• Mon 1 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 23
    • Jörg Widmann b.1973
    • Armonica
      UK premiere (14 mins)
      • Christa Schönfeldinger glass harmonica
      • Teodoro Anzellotti accordian
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • John Storgårds conductor
    • Robert Schumann 1810–1856
    • Violin Concerto in D minor Violin Concerto in D minor Also known as: Violin Concerto in D minor, WoO 23 (30 mins)
      • Thomas Zehetmair violin
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • John Storgårds conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Jean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • The Tempest – Prelude The Tempest – Prelude Also known as: The Tempest, Op 109 – Prelude (concert version) (8 mins)
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • John Storgårds conductor
    • Carl Nielsen 1865–1931
    • Symphony No. 5 Symphony No. 5 Also known as: Symphony No 5, Op 50 (35 mins)
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • John Storgårds conductor
    • Christa Schönfeldinger glass harmonica
    • Teodoro Anzellotti accordian
    • Thomas Zehetmair violin
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • John Storgårds conductor

    John Storgårds conducts a varied programme, opening with the UK premiere of Jörg Widmann’s Armonica and including Schumann’s Violin Concerto and Nielsen’s Symphony No. 5.

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  • Tue 2 Aug

    17:45 Imperial College Union
    Proms Extra: Family Workshop

    Join professional musicians for a family-friendly introduction to tonight’s Prom. Bring your instrument and join in!

  • Tue 2 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 24
    • Alberto Ginastera 1916–1983
    • Ollantay Ollantay Also known as: Ollantay, Op 17
      London premiere (14 mins)
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
    • Piano Concerto (30 mins)
      • Steven Osborne piano
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • 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 (60 mins)
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Steven Osborne piano
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor

    Pianist Steven Osborne is the soloist in Britten’s Piano Concerto, sandwiched between Ginastera’s Ollantay and Schubert’s ‘Great’ Symphony. Juanjo Meno conducts the BBC Philharmonic.

  • Thu 4 Aug

    14:00 MediaCityUK Salford
    Nielsen, Sibelius & Juon
    • Carl Nielsen 1865–1931
    • Maskarade – overture (5 mins)
    • Jean Sibelius 1865–1957
    • The Swan of Tuonela (9 mins)
    • Paul Juon 1872–1940
    • Rhapsodic Symphony Op. 95
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • John Storgårds Conductor

    Finnish Principal Guest Conductor, John Storgårds, leads the BBC Philharmonic for an afternoon of music from Nielsen, Sibelius and Juon

  • Thu 4 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 26
    • Johannes Brahms 1833–1897
    • Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major Also known as: Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major, Op 83 (50 mins)
      • Peter Serkin piano
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Oliver Knussen conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Reinbert de Leeuw b.1938
    • Der nächtliche Wanderer Der nächtliche Wanderer Also known as: Der nächtlige Wanderer
      UK premiere (54 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Oliver Knussen conductor
    • Peter Serkin piano
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Oliver Knussen conductor

    Peter Serkin is the soloist in Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 2, before the UK premiere of Reinbert de Leeuw’s symphonic poem Der nächtliche Wanderer.

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  • Fri 5 Aug

    19:00 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 27
    • Helen Grime b.1981
    • Two Eardley Pictures – 1: Catterline in Winter
      BBC commission: world premiere (9 mins)
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Thomas Dausgaard conductor
    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
    • Violin Concerto in D major Violin Concerto in D major Also known as: Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (34 mins)
      • Pekka Kuusisto violin
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Thomas Dausgaard conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
    • Petrushka (1947 version) (35 mins)
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Thomas Dausgaard conductor
    • Pekka Kuusisto violin
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Thomas Dausgaard conductor

    The first part of a two-part commission by Helen Grime (see also Prom 30) opens the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra’s first Prom. It’s followed by Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and Stravinsky’s Petrushka.

  • Sun 7 Aug

    14:00 Imperial College Union
    Proms Extra: Family Workshop

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  • Sun 7 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 31
    • Sergei Prokofiev 1891–1953
    • Scythian Suite Scythian Suite Also known as: Scythian Suite, Op 20 (20 mins)
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Thomas Dausgaard conductor
    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
    • Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor (original version, 1879) Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor (original version, 1879) Also known as: Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor, Op 23 (1879 version) (34 mins)
      • Kirill Gerstein piano
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Thomas Dausgaard conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Igor Stravinsky 1882–1971
    • The Rite of Spring The Rite of Spring Also known as: Le Sacre du printemps (34 mins)
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Thomas Dausgaard conductor
    • Kirill Gerstein piano
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Thomas Dausgaard conductor

    The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra presents an all-Russian programme, including Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. The evening begins with Prokofiev’s Scythian Suite before Kirill Gerstein is the soloist in Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1.

  • Mon 8 Aug

    10:00 MediaCityUK, Salford
    Open Rehearsal - Simpson & Elgar
    • Mark Simpson b.1988
    • Israfel (12 mins)
    • 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 (50 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena Conductor

    Come and see the orchestra in an open rehearsal at our home in MediaCityUK

  • Tue 9 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 33
    • Mark Simpson b.1988
    • Israfel
      London premiere (12 mins)
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Henri Dutilleux 1916–2013
    • 'Tout un monde lointain ...' 'Tout un monde lointain ...' Also known as: Tout un monde lointain... (28 mins)
      • Johannes Moser cello
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • 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 (51 mins)
      • BBC Philharmonic
      • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Johannes Moser cello
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor

    Juanjo Mena and the BBC Philharmonic celebrate Dutilleux’s centenary with 'Tout un monde lointain …' for cello and orchestra, alongside Mark Simpson’s Israfel and Elgar’s Symphony No. 1.

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  • Wed 10 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 34
    • Henri Dutilleux 1916–2013
    • Timbres, espace, mouvement (20 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Sakari Oramo conductor
    • HK Gruber b.1943
    • Busking
      London premiere (30 mins)
      • Håkan Hardenberger trumpet
      • Mats Bergström banjo
      • Claudia Buder accordion
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Sakari Oramo conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • 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 (35 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Sakari Oramo conductor
    • Håkan Hardenberger trumpet
    • Mats Bergström banjo
    • Claudia Buder accordion
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Sakari Oramo conductor

    Trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger, banjo player Mats Bergström and accordionist Claudia Buder perform HK Gruber’s Busking, in a Prom which also includes Dutilleux’s Timbres, espace, mouvement and Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.

  • Thu 11 Aug

    19:00 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 35
    • Béla Bartók 1881–1945
    • Dance Suite (18 mins)
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
      • Thomas Søndergård conductor
    • Malcolm Hayes b.1951
    • Violin Concerto
      BBC commission: world premiere (24 mins)
      • Tai Murray violin
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
      • Thomas Søndergård conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • 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 (35 mins)
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
      • Thomas Søndergård conductor
    • Tai Murray violin
    • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    • Thomas Søndergård conductor

    Thomas Søndergård conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in a programme that includes the world premiere of Malcolm Hayes's Violin Concerto, performed by Tai Murray, and Dvořák’s Seventh Symphony.

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  • Fri 12 Aug

    19:30 Usher Hall, Edinburgh
    Edinburgh International Festival: Boulez, A Celebration
    • Pierre Boulez 1925–2016
    • 'Don' from Pli selon pli (17 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Alban Berg 1885–1935
    • Three Pieces for Orchestra (20 mins)
    • Claude Debussy 1862–1918
    • La mer La mer Also known as: La Mer (24 mins)
    • Pierre Boulez 1925–2016
    • Mémoriale
      (...explosante-fixe... Originel) (7 mins)
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Yeree Suh soprano
    • Matthias Pintscher conductor

    Matthias Pintscher conducts works by Boulez, Berg & Debussy at the Usher Hall

  • Fri 12 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 37
    • William Walton 1902–1983
    • Partita (16 mins)
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
      • Thomas Søndergård conductor
    • Huw Watkins b.1976
    • Cello Concerto
      BBC commission: world premiere (25 mins)
      • Paul Watkins cello
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
      • Thomas Søndergård conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Anton Webern 1883–1945
    • Passacaglia Passacaglia Also known as: Passacaglia, Op 1 (11 mins)
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
      • Thomas Søndergård conductor
    • 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 (39 mins)
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
      • Thomas Søndergård conductor
    • Paul Watkins cello
    • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    • Thomas Søndergård conductor

    Thomas Søndergård conducts a varied programme, ranging from Stokowski’s orchestral transcription of Bach’s Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor to the world premiere of Huw Watkins’s Cello Concerto. The evening closes with Brahms’s Symphony No. 4.

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  • Sat 13 Aug

    11:00 Imperial College Union
    Proms Extra: Family Orchestra & Chorus

    Join professional musicians to create your own music inspired by this evening’s Prom.

  • Sat 13 Aug

    14:00 Imperial College Union
    Proms Extra: Sing

    Join Edward Price and members of the BBC Singers to explore some of the most famous songs by lyricist Ira Gershwin.

  • Sun 14 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 39
    • Joseph Haydn 1732–1809
    • Symphony No 34 in D minor Symphony No 34 in D minor Also known as: Symphony No 34 in D minor, Hob I:34 (18 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Sakari Oramo conductor
    • Charlotte Bray b.1982
    • Falling in the Fire
      BBC commission: world premiere (22 mins)
      • Guy Johnston cello
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Sakari Oramo conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Gustav Mahler 1860–1911
    • Symphony No 5 in C sharp minor (70 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Sakari Oramo conductor
    • Guy Johnston cello
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Sakari Oramo conductor

    The Proms continues its Mahler strand with a performance of the iconic Fifth Symphony by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Also on the programme is Haydn’s Symphony No. 34 and the world premiere of Charlotte Bray’s Falling in the Fire.

  • Thu 18 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 44
    • William Walton 1902–1983
    • Richard III Suite (arr. Muir Mathieson) (8 mins)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Keith Lockhart conductor
    • Gerald Finzi 1901–1956
    • Love’s Labour’s Lost – suite (16 mins)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Keith Lockhart conductor
    • Sir Arthur Sullivan 1842–1900
    • The Tempest – Overture to Act 4 (5 mins)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Keith Lockhart conductor
    • William Walton 1902–1983
    • As You Like It – a poem for orchestra after Shakespeare (6 mins)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Keith Lockhart conductor
    • Joby Talbot b.1971
    • Springtime Dance from The Winter's Tale (6 mins)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Keith Lockhart conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Leonard Bernstein 1918–1990
    • West Side Story – Symphonic Dances West Side Story – Symphonic Dances Also known as: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story (24 mins)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Keith Lockhart conductor
    • Cole Porter 1891–1964
    • Kiss Me Kate (19 mins)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Keith Lockhart conductor
    • Richard Rodgers 1902–1979
    • The Boys from Syracuse (17 mins)
      • BBC Concert Orchestra
      • Keith Lockhart conductor
    • Graham Bickley
    • Anna-Jane Casey
    • Sarah Eyden
    • Joseph Shovelton
    • Hannah Waddingham
    • BBC Concert Orchestra
    • Keith Lockhart conductor
    • Graham Bickley
    • Anna-Jane Casey
    • Sarah Eyden
    • Joseph Shovelton
    • Hannah Waddingham

    The BBC Concert Orchestra performs some of the best music written for Shakespeare adaptations on the stage and screen – from Joby Talbot’s ballet The Winter’s Tale to Bernstein’s West Side Story and Cole Porter’s Kiss Me, Kate.

  • Fri 19 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 45
    • Leos Janacek 1854–1928
    • The Makropulos Affair The Makropulos Affair Also known as: The Makropulos Case
      (concert performance; sung in Czech) (104 mins)
      • Karita Mattila Emilia Marty
      • Aleš Briscein Albert Gregor
      • Gustáv Beláček Dr Kolenatý
      • Jan Vacík Vítek
      • Eva Štěrbová Kristina
      • Svatopluk Sem Baron Jaroslav Prus
      • Aleš Voráček Janek
      • Jan Ježek Hauk-Šendorf
      • Jiří Klecker Stage Technician
      • Yvona Škvárová Cleaning Woman
      • Jana Hrochová Chambermaid
      • BBC Singers
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Jiří Bělohlávek conductor
      • Kenneth Richardson stage director
    • Karita Mattila Emilia Marty
    • Aleš Briscein Albert Gregor
    • Gustáv Beláček Dr Kolenatý
    • Jan Vacík Vítek
    • Eva Štěrbová Kristina
    • Svatopluk Sem Baron Jaroslav Prus
    • Aleš Voráček Janek
    • Jan Ježek Hauk-Šendorf
    • Jiří Klecker Stage Technician
    • Yvona Škvárová Cleaning Woman
    • Jana Hrochová Chambermaid
    • BBC Singers
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Jiří Bělohlávek conductor
    • Kenneth Richardson stage director

    Soprano Karita Mattila stars in this performance of Janáček’s fascinating opera about immortality, death and finding meaning in life. Jiří Bělohlávek conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

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  • Sat 20 Aug

    13:00 Imperial College Union
    Proms Extra: Sing

    Join Mary King and the BBC Singers to sing excerpts from Mozart’s Mass in C minor. Experience in sight-reading or a knowledge of the piece is an advantage but not essential.

  • Sat 20 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 46
    • Gérard Grisey 1946–1998
    • Dérives
      UK premiere (13 mins)
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Ilan Volkov conductor
    • Gustav Mahler 1860–1911
    • Rückert-Lieder (20 mins)
      • Tanja Ariane Baumgartner mezzo-soprano
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Ilan Volkov conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
    • Mass in C minor, K427 Mass in C minor, K427 Also known as: Mass in C minor, K 427 (55 mins)
      • Louise Alder soprano
      • Carolyn Sampson soprano
      • Benjamin Hulett tenor
      • Matthew Rose bass
      • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Ilan Volkov conductor
    • Louise Alder soprano
    • Carolyn Sampson soprano
    • Tanja Ariane Baumgartner mezzo-soprano
    • Benjamin Hulett tenor
    • Matthew Rose bass
    • BBC Symphony Chorus
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Ilan Volkov conductor

    Mahler’s Rückert-Lieder is paired with Mozart’s Mass in C minor – the ‘Great’. Soprano Carolyn Sampson and bass Matthew Rose are among the soloists. They’re joined by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and conducted by Ilan Volkov.

  • Sun 21 Aug

    14:00 Imperial College Union
    Proms Extra: Family Workshop

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  • Sun 21 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 48
    • Matthias Pintscher b.1971
    • Reflections on Narcissus (35 mins)
      • Alisa Weilerstein cello
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Matthias Pintscher conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Felix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
    • A Midsummer Night's Dream
      overture and incidental music (66 mins)
      • Katherine Broderick soprano
      • Clara Mouriz mezzo-soprano
      • Mark Benton Bottom
      • Alex Hassell Oberon/Theseus
      • Simon Manyonda Puck
      • Sinead Matthews Hermia/Fairy/Mistress Quince
      • Sam Swann Lysander/Snout/Philostrate
      • Michelle Terry Titania/Hippolyta
      • Finchley Childrens Music Group
      • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      • Matthias Pintscher conductor
      • Bijan Sheibani stage director
    • Alisa Weilerstein cello
    • Katherine Broderick soprano
    • Clara Mouriz mezzo-soprano
    • Mark Benton Bottom
    • Alex Hassell Oberon/Theseus
    • Simon Manyonda Puck
    • Sinead Matthews Hermia/Fairy/Mistress Quince
    • Sam Swann Lysander/Snout/Philostrate
    • Michelle Terry Titania/Hippolyta
    • Finchley Childrens Music Group
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Matthias Pintscher conductor
    • Bijan Sheibani stage director

    Alisa Weilerstein joins the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra to perform Pintscher’s Reflections on Narcissus for cello and orchestra, before a performance of Mendelssohn’s music for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, interspersed with text by Gerard McBurney.

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  • Mon 22 Aug

    19:30 Snape Maltings Concert Hall
    Aldeburgh Festival
    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
    • Swan Lake
      Grand Suite
    • William Walton 1902–1983
    • Crown Imperial
    • Gerald Tyrwhitt-Wilson, Lord Berners 1883–1950
    • Valses Bourgeoises
    • Caprice Péruvien
    • Polka
    • Malcolm Arnold 1921–2006
    • Flute Concerto No. 1
    • Peter Dickinson b.1934
    • Suite for the Centenary of Lord Berners
    • BBC Concert Orchestra
    • Barry Wordsworth conductor

    Barry Wordsworth conducts Tchaikovsky’s wonderful, voluptuous ballet score from Swan Lake, alongside the music of celebrated English eccentric Lord Berners.

  • Tue 23 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 50
    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
    • Fantasy-Overture 'Hamlet' Fantasy-Overture 'Hamlet' Also known as: Fantasy-Overture 'Hamlet', Op 67 (18 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Alexander Vedernikov conductor
    • Sergei Rachmaninov 1873–1943
    • Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Also known as: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op 43 (23 mins)
      • Stephen Hough piano
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Alexander Vedernikov conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Sergei Prokofiev 1891–1953
    • Symphony No 3 in C minor Symphony No 3 in C minor Also known as: Symphony No 3 in C minor, Op 44 (34 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Alexander Vedernikov conductor
    • Stephen Hough piano
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Alexander Vedernikov conductor

    Continuing the Shakespeare theme this season, Tchaikovsky’s Hamlet Overture is the curtain-opener for a concert that also includes Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (with soloist Stephen Hough) and Prokofiev’s Third Symphony.

  • Tue 23 Aug

    19:30 Snape Maltings Concert Hall
    Friday Night is Music Night at Aldeburgh Festival

    BBC Radio 2’s Friday Night is Music Night returns to the Snape Proms for a celebration of the British musical. Richard Balcombe conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in a whirlwind history of musicals that were ‘Made In Britain’.

  • Sun 28 Aug

    11:00 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 56: CBeebies Prom

    This matinee concert will be packed with familiar faces from CBeebies, including Andy Day (Dinosaur, Prehistoric Adventure), Gemma Hunt (Swashbuckle) and Rebecca Keatley (Let’s Play). And there’ll be live music from the BBC Concert Orchestra.

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  • Sun 28 Aug

    12:30 Imperial College Union
    Proms Extra: Family Events

    Continue your CBeebies family adventure at the Proms and join in our range of activities from arts and crafts to music and dance. You never know, your favourite CBeebies character might even pop in to say hello!

  • Sun 28 Aug

    19:30 Usher Hall, Edinburgh
    Edinburgh International Festival: Gurrelieder
    • Arnold Schoenberg 1874–1951
    • Gurre-Lieder (110 mins)
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Anja Kampe Tove
    • Karen Cargill Waldtaube
    • Simon O'Neill Waldemar
    • Anthony Dean Griffey Klaus the Fool
    • Iain Paterson Peasant
    • Thomas Quasthoff speaker
    • Edinburgh Festival Chorus
    • Donald Runnicles conductor

    Donald Runnicles conducts Schoenberg's Gurrelieder at the Edinburgh International Festival

  • Sun 28 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 57
    • Thomas Larcher b.1963
    • Symphony No 2
      Uk premiere (35 mins)
      • Elisabeth Kulman mezzo-soprano
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Semyon Bychkov conductor
    • Richard Wagner 1813–1883
    • Wesendonck-Lieder (21 mins)
      • Elisabeth Kulman mezzo-soprano
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Semyon Bychkov conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
    • An Alpine Symphony An Alpine Symphony Also known as: Eine Alpensinfonie, Op 64 (49 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Semyon Bychkov conductor
    • Elisabeth Kulman mezzo-soprano
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Semyon Bychkov conductor

    The UK premiere of Thomas Larcher’s Symphony No. 2 opens this BBC Symphony Orchestra Prom, before performances of Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder and Strauss’s epic Alpine Symphony. Semyon Bychkov conducts.

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  • Mon 29 Aug

    11:00 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 58: CBeebies Prom

    This matinee concert will be packed with familiar faces from CBeebies, including Andy Day (Dinosaur, Prehistoric Adventure), Gemma Hunt (Swashbuckle) and Rebecca Keatley (Let’s Play). And there’ll be live music from the BBC Concert Orchestra.

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  • Mon 29 Aug

    12:30 Imperial College Union
    Proms Extra: Family Events

    Continue your CBeebies family adventure at the Proms.

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  • Wed 31 Aug

    19:30 Royal Albert Hall
    Prom 62
    • Bayan Northcott b.1940
    • Concerto for Orchestra
      BBC commission: world premiere (15 mins)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Simone Young conductor
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
    • Violin Concerto No 5 in A major, K219 'Turkish' Violin Concerto No 5 in A major, K219 'Turkish' Also known as: Violin Concerto No 5 in A major, 'Turkish', K 219 (29 mins)
      • Baiba Skride violin
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Simone Young conductor
    • INTERVAL
    • Alexander von Zemlinsky 1871–1942
    • Lyric Symphony Lyric Symphony Also known as: Lyric Symphony, Op 18 (46 mins)
      • Siobhan Stagg soprano
      • Christopher Maltman baritone
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Simone Young conductor
    • Baiba Skride violin
    • Siobhan Stagg soprano
    • Christopher Maltman baritone
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Simone Young conductor

    Baiba Skride performs Mozart’s ‘Turkish’ Violin Concerto before a performance of Zemlinsky’s Lyric Symphony, with baritone Christopher Maltman and soprano Siobhan Stagg. Simone Young conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

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