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The Music of the BBC Proms 2018

The BBC Proms features some of the West’s most-loved music in an eclectic season. Here’s a preview selection of the works programmed in the world’s greatest classical music festival over 8 weeks this summer. Find out more about the BBC Proms.

Last updated: 19 Apr 2018Tracks: 25

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  • Violin Concerto No 3 in B minor Monte Carlo Symphony Orchestra, Henryk Szeryng, Camille Saint-Saëns & Edouard van Remoortel
  • Brandenburg concerto no. 1 in F major BWV.1046 Johann Sebastian Bach
  • The Fairy Queen: Chaconne - Dance for Chinese Man and Woman Henry Purcell, Il Giardino Armonico & Giovanni Antonini
  • Symphony No 104 in D major, 'London' (4th mvt) Joseph Haydn, Les Musiciens du Louvre & Marc Minkowski
  • Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat major, "Emperor" Ludwig van Beethoven, Leif Ove Andsnes & Mahler Chamber Orchestra
  • Symphony No. 7 in C Major Op. 60, "Leningrad": I. Allegretto Dmitry Shostakovich, Royal Scottish National Orchestra & Neeme Järvi
  • Fantasie in C major, D760 'Wanderer Fantasy' Sviatoslav Richter & Franz Schubert
  • Sinfonia da requiem Op.20 Benjamin Britten
  • Et j'entendis la voix d'une foule immense (Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum) Olivier Messiaen, Cleveland Orchestra & Pierre Boulez
  • Daphnis and Chloe Suite No 2 – 'Lever du Jour' Maurice Ravel, André Previn & London Symphony Orchestra
  • An American in Paris George Gershwin
  • Tannhauser Overture Wagner