Seasons - 1987 season

Fri 17 July 1987 - Sat 12 Sept 1987

  • Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1987
    Fri 17 July 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Janáček - Sinfonietta
    Michael Tippett - A Child of Our Time

  • Prom 02
    Sat 18 July 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Arthur Sullivan - Overture di ballo
    Ernő Dohnányi - Variations on a Nursery Song, Op 25
    Richard Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier, Suite (arrangement attributed to Artur Rodzińsky)
    Johann II Strauss - Der Zigeunerbaron
    Johann II Strauss - Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op 325
    Hans Christian Lumbye - Champagne Galop
    Franz Lehár - Gold und Silber - waltz, Op 79
    Johann II Strauss - Unter Donner und Blitz - quick polka, Op 324

  • Prom 03
    Sun 19 July 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Igor Stravinsky - Les noces
    John Cage - Roaratorio, an Irish Circus on Finnegans Wake

  • Prom 04
    Mon 20 July 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Ralph Vaughan Williams - Job: A Masque for Dancing
    Benjamin Britten - Violin Concerto
    Manuel de Falla - El amor brujo

  • Prom 05
    Tue 21 July 1987, 7.30pm

    Sir Harrison Birtwistle - Carmen arcadiae mechanicae perpetuum
    Gordon Crosse - Dreamsongs, Op 43 (version for chamber orchestra)
    Oliver Knussen - Where the Wild Things Are, Op 20
    Colin Matthews - Suns Dance
    Benjamin Britten - Death in Venice, Op 88a (suite arr. Bedford)

  • Prom 06
    Wed 22 July 1987, 7.30pm

    Ludwig van Beethoven - Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus, Op 43
    Béla Bartók - Piano Concerto No. 3
    Antonín Dvořák - Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op 70

  • Prom 07 - The Round-Dance of the Stars - dance and dance-songs from medieval Europe
    Wed 22 July 1987, 10.00pm, St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge

    Anonymous - Clauso cronos
    Anonymous - Mors vite propitia
    Anonymous - Virent prata hiemata
    Anonymous - A la fontanelle
    Anonymous - Veris ad imperia
    Anonymous - A l'entrada del tens clar
    Raimbaut de Vaqeiras - Kalenda maya
    Anonymous - Cuncti simus concanentes
    Anonymous - Polorum regina omnium nostra
    Anonymous - Ad mortem festinamus
    Anonymous - Tempus est jocundum

  • Prom 08
    Thu 23 July 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Alexander Zemlinsky - Die Seejungfrau
    Richard Strauss - Burleske
    Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 1 in C minor

  • Prom 09
    Fri 24 July 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 95 in C minor
    Chopin - Concerto for Piano No. 2 in F minor, Op 21
    Maurice Ravel - Alborada del gracioso
    Maurice Ravel - Pavane pour une infante défunte
    Maurice Ravel - Boléro

  • Prom 10
    Sat 25 July 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 8 in B minor, 'Unfinished', D 759
    Sergey Rachmaninov - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
    Aaron Copland - Dance Symphony
    George Gershwin - An American in Paris

  • Prom 11
    Sun 26 July 1987, 6.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Antonio Valente - Intavolatura di cimbalo
    Franck - Trois chorals
    Anton Heiller - Tanz-Toccata
    Petr Eben - Faust (organ suite)
    Alain - Trois danses (organ version)
    Olivier Messiaen - L' Ascension (organ version)

  • Prom 12
    Sun 26 July 1987, 8.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 6 in A minor

  • Prom 13
    Mon 27 July 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Samuel Barber - Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance, Op 23a
    Liszt - Totentanz
    Simon Holt - Syrensong
    Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 2 in D major

  • Prom 14
    Tue 28 July 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Aaron Copland - Four Dance Episodes from 'Rodeo'
    Roger Smalley - Concerto for Piano
    William Walton - Symphony No. 1 in B flat minor

  • Prom 15
    Wed 29 July 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Idomeneo, rè di Creta, Ballet Music, K 367
    Dmitry Shostakovich - Concerto for piano, trumpet and strings (Piano Concerto No. 1)
    Joseph Haydn - Mass in B flat major 'Harmoniemesse', Hob. XXII:14

  • Prom 16
    Thu 30 July 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Concerto for Piano No. 1 in B flat minor, Op 23
    Igor Stravinsky - Le sacre du printemps

  • Prom 17 - Songs for Prince Henry
    Thu 30 July 1987, 10.00pm, St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge

    John Ward - No object dearer (Passions on the Death of Prince Henry)
    Thomas Campion - All lookes be pale
    Thomas Tomkins - When David heard that Absalom was slain
    John Coprario - Songs of Mourning
    John Ward - Weep forth your tears (In memory of Prince Henry)

  • Prom 18
    Fri 31 July 1987, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Claude Debussy - Danse sacrée et danse profane
    Maurice Ravel - Trois poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé
    Erik Satie - Mercure (arr. Harrison Birtwistle)
    Franco Donatoni - Tema
    Luciano Berio - Chemins II
    Luigi Dallapiccola - Liriche greche
    Johann II Strauss - Rosen aus dem Süden - waltz, Op 388 (arr. Arnold Schoenberg)
    Kurt Weill - Mahagonny-Songspiel

  • Prom 19
    Sat 1 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Maurice Ravel - Ma mère l'oye, suite
    Claude Debussy - Prélude à L'après-midi d'un faune
    Camille Saint-Saëns - Concerto for Piano No. 2 in G minor, Op 22
    Ernest Chausson - Symphony in B flat major, Op 20

  • Prom 20
    Sun 2 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Carl Maria von Weber - Aufforderung zum Tanze, J260, Op 65 (orch. Hector Berlioz)
    Hector Berlioz - Les nuits d'été, Op 7
    Gabriel Fauré - Pavane, Op 50 (choral version)
    Gabriel Fauré - Madrigal, Op 35
    Florent Schmitt - La tragédie de Salomé, Op 50 (1910 version)

  • Prom 21
    Mon 3 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Arnold Schoenberg - Gurrelieder

  • Prom 22
    Tue 4 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Vic Hoyland - In Transit
    Alban Berg - Concerto for Violin
    Béla Bartók - The Miraculous Mandarin, Sz 73, Op 19 (complete ballet)

  • Prom 23
    Wed 5 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Igor Stravinsky - Scènes de ballet
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for Piano No. 22 in E flat major, K 482
    Thomas Wilson - Introit: Towards the Light
    Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, D 485

  • Prom 24
    Thu 6 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Béla Bartók - Dance Suite, Sz 77
    Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 3 in F major
    Antonín Dvořák - Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op 104

  • Prom 25
    Fri 7 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Igor Stravinsky - Agon
    Iannis Xenakis - Keqrops
    Karlheinz Stockhausen - Spiel
    Sir Harrison Birtwistle - The Triumph of Time

  • Prom 26
    Sat 8 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin, Op 24
    Sergey Rachmaninov - Concerto for Piano No. 2 in C minor, Op 18
    Francis Poulenc - Les biches (complete ballet)

  • Prom 27
    Sun 9 Aug 1987, 6.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Richard Wagner - Parsifal

  • Prom 28
    Sun 9 Aug 1987, 9.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Michael Praetorius - Dances from 'Terpsichore'

  • Prom 29
    Mon 10 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor
    Nicholas Maw - Odyssey

  • Prom 30
    Tue 11 Aug 1987, 7.30pm

    Sergey Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 2, Op 64b
    Sergey Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet – Suite No. 1, Op 64a
    Hector Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique

  • Prom 31
    Wed 12 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Dmitry Shostakovich - Symphony No. 6 in B minor
    Richard Strauss - Ein Heldenleben, Op 40

  • Prom 32
    Thu 13 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Michael Tippett - The Midsummer Marriage
    Jean Sibelius - Violin Concerto in D minor
    Sergey Rachmaninov - The Bells

  • Prom 33
    Fri 14 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Alexander Glazunov - Raymonda, Op 57
    Johannes Brahms - Violin Concerto in D major
    Antonín Dvořák - Symphony No. 9 in E minor, 'From the New World', Op 95

  • Prom 34
    Sat 15 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka - A Life for the Tsar
    Alexander Glazunov - Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op 82
    Sergey Prokofiev - Alexander Nevsky - cantata

  • Prom 35
    Sun 16 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    J. S. Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
    George Frideric Handel - Silete venti, HWV 242
    Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Strings in G major 'Concerto alla rustica', RV 151
    George Frideric Handel - Crudel tiranno amor, HWV 97
    J. S. Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069

  • Prom 36
    Mon 17 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Darius Milhaud - La création du monde, Op 81
    Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 6 in C major, D 589
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for Piano No. 14 in E flat major, K 449
    Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring – suite

  • Prom 37
    Tue 18 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker, Op 71
    Sergey Prokofiev - Concerto for Violin No. 1 in D major, Op 19
    Dmitry Shostakovich - The Bolt, Op 27a (suite arr. Gauk)

  • Prom 38
    Wed 19 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Franz Schubert - Die Zauberharfe, D 644
    Franz Schubert - Rosamunde, Fürstin von Zypern, D 797
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for Violin No. 5 in A major 'Turkish', K 219
    Igor Stravinsky - Le baiser de la fée

  • Prom 39
    Thu 20 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Rossini - La scala di seta
    Igor Stravinsky - Pulcinella
    Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 3 in A minor 'Scottish', Op 56
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Egmont, Op 84
    Franz Schubert - Rosamunde, Fürstin von Zypern, D 797
    Maurice Ravel - Fanfare from 'L'éventail de Jeanne'

  • Prom 40
    Fri 21 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Jean-Baptiste Lully - Amour malade
    Christoph Willibald Gluck - Don Juan, ou Le festin de pierre

  • Prom 41
    Sat 22 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade, Op 35
    Darius Milhaud - Le boeuf sur le toit, Op 58
    Constant Lambert - The Rio Grande
    Maurice Ravel - La valse

  • Prom 42
    Sun 23 Aug 1987, 7.15pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Giuseppe Verdi - La traviata

  • Prom 43
    Mon 24 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Benjamin Britten - Suite on English Folk Tunes 'A time there was...', Op 90
    Gerald Finzi - Concerto for Clarinet in C minor, Op 31
    Maurice Ravel - Le tombeau de Couperin
    Witold Lutosławski - Dance Preludes (version with orchestra)
    Sergey Prokofiev - Symphony No. 1 in D major, 'Classical'

  • Prom 44
    Tue 25 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Samuel Barber - Adagio for strings
    Gustav Mahler - Kindertotenlieder
    Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 4 in E minor

  • Prom 45
    Wed 26 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 29 in A major, K 201
    Maurice Ravel - Shéhérazade
    Igor Stravinsky - Petrushka (1911 version)

  • Prom 46
    Thu 27 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Jean-Féry Rebel - Les élémens
    Jean-Baptiste Lully - La raillerie
    Georg Muffat - Armonico tributo
    Jean-Philippe Rameau - Les Indes galantes

  • Prom 47
    Fri 28 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 60 in C major 'Il distratto'
    Felix Mendelssohn - Concerto for Piano No. 1 in G minor, Op 25
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 41 in C major 'Jupiter', K 551

  • Prom 48
    Sat 29 Aug 1987, 5.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Arthur Bliss - Kenilworth
    John McCabe - Cloudcatcher Fells
    Ralph Vaughan Williams - Variations
    Edward Elgar - Severn Suite, Op 87

  • Prom 49
    Sat 29 Aug 1987, 8.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Claude Debussy - Jeux
    Maurice Ravel - Piano Concerto in G major
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op 92

  • Prom 50
    Sun 30 Aug 1987, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Edward Elgar - The Sanguine Fan, Op 81
    William Walton - Sinfonia concertante
    Sergey Rachmaninov - Symphonic Dances

  • Prom 51
    Sun 30 Aug 1987, 10.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Eddie Parker - The Last Word
    Steve Berry - Mister Zee
    Eddie Parker - Sosbun Brakk
    Bob Crewe - Can't take my eyes off of you
    Django Bates - Sweet Williams
    Steve Berry - Blue
    Django Bates - Accepting Suites from Strangers
    Chris Batchelor - Sticklebacks
    Dave DeFries - Open Letter to Dudu Pukwana
    Chris Batchelor - Arriving
    Django Bates - Yellow Hill

  • Prom 52
    Mon 31 Aug 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Frederick Delius - A Dance Rhapsody No. 2
    Sir Richard Rodney Bennett - Lovesongs
    Sergey Rachmaninov - Symphony No. 2 in E minor

  • Prom 53
    Tue 1 Sept 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Béla Bartók - The Wooden Prince, Sz 60, Op 13
    Dmitry Shostakovich - Symphony No. 7 in C major, 'Leningrad', Op 60

  • Prom 54
    Wed 2 Sept 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto
    Alexander Borodin - Prince Igor

  • Prom 55
    Thu 3 Sept 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

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

  • Prom 56
    Fri 4 Sept 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - 6 German Dances, K 509
    Igor Stravinsky - Symphony in Three Movements
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake

  • Prom 57
    Sat 5 Sept 1987, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Karl-Birger Blomdahl - Sisyphos
    Edward Elgar - Cello Concerto in E minor, Op 85
    Gustav Holst - The Perfect Fool, Op 39
    Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op 82

  • Prom 58 - A concert of Elizabethan and Jacobean music
    Sat 5 Sept 1987, 10.00pm, St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge

    Peter Philips - Pavan 'The first one Phillips made'
    Richard Allison - The Bacheler's Delight
    John Dowland - My Lord Chamberlain His Galliard
    John Dowland - My Lord Willoughby's Welcome Home (duet version)
    Richard Allison - Allison's Knell
    Antony Holborne - Praeludium
    Anonymous - Grimstock
    Richard Allison - The Lady Frances Sidney's Goodmorowe
    Anonymous - The Jew's Dance
    John Dowland - A Fancye
    Thomas Morley - Sacred End Pavin and Galliard
    John Dowland - Go, nightly cares
    John Dowland - Stay,Time, awhile thy flying
    Thomas Morley - Thyrsis and Milla
    William Byrd - The Earl of Oxford's March
    John Dowland - Captaine Piper's Pavin
    John Dowland - Can she excuse? - galliard (version for mixed consort)

  • Prom 59
    Sun 6 Sept 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Tōru Takemitsu - A flock descends into the pentagonal garden
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major, K503
    Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 1 in D major

  • Prom 60
    Mon 7 Sept 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    George Gershwin - Cuban Overture
    Joseph Canteloube - Songs of the Auvergne
    Dmitry Shostakovich - The Age of Gold - suite
    Carl Nielsen - Pan and Syrinx, FS87, Op 49
    Jean Sibelius - Luonnotar, Op 70
    Sergey Prokofiev - Scythian Suite, Op 20

  • Prom 61
    Tue 8 Sept 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    William Walton - Concerto for Viola
    Maurice Ravel - Daphnis and Chloe

  • Prom 62
    Wed 9 Sept 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Igor Stravinsky - L' oiseau de feu (1945 suite)
    Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 9 in C major 'Great', D 944

  • Prom 63
    Thu 10 Sept 1987, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622
    Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor

  • Prom 64
    Thu 10 Sept 1987, 7.30pm, St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge

    Thomas Morley - You that wont to my pipes' sound
    Thomas Morley - Phillis, I fain would die now
    Thomas Morley - About the may-pole new
    William Byrd - My Lord of Oxenforde's Maske
    John Dowland - Lachrymae Pavin (version for mixed consort)
    Richard Allison - Galliard to the Quadro Pavin
    Thomas Morley - La Coranto
    William Byrd - Monsieur's Almaine (version for mixed consort)
    Thomas Morley - Lavolto
    Robert Saxton - I will awake the dawn
    Benjamin Britten - Gloriana, Op 53

  • Prom 65
    Fri 11 Sept 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade in E flat major, K 375
    Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 in D minor, 'Choral'

  • Prom 66 - Last Night of the Proms 1987 - in the presence of TRH The Duke and Duchess of York
    Sat 12 Sept 1987, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    William Walton - The First of the Few
    Liszt - Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major
    Leonard Bernstein - Symphonic Dances from 'West Side Story'
    Bedřich Smetana - The Bartered Bride
    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - The Maid of Orleans
    Malcolm Arnold - Four English Dances, Op 33 Set 2
    Edward Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major ('Land of Hope and Glory')
    Henry Wood - Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
    Arne - Rule, Britannia!
    Hubert Parry - Jerusalem

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