• Fri 17 Jul 2015

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 1: First Night of the Proms
      • NielsenCarl Nielsen 1865–1931
      • Maskarade Maskarade, FS39
        overture (5 mins)
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Sakari Oramo conductor
      • Gary Carpenter b.1951
      • Dadaville
        BBC commission: world premiere (6 mins)
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Sakari Oramo conductor
      • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor Concerto for Piano No. 20 in D minor, K 466 (31 mins)
        • Lars Vogt piano
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Sakari Oramo conductor
      • INTERVAL
      • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
      • Belshazzar's Feast – suite (16 mins)
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Sakari Oramo conductor
      • WaltonWilliam Walton 1902–1983
      • Belshazzar's Feast (34 mins)
        • Christopher Maltman baritone
        • BBC Singers
        • BBC National Chorus of Wales
        • BBC Symphony Chorus
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Sakari Oramo conductor
      • Lars Vogt piano
      • Christopher Maltman baritone
      • BBC Singers
      • BBC National Chorus of Wales
      • BBC Symphony Chorus
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Sakari Oramo conductor

      Sakari Oramo conducts this year’s opening concert, in a programme that includes Walton’s pithy choral masterpiece 'Belshazzar’s Feast' and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 with soloist Lars Vogt. Broadcast live on BBC Two on Friday 17 July.

      Seats no longer available, returns only Seats £9.50 to £46 (plus booking fee)
  • Wed 5 Aug

    • 18:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 26: British Composers
      • WaltonWilliam Walton 1902–1983
      • Spitfire Prelude and Fugue (8 mins)
        • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
        • Tadaaki Otaka conductor
      • Vaughan WilliamsRalph Vaughan Williams 1872–1958
      • Concerto accademico (17 mins)
        • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
        • Tadaaki Otaka conductor
        • Chloë Hanslip violin
      • WilliamsGrace Williams 1906–1977
      • Fairest of Stars (15 mins)
        • Ailish Tynan soprano
        • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
        • Tadaaki Otaka conductor
      • INTERVAL
      • ElgarEdward Elgar 1857–1934
      • Overture 'Froissart', Op 19 (15 mins)
        • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
        • Tadaaki Otaka conductor
      • WaltonWilliam Walton 1902–1983
      • Symphony No. 2 (30 mins)
        • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
        • Tadaaki Otaka conductor
      • Chloë Hanslip violin
      • Ailish Tynan soprano
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
      • Tadaaki Otaka conductor

      A celebration of British composers of the early 20th century, featuring Walton, Vaughan Williams, Elgar and the Welsh composer Grace Williams.

      Book tickets Seats £7.50 to £38 (plus booking fee)