• Sat 1 Aug

    10:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Proms Session: Pop up Big Band with Clare Teal and Guy Barker

    Observe jazz vocalist Clare Teal and composer, trumpeter, and band leader Guy Barker create a pop-up Big Band.

  • Sat 1 Aug

    18:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 20: Schubert, Luke Bedford & Bruckner
    • SchubertFranz Schubert 1797–1828
    • Symphony No. 4 in C minor 'Tragic', D 417 (29 mins)
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Luke Bedford b.1978
    • Instability
      BBC commission: world premiere (25 mins)
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • BrucknerAnton Bruckner 1824–1896
    • Mass No. 3 in F minor (59 mins)
      • Luba Orgonášová soprano
      • Jennifer Johnston mezzo-soprano
      • Robert Dean Smith tenor
      • Derek Welton bass-baritone, Proms debut artist
      • Orfeón Pamplonés
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Luba Orgonášová soprano
    • Jennifer Johnston mezzo-soprano
    • Robert Dean Smith tenor
    • Derek Welton bass-baritone, Proms debut artist
    • Orfeón Pamplonés
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor

    Schubert’s ‘Tragic’ Symphony opens this BBC Philharmonic Prom, which also includes the world premiere of a work by Luke Bedford and Bruckner’s Mass No. 3. Juanjo Mena conducts.

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  • Sun 2 Aug

    15:30 Royal College of Music
    Proms Extra: Sing

    Join Mary King and members of the BBC Singers to sing excerpts from Verdi’s Requiem.

  • Sun 2 Aug

    20:00 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 23: Verdi – Requiem
    • VerdiGiuseppe Verdi 1813–1901
    • Requiem (81 mins)
      • Angela Meade soprano, Proms debut artist
      • Karen Cargill mezzo-soprano
      • Yosep Kang tenor, Proms debut artist
      • Raymond Aceto bass, Proms debut artist
      • Concert Association of the Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Donald Runnicles conductor
    • Angela Meade soprano, Proms debut artist
    • Karen Cargill mezzo-soprano
    • Yosep Kang tenor, Proms debut artist
    • Raymond Aceto bass, Proms debut artist
    • Concert Association of the Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Donald Runnicles conductor

    Donald Runnicles conducts this most operatic of Requiems with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and singers from the Deutsche Oper Berlin.

  • Mon 3 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 24: Sir James MacMillan & Mahler
    • Sir James MacMillan b.1959
    • Symphony No. 4
      BBC commission: world premiere (25 mins)
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Donald Runnicles conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • MahlerGustav Mahler 1860–1911
    • Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor (72 mins)
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Donald Runnicles conductor
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Donald Runnicles conductor

    The world premiere of Sir James MacMillan’s Symphony No. 4 is paired with Mahler’s monumental Fifth Symphony. Renowned Mahlerian Donald Runnicles conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Selected pieces broadcast on BBC Four on Sunday 6 September.

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  • Wed 5 Aug

    18:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 26: British Composers
    • WaltonWilliam Walton 1902–1983
    • Spitfire Prelude and Fugue (8 mins)
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
      • Tadaaki Otaka conductor
    • Vaughan WilliamsRalph Vaughan Williams 1872–1958
    • Concerto accademico (17 mins)
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
      • Tadaaki Otaka conductor
      • Chloë Hanslip violin
    • ElgarEdward Elgar 1857–1934
    • Salut d'amour, Op 12
      Encore
      • Chloë Hanslip violin
    • WilliamsGrace Williams 1906–1977
    • Fairest of Stars (15 mins)
      • Ailish Tynan soprano
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
      • Tadaaki Otaka conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • ElgarEdward Elgar 1857–1934
    • Overture 'Froissart', Op 19 (15 mins)
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
      • Tadaaki Otaka conductor
    • WaltonWilliam Walton 1902–1983
    • Symphony No. 2 (30 mins)
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
      • Tadaaki Otaka conductor
    • Chloë Hanslip violin
    • Ailish Tynan soprano
    • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    • Tadaaki Otaka conductor

    A celebration of British composers of the early 20th century, featuring Walton, Vaughan Williams, Elgar and the Welsh composer Grace Williams.

  • Thu 6 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 28: Dukas, Turnage, Schuller & Scriabin
    • DukasPaul Dukas 1865–1935
    • The Sorcerer's Apprentice (12 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Oliver Knussen conductor
    • Mark-Anthony Turnage b.1960
    • On Opened Ground (24 mins)
      • Lawrence Power viola
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Oliver Knussen conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Gunther Schuller b.1925
    • Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee (22 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Oliver Knussen conductor
    • ScriabinAlexander Nikolayevich Scriabin 1871–1915
    • The Poem of Ecstasy Le poème de l'extase, Op 54 (22 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Oliver Knussen conductor
    • Mark-Anthony Turnage b.1960
    • PowerPlay
    • Lawrence Power viola
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Oliver Knussen conductor

    Oliver Knussen conducts Dukas’s much-loved 'The Sorcerer’s Apprentice' in a Prom which also includes works by Scriabin, Mark-Anthony Turnage and Knussen’s teacher Gunther Schuller.

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  • Fri 7 Aug

    18:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 29: Stravinsky, Messiaen & Ravel
    • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
    • Idomeneo – ballet music Idomeneo, rè di Creta, Ballet Music, K 367 (24 mins)
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Nicholas Collon conductor
    • RavelMaurice Ravel 1875–1937
    • Piano Concerto in G major (23 mins)
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Nicholas Collon conductor
      • Jean-Efflam Bavouzet piano
    • INTERVAL
    • MessiaenOlivier Messiaen 1908–1992
    • Un oiseau des arbres de Vie (Oiseau tui) (orch. C. Dingle)
      unique performance with kind permission of the Fondation Olivier Messiaen: world premiere (4 mins)
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Nicholas Collon conductor
    • RavelMaurice Ravel 1875–1937
    • Miroirs – Oiseaux tristes (arr. C. Matthews)
      BBC commission: world premiere (4 mins)
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Nicholas Collon conductor
    • StravinskyIgor Stravinsky 1882–1971
    • Symphony in Three Movements (22 mins)
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Nicholas Collon conductor
    • RavelMaurice Ravel 1875–1937
    • La valse (11 mins)
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Nicholas Collon conductor
    • Jean-Efflam Bavouzet piano
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Nicholas Collon conductor

    Nicholas Collon conducts a programme of some of the most exciting music of the early 20th century, from Stravinsky’s 'Symphony in Three Movements' to Ravel’s 'La valse'.

  • Sat 8 Aug

    14:00 Royal College of Music
    Proms Inspire Session: Choral Composition

    Explore contemporary choral writing with acclaimed composer Eric Whitacre and the BBC Singers.

  • Sat 8 Aug

    17:30 Royal College of Music
    Proms Extra

    World-premiere performances of commissions from the 2014 BBC Proms Inspire Young Composers’ Competition winners.

  • Sat 8 Aug

    19:30 Usher Hall, Edinburgh
    Edinburgh International Festival - The Opening Concert
    • BrahmsJohannes Brahms 1833–1897
    • Gesang der Parzen, Op 89
    • Liebeslieder Waltzer (orch. Brahms)
    • Schicksalslied, Op 54
    • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
    • Ein Heldenleben Ein Heldenleben, Op 40
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Donald Runnicles conductor

    Donald Runnicles performs a concert of rich romantic works to open the Edinburgh International Festival

  • Sun 9 Aug

    15:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 32: Eric Whitacre and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Jonathan Newman b.1972
    • Blow It Up, Start Again
      European premiere (4 mins)
      • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Eric Whitacre conductor
    • Eric Whitacre b.1970
    • The River Cam (12 mins)
      • Leonard Elschenbroich cello
      • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Eric Whitacre conductor
    • Cloudburst (9 mins)
      • BBC Singers
      • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Eric Whitacre conductor
    • GershwinGeorge Gershwin 1898–1937
    • Rhapsody in Blue (orch. Grofé) (16 mins)
      • Martin James Bartlett piano
      • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Eric Whitacre conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • CoplandAaron Copland 1900–1990
    • Quiet City (9 mins)
      • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Eric Whitacre conductor
    • Eric Whitacre b.1970
    • Equus (9 mins)
      • BBC Singers
      • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Eric Whitacre conductor
    • Deep Field
      BBC co-commission: European premiere (20 mins)
      • BBC Singers
      • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      • Eric Whitacre conductor
    • Martin James Bartlett piano
    • Leonard Elschenbroich cello
    • BBC Singers
    • BBC Symphony Chorus
    • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Eric Whitacre conductor

    Eric Whitacre, one of the biggest names in choral music, conducts a programme including his own 'Cloudburst', as well as other American Gershwin’s 'Rhapsody in Blue'. Broadcast on BBC Four on Friday 14 August.

  • Mon 10 Aug

    17:30 Royal College of Music
    Proms Extra: Family

    Join professional musicians for a family-friendly introduction to this evening’s Prom.

  • Wed 12 Aug

    18:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 36: Pierre Boulez, Ravel & Stravinsky
    • Pierre Boulez b.1925
    • Figures – Doubles – Prismes (22 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • François-Xavier Roth conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • RavelMaurice Ravel 1875–1937
    • Frontispice (arr. P. Boulez) (2 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • François-Xavier Roth conductor
    • Piano Concerto for the Left Hand (19 mins)
      • Marc-André Hamelin piano
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • François-Xavier Roth conductor
    • DebussyClaude Debussy 1862–1918
    • Images, Book 1 – Reflets dans l'eau
      Encore
      • Marc-André Hamelin piano
    • StravinskyIgor Stravinsky 1882–1971
    • The Firebird (L' oiseau de feu) (46 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • François-Xavier Roth conductor
    • Marc-André Hamelin piano
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • François-Xavier Roth conductor

    Marc-André Hamelin performs Ravel’s Piano Concerto for the Left Hand before the BBC Symphony Orchestra and conductor François-Xavier Roth turn to Stravinsky’s 'The Firebird'.

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  • Thu 13 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 38: Messiaen – Turangalîla Symphony
    • FouldsJohn Foulds 1880–1939
    • Three Mantras Three Mantras, Op 61b (26 mins)
      • London Symphony Chorus (women's voices)
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • MessiaenOlivier Messiaen 1908–1992
    • Turangalîla Symphony (75 mins)
      • Steven Osborne piano
      • Valérie Hartmann-Claverie ondes martenot
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Steven Osborne piano
    • Valérie Hartmann-Claverie ondes martenot
    • London Symphony Chorus (women's voices)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor

    Messiaen’s monumental work is performed by the BBC Philharmonic. Plus, there’s a rare chance to hear 'Three Mantras' by the 20th-century British composer John Foulds.

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  • Sat 15 Aug

    13:30 Royal College of Music
    Proms Extra: Family Orchestra & Chorus

    Join professional musicians and create a piece of music inspired by this evening’s Prom.

  • Sat 15 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 40: Sibelius – Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2
    • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • Finlandia (8 mins)
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Thomas Dausgaard conductor
    • Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op 39 (39 mins)
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Thomas Dausgaard conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Symphony No. 2 in D major (39 mins)
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Thomas Dausgaard conductor
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Thomas Dausgaard conductor

    The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra celebrates Sibelius’s 150th anniversary with a programme comprising his 'Finlandia' and Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2.

  • Sun 16 Aug

    11:00 Royal College of Music
    Proms Inspire Session: Composing for Film and TV with Michael Price

    Join Sherlock composer Michael Price for a workshop focussed on composing music for TV and film.

  • Sun 16 Aug

    15:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 41: Sherlock Holmes – A Musical Mind
    • Hans Zimmer b.1957
    • Discombobulate (arr. Robert Ziegler)
      from "Sherlock Holmes" (2006)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • The Mycroft Suite (arr. Robert Ziegler)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • Zu viele Füchse für euch Hänsel (arr. Robert Ziegler)
      from "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" (2011)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • LassusOrlande Lassus 1532–1594
    • Osculetur me Osculo
      • Stile Antico
    • Super Flumina Babylonis
      • Stile Antico
    • GowersPatrick Gowers 1936–2014
    • Baker Street Reunion
      from "The Return of Sherlock Holmes" (1986)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • Irene Adler
      from "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" (1984-5)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • Rossini 1792–1868
    • Rosina’s Aria: Una voce poco fa (from 'The Barber of Seville')
      • Christine Rice mezzo-soprano
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
    • Ah Tanya, Tanya (from 'Eugene Onegin' Act 1)
      • Christine Rice mezzo-soprano
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • GowersPatrick Gowers 1936–2014
    • Holmes in Europe
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • The Death of Sherlock Holmes
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • SkinnerFrank Skinner 1897–1968
    • Main Theme
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • The March of Hate
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • The Spider
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • End Titles
      from "Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror" (1942)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • PaganiniNicolò Paganini 1782–1840
    • Violin Concerto No. 2
      'La campanella' (3rd movement)
      • Jack Liebeck violin
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • RószaMiklós Rósza 1907–1995
    • Main Titles (arr. Nic Raine)
      from "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes" (1970)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • WagnerRichard Wagner 1813–1883
    • Ride of the Valkyries
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • David Arnold/Michael Price
    • Sherlock Suite (arr. & orch. Anthony Weeden)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • Jack Liebeck violin
    • Matthew Sweet presenter
    • Mark Gatiss actor
    • Christine Rice mezzo-soprano
    • Jack Liebeck violin
    • Stile Antico
    • Barry Wordsworth Conductor
    • BBC Concert Orchestra
    • Matthew Sweet presenter
    • Mark Gatiss actor
    • Jack Liebeck violin

    Actor Mark Gatiss joins presenter Matthew Sweet for the first ever Sherlock Holmes Prom, exploring the famous detective’s musical passions as well as music from Sherlock-related TV and film scores.

  • Sun 16 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 42: Sibelius – Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4
    • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • Symphony No. 3 in C major Symphony No. 3 in C major, Op 52 (30 mins)
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Ilan Volkov conductor
    • Violin Concerto in D minor (35 mins)
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Ilan Volkov conductor
      • Julian Rachlin violin
    • YsaÿeEugène Ysaÿe 1858–1931
    • Sonata No. 3 in D minor for solo violin – Ballade
      Encore
      • Julian Rachlin violin
    • INTERVAL
    • Michael Finnissy b.1946
    • Janne
      BBC commission: world premiere (15 mins)
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Ilan Volkov conductor
    • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • Symphony No. 4 in A minor Symphony No. 4 in A minor, Op 63 (38 mins)
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Ilan Volkov conductor
    • Julian Rachlin violin
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Ilan Volkov conductor

    The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra continues the Proms 150th-anniversary celebrations of Sibelius with a performance of his Third and Fourth Symphonies – as well as his much-loved Violin Concerto.

  • Mon 17 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 43: Sibelius – Symphonies Nos. 5, 6 & 7
    • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (32 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Osmo Vänskä conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Symphony No. 6 in D minor Symphony No. 6 in D minor, Op 104 (27 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Osmo Vänskä conductor
    • Symphony No. 7 in C major Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op 105 (22 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Osmo Vänskä conductor
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Osmo Vänskä conductor

    Osmo Vänskä conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in the final instalment of the Proms Sibelius symphonies cycle, with performances of the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Symphonies.

  • Tue 18 Aug

    17:30 Royal College of Music
    Proms Extra: Family

    Join professional musicians for a family-friendly introduction to this evening’s Prom.

  • Fri 21 Aug

    10:30 Royal College of Music
    Proms Inspire Session: Collaborative Composition

    Join Paul Griffiths to explore collaborative composition.

  • Fri 21 Aug

    17:00 Royal College of Music
    Proms Extra: Family

    Join professional musicians for a family-friendly introduction to this evening’s Prom.

  • Fri 21 Aug

    19:00 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 47: Sibelius, Jón Leifs, Anders Hillborg & Beethoven
    • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • Tapiola Tapiola, Op 112 (18 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Sakari Oramo conductor
    • LeifsJón Leifs 1899–1968
    • Organ Concerto (20 mins)
      • Stephen Farr organ
      • Sakari Oramo conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Hafliði Hallgrímsson b.1941
    • ‘Oh night how sweet your darkest moment’ (arr. S. Farr)
      Encore
      • Stephen Farr organ
    • INTERVAL
    • Anders Hillborg
    • Beast Sampler
      UK premiere (11 mins)
      • Sakari Oramo conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Symphony No. 7 in A major Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op 92 (36 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Sakari Oramo conductor
    • Stephen Farr organ
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Sakari Oramo conductor

    Hear the magnificent Royal Albert Hall organ in Jón Leifs’s Organ Concerto. The programme also boasts Sibelius’s 'Tapiola' and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7.

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  • Fri 21 Aug

    20:00 Snape Maltings Concert Hall
    Friday Night is Music Night

    Ken Bruce presents a special edition of Friday Night is Music Night from Snape Proms

  • Fri 21 Aug

    22:15 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 48: Late-night Bach
    • BachJ. S. Bach 1685–1750
    • Mass in G minor, BWV 235 (28 mins)
      • BBC Singers
      • David Hill conductor
      • Academy of Ancient Music
    • Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047 (12 mins)
      • Academy of Ancient Music
      • David Hill conductor
    • Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 (26 mins)
      • BBC Singers
      • David Hill conductor
      • Academy of Ancient Music
      • Sophie Bevan soprano
      • Rebecca Evans soprano
      • Iestyn Davies counter-tenor
      • Nicky Spence tenor
      • Roderick Williams baritone
    • Sophie Bevan soprano
    • Rebecca Evans soprano
    • Iestyn Davies counter-tenor
    • Nicky Spence tenor
    • Roderick Williams baritone
    • BBC Singers
    • Academy of Ancient Music
    • David Hill conductor

    David Hill conducts the Academy of Ancient Music and the BBC Singers in an all-Bach programme which includes his Mass in G minor and the Magnificat in D major.

  • Sat 22 Aug

    19:30 Snape Maltings Concert Hall
    Snape Proms
    • ElgarEdward Elgar 1857–1934
    • Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G major Military March, 'Pomp and Circumstance' in G major, Op 39.4
    • Vaughan WilliamsRalph Vaughan Williams 1872–1958
    • The Lark Ascending
    • SullivanArthur Sullivan 1842–1900
    • Pineapple Poll (suite)
      arr. Mackerras
    • BernersLord Berners 1883–1950
    • The Triumph of Neptune
      3 mvts: Harlequinade, Cloudland, Hornpipe
    • Vaughan WilliamsRalph Vaughan Williams 1872–1958
    • Fantasia on 'Greensleeves'
    • ElgarEdward Elgar 1857–1934
    • 'Enigma' Variations
    • BBC Concert Orchestra
    • Charles Mutter violin
    • Barry Wordsworth Conductor

    A concert of popular works by English composers.

  • Sun 23 Aug

    13:00 Royal College of Music
    Proms Extra: Family

    Join professional musicians for a family-friendly introduction to this afternoon’s matinee Prom.

  • Mon 24 Aug

    20:00 Edinburgh Playhouse
    Edinburgh International Festival: Max Richter Recomposed - Memoryhouse
    • Max Richter b.1966
    • Memoryhouse
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Daniel Hope violin
    • André de Ridder conductor

    The BBC SSO perform Max Richter's Memoryhouse at the Edinburgh International Festival

  • Tue 25 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 54: Britten, Raymond Yiu, Nielsen & Janáček
    • BrittenBenjamin Britten 1913–1976
    • Sinfonia da Requiem (21 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Edward Gardner conductor
    • Raymond Yiu b.1973
    • Symphony
      BBC commission: world premiere (24 mins)
      • Andrew Watts counter-tenor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Edward Gardner conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • NielsenCarl Nielsen 1865–1931
    • Flute Concerto (18 mins)
      • Emily Beynon flute
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Edward Gardner conductor
    • Janáček 1854–1928
    • Sinfonietta (23 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Edward Gardner conductor
    • Andrew Watts counter-tenor
    • Emily Beynon flute
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Edward Gardner conductor

    Emily Beynon is the soloist in Nielsen’s Flute Concerto, part of a wide-ranging programme including Britten’s 'Sinfonia da Requiem' and a world premiere by Raymond Yiu.

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  • Fri 28 Aug

    14:00
    Proms Inspire Session: Composers Q&A

    A Q&A with professional composers

  • Fri 28 Aug

    17:45 Royal College of Music
    Proms Extra

    Nicholas Collon and the Aurora Orchestra perform the winning pieces of the 2015 BBC Proms Inspire Young Composers’ Competition.

  • Fri 28 Aug

    19:30 Southbank Centre, London
    Planet of the Apes

    A screening of Planet of the Apes, with live orchestral accompaniment.

  • Sat 29 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 58: Sibelius – Kullervo
    • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • En Saga En Saga, Op 9 (20 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Sakari Oramo conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Kullervo Kullervo, Op 7 (75 mins)
      • Johanna Rusanen-Kartano soprano
      • Waltteri Torikka baritone
      • Polytech Choir
      • BBC Symphony Chorus (men's voices)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Sakari Oramo conductor
    • Johanna Rusanen-Kartano soprano
    • Waltteri Torikka baritone
    • Polytech Choir
    • BBC Symphony Chorus (men's voices)
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Sakari Oramo conductor

    Sibelius's epic retelling of the Finnish 'Kalevala' saga for orchestra, chorus and soloists is conducted this year by fellow Finn, Sakari Oramo.

  • Sun 30 Aug

    15:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 59: Life Story Prom

    Sir David Attenborough presents this Prom exploring 'Doctor Who' composer Murray Gold’s music for the groundbreaking BBC TV series 'Life Story' – with live score and breathtaking footage from the series.

  • Mon 31 Aug

    14:00
    Proms Extra: Family Orchestra & Chorus

    Your chance to perform on the stage of the Royal Albert Hall. Join professional musicians to create a celebration of 20th-century American music.