Seasons - 1973 season

Fri 20 July 1973 - Sat 15 Sept 1973

  • Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1973
    Fri 20 July 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Igor Stravinsky - Symphonie de psaumes
    Johannes Brahms - A German Requiem

  • Prom 02
    Sat 21 July 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Edward Elgar - Overture 'Cockaigne (In London Town)'
    William Walton - Violin Concerto
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4 in F minor

  • Prom 03
    Sun 22 July 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Ludwig van Beethoven - Fidelio, Op 72
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Overture 'Leonore' No. 3, Op 72b

  • Prom 04
    Mon 23 July 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Carl Maria von Weber - Oberon, J306
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for Violin No. 4 in D major, K 218
    Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 7 in E major

  • Prom 05
    Tue 24 July 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Purcell - Fantasia a 5 in F major 'Upon One Note', Z 745
    Purcell - Fantasia a 6 in G minor, Z 746
    Purcell - Fantasia a 7 in G minor, Z 747
    J. S. Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
    J. S. Bach - Concerto for Keyboard in D minor, BWV 1052
    J. S. Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049
    Sir Peter Maxwell Davies - Fantasia on One Note, after Purcell
    Sir Peter Maxwell Davies - Fantasia upon a Ground and Two Pavans, after Purcell
    Sir Peter Maxwell Davies - Revelation and Fall

  • Prom 06
    Wed 25 July 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Webern - Passacaglia, Op. 1
    Webern - Six Pieces, Op 6
    Robert Schumann - Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op 54
    Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 4 in G major

  • Prom 07 - Rachmaninov Centenary Concert
    Thu 26 July 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Sergey Rachmaninov - 14 Songs, Op 34 (arr. Rachamaninov, for orchestra without voice)
    Sergey Rachmaninov - Concerto for Piano No. 2 in C minor, Op 18
    Sergey Rachmaninov - The Bells

  • Prom 08
    Fri 27 July 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Sir Harrison Birtwistle - The Triumph of Time
    Luciano Berio - Concerto for Two Pianos
    Hector Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique

  • Prom 09
    Sat 28 July 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Fantasy-Overture 'Romeo and Juliet'
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Concerto for Piano No. 5 in E flat major 'Emperor', Op 73
    Igor Stravinsky - Petrushka (1911 version)

  • Prom 10
    Mon 30 July 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 29 in B flat major 'Hammerklavier', Op 106
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Egmont, Op 84
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Scena & aria 'Ah! perfido...Per pietà non dirmi addio!', Op 65
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op 92

  • Prom 11
    Tue 31 July 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 in A major 'Italian', Op 90
    Iain Hamilton - Amphion
    Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 4 in E minor

  • Prom 12
    Wed 1 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    George Frideric Handel - Messiah, HWV 56

  • Prom 13
    Thu 2 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Hector Berlioz - L' enfance du Christ, Op 25

  • Prom 14 - Lennox Berkeley Seventieth Birthday Concert
    Fri 3 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Benjamin Britten - Four Sea Interludes from 'Peter Grimes'
    Lennox Berkeley - Sinfonia Concertante, Op 84
    Lennox Berkeley - Symphony No. 3, Op 74
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique'

  • Prom 15
    Sat 4 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Francis Poulenc - Gloria
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Concerto for Piano No. 4 in G major, Op 58
    Dmitry Shostakovich - Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op 10

  • Prom 16
    Mon 6 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Richard Strauss - Capriccio, Op 85

  • Prom 17
    Tue 7 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Michael Tippett - Concerto for Double String Orchestra
    Nicola LeFanu - The Hidden Landscape
    Benjamin Britten - The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
    William Walton - Belshazzar's Feast

  • Prom 18
    Wed 8 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    J. S. Bach - Mass in B minor, BWV 232

  • Prom 19
    Thu 9 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    George Frideric Handel - Concerto grosso in B flat major 'Hornpipe', HWV 325, Op 6.7
    Igor Stravinsky - Pulcinella (suite)
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op 36

  • Prom 20
    Fri 10 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Arnold Schoenberg - Gurrelieder

  • Prom 21
    Sat 11 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 96 in D major 'Miracle'
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for Piano No. 17 in G major, K 453
    Johann II Strauss - Die Fledermaus, Op 362
    Johann II Strauss - Kaiser-Walzer, Op 437
    Johann II Strauss - Annen-Polka, Op 117
    Johann II Strauss - Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op 325
    Johann I Strauss - Radetzky March, Op 228

  • Prom 22
    Mon 13 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 41 in C major 'Jupiter', K 551
    Thea Musgrave - Concerto for Viola
    Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73

  • Prom 23
    Mon 13 Aug 1973, 10.00pm, Round House, The

    Maurice Ravel - Trois poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé
    Roberto Gerhard - Libra
    Priaulx Rainier - Ploërmel
    Edgard Varèse - Poème électronique
    György Ligeti - Chamber Concerto

  • Prom 24
    Tue 14 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 8 in B minor, 'Unfinished', D 759
    Michael Tippett - Concerto for Piano
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 6 in F major 'Pastoral', Op 68

  • Prom 25
    Wed 15 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 3 in D minor

  • Prom 56
    Wed 15 Aug 1973, 10.00pm, Brompton Oratory

    Girolamo Frescobaldi - Toccata Quinta
    Anonymous - Gaudeamus
    Giovanni Pierluigi Palestrina - Missa 'Assumpta est Maria'
    Anonymous - Propter veritatem
    Anonymous - Assumpta est Maria (plainsong alleluia)
    Anonymous - Assumpta est Maria (plainsong offertory)
    Victoria - Motet 'Vidi speciosam'
    John Bull - Salve Regina
    Anonymous - Optimam partem
    Jehan Titelouze - Ave Maris Stella

  • Prom 26
    Thu 16 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Die Zauberflöte, K 620

  • Prom 27
    Fri 17 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Maurice Ravel - Ma mère l'oye, suite
    Hector Berlioz - Les nuits d'été, Op 7
    Pierre Boulez - ...explosante-fixe...
    Olivier Messiaen - Turangalîla Symphony

  • Prom 28
    Sat 18 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 21 in A major, K 134
    Felix Mendelssohn - Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op 64
    Richard Wagner - Götterdämmerung
    Antonín Dvořák - Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op 70

  • Prom 29
    Mon 20 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Igor Stravinsky - Agon
    Igor Stravinsky - Renard
    Igor Stravinsky - Les noces
    Igor Stravinsky - Le sacre du printemps

  • Prom 30
    Tue 21 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Paul Hindemith - Mass
    Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 8 in C minor (1890 version, ed. Nowak)

  • Prom 31
    Wed 22 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
    Gordon Crosse - Memories of Morning: Night, Op 30
    Edward Elgar - Symphony No. 2 in E flat major, Op 63

  • Prom 32
    Thu 23 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Alan Rawsthorne - Symphonic Studies
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Concerto for Piano No. 5 in E flat major 'Emperor', Op 73
    Dmitry Shostakovich - Symphony No. 15 in A major, Op 141

  • Prom 33
    Fri 24 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Jeremiah Clarke - The Prince of Denmark's March
    Matthew Locke - Music for His Majesty's Cornetts and Sackbuts
    William Byrd - Mass for five voices
    Claudio Monteverdi - Orfeo
    Giovanni Gabrieli - Canzon XXVIII a 8 'Sol sol la sol fa mi'
    Adriano Banchieri - Fantasia 'In echo'
    Pietro Lappi - Canzona 'La Serafina'
    Giovanni Gabrieli - Canzoni e sonate (from Sacrae symphoniae, libro primo)
    Marc-Antoine Charpentier - Ouverture pour le sacre d'un évêque, H 536
    Jean-Marie Leclair - Concerto for Violin in A major, Op 10.2
    Pierre Robert - Deus noster refugium
    J. S. Bach - Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532

  • Prom 34
    Sat 25 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Joseph Haydn - Die Schöpfung
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op 60
    Chopin - Concerto for Piano No. 1 in E minor, Op 11
    Richard Wagner - Tannhäuser

  • Prom 35
    Mon 27 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op 105
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor
    William Walton - Symphony No. 1 in B flat minor

  • Prom 36
    Tue 28 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Aria with recitative 'Ch'io mi scordi di te?...Non temer, amato bene', K 505
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sinfonia concertante in E flat major, K 364
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Mass in C minor, K 427

  • Prom 37
    Wed 29 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Robert Schumann - Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Op 52
    Johannes Brahms - Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor
    Béla Bartók - Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116

  • Prom 38
    Thu 30 Aug 1973, 8.00pm, Westminster Cathedral

    Claudio Monteverdi - Vespro della Beata Vergine

  • Prom 39
    Fri 31 Aug 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Robert Schumann - Concerto for Violin in D minor, WoO 23
    Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 9

  • Prom 40
    Sat 1 Sept 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Arthur Sullivan - The Yeomen of the Guard
    Arthur Sullivan - The Sorcerer
    Arthur Sullivan - Patience
    Arthur Sullivan - Princess Ida
    Arthur Sullivan - The Mikado

  • Prom 41 - Benjamin Britten Sixtieth Anniversary Concert
    Sun 2 Sept 1973, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Benjamin Britten - Gloriana, Op 53

  • Prom 42
    Mon 3 Sept 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Joseph Haydn - String Quartet in F major, Hob. III:82, Op 77.2
    Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 101 in D major 'The Clock'
    Joseph Haydn - Mass in D minor 'Nelsonmesse', Hob. XXII:11

  • Prom 43
    Mon 3 Sept 1973, 9.15pm, Round House, The

    Karlheinz Stockhausen - Mantra
    Pierre Boulez - Structures Book 2
    Claude Debussy - En blanc et noir

  • Prom 44
    Tue 4 Sept 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op 93
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Concerto in C major for Violin, Cello & Piano (Triple Concerto)
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 in C minor

  • Prom 45
    Wed 5 Sept 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Igor Stravinsky - Apollon musagète
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K550
    Johannes Brahms - Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major

  • Prom 46
    Thu 6 Sept 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka - A Life for the Tsar
    Mussorgsky - A Night on the Bare Mountain (original version)
    Mussorgsky - Boris Godunov
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, 'Eroica', Op 55

  • Prom 47
    Fri 7 Sept 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Edward Elgar - Introduction and Allegro, Op 47
    Elisabeth Lutyens - De Amore, Op 39
    Gustav Holst - The Planets

  • Prom 48
    Sat 8 Sept 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Felix Mendelssohn - Overture 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', Op 21
    Felix Mendelssohn - A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op 61
    Richard Wagner - Wesendonck-Lieder
    Antonín Dvořák - Symphony No. 9 in E minor, 'From the New World', Op 95

  • Prom 49
    Sun 9 Sept 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major
    Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 5 in B flat major

  • Prom 50
    Mon 10 Sept 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 60 in C major 'Il distratto'
    Béla Bartók - Two Portraits, Sz 37, Op 5
    Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 83 in G minor 'La poule'
    Béla Bartók - Piano Concerto No. 3
    Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 102 in B flat major

  • Prom 51
    Tue 11 Sept 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

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

  • Prom 52
    Wed 12 Sept 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Gustav Holst - Hammersmith: Prelude and Scherzo, Op 52
    Edward Elgar - Cello Concerto in E minor, Op 85
    Michael Tippett - Piano Sonata No. 3
    Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 6 in E minor

  • Prom 53
    Thu 13 Sept 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    George Frideric Handel - Concerto grosso in G major, HWV 314, Op 3.3
    Johannes Brahms - Violin Concerto in D major
    Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 9 in C major 'Great', D 944

  • Prom 54
    Fri 14 Sept 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonata for Cello and Piano in C major, Op 102.1
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonata for Cello and Piano in D major, Op 102.2
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 in D minor, 'Choral'

  • Prom 55 - Last Night of the Proms 1973
    Sat 15 Sept 1973, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Benjamin Britten - The Prince of the Pagodas, Op 57
    Ralph Vaughan Williams - Toward the Unknown Region
    Arthur Bliss - Checkmate
    Constant Lambert - The Rio Grande
    Edward Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major ('Land of Hope and Glory')
    William Walton - Façade, Suite No. 2
    William Walton - Façade, Suite No. 1
    Henry Wood - Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
    Hubert Parry - Jerusalem
    Anonymous - National Anthem (arr. Edward Elgar)

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