The First Night of the Proms, with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Sakari Oramo. Nielsen: Nielsen: Overture (Maskarade). Gary Carpenter: Dadaville. Mozart: Piano Concerto No 20.
The BBC Symphony Orchestra with conductor Sakari Oramo in Nielsen, Mozart, Sibelius and Walton launch this year's BBC Proms.
Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Petroc Trelawny
Nielsen: Overture to Maskarade
Gary Carpenter: Dadaville (BBC commission: world premiere)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No.20 in D minor, K466
Sibelius: Belshazzar's Feast suite
Walton: Belshazzar's Feast
Lars Vogt (piano)
Christopher Maltman (baritone)
BBC National Chorus of Wales
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor)
Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London. Lars Vogt, Christopher Maltman, BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sakari Oramo launch this year's BBC Proms.
Two Nordic anniversaries launch this year's BBC Proms: Denmark's Carl Nielsen and Finland's Jean Sibelius both celebrate their 150th-birthday years.
Two exotic musical retellings of the story of the Babylonian king Belshazzar include the first of this summer's feast of choral works.
Celebrated German pianist Lars Vogt is soloist in the first of six late great Mozart piano concertos, and British composer Gary Carpenter spearheads the 32 premieres this season - a musical taste of things to come.
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