• Wed 1 Mar

    19:30 St David's Hall, Cardiff
    St David's Day
    • Alun Hoddinott 1929–2008
    • Four Welsh Dances Four Welsh Dances Also known as: Four Welsh Dances, Op 15
    • Meirion Williams 1901–1976
    • Mai
    • Dilys Elwyn-Edwards 1918–2012
    • Mae Hiraeth yn y Môr
    • Morfydd Llwyn Owen 1891–1918
    • Threnody
    • Richard Samuel Hughes 1855–1893
    • Arafa don
    • Idris Lewis 1889–1952
    • Bugail Aberdyfi
    • Ivor Novello 1893–1951
    • My Life Belongs to You
    • Joseph Parry 1841–1903
    • Blodwen – Hywel a Blodwen
    • Gareth Glyn b.1951
    • Cadwyn
    • William Mathias 1934–1992
    • Let the people praise thee, O God Let the people praise thee, O God Also known as: Let the people praise thee, O God, Op 87
    • Paul Mealor b.1975
    • Ubi Caritas
    • Karl Jenkins b.1944
    • Sarikiz
    • Jeffrey Howard
    • A Welsh Celebration
    • Gareth Jones Conductor
    • Rebecca Evans Soprano
    • Joshua Owen Mills Tenor
    • Charlie Lovell-Jones Violin
    • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    • BBC National Chorus of Wales
    • National Youth Choir of Wales (members) Choir

    Celebrate St. David’s Day with friends!

  • Thu 2 Mar

    14:00 BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
    Composition: Wales - Open Workshop

    Come and hear the latest in composition in Wales

  • Fri 3 Mar

    14:30 BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
    Composition: Wales - Open Workshop

    Come and hear the latest in composition in Wales

  • Fri 3 Mar

    19:00 BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
    Composition: Wales - Culmination Concert

    Come and hear the latest in composition in Wales

  • Fri 3 Mar

    19:30 Victoria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent
    Berlioz, Elgar & Mussorgsky
    • Hector Berlioz 1803–1869
    • Overture 'Le carnaval romain' (9 mins)
    • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
    • Cello Concerto in E minor Cello Concerto in E minor Also known as: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op 85 (27 mins)
    • Modest Mussorgsky 1839–1881
    • Pictures at an Exhibition (orch Maurice Ravel) (32 mins)
    • Zoltán Kodály 1882–1967
    • Dances of Galánta
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Laura van der Heijden cello
    • Rory MacDonald Conductor

    An evening of music from Berlioz, Elgar and Mussorgsky for our final concert of the season at Victoria Hall

  • Sat 4 Mar

    19:30 The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
    Transfigured Night
    • Arnold Schoenberg 1874–1951
    • Verklärte Nacht (orchestral version) Verklärte Nacht (orchestral version) Also known as: Verklärte Nacht, Op 4 (orchestral version)
    • Gustav Mahler 1860–1911
    • Symphony No 5 in C sharp minor
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Rafael Payare conductor

    Night Romance Schoenberg - Verklärte Nacht Mahler - Symphony No. 5

  • Tue 7 Mar

    17:30 Watford Colosseum, Watford
    At the Foot of the Cross

    Join Diane Louise Jordan at Watford Colesseum for a night of music, poetry and reflection to mark Good Friday, the day that Jesus died.

  • Wed 8 Mar

    18:45 Watford Colosseum, Watford
    Friday Night is Music Night with Rainer Hersch

    It's Red Noses at the ready as the conductor, comedian, actor and writer Rainer Hersch brings musical mayhem to Friday Night Is Music Night.

  • Wed 8 Mar

    19:30 BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
    International Women's Day
    • Kate Whitley
    • Speak Out
    • Felix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
    • Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Orchestra in D minor
    • Alexander von Zemlinsky 1871–1942
    • The Little Mermaid
    • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    • BBC National Chorus of Wales choir
    • Xian Zhang Conductor
    • Baiba Skride Violin
    • Lauma Skride Piano
    • Côr y Cwm Choir
  • Thu 9 Mar

    16:00 Edge Hill University
    In Search of the Phoenix

    A new collaborative music theatre work, composed by Stephen Davismoon

  • Thu 9 Mar

    19:30 Glasgow City Halls
    Elgar’s Second Symphony
    • George Butterworth 1885–1916
    • Rhapsody: A Shropshire Lad (12 mins)
    • James MacMillan b.1959
    • Viola Concerto (31 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
    • Symphony No 2 in E flat major Symphony No 2 in E flat major Also known as: Symphony No 2 in E flat major, Op 63 (56 mins)
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Lawrence Power viola
    • Richard Farnes conductor

    Richard Farnes conducts works by Butterworth, MacMillan & Elgar

  • Fri 10 Mar

    13:30 Salford Cathedral
    Salford Cathedral

    Join 14 musicians from the world-class BBC Philharmonic for a morning of fabulous music and entertaining chat inside the historic Salford Cathedral

  • Fri 10 Mar

    19:30 Perth Concert Hall
    Perth Concert Series: BBC SSO
    • George Butterworth 1885–1916
    • Rhapsody: A Shropshire Lad (12 mins)
    • James MacMillan b.1959
    • Viola Concerto (31 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
    • Symphony No 2 in E flat major Symphony No 2 in E flat major Also known as: Symphony No 2 in E flat major, Op 63 (56 mins)
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Lawrence Power viola
    • Richard Farnes conductor

    Richard Farnes conducts works by Butterworth, MacMillan & Elgar

  • Sat 11 Mar

    19:30 Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
    Scheherazade
    • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
    • Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes Also known as: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op 33a
    • Dmitri Shostakovich 1906–1975
    • Concerto for Piano, Trumpet and String Orchestra no. 1 in C minor, op. 35 Concerto for Piano, Trumpet and String Orchestra no. 1 in C minor, op. 35 Also known as: Concerto for piano, trumpet and string orchestra in C minor, Op 35
    • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 1844–1908
    • Scheherazade Scheherazade Also known as: Scheherazade, Op 35
    • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    • Xian Zhang Conductor
    • Peter Donohoe Piano
    • Philippe Schartz Trumpet

    We welcome conductor Xian Zhang for her first concert in Swansea as our Principal Guest Conductor

  • Sun 12 Mar

    15:00 His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen
    Elgar’s Second Symphony in Aberdeen
    • George Butterworth 1885–1916
    • Rhapsody: A Shropshire Lad (12 mins)
    • James MacMillan b.1959
    • Viola Concerto (31 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
    • Symphony No 2 in E flat major Symphony No 2 in E flat major Also known as: Symphony No 2 in E flat major, Op 63 (56 mins)
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Lawrence Power viola
    • Richard Farnes conductor

    Richard Farnes conducts works by Butterworth, MacMillan & Elgar in Aberdeen

  • Sun 12 Mar

    19:00 Philharmonie, Essen
    Tan Dun, Peter Eötvös & Tchaikovsky: Philharmonie, Essen
    • Tan Dun b.1957
    • The Tears of Nature
    • Péter Eötvös b.1944
    • Speaking drums (20 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
    • Symphony No 4 in F minor Symphony No 4 in F minor Also known as: Symphony No 4 in F minor, Op 36 (41 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Martin Grubinger percussion

    The orchestra begin their 2017 European tour in Essen

  • Mon 13 Mar

    12:00 Ordsall Hall
    The Great Hall, Ordsall Hall

    Join 14 musicians from the world-class BBC Philharmonic for fabulous music be in the wonderful acoustic of the Great Hall at Ordsall Hall

  • Tue 14 Mar

    11:00 Eccles Town Hall
    The Ballroom, Eccles Town Hall

    Players from the BBC Philharmonic perform a morning concert at Eccles Town Hall, the refurbished gem in the centre of Eccles

  • Tue 14 Mar

    19:30 Audimax, Regensburg
    Tan Dun, Peter Eötvös & Tchaikovsky: Audimax, Regensburg
    • Tan Dun b.1957
    • The Tears of Nature
    • Péter Eötvös b.1944
    • Speaking drums (20 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
    • Symphony No 4 in F minor Symphony No 4 in F minor Also known as: Symphony No 4 in F minor, Op 36 (41 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Martin Grubinger percussion

    Juanjo Mena and Martin Grubinger with the BBC Philharmonic in Regensburg, Germany

  • Wed 15 Mar

  • Wed 15 Mar

    20:00 Ku'Ko, Rosenheim
    Weber, Britten & Tchaikovsky: Ku'Ko, Rosenheim
    • Carl Maria von Weber 1786–1826
    • Euryanthe: Overture (9 mins)
    • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
    • Violin Concerto Violin Concerto Also known as: Violin Concerto, Op 15 (31 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
    • Symphony No 4 in F minor Symphony No 4 in F minor Also known as: Symphony No 4 in F minor, Op 36 (41 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Julia Fischer violin

    Part of the orchestra’s 2017 European tour. The orchestra are in concert with conductor Juanjo Mena and violinist Julia Fischer

  • Thu 16 Mar

    14:00 Glasgow City Halls
    Afternoon Performance - John Wilson Conducts Korngold
    • Felix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
    • Overture 'The Hebrides' Overture 'The Hebrides' Also known as: Fingal's Cave (10 mins)
    • Franz Schubert 1797–1828
    • Songs
      An die Musik, D.547 (c.2’) Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen, D.343 (c.4’) Prometheus, D.674 (c.6’) Du bist die Ruh’, D.776 (c.4’) Ganymed, D.544 (c.5’) Erlkönig, D.328 (c.4’) (20 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Erich Wolfgang Korngold 1897–1957
    • Symphony in F sharp Symphony in F sharp Also known as: Symphony in F sharp, Op. 40 (51 mins)
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Benjamin Appl baritone
    • John Wilson conductor

    John Wilson conducts Korngold's Symphony in F sharp at City Halls

  • Thu 16 Mar

    20:00 Philharmonie, Munich
    Tan Dun, Peter Eötvös & Tchaikovsky: Philharmonie, Munich
    • Tan Dun b.1957
    • The Tears of Nature
    • Péter Eötvös b.1944
    • Speaking drums (20 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
    • Symphony No 4 in F minor Symphony No 4 in F minor Also known as: Symphony No 4 in F minor, Op 36 (41 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Martin Grubinger percussion

    Part of the orchestra’s 2017 European tour. The orchestra are in concert with conductor Juanjo Mena and percussionist Martin Grubinger

  • Fri 17 Mar

    19:30 KKL, Lucerne
    Weber & Tchaikovsky: KKL, Lucerne
    • Carl Maria von Weber 1786–1826
    • Euryanthe: Overture (9 mins)
    • 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 (31 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Symphony No 4 in F minor Symphony No 4 in F minor Also known as: Symphony No 4 in F minor, Op 36 (41 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • David Garett violin

    Part of the orchestra’s 2017 European tour. The orchestra are in concert with conductor Juanjo Mena and violinist David Garett

  • Sat 18 Mar

    9:30 Nottingham Trent University Music Department
    Nottinghamshire Family Orchestra and Chorus- Rehearsal

    Join the Nottinghamshire Family Orchestra and play your part in Soundstage, Nottingham’s first film music festival

  • Sat 18 Mar

    19:30 Festspielhaus Bregenz, Bregenz
    Weber, Britten & Elgar: Festspielhaus Bregenz
    • Carl Maria von Weber 1786–1826
    • Euryanthe: Overture (9 mins)
    • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
    • Violin Concerto Violin Concerto Also known as: Violin Concerto, Op 15 (31 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
    • Symphony No 2 in E flat major Symphony No 2 in E flat major Also known as: Symphony No 2 in E flat major, Op 63 (54 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Julia Fischer violin

    Part of the orchestra’s 2017 European tour. The orchestra are in concert with conductor Juanjo Mena and violinist Julia Fischer

  • Sun 19 Mar

    14:00 Glasgow City Halls
    Discovering Music - The Music of Rued Langgaard
    • Rued Langgaard 1893–1952
    • Prelude to Antichrist
      (UK Premiere) (8 mins)
    • Symphony No.4 ‘Løvfald’ (‘Leaf-fall’) (22 mins)
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Stephen Johnson presenter
    • Thomas Dausgaard conductor and presenter

    Thomas Dausgaard conducts works by Rued Langgaard at City Halls

  • Sun 19 Mar

    19:30 Southbank Centre, London
    From Heaven to Hell at the Movies - Sound of Cinema Live
    • Carl Orff 1895–1982
    • Carmina Burana - 'O Fortuna'
    • John Barry 1933–2011
    • The Lion in Winter
      suite
    • Sergei Prokofiev 1891–1953
    • Cantata 'Alexander Nevsky' Cantata 'Alexander Nevsky' Also known as: Cantata 'Alexander Nevsky', Op 78
      Movements 'Song about Alexander Nevsky' & 'The Battle on the Ice'
    • William Walton 1902–1983
    • Henry V
      Epilogue
    • Patrick Doyle b.1953
    • Much Ado About Nothing
      'Sigh No More'
    • John Williams b.1932
    • Saving Private Ryan
      Hymn to the Fallen
    • Main Theme from Schindler's List
    • Star Wars, Episode I: The Phantom Menace
      Duel of the Fates
    • Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope
      Princess Leia's Theme
    • Vangelis b.1943
    • 1492: Conquest of Paradise
    • Ennio Morricone b.1928
    • Gabriel’s Oboe
      From The Mission
    • BBC Concert Orchestra
    • Keith Lockhart Conductor
    • Matthew Sweet Presenter
    • Crouch End Festival Chorus

    A heavenly journey through some of the greatest choral moments from the big screen.

  • Mon 20 Mar

    20:00 Congress, Innsbruck
    Tan Dun, Peter Eötvös & Elgar: Congress, Innsbruck
    • Tan Dun b.1957
    • The Tears of Nature
    • Péter Eötvös b.1944
    • Speaking drums (20 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
    • Symphony No 2 in E flat major Symphony No 2 in E flat major Also known as: Symphony No 2 in E flat major, Op 63 (54 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Martin Grubinger percussion

    Part of the orchestra’s 2017 European tour. The orchestra are in concert with conductor Juanjo Mena and percussionist Martin Grubinger

  • Tue 21 Mar

    20:00 Liederhalle, Stuttgart
    Weber, Britten & Tchaikovsky : Liederhalle, Stuttgart
    • Carl Maria von Weber 1786–1826
    • Euryanthe: Overture (9 mins)
    • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
    • Violin Concerto Violin Concerto Also known as: Violin Concerto, Op 15 (31 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
    • Symphony No 4 in F minor Symphony No 4 in F minor Also known as: Symphony No 4 in F minor, Op 36 (41 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Julia Fischer violin

    Part of the orchestra’s 2017 European tour. The orchestra are in concert with conductor Juanjo Mena and violinist Julia Fischer

  • Tue 21 Mar

    20:00 Dubai Opera, Dubai
    BBC Proms Dubai: First Night of the Proms
    • Gary Carpenter b.1951
    • Dadaville
    • Mohammed Fairouz b.1985
    • Pax Universalis
    • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
    • Piano Concerto
    • William Walton 1902–1983
    • Symphony No 1 in B flat minor
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Edward Gardner conductor
    • Benjamin Grosvenor piano

    BBC Proms Dubai opens with British composer Gary Carpenter’s fizzing orchestral showpiece Dadaville, written for and premiered by the BBC Symphony Orchestra in 2015.

    Part of
  • Wed 22 Mar

    20:00 Kölner Philharmonie, Cologne
    Weber, Britten & Elgar: Kölner Philharmonie, Cologne
    • Carl Maria von Weber 1786–1826
    • Euryanthe: Overture (9 mins)
    • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
    • Violin Concerto Violin Concerto Also known as: Violin Concerto, Op 15 (31 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
    • Symphony No 2 in E flat major Symphony No 2 in E flat major Also known as: Symphony No 2 in E flat major, Op 63 (54 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Julia Fischer violin

    Part of the orchestra’s 2017 European tour. The orchestra are in concert with conductor Juanjo Mena and violinist Julia Fischer

  • Wed 22 Mar

    20:00 Dubai Opera, Dubai
    BBC Proms Dubai: Prom 2 ‘Inspiration in Song’
    • Gerald Finzi 1901–1956
    • My Spirit Sang All Day
    • Judith Bingham b.1952
    • Distant Thunder
    • Hubert Parry 1848–1918
    • Songs of Farewell
    • Mohammed Fairouz b.1985
    • Different Ways to Pray
    • Sir Charles Villiers Stanford 1852–1924
    • The Bluebird The Bluebird Also known as: The Bluebird, Op. 119 no.3
    • Frederick Delius 1862–1934
    • To be Sung of a Summer Night on the Water
    • Michael Tippett 1905–1998
    • Dance, Clarion Air
    • Negro Spirituals
    • Joanna Marsh b.1970
    • Arabesques
    • Cole Porter 1891–1964
    • Ev’ry time we say goodbye
      arr. Rodney Bennett
    • George Gershwin 1898–1937
    • By Strauss
      arr. Rodney Bennett
    • BBC Singers
    • James Burton conductor

    The BBC Singers perform a programme of works exploring – in music and text – the tragedy of war, the imminence of death and the encounter of new love.

    Part of
  • Thu 23 Mar

    19:30 Glasgow City Halls
    Strauss’s Four Last Songs
    • Richard Wagner 1813–1883
    • Tristan and Isolde – Prelude and Liebestod (20 mins)
    • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
    • Four Last Songs Four Last Songs Also known as: Vier Letzte Lieder (22 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Richard Wagner 1813–1883
    • Parsifal – Prelude to Act I (12 mins)
    • Rued Langgaard 1893–1952
    • Symphony No.6 'The Heaven-Rending' (21 mins)
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Erin Wall soprano*
    • Thomas Dausgaard conductor

    Erin Wall sings Strauss's Four Last Songs at City Halls

  • Thu 23 Mar

    19:30 Dubai Opera, Dubai
    BBC Proms Dubai: Prom 3
    • Felix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
    • Overture 'Calm Sea and a Prosperous Voyage', Op 27
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
    • Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K 466
    • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
    • Enigma Variations Enigma Variations Also known as: Enigma Variations, Op 36
    • Joanna Marsh b.1970
    • Flare
      world premiere
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Edward Gardner conductor
    • Benjamin Grosvenor piano

    This concert opens with the world premiere of Dubai-based British composer Joanna Marsh’s Flare.

    Part of
  • Fri 24 Mar

    14:00 Dubai Opera, Dubai
    BBC Proms Dubai: Prom 5 ‘Voices from the Isles’
    • Sir Charles Villiers Stanford 1852–1924
    • 3 Motets, Op 38
    • Michael Tippett 1905–1998
    • Four Songs from the British Isles
    • Edward Cowie b.1943
    • Lyre Bird Motet
    • Percy Grainger 1882–1961
    • Stormy
    • Irish Tune from County Derry
    • George Gershwin 1898–1937
    • Fascinatin' Rhythm
      arr. Bob Chilcott
    • Al Hoffman 1902–1960
    • Everything Stops for Tea
    • BBC Singers
    • James Burton conductor

    A choral exploration of the diverse sounds and influences of music in the British Isles, ranging from the archetypal collegiate-choir sound of Stanford’s Three Motets to traditional folk songs and musical settings of great poets.

    Part of
  • Fri 24 Mar

    20:00 Dubai Opera, Dubai
    BBC Proms Dubai: Prom 6 'Last Night of the Proms'
    • Dmitri Shostakovich 1906–1975
    • Festive Overture, Op 96
    • Camille Saint‐Saëns 1835–1921
    • Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor Also known as: Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor, Op 22
    • Claude Debussy 1862–1918
    • La mer La mer Also known as: La Mer
    • George Frideric Handel 1685–1759
    • Coronation Anthem 'Zadok the Priest' Coronation Anthem 'Zadok the Priest' Also known as: Coronation Anthem 'Zadok the Priest', HWV 258
    • Joseph Tawadros
    • New work
      world premiere
    • Thomas Arne 1710–1778
    • Rule, Britannia! (arr. Sargent) Rule, Britannia! (arr. Sargent) Also known as: Rule, Britannia! (arr. Malcolm Sargent)
    • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
    • Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D major, 'Land of Hope and Glory'
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • BBC Singers
    • Edward Gardner conductor
    • Benjamin Grosvenor piano
    • Joseph Tawadros oud
    • James Tawadros percussion

    Featuring much-loved classics from Shostakovich and Debussy, Proms soloist Benjamin Grosvenor performs Saint-Saëns’s Second Piano Concerto and the BBC Singers join the orchestra for Handel’s most popular anthem, Zadok the Priest

    Part of
  • Sat 25 Mar

    9:30 Broadway Cinema, Nottingham
    Nottinghamshire Family Orchestra and Chorus- Performance

    Join the Nottinghamshire Family Orchestra and play your part in Soundstage, Nottingham’s first film music festival

  • Sat 25 Mar

    15:30 St David's Hall, Cardiff
    Geek Musique: The Sound of Sci-Fi
    • John Williams b.1932
    • Superman: March
    • James Horner 1953–2015
    • Star Trek - Wrath of Khan: Main Title
    • Michael Giacchino b.1967
    • Star Trek - Into Darkness: Main Theme
    • John Williams b.1932
    • Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind
    • Sir Arthur Bliss 1891–1975
    • Things to Come
    • Jerry Goldsmith 1929–2004
    • Planet of the Apes: The Hunt
    • David Arnold b.1962
    • Independence Day: End Titles
    • INTERVAL
    • Alan Silvestri b.1950
    • Back to the Future: Main Theme
    • James Horner 1953–2015
    • Avatar: Suite
    • John Williams b.1932
    • ET: Flying Theme
    • Alex North 1910–1991
    • 2001: A Space Odyssey [original score]: A Symphonic Suite in Four Movements: Prelude (The Dawn of Man) and Epilogue: Space Station Docking (The Waltz)
    • Brad Fiedel b.1951
    • Terminator: Theme
    • John Williams b.1932
    • Star Wars: Imperial March, Rey's Theme, Princess Leia's Theme, Main Title
    • Murray Gold b.1969
    • Doctor Who: Theme
    • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    • Edwin Outwater Conductor
    • Robert Llewellyn Presenter

    Symphonic Sci-Fi from the big screen.

  • Sat 25 Mar

    19:30 Kongresshaus Stadthalle, Heidelberg
    Weber, Britten & Elgar: Kongresshaus Stadthalle, Heidelberg
    • Carl Maria von Weber 1786–1826
    • Euryanthe: Overture (9 mins)
    • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
    • Violin Concerto Violin Concerto Also known as: Violin Concerto, Op 15 (31 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
    • Symphony No 2 in E flat major Symphony No 2 in E flat major Also known as: Symphony No 2 in E flat major, Op 63 (54 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Julia Fischer violin

    Part of the orchestra’s 2017 European tour. The orchestra are in concert with conductor Juanjo Mena and violinist Julia Fischer

  • Sat 25 Mar

    21:00 St David's Hall, Cardiff
    Geek Musique: Cult TV Classics

    Retro TV classics from the archives.

  • Sun 26 Mar

    19:30 Kongresshaus Stadthalle, Heidelberg
    Tan Dun, Peter Eötvös & Tchaikovsky: Kongresshaus Stadthalle, Heidelberg
    • Tan Dun b.1957
    • The Tears of Nature
    • Péter Eötvös b.1944
    • Speaking drums (20 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
    • Symphony No 4 in F minor Symphony No 4 in F minor Also known as: Symphony No 4 in F minor, Op 36 (41 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Martin Grubinger percussion

    Part of the orchestra’s 2017 European tour. For a second day in Heidelberg, the orchestra are in concert with conductor Juanjo Mena and percussionist Martin Grubinger

  • Mon 27 Mar

    17:45 Peel Hall, University of Salford
    Chamber Music Mondays

    Members of the BBC Philharmonic join with The Adelphi Contemporary Music Group

  • Tue 28 Mar

    20:30 LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura, Lugano
    Weber, Britten & Tchaikovsky: LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura, Lugano
    • Carl Maria von Weber 1786–1826
    • Euryanthe: Overture (9 mins)
    • Benjamin Britten 1913–1976
    • Violin Concerto Violin Concerto Also known as: Violin Concerto, Op 15 (31 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
    • Symphony No 4 in F minor Symphony No 4 in F minor Also known as: Symphony No 4 in F minor, Op 36 (41 mins)
    • BBC Philharmonic
    • Juanjo Mena conductor
    • Julia Fischer violin

    The final date of the orchestra’s March 2017 European tour. The orchestra visit Lugano, Switzerland for the first time - in concert with conductor Juanjo Mena and violinist Julia Fischer.

  • Thu 30 Mar

    14:00 Glasgow City Halls
    Afternoon Performance - MacMillan Conducts MacMillan
    • John Maxwell Geddes b.1941
    • Voyager (9 mins)
    • Gerald Finzi 1901–1956
    • Clarinet Concerto in C minor (29 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • James MacMillan b.1959
    • Symphony No 4
      (Scottish Premiere) (38 mins)
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Annelien Van Wauwe clarinet (BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist)
    • James MacMillan conductor

    Sir James MacMillan conducts his Symphony No.4 at City Halls

  • Fri 31 Mar

    19:30 Town Hall, Ayr
    MacMillan Conducts Beethoven’s Second Symphony
    • John Maxwell Geddes b.1941
    • An Ayrshire Suite (16 mins)
    • Gerald Finzi 1901–1956
    • Clarinet Concerto in C minor (29 mins)
    • INTERVAL
    • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Symphony No 2 in D major Symphony No 2 in D major Also known as: Symphony No 2 in D major, Op 36 (35 mins)
    • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
    • Annelien Van Wauwe clarinet (BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist)
    • James MacMillan conductor

    James MacMillan conducts works by Geddes, Finzi & Beethoven

  • Fri 31 Mar

    19:30 Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
    Beethoven 6
    • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
    • Don Juan Don Juan Also known as: Don Juan, Op 20
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
    • Piano Concerto No 21 in C major, K 467
    • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
    • Symphony No 6 in F major 'Pastoral' Symphony No 6 in F major 'Pastoral' Also known as: Symphony No 6 in F major 'Pastoral', Op 68
    • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    • Jun Märkl Conductor
    • Alice Sara Ott Piano

    A joyful trip through the idyllic German countryside