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BBC Proms, 2013 Season, Proms Plus Intro Episode guide

  1. Verdi's Orchestral Writing, Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony

    Ian Skelly hosts a talk on Verdi's orchestral writing and Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony.

    First broadcast: 05 Sep 2013

  2. Bruckner - Inspirations and influences

    Louise Fryer explores Bruckner and the man behind the music with expert Roderick Swanston.

    First broadcast: 03 Sep 2013

  3. Britten 100

    Martin Handley talks to Paul Kildea about Britten and his place in 20th-century music.

    First broadcast: 01 Sep 2013

  4. Eotvos and Bruckner's Symphony No 7

    Petroc Trelawny talks to Stephen Johnson about Bruckner and Peter Eotvos.

    First broadcast: 29 Aug 2013

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  5. Introduction to Parsifal

    Martin Handley discusses Parsifal with Stephen Fry and Stephen Johnson.

    First broadcast: 25 Aug 2013

  6. Lutoslawski, Panufnik and Polish Culture

    Andrew McGregor talks to Nick Reyland and Roxanna Panufnik about Lutoslawski and Panufnik.

    First broadcast: 23 Aug 2013

  7. Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5

    Fiona McKnight and David Nice join James Jolly to discuss Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony.

    First broadcast: 22 Aug 2013

  8. The World of the Romantic Piano Concerto

    Judith Chernaik and Kenneth Hamilton join Ian Skelly to discuss Romantic piano concertos.

    First broadcast: 19 Aug 2013

  9. Introduction to The Firebird

    Louise Fryer and Jonathan Cross explore Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird.

    First broadcast: 18 Aug 2013

  10. The Music of Brahms

    Laura Tunbridge and Julian Johnson discuss the music of Brahms.

    First broadcast: 17 Aug 2013

  11. Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage

    Louise Fryer talks to Oliver Soden, Michael Berkeley and Paul Webster about Tippett.

    First broadcast: 16 Aug 2013

  12. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3

    Ian Skelly, Rosamund Bartlett and Marina Frolova-Walker discuss Tchaikovsky and his world.

    First broadcast: 14 Aug 2013

  13. Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 2 'London'

    Stephen Johnson, Kate Kennedy and Louise Fryer discuss Vaughan Williams's London Symphony.

    First broadcast: 12 Aug 2013

  14. Beethoven's Ninth and the RPS

    Petroc Trelawny discusses Beethoven's relationship with the Royal Philharmonic Society.

    First broadcast: 11 Aug 2013

  15. An Introduction to Urban Classics

    Roger Wright introduces Prom 37: Urban Classics, with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

    First broadcast: 10 Aug 2013

  16. Mahler: Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection'

    James Jolly talks to Norman Lebrecht and Jeremy Barham about Mahler's Symphony No 2.

    First broadcast: 09 Aug 2013

  17. Introduction to Tannhauser

    James Jolly discusses Wagner's Tannhauser with Peggy Reynolds and Simon Rees.

    First broadcast: 04 Aug 2013

  18. Mozart and Vienna

    Nicholas Till and Richard Wigmore join James Jolly to explore Mozart's Vienna.

    First broadcast: 30 Jul 2013

  19. Wagner 200: Introduction to Gotterdammerung

    Sara Mohr-Pietsch joins Sarah Lenton and Philip Hensher for a guide to Gotterdammerung.

    First broadcast: 28 Jul 2013

  20. Introduction to Siegfried

    Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces Wagner's Siegfried with Mark Berry and Paul Mason.

    First broadcast: 26 Jul 2013

  21. Introduction to Die Walkure

    Sara Mohr-Pietsch discusses Die Walkure with Patrick Carnegie and Elaine Padmore.

    First broadcast: 23 Jul 2013

  22. Introduction to Das Rheingold

    Sara Mohr-Pietsch, Nicholas Baragwanath and Mike Ashman discuss Das Rheingold.

    First broadcast: 22 Jul 2013

  23. Sean Shepherd and Shostakovich

    Sean Shepherd on his new commission. Gerard McBurney on Shostakovich's Symphony No 10.

    First broadcast: 21 Jul 2013

  24. Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2

    Louise Fryer and William Mival discuss Rachmaninov and his Second Symphony.

    First broadcast: 19 Jul 2013

  25. David Matthews and Nielsen

    Daniel Grimley talks to Louise Fryer about Nielsen's Symphony No 4 (Inextinguishable).

    First broadcast: 16 Jul 2013

  26. The History of French Dance

    Jane Pritchard chairs a discussion on French ballet from Lully to Stravinsky.

    First broadcast: 14 Jul 2013

  27. The Soundworld of Doctor Who

    Doctor Who enthusiast Matthew Sweet and guests look back over 50 years of the BBC series.

    First broadcast: 13 Jul 2013

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