Seasons - 1970 season

Fri 17 July 1970 - Sat 12 Sept 1970

  • Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1970
    Fri 17 July 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Olivier Messiaen - La Transfiguration de Notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ

  • Prom 02
    Sat 18 July 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Die Zauberflöte, K 620
    Gustav Mahler - Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op 60
    Chopin - Concerto for Piano No. 2 in F minor, Op 21
    Igor Stravinsky - L' oiseau de feu (1919 suite)

  • Prom 03
    Mon 20 July 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Arthur Bliss - Music for Strings
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Concerto for Piano No. 5 in E flat major 'Emperor', Op 73
    Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 4 in E minor

  • Prom 04
    Tue 21 July 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Franz Schubert - Piano Trio in B flat major, D 898
    Richard Wagner - Tristan and Isolde

  • Prom 05
    Wed 22 July 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    William Byrd - Haec dies
    William Byrd - Ave verum corpus
    William Byrd - Laudate, pueri, Dominum
    William Byrd - Vide, Domine, afflictionem nostram
    Edward Elgar - The Dream of Gerontius, Op 38

  • Prom 06
    Thu 23 July 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Roberto Gerhard - Epithalamion
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Concerto for Violin in D major, Op 61
    Charles Ives - Tone Roads No. 1
    Charles Ives - The Pond
    Charles Ives - Tone Roads No. 3
    Charles Ives - Symphony No. 4

  • Prom 07
    Fri 24 July 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 8 in B minor, 'Unfinished', D 759
    Benjamin Britten - Violin Concerto
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op 92

  • Prom 08
    Sat 25 July 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Franz Schubert - 3 Marches militaires, D 733 (orch. Carl Tausig)
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622
    Kurt Weill - Der Lindberghflug
    Liszt - Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major
    Richard Wagner - Tannhäuser

  • Prom 09
    Mon 27 July 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
    William Walton - Concerto for Cello
    Edward Elgar - Symphony No. 1 in A flat major, Op 55

  • Prom 10
    Tue 28 July 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Ludwig van Beethoven - Egmont, Op 84
    Sergey Prokofiev - Concerto for Piano No. 1 in D flat major, Op 10
    Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 104 in D major, 'London'
    Sebastian Forbes - Essay
    Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73

  • Prom 11
    Wed 29 July 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Der Schauspieldirektor, K 486
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 32 in G major, K 318
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Zaide, K 344

  • Prom 12
    Thu 30 July 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    J. S. Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069
    Francesco Landini - La bionda treccia
    Francesco Landini - Questa fanciulla, Amor
    Anonymous - Lamento di Tristano
    Anonymous - Trotto
    Francesco Landini - Deh, dimmi tu
    Antonio Zacara da Teramo - Rosetta
    Giovanni da Cascia - Con bracchi assai
    Anonymous - Istampitta Ghaetta
    Francesco Landini - Giunta vaga biltà
    Francesco Landini - Ecco la primavera
    J. S. Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047
    Elliott Carter - Double Concerto
    J. S. Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068

  • Prom 13
    Fri 31 July 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Johannes Brahms - Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op 52 (version with orchestra)
    Johannes Brahms - Neue Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op 65
    Johannes Brahms - Violin Concerto in D major
    Johannes Brahms - Clarinet Quintet in B minor
    Johannes Brahms - Variations on the St Anthony Chorale, Op 56a

  • Prom 14
    Sat 1 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Edward Elgar - Overture 'Froissart', Op 19
    Jean Sibelius - Violin Concerto in D minor
    William Walton - Henry V
    Antonín Dvořák - Symphony No. 9 in E minor, 'From the New World', Op 95

  • Prom 15
    Sun 2 Aug 1970, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    George Frideric Handel - Messiah, HWV 56

  • Prom 16
    Mon 3 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 in A major 'Italian', Op 90
    Maurice Ravel - Concerto for Piano in D major for the Left Hand
    Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 9 in C major 'Great', D 944

  • Prom 17
    Tue 4 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Arnold Schoenberg - Pierrot lunaire, Op 21
    Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor

  • Prom 18
    Wed 5 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    George Frideric Handel - Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351
    Michael Tippett - Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli
    Purcell - Hail, bright Cecilia, Z 328

  • Prom 19
    Thu 6 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Richard Wagner - Siegfried Idyll, WWV 103
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Scena & aria 'Ah! perfido...Per pietà non dirmi addio!', Op 65
    Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 7 in E major

  • Prom 20
    Fri 7 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 87 in A major
    Hector Berlioz - Roméo et Juliette, Op 17
    William Walton - Symphony No. 1 in B flat minor

  • Prom 21
    Sat 8 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    William Boyce - Symphony No. 5 in D major, Op 2.5
    Lord Berners - A Wedding Bouquet
    Edward Elgar - 'Enigma' Variations
    Malcolm Arnold - Concerto for Horn No. 2, Op 58
    William Walton - Façade, Suite No. 1
    William Walton - Façade, Suite No. 2
    Benjamin Britten - The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

  • Prom 22
    Mon 10 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Igor Stravinsky - L' oiseau de feu (1910 suite)
    Béla Bartók - Piano Concerto No. 2
    Maurice Ravel - Daphnis and Chloe

  • Prom 23
    Tue 11 Aug 1970, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin, Op 24

  • Prom 24
    Wed 12 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Hector Berlioz - Tristia, Op 18
    Hector Berlioz - Les nuits d'été, Op 7
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Fantasia in C minor, Op 80
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 6 in F major 'Pastoral', Op 68

  • Prom 25
    Thu 13 Aug 1970, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    J. S. Bach - Cantata No. 29, 'Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir', BWV 29
    J. S. Bach - Concerto for Three Keyboards in C major, BWV 1064
    J. S. Bach - Cantata No. 116, 'Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesu Christ', BWV 116
    J. S. Bach - Partita for Keyboard No. 4 in D major, BWV 828
    J. S. Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049

  • Prom 26
    Thu 13 Aug 1970, 10.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Terry Riley - Keyboard Studies
    Tim Souster - Triple Music II
    Mike Ratledge - Out-Bloody-Rageous
    Hugh Hopper - Facelift
    Mike Ratledge - Esther's Nose Job

  • Prom 27
    Fri 14 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Ludwig van Beethoven - 33 Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli, Op 120
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, 'Eroica', Op 55

  • Prom 28
    Sat 15 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Felix Mendelssohn - Overture 'Ruy Blas', Op 95
    Richard Strauss - Serenade in E flat major, Op 7
    Robert Schumann - Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op 54
    Benjamin Britten - Mont Juic: Suite of Catalan Dances
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4 in F minor

  • Prom 29
    Mon 17 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Benjamin Britten - Les illuminations
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for Piano No. 15 in B flat major, K 450
    Anthony Milner - Roman Spring, Op 27
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 in C minor

  • Prom 30
    Tue 18 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Claudio Monteverdi - Dixit Dominus [II], SV 264
    Claudio Monteverdi - Confitebor tibi Domine [III], SV 267
    Claudio Monteverdi - Laudate Dominum omnes gentes [I], SV 272
    Claudio Monteverdi - Christe Redemptor omnium
    Claudio Monteverdi - Hodie Christus natus est, SV 218
    Claudio Monteverdi - Magnificat [I], SV 281
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor
    Igor Stravinsky - Petrushka (1947 version)

  • Prom 31
    Wed 19 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Giovanni Battista Pergolesi - Stabat Mater
    George Frideric Handel - Water Music Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348
    Francesco Cavalli - Magnificat
    J. S. Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050

  • Prom 32
    Thu 20 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka - Ruslan and Lyudmila
    Sergey Rachmaninov - Concerto for Piano No. 3 in D minor, Op 30
    Dmitry Shostakovich - Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op 65

  • Prom 33
    Fri 21 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 3 in D major, D 200
    Johannes Brahms - Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major
    Antonín Dvořák - Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op 70

  • Prom 34
    Sat 22 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Arthur Sullivan - The Yeomen of the Guard
    Arthur Sullivan - The Pirates of Penzance
    Arthur Sullivan - The Grand Duke
    Arthur Sullivan - Princess Ida
    Arthur Sullivan - The Mikado

  • Prom 35
    Mon 24 Aug 1970, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Ludwig van Beethoven - Leonore, Op 72 (1805 version)

  • Prom 36
    Tue 25 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Franz Schubert - Overture in C major 'In the Italian Style', D 591
    Antonín Dvořák - Serenade in D minor, Op 44
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op 93
    Johannes Brahms - Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor

  • Prom 37
    Wed 26 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Frederick Delius - Brigg Fair
    Ralph Vaughan Williams - Magnificat
    Edward Elgar - Cello Concerto in E minor, Op 85
    Humphrey Searle - Oxus, Op 47
    William Walton - Belshazzar's Feast

  • Prom 38
    Thu 27 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Jean-Philippe Rameau - Hippolyte et Aricie
    Igor Stravinsky - Symphonie de psaumes
    J. S. Bach - Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
    J. S. Bach - Cantata No. 34, 'O ewiges Feuer, O Ursprung der Liebe', BWV 34

  • Prom 39 - In memoriam John Barbirolli (2/12/1899 - 29/7/1970)
    Fri 28 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 6 in D minor, Op 104
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major
    Frederick Delius - In a Summer Garden
    Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 8 in D minor

  • Prom 40
    Sat 29 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 36 in C major 'Linz', K 425
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for Violin No. 3 in G major, K 216
    Johann II Strauss - Der Zigeunerbaron
    Johann II Strauss - Annen-Polka, Op 117
    Johann II Strauss - Wein, Weib und Gesang! - waltz, Op 333
    Johann II Strauss - Champagne Polka, Op 211
    Johann II Strauss - By the Beautiful Blue Danube – waltz
    Johann II Strauss - Perpetuum mobile, Op 257
    Richard Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier, Suite (arrangement attributed to Artur Rodzińsky)

  • Prom 41
    Mon 31 Aug 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Roberto Gerhard - Leo
    Arnold Schoenberg - Lied der Waldtaube from 'Gurrelieder' (chamber version)
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for Piano No. 20 in D minor, K 466
    Igor Stravinsky - Berceuses du chat
    Igor Stravinsky - Pribautki
    Sir Harrison Birtwistle - Verses for Ensembles

  • Prom 42
    Tue 1 Sept 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Ludwig van Beethoven - Missa solemnis

  • Prom 43
    Wed 2 Sept 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Richard Strauss - Don Juan
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for Piano No. 24 in C minor, K 491
    Hector Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique

  • Prom 44
    Thu 3 Sept 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade in D major 'Serenata notturna', K 239
    Kees Baaren - Concerto for Piano
    Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 9

  • Prom 45
    Fri 4 Sept 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Claude Debussy - Nocturnes
    Olivier Messiaen - Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum
    Igor Stravinsky - Le sacre du printemps

  • Prom 46
    Sat 5 Sept 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Ludwig van Beethoven - Overture 'Coriolan'
    Felix Mendelssohn - Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op 64
    Janáček - Sinfonietta
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique'

  • Prom 47
    Sun 6 Sept 1970, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Richard Wagner - Das Rheingold

  • Prom 48
    Mon 7 Sept 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 84 in E flat major
    Gordon Crosse - Concerto for Violin No. 2, Op 26
    Gustav Holst - The Planets

  • Prom 49
    Tue 8 Sept 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K550
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Concerto for Piano No. 4 in G major, Op 58
    Elisabeth Lutyens - The Essence of our Happiness, Op 69
    J. S. Bach - Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 537

  • Prom 50
    Wed 9 Sept 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    J. S. Bach - St John Passion, BWV 245

  • Prom 51
    Thu 10 Sept 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade in C minor, K388
    Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 8 in C minor (1890 version, ed. Nowak)

  • Prom 52
    Fri 11 Sept 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Ludwig van Beethoven - Overture 'Leonore' No. 3, Op 72b
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Kantate auf den Tod Kaiser Joseph II, WoO 87
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 in D minor, 'Choral'

  • Prom 53 - Last Night of the Proms 1970
    Sat 12 Sept 1970, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Hector Berlioz - Les Troyens
    Hector Berlioz - Zaïde, Op 19.1
    Hector Berlioz - La belle voyageuse, Op 2.4
    Alan Rawsthorne - Concerto for Piano No. 2
    Michael Tippett - The Shires Suite
    Edward Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major ('Land of Hope and Glory')
    Aaron Copland - El salón México
    Malcolm Arnold - Fantasy for Audience and Orchestra, Op 106
    Hubert Parry - Jerusalem
    Anonymous - National Anthem

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