BBC Proms, 2008 Season Episode guide

  1. Prom 60: Lang Lang

    Chinese pianist Lang Lang in music by Mozart, Rachmaninov, Chopin, Schubert and Debussy.

    First broadcast: 31 Aug 2008

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  2. Prom 59: Lindberg, Rachmaninov, Sibelius

    The Olso Philharmonic perform music by Rachmaninov, Sibelius and Magnus Lindberg

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  3. Prom 54: Vaughan Williams Anniversary

    The BBC Symphony Orchestra and conductor Sir Andrew Davis with works by Vaughan Williams.

    First broadcast: 30 Aug 2008

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  4. Prom 58: Ravel, Bartok, Tchaikovsky

    The New York Philharmonic in suites from two great 20th century ballets

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  5. Prom 57: Stucky, Gershwin, Stravinsky

    A Prom given by the visiting New York Philharmnonic under music director Lorin Maazel

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  6. Prom 56: Rautavaara and Tavener

    With Rautavaara's Cantus arcticus and the premiere of Tavener's Cantus mysticus.

    First broadcast: 27 Aug 2008

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  7. Prom 55: Debussy, Vaughan Williams, Eotvos, Ravel

    Peter Eotvos conducts five works including the UK premiere of his violin concerto Seven

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  8. Prom 54: Vaughan Williams

    The BBCSO in a concert marking exactly 50 years since Vaughan Williams's death

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  9. Prom 53: Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky

    The RPO perform Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet and finish with Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony.

    First broadcast: 25 Aug 2008

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  10. Prom 53: Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky

    The Royal Philharmonic in Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 5

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  11. Prom 52: Bach Day - Jian Wang

    Chinese cellist Jian Wang performs the first three of Bach's six solo cello suites.

    First broadcast: 24 Aug 2008

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  12. Prom 51: St John's Passion

    Bach's St John Passion performed by the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists.

    First broadcast: 24 Aug 2008

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  13. Prom 51: Bach Day - St John Passion

    John Eliot Gardiner conducts Bach's St John Passion, with the Monteverdi Choir.

    First broadcast: 24 Aug 2008

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  14. Prom 50: Bach Day - Simon Preston

    Simon Preston (organ) in music by Bach, including the celebrated Toccata and Fugue.

    First broadcast: 24 Aug 2008

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  15. Prom 49: National Youth Orchestra

    Edgard Varèse Amériques, Rachmaninov Fourth Piano Concerto and Copland Third Symphony.

    First broadcast: 23 Aug 2008

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  16. Prom 49: Varese, Rachmaninov and Copland

    The National Youth Orchestra perform Varese, Rachmaninov and Coplan

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  17. Prom 48: Gurzenich, Mahler, Schubert

    The Gurzenich Orchestra performs works by Schubert, Mahler, Stockhausen and Beethoven

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  18. Prom 47: Belohlavek, Dvorak, Janacek

    The BBC SO under chief conductor Jiri Belohlavek in works by Dvorak and Janacek

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  19. Prom 46: Sleeping Beauty

    The London Symphony Orchestra under Valery Gergiev in Tchaikovsky's ballet Sleeping Beauty

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  20. Prom 45: Harvey, Messiaen, Varese

    A programme of electronic works, featuring music by Jonathan Harvey, Messiaen and Varese

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  21. Prom 44: Carter, Prokofiev, Beethoven

    The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra perform music by Carter, Prokofiev and Beethoven

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  22. Prom 43: Beethoven Mass in C

    Beethoven's Mass in C, Mozart's Symphony No 34 and Vaughan Williams's Flos Campi.

    First broadcast: 17 Aug 2008

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  23. Prom 43: Mozart, Vaughan Williams and Beethoven

    The City of London Sinfonia in music by Mozart, Vaughan Williams and Beethoven

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  24. Prom 42: Jennifer Bate

    Jennifer Bate (organ) in Messiaen. Including Apparition de l'eglise eternelle.

    First broadcast: 17 Aug 2008

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  25. Great Conductors

    Pierre Boulez conducts Janacek's Sinfonietta; Daniel Barenboim with Brahms's 4th Symphony.

    First broadcast: 16 Aug 2008

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  26. Prom 41: Handel's Belshazzar

    Charles Mackerras directs the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in Handel's Belshazzar

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  27. Prom 40: BBC Symphony Orchestra in Janaceck

    Pierre Boulez conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in an all-Janacek programme

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  28. Prom 40: Boulez and the BBC Symphony Orchestra

    Pierre Boulez conducts Janacek's Sinfonietta and the Glagolitic Mass.

    First broadcast: 15 Aug 2008

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  29. Prom 39: Members of West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

    Daniel Barenboim and West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in works by Pierre Boulez and Stravinsky

    First broadcast: 14 Aug 2008

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  30. Prom 38: Barenboim and West-Eastern Divan

    The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra perform works by Haydn, Schoenberg and Brahms.

    First broadcast: 14 Aug 2008

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