• 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.

  • 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)