• Thu 28 Jul 2016

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 17
      • Hector Berlioz 1803–1869
      • Beatrice and Benedict – overture Beatrice and Benedict – overture Also known as: Béatrice et Bénédict – overture (8 mins)
        • Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
        • Sir Roger Norrington conductor
      • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Also known as: Piano Concerto No 4 in G major, Op 58 (34 mins)
        • Robert Levin piano
        • Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
        • Sir Roger Norrington conductor
      • INTERVAL
      • Johannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Symphony No 1 in C minor Symphony No 1 in C minor Also known as: Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 68 (47 mins)
        • Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
        • Sir Roger Norrington conductor
      • Robert Levin piano
      • Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
      • Sir Roger Norrington conductor

      Robert Levin performs Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto with the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra before they turn their attention to Brahms’s First Symphony.

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  • Thu 4 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 26
      • Johannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major Also known as: Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major, Op 83 (50 mins)
        • Peter Serkin piano
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Oliver Knussen conductor
      • INTERVAL
      • Reinbert de Leeuw b.1938
      • Der nächtliche Wanderer Der nächtliche Wanderer Also known as: Der nächtlige Wanderer
        UK premiere (54 mins)
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Oliver Knussen conductor
      • Peter Serkin piano
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Oliver Knussen conductor

      Peter Serkin is the soloist in Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 2, before the UK premiere of Reinbert de Leeuw’s symphonic poem Der nächtliche Wanderer.

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  • Fri 12 Aug

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 37
      • William Walton 1902–1983
      • Partita (16 mins)
        • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
        • Thomas Søndergård conductor
      • Huw Watkins b.1976
      • Cello Concerto
        BBC commission: world premiere (25 mins)
        • Paul Watkins cello
        • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
        • Thomas Søndergård conductor
      • INTERVAL
      • Anton Webern 1883–1945
      • Passacaglia Passacaglia Also known as: Passacaglia, Op 1 (11 mins)
        • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
        • Thomas Søndergård conductor
      • Johannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Symphony No 4 in E minor Symphony No 4 in E minor Also known as: Symphony No 4 in E minor, Op 98 (39 mins)
        • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
        • Thomas Søndergård conductor
      • Paul Watkins cello
      • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
      • Thomas Søndergård conductor

      Thomas Søndergård conducts a varied programme, ranging from Stokowski’s orchestral transcription of Bach’s Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor to the world premiere of Huw Watkins’s Cello Concerto. The evening closes with Brahms’s Symphony No. 4.

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  • Sat 3 Sep

    • 19:30 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 66
      • Julian Anderson b.1967
      • Incantesimi
        UK premiere (8 mins)
        • Sir Simon Rattle conductor
        • Berlin Philharmonic
      • Antonin Dvorak 1841–1904
      • Slavonic Dances, Op 46 Slavonic Dances, Op 46 Also known as: 8 Slavonic Dances, Op 46 (36 mins)
        • Sir Simon Rattle conductor
        • Berlin Philharmonic
      • INTERVAL
      • Johannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Symphony No 2 in D major Symphony No 2 in D major Also known as: Symphony No 2 in D major, Op 73 (41 mins)
        • Sir Simon Rattle conductor
        • Berlin Philharmonic
      • Berlin Philharmonic
      • Sir Simon Rattle conductor

      For their second Prom of the year, Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic pair Dvořák’s Slavonic Dances with Brahms’s Symphony No. 2, and open the concert with the world premiere of a work by Julian Anderson.

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