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The Music of the BBC Proms 2017

The BBC Proms always includes some of the world’s best loved classical music. Here’s a selection of some of the music performed during the 2017 Proms season. Find out more about the BBC Proms.

Last updated: 16 Mar 2018Tracks: 24

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  • The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34 (Variations and fugue on a theme of Purcell) Benjamin Britten, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Simon Rattle
  • New World Symphony: Largo Antonín Dvořák
  • Enigma Variations, Op 36 (Variation 9, 'Nimrod') Edward Elgar, Colin Davis & London Symphony Orchestra
  • Jupiter, Bringer of Jollity (The Planets, Op 32) Gustav Holst, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Adrian Boult
  • Sinfonia concertante (K.364) in E flat major - 2nd movement; Andante Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Pictures at an Exhibition Mussorgsky orch. Ravel
  • Symphony No.3 in C minor, Op.78 'Organ Symphony' (3rd mvt) Olivier Latry, Camille Saint-Saëns, The Philadelphia Orchestra & Christoph Eschenbach
  • String Quintet in C major, D 956 (4th mvt) Franz Schubert, Heinrich Schiff & Hagen Quartett
  • Ach Herr, dass dein lieb Engelein (St John Passion, BWV 245) Johann Sebastian Bach, Dunedin Consort & John Butt
  • Symphony no. 6 (Op.74) in B minor "Pathetique", 3rd mvt; Allegro molto vivace Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Semyon Bychkov & Czech Philharmonic
  • Duo Seraphim (from Vespers 1610) Claudio Monteverdi
  • Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77: I. Allegro non troppo Johannes Brahms, Kyung-wha Chung, Vienna Philharmonic & Sir Simon Rattle
  • Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune Claude Debussy, Czech Philharmonic & Antonio Pedrotti
  • Harmonium: Wild Nights John Adams