strauss I 1804–1849
      • Radetzky March, Op 228
      • Bernard Roberts piano
      • Teresa Cahill soprano
      • Janos Fürst Conductor
      • BBC Philharmonic (pre-1983, BBC Northern SO; 1983-91, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra)
      • Janos Fürst Conductor
      • BBC Philharmonic (pre-1983, BBC Northern SO; 1983-91, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra)

  • Mon 20 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 28
      • Claude Debussy 1862–1918
      • La mer La mer Also known as: La Mer
        • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Sir Harrison Birtwistle b.1934
      • The Triumph of Time
        • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Modest Mussorgsky 1839–1881
      • Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Elgar Howarth)
        Proms premiere of this arrangement
        • Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
      • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
      • Elgar Howarth Conductor
      • Elgar Howarth Conductor

  • Tue 21 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 29
      • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
      • Billy Budd
        Proms premiere
      • Richard Armstrong Conductor
      • Thomas Allen Billy Budd
      • Forbes Robinson John Claggart
      • Frank Olegario Dansker
      • Richard Allan Mr Flint
      • Arthur Davies Novice
      • Gareth Rhys-Davies Novice's Friend
      • Neville Ackerman Maintop
      • Nigel Douglas Edward Fairfax Vere
      • Stuart Kale Red Whiskers
      • Charles Lewis Squeak
      • Nicholas Folwell Bosun
      • Julian Moyle Mr Redburn
      • Henry Newman Donald
      • Geoffrey Moses Lieutenant Radcliffe
      • Gordon Whyte Arthur Jones
      • Ralph Hamer First Mate
      • Peter Massocchi Second Mate
      • David Hatter Cabin Boy
      • Rhys Devlin Voice off-stage
      • Welsh Philharmonia Orchestra
      • Welsh National Opera Chorale (men's voices)

  • Wed 22 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 30
      • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Symphony No 35 in D major, 'Haffner' Symphony No 35 in D major, 'Haffner' Also known as: Symphony No 35 in D major, 'Haffner', K 385
        • Norman Del Mar Conductor
        • Philharmonia Orchestra
      • Piano Concerto No 22 in E flat major Piano Concerto No 22 in E flat major Also known as: Piano Concerto No 22 in E flat major, K 482
        • Norman Del Mar Conductor
        • Imogen Cooper piano
        • Philharmonia Orchestra
      • Arnold Schoenberg 1874–1951
      • Variations on a Recitative, Op 40
        Proms premiere
        • Timothy Bond organ
      • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
      • Also sprach Zarathustra Also sprach Zarathustra Also known as: Also sprach Zarathustra, Op 30
        • Norman Del Mar Conductor
        • Philharmonia Orchestra
      • Norman Del Mar Conductor
      • Philharmonia Orchestra
      • Imogen Cooper piano
      • Timothy Bond organ

  • Thu 23 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 31
      • Dmitri Shostakovich 1906–1975
      • Symphony No. 14, Op 135
        • Felicity Palmer soprano
        • Nicola Ghiuselev bass
      • Sergei Rachmaninov 1873–1943
      • Symphony No. 1 in D minor, Op 13
      • Felicity Palmer soprano
      • Nicola Ghiuselev bass
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Gennady Rozhdestvensky Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Gennady Rozhdestvensky Conductor

  • Fri 24 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 32
      • Peter Maxwell Davies 1934–2016
      • A Mirror of Whitening Light
        Proms premiere
        • London Sinfonietta
        • Sir Simon Rattle Conductor
      • Maurice Ravel 1875–1937
      • Piano Concerto in G major
        • London Sinfonietta
        • Sir Simon Rattle Conductor
        • Paul Crossley piano
      • Trad.
      • Ladrang Maskentar
        Proms premiere
        • Sasono Mulio Gamelan of Surakarta
      • Gambyong Pare Anom
        Proms premiere
        • Sasono Mulio Gamelan of Surakarta
      • Langen Dryan Menak Jingga Gugur
        Proms premiere
        • Sasono Mulio Gamelan of Surakarta
      • Adaninggar & Kelaswara
        Proms premiere
        • Sasono Mulio Gamelan of Surakarta
      • Olivier Messiaen 1908–1992
      • Trois petites liturgies de la Présence Divine
        • London Sinfonietta
        • Sir Simon Rattle Conductor
        • Paul Crossley piano
        • Jeanne Loriod ondes martenot
        • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (women's voices)
      • London Sinfonietta
      • Sir Simon Rattle Conductor
      • Paul Crossley piano
      • Sasono Mulio Gamelan of Surakarta
      • Jeanne Loriod ondes martenot
      • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (women's voices)

  • Sat 25 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 33
      • Peter Maxwell Davies 1934–2016
      • Five Klee Pictures
        Proms premiere
      • Hugh Wood b.1932
      • Scenes from Comus, Op 6
        • Alison Hargan soprano
        • Brian Burrows tenor
      • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
      • Symphony No 1 in A flat major Symphony No 1 in A flat major Also known as: Symphony No 1 in A flat major, Op 55
      • Alison Hargan soprano
      • Brian Burrows tenor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Gennady Rozhdestvensky Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Gennady Rozhdestvensky Conductor

  • Mon 27 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 34
      • Joseph Haydn 1732–1809
      • Symphony No. 95 in C minor
      • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Violin Concerto in D major Violin Concerto in D major Also known as: Violin Concerto in D major, Op 61
        • Henryk Szeryng violin
      • Carl Nielsen 1865–1931
      • Symphony No 4, 'Inextinguishable' Symphony No 4, 'Inextinguishable' Also known as: Symphony No 4, 'Inextinguishable', Op 29
      • Henryk Szeryng violin
      • Alexander Gibson Conductor
      • Royal Scottish National Orchestra (pre-1950, Scottish Orchestra; 1950-91, Scottish National Orchestra)
      • Alexander Gibson Conductor
      • Royal Scottish National Orchestra (pre-1950, Scottish Orchestra; 1950-91, Scottish National Orchestra)

  • Tue 28 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 35
      • Claude Debussy 1862–1918
      • Marche écossaise sur un thème populaire
      • Martin Dalby b.1942
      • The Tower of Victory
        Proms premiere
      • Hector Berlioz 1803–1869
      • La mort de Cléopâtre
        • Jessye Norman soprano
      • Johannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Symphony No 1 in C minor Symphony No 1 in C minor Also known as: Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 68
      • Jessye Norman soprano
      • Alexander Gibson Conductor
      • Royal Scottish National Orchestra (pre-1950, Scottish Orchestra; 1950-91, Scottish National Orchestra)
      • Alexander Gibson Conductor
      • Royal Scottish National Orchestra (pre-1950, Scottish Orchestra; 1950-91, Scottish National Orchestra)

  • Wed 29 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 36
      • Jean Sibelius 1865–1957
      • Kullervo
        Proms premiere
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Gennady Rozhdestvensky Conductor
      • Heljä Angervo mezzo-soprano
      • Usko Viitanen baritone
      • London Voices (men's voices)

  • Thu 30 Aug

    • 20:00 Westminster Cathedral
      Prom 37
      • Francis Poulenc 1899–1963
      • Mass in G major
        Proms premiere
      • Arthur Honegger 1892–1955
      • Le roi David
        • Philip Langridge tenor
        • Claude Le Sache speaker
        • Pamela Stirling speaker
        • Musicians of London
      • Philip Langridge tenor
      • Claude Le Sache speaker
      • Pamela Stirling speaker
      • Musicians of London
      • Brian Wright Conductor
      • Dame Felicity Palmer soprano
      • Ann Murray mezzo-soprano
      • BBC Symphony Chorus (pre-1932, National Chorus; 1933-4, BBC Chorus; 1935-77, BBC Choral Society)
      • Brian Wright Conductor
      • Dame Felicity Palmer soprano
      • Ann Murray mezzo-soprano
      • BBC Symphony Chorus (pre-1932, National Chorus; 1933-4, BBC Chorus; 1935-77, BBC Choral Society)

  • Fri 31 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 38
      • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 1844–1908
      • Overture 'Russian Easter Festival', Op 36
      • Arvo Pärt b.1935
      • Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten
        UK premiere
      • Sergei Rachmaninov 1873–1943
      • Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor
        • Viktoria Postnikova piano
      • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
      • The Rite of Spring The Rite of Spring Also known as: Le Sacre du printemps
      • Viktoria Postnikova piano
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Gennady Rozhdestvensky Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Gennady Rozhdestvensky Conductor

  • Sat 1 Sep

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 39
      • Joseph Haydn 1732–1809
      • Symphony No. 101 in D major 'The Clock'
      • Alun Hoddinott 1929–2008
      • Organ Concerto
        Proms premiere
        • John Scott organ
      • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
      • Suite No. 3 in G major, Op 55
      • John Scott organ
      • Bryden Thomson Conductor
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales (pre-1993, BBC Welsh SO)
      • Bryden Thomson Conductor
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales (pre-1993, BBC Welsh SO)

  • Sun 2 Sep

    • 19:30 Round House, The
      Prom 40
      • Sebastian Forbes b.1941
      • Sonata for 8
        Proms premiere
        • Sebastian Forbes Conductor
      • Nicholas Maw 1935–2009
      • La vita nuova
        World premiere
        • Sir Mark Elder Conductor
        • Phyllis Bryn-Julson soprano
      • Anthony Payne b.1936
      • The Stones and Lonely Places Sing
        World premiere
        • Sir Mark Elder Conductor
      • John Tavener 1944–2013
      • Six Russian Folk Songs
        Proms premiere
        • Sir Mark Elder Conductor
        • Elise Ross soprano
      • Sebastian Forbes Conductor
      • Sir Mark Elder Conductor
      • Phyllis Bryn-Julson soprano
      • Elise Ross soprano
      • Nash Ensemble
      • Nash Ensemble

  • Mon 3 Sep

    • 19:30 St Augustine's Church, Kilburn
      Prom 41
      • Sir Charles Villiers Stanford 1852–1924
      • Magnificat for double choir
      • Kenneth Leighton 1929–1988
      • Crucifixus pro nobis, Op 38
        Proms premiere
        • Stephen Cleobury organ
        • Ian Partridge tenor
      • Michael Tippett 1905–1998
      • Magnificat and Nunc dimittis
        • Stephen Cleobury organ
      • Ralph Vaughan Williams 1872–1958
      • Mass in G minor
      • Stephen Cleobury organ
      • Ian Partridge tenor
      • John Poole Conductor
      • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus)
      • John Poole Conductor
      • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus)

  • Tue 4 Sep

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 42
      • Franz Schubert 1797–1828
      • Symphony No. 6 in C major, D 589
      • Gustav Mahler 1860–1911
      • Symphony No 5 in C sharp minor
      • Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Zubin Mehta Conductor

  • Wed 5 Sep

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 43
      • Josef Tal 1910–2008
      • Symphony No. 3
        UK premiere
      • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Also known as: Piano Concerto No 4 in G major, Op 58
        • Daniel Barenboim piano
      • Antonin Dvorak 1841–1904
      • Symphony No 8 in G major Symphony No 8 in G major Also known as: Symphony No 8 in G major, Op 88
      • Daniel Barenboim piano
      • Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Zubin Mehta Conductor
      • Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Zubin Mehta Conductor

  • Thu 6 Sep

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 44
      • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
      • Fireworks
      • Claude Debussy 1862–1918
      • Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
      • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
      • Petrushka (1947 version)
      • Oliver Knussen b.1952
      • Symphony No. 3
        World premiere
      • Maurice Ravel 1875–1937
      • La Valse
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Michael Tilson Thomas Conductor

  • Fri 7 Sep

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 45
      • Joseph Haydn 1732–1809
      • Symphony No. 80 in D minor
        • Tamás Vásáry Conductor
        • Scottish Chamber Orchestra
      • John McCabe 1939–2015
      • Clarinet Concerto
        Proms premiere
        • Tamás Vásáry Conductor
        • Janet Hilton clarinet
        • Scottish Chamber Orchestra
      • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
      • 3 Pieces for Solo Clarinet.
        • Janet Hilton clarinet
      • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Piano Concerto No. 14 in E flat major, K449
        • Tamás Vásáry piano/director
        • Scottish Chamber Orchestra
      • Aria with recitative 'Ch'io mi scordi di te?...Non temer, amato bene', K 505
        • Tamás Vásáry Conductor
        • Margaret Marshall soprano
        • Scottish Chamber Orchestra
      • Franz Schubert 1797–1828
      • Symphony No. 3 in D major, D 200
        • Tamás Vásáry Conductor
        • Scottish Chamber Orchestra
      • Tamás Vásáry Conductor, piano/director
      • Scottish Chamber Orchestra
      • Janet Hilton clarinet
      • Margaret Marshall soprano

  • Sat 8 Sep

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 46
      • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Divertimento in F major, K 138
      • Felix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
      • Symphony No. 5 in D major, 'Reformation'
      • Johannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor
        • Sir Clifford Curzon piano
      • Sir Clifford Curzon piano
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Charles Groves Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Charles Groves Conductor

  • Sun 9 Sep

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 47
      • George Frideric Handel 1685–1759
      • Messiah, HWV 56
      • Christopher Hogwood Conductor
      • Simon Preston organ
      • William Christie harpsichord
      • Martyn Hill tenor
      • David Thomas bass-baritone
      • Emma Kirkby soprano
      • Judith Nelson soprano
      • Carolyn Watkinson contralto
      • Michael Laird trumpet
      • Francis Grier organ
      • Anthony Pleeth cello
      • Peter McCarthy double bass
      • Academy of Ancient Music
      • Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford

  • Mon 10 Sep

    • 19:30 St Augustine's Church, Kilburn
      Prom 48
      • Anon.
      • Angelus ad virginem
        Proms premiere
        • Winchester Cathedral Choir
      • Robert Fayrfax 1464–1521
      • Magnificat regale
        Proms premiere
        • Winchester Cathedral Choir
      • Henry Purcell 1659–1695
      • Welcome to all the pleasures, Z 339
        • Keith Ross counter-tenor
        • William Kendall tenor
        • Donald Sweeney bass
        • Winchester Cathedral Choir
        • Baroque String Quintet
      • Samuel Sebastian Wesley 1810–1876
      • The Wilderness and the Solitary Place
        Proms premiere
        • James Lancelot organ
      • Jonathan Harvey 1939–2012
      • I love the Lord
        Proms premiere
        • Winchester Cathedral Choir
      • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
      • Antiphon, Op 56b
        Proms premiere
        • Winchester Cathedral Choir
      • Winchester Cathedral Choir
      • Keith Ross counter-tenor
      • William Kendall tenor
      • Donald Sweeney bass
      • Baroque String Quintet
      • James Lancelot organ
      • Martin Neary Conductor
      • Martin Neary Conductor

    • 21:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 49
      • Luciano Berio 1925–2003
      • Chemins II
        UK premiere
        • Gérard Caussé viola
      • Patrick Marcland b.1944
      • Variants
        UK premiere
      • Sir Harrison Birtwistle b.1934
      • ...agm...
        UK premiere
        • The John Alldis Choir
      • Gérard Caussé viola
      • The John Alldis Choir
      • Peter Eötvös Conductor
      • Ensemble Intercontemporain
      • Peter Eötvös Conductor
      • Ensemble Intercontemporain

  • Tue 11 Sep

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 50
      • Richard Wagner 1813–1883
      • Siegfried Idyll
        • Daniel Barenboim Conductor
      • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Piano Concerto No 27 in B flat major
        • Daniel Barenboim Conductor
        • Sir Clifford Curzon piano
      • Anton Webern 1883–1945
      • Five Pieces, Op 10
        • Daniel Barenboim Conductor
      • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Concerto for Two Pianos in E flat major Concerto for Two Pianos in E flat major Also known as: Concerto for Two Pianos in E flat major, K 365
        • Daniel Barenboim piano/director
        • Sir Clifford Curzon piano
      • Daniel Barenboim Conductor, piano/director
      • Sir Clifford Curzon piano
      • English Chamber Orchestra
      • English Chamber Orchestra

  • Wed 12 Sep

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 51
      • Edgard Varèse 1883–1965
      • Déserts
        Proms premiere
      • Intégrales
        Proms premiere
      • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
      • 4 Russian Peasant Songs (1954 version)
        Proms premiere
        • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (women's voices)
      • Béla Bartók 1881–1945
      • Three Village Scenes
        • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (women's voices)
      • Arnold Schoenberg 1874–1951
      • Lied der Waldtaube from 'Gurrelieder' (chamber version)
        • Elizabeth Connell mezzo-soprano
      • Three Pieces
        Proms premiere
      • Chamber Symphony No. 1 in E major, Op 9
      • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (women's voices)
      • Elizabeth Connell mezzo-soprano
      • Pierre Boulez Conductor
      • Ensemble Intercontemporain
      • Pierre Boulez Conductor
      • Ensemble Intercontemporain

  • Thu 13 Sep

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 52
      • Krzysztof Penderecki b.1933
      • Symphony No. 1
        Proms premiere
      • Franz Schubert 1797–1828
      • Symphony No. 9 in C major, 'Great' Symphony No. 9 in C major, 'Great' Also known as: Symphony No 9 in C major, 'Great', D 944
      • Riccardo Muti Conductor
      • Philharmonia Orchestra (1964-77, New Philharmonia Orchestra)

  • Fri 14 Sep

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 53
      • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
      • 2 Songs, Op 34
        Proms premiere
        • John Poole Conductor
      • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Symphony No 9 in D minor, 'Choral' Symphony No 9 in D minor, 'Choral' Also known as: Symphony No 9 in D minor, 'Choral', Op 125
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • James Loughran Conductor
        • Sheila Armstrong soprano
        • Alfreda Hodgson mezzo-soprano
        • Robert Tear tenor
        • Gwynne Howell bass
        • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • John Poole Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • James Loughran Conductor
      • Sheila Armstrong soprano
      • Alfreda Hodgson mezzo-soprano
      • Robert Tear tenor
      • Gwynne Howell bass
      • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus)
      • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus)

  • Sat 15 Sep

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 54 - Last Night of the Proms 1979
      • John Ireland 1879–1962
      • Overture 'Satyricon'
      • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
      • Cello Concerto in E minor Cello Concerto in E minor Also known as: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op 85
        • Zara Nelsova cello
      • Constant Lambert 1905–1951
      • The Rio Grande
        • Sandra Browne mezzo-soprano
        • Peter Donohoe piano
        • BBC Singers
        • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
      • Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D major, 'Land of Hope and Glory'
        • BBC Singers
        • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • Cedric Thorpe Davie 1913–1983
      • Diversions on a Tune by Dr. Arne
        Proms premiere
      • Sir Henry Wood 1869–1944
      • Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
        No. 5 Jack's the Lad
      • Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
        No. 6 Farewell and Adieu, Ye Spanish Ladies - Cadenza
      • Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
        No. 7 Home, Sweet Home
      • Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
        No. 9 Rule, Britannia!
      • Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
        No. 3 The Saucy Arethusa
      • Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
        No. 4 Tom Bowling
      • Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
        No. 8 See, the Conquering Hero Comes
      • Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
        No. 1 Bugle Calls
      • Hubert Parry 1848–1918
      • Jerusalem
        • BBC Singers
        • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • Trad.
      • Auld Lang Syne (arr. Cedric Thorpe Davie)
        Proms premiere of this arrangement
        • BBC Singers
        • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • Unknown
      • National Anthem (arr. Henry Wood)
        • BBC Singers
        • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • Zara Nelsova cello
      • Sandra Browne mezzo-soprano
      • Peter Donohoe piano
      • BBC Singers
      • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • James Loughran Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • James Loughran Conductor