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BBC Proms
Fri 19 Jul at 19:30
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 1: First Night of the Proms
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Di Castri, Long Is the Journey – Short Is the Memory (BBC commission: world premiere)
Dvořák, The Golden Spinning Wheel
Janáček, Glagolitic Mass (final version, 1928)
Asmik Grigorian, Soprano
Jennifer Johnston, Mezzo-soprano
Ladislav Elgr, Tenor
Eric Owens, Bass
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Chorus
Karina Canellakis, Conductor
Sat 20 Jul at 19:30
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 2: Bohemian Rhapsody
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Dvořák, Violin Concerto in A minor
Smetana, Má vlast
Joshua Bell, Violin
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor
Sun 21 Jul at 11:00
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 3: CBeebies: A Musical Trip to the Moon
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Programme to include:
Adams, Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Britten, The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra – Fugue (Finale)
Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man
Puccini, Madam Butterfly – Humming Chorus
Zimmer, Earth (BBC commission: world premiere)
YolanDa Brown, (from ‘YolanDa’s Band Jam’)
Justin Fletcher, (from ‘Something Special’, ‘Justin’s House’ and ‘Gigglebiz’)
Chris Jarvis, (from ‘CBeebies Stargazing’ and ‘Show Me, Show Me’)
Maddie Moate, (from ‘Do You Know?’)
Cat Sandion, (from ‘CBeebies House’ and ‘Magic Door’)
Angie Newman, British Sign Language interpreter
CBeebies Prom Choir
Chineke!
Kwamé Ryan, Conductor
Sun 21 Jul at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 4: The Planets
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Adams, Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Barber, Violin Concerto
Holst, The Planets
Nemanja Radulović, Violin
Trinity Boys Choir
Kirill Karabits, Conductor
Mon 22 Jul at 11:00
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 5: CBeebies: A Musical Trip to the Moon
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Programme to include:
Adams, Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Britten, The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra – Fugue ((finale))
Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man
Puccini, Madam Butterfly – Humming Chorus
Zimmer, Earth (BBC commission: world premiere)
YolanDa Brown, (from ‘YolanDa’s Band Jam’)
Justin Fletcher, (from ‘Something Special’, ‘Justin’s House’ and ‘Gigglebiz’)
Chris Jarvis, (from ‘CBeebies Stargazing’ and ‘Show Me, Show Me’)
Maddie Moate, (from ‘Do You Know?’)
Cat Sandion, (from ‘CBeebies House’ and ‘Magic Door’)
Angie Newman, British Sign Language interpreter
CBeebies Prom Choir
Chineke!
Kwamé Ryan, Conductor
Mon 22 Jul at 13:00
BBC Proms

Cadogan Hall, London

Proms at … Cadogan Hall 1: VOCES8
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of Bingen, Spiritus sanctus vivificans
Pérotin, Viderunt omnes (excerpt)
des Prez, Ave Maria … Virgo serena
Mouton, Nesciens mater virgo virum
Victoria, Salve Regina a 8
Dove, Vadam et circuibo civitatem
de Lassus, Missa 'Bell'Amfitrit'altera' – Gloria
Palestrina, Magnificat primi toni
Byrd, Sing joyfully unto God our strength
Gibbons, O clap your hands together
Sloane, Earthward (BBC commission: world premiere)
VOCES8
Mon 22 Jul at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 6: The Rite of Spring
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Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Metacosmos (UK premiere)
Britten, Violin Concerto
Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring
James Ehnes, Violin
Orchestra of the Royal Academy of Music and The Juilliard School
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Tue 23 Jul at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 7: Schumann, Schoenberg & Mozart
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Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 15 in B flat major
Ben-Haim, Symphony No. 1
Schoenberg, Five Orchestral Pieces
Schumann, Symphony No. 4 in D minor (revised version, 1851)
Yeol Eum Son, Piano
BBC Philharmonic
Omer Meir Wellber, Conductor
Wed 24 Jul at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 8: Invitation to the Dance
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Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Eötvös, Alhambra (violin concerto) BBC co-commission with Festival Internacional deMúsica y Danza de Granada, Orchestre de Paris and Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker: UK premiere
Bartók, Dance Suite
Stravinsky, The Firebird – suite (1919)
Isabelle Faust, Violin
Peter Eötvös, Conductor
Thu 25 Jul at 19:00
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 9: Strauss, Brahms & Boström
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Strauss R., Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
Broström, Nigredo – Dark Night of the Soul (concerto for two trumpets and orchestra) BBC co-commission with Malmo Symphony Orchestra: UK premiere
Brahms, Symphony No. 1 in C minor
Jeroen Berwaerts, Trumpet
Håkan Hardenberger, Trumpet
Markus Stenz, Conductor
Thu 25 Jul at 22:15
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 10: Public Service Broadcasting
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The Race for Space,
Public Service Broadcasting
The Multi-Story Orchestra
Christopher Stark, Conductor
Fri 26 Jul at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 11: 1969: The Sound of a Summer
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Will Gregory Moog Ensemble
BBC Concert Orchestra
Stephen Bell, Conductor
Sat 27 Jul at 15:00
BBC Proms

Battersea Arts Centre, London

Proms at…Battersea Arts Centre
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Oliver Coates, Cello
Crewdson & Cevanne
Jennifer Walshe, Voice
Sat 27 Jul at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 12: National Youth Orchestra
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Auerbach, Icarus (London premiere)
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet – suite
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Mark Wigglesworth, Conductor
Sun 28 Jul at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 13: Des canyons aux etoiles
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Messiaen, Des canyons aux étoiles
Martin Owen, French horn
David Hockings, Percussion
Alex Neal, Percussion
Nicolas Hodges, Piano
Sakari Oramo, Conductor
Mon 29 Jul at 13:00
BBC Proms

Cadogan Hall, London

Proms at…Cadogan Hall 2: A Celebration of Barbara Strozzi
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Strozzi, L’amante segreto
Bembo, Ercole amante: Mingannasti in verità
Strozzi, Che si può fare
Bembo, Ercole amante: Volgete altrove il guardo
Strozzi, Sino alla morte
Cavalli, Ercole amante: E vuol dunque Ciprigna
Strozzi, Lagrime mie
Mariana Florès, Soprano
Cappella Mediterranea
Leonardo García Alarcón, harpsichord/organ/director
Mon 29 Jul at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 14: The Creation
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Haydn, The Creation (sung in German)
Sarah-Jane Brandon, Soprano
Benjamin Hulett, Tenor
Christoph Pohl, Baritone
BBC Proms Youth Choir
BBC Philharmonic
Omer Meir Wellber, Conductor
Tue 30 Jul at 19:00
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 15: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra I
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Beethoven, Symphony No. 2 in D major
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 10 in E minor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Mariss Jansons, Conductor
Tue 30 Jul at 22:15
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 16: Angelique Kidjo
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Angélique Kidjo,
Wed 31 Jul at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 17: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra II
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Sibelius, Symphony No. 1 in E minor
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor
Strauss R., Der Rosenkavalier – suite
Lisa Batiashvili, Violin
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Mariss Jansons, Conductor
Thu 1 Aug at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 18: Mahler & Britten
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Britten, Piano Concerto (revised version, 1945)
Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
Leif Ove Andsnes, Piano
Claudia Mahnke, Mezzo-soprano
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Fri 2 Aug at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 19: Strauss, Schumann & MacMillan
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Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor
MacMillan, The Confession of Isobel Gowdie
Alexander Melnikov, Piano
Thomas Dausgaard, Conductor
Sat 3 Aug at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 20: Pekka Kuusisto
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Programme to include:
Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor
Sibelius, Symphony No. 5 in E flat major (original version, 1915)
Pekka Kuusisto, Violin
Taito Hoffrén, Singer
Ilona Korhonen, Singer
Minna-Liisa Tammela, Singer
Vilma Timonen, Kantele
Timo Alakotila, Harmonium
Thomas Dausgaard, Conductor
Sun 4 Aug at 11:00
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 21: Olivier Latry
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Khachaturian, transcr. Kiviniemi, Gayaneh: Sabre Dance
Falla, transcr. Latry, El Amor brujo: Ritual Fire Dance
Beethoven, Adagio in F major (for mechanical clock)
Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565
Gigout, Air Celebre de la Pentecôte
Liszt, arr. Guillou, Prelude and Fugue on BACH
Widor, Bach’s Memento No. 4: Marche du veilleur de nuit
Saint-Saëns, arr. Lemare, Danse macabre
Improvisation,
Olivier Latry, Organ
Sun 4 Aug at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 22: Rachmaninov & Shostakovich
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Rachmaninov, The Isle of the Dead
Tarkiainen, Midnight Sun Variations (BBC commission: world premiere)
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 11 in G minor, ‘The Year 1905
BBC Philharmonic
John Storgårds, Conductor
Mon 5 Aug at 13:00
BBC Proms

Cadogan Hall, London

Proms at…Cadogan Hall 3: The English Concert
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Purcell, The Virtuous Wife – overture
Purcell, The Fairy Queen – Hornpipe
Purcell, The Virtuous Wife – Second Music
Purcell, First Act Tune
Purcell, The Indian Queen – Rondeau
Purcell, Chacony
Marchand, Pièces de clavecin, Book 1 – Allemande
Jacquet de la Guerre, Violin Sonata in D minor
Telemann, Sonata in A minor, TWV 43:a 5
Handel, Trio Sonata in G major
Kristian Bezuidenhout, Harpsichord
The English Concert
Mon 5 Aug at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 23: Swan Lake
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Arnold, Peterloo Overture
Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: excerpts
Alexander Gavrylyuk, Piano
BBC Philharmonic
Ben Gernon, Conductor
Tue 6 Aug at 11:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 24: Relaxed Prom
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Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: excerpts
Alexander Gavrylyuk, Piano
BBC Philharmonic
Ben Gernon, Conductor
Tue 6 Aug at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 25: Tchaikovsky, Sibelius & Weinberg
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Sibelius, Karelia – suite
Weinberg, Cello Concerto (London premiere)
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 6 in B minor, ‘Pathétique’
Sol Gabetta, Cello
Dalia Stasevska, Conductor
Wed 7 Aug at 19:00
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 26: Mozart Requiem
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Brahms, Tragic Overture
Wagner, Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod (orchestral version)
Mozart, compl. Sussmayr, Requiem in D minor
Fatma Said, Soprano
Kathryn Rudge, Mezzo-soprano
Sunnyboy Dladla, Tenor
David Shipley, Bass
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Nathalie Stutzmann, Conductor
Wed 7 Aug at 22:15
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 27: The Sound of Space: Sci-Fi Film Music
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Music from sci-fi film and TV scores, including excerpts from:,
Kurzel, Alien: Covenant
Zimmer, Interstellar
Levi, Under the Skin
Mansell, Moon
Price, Gravity
Murphy, Sunshine
Paradis, The Innocents
London Contemporary Orchestra
Robert Ames, Conductor
Thu 8 Aug at 19:00
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 28: Rachmaninov, Borodin & Huw Watkins
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Takemitsu, Twill By Twilight
Watkins, The Moon (BBC commission: world premiere)
Rachmaninov, The Bells
Borodin, Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Natalya Romaniw, Soprano
Oleg Dolgov, Tenor
Iurii Samoilov, Baritone
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Philharmonia Chorus
Tadaaki Otaka, Conductor
Fri 9 Aug at 15:00
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Proms 29: The Warner Brothers Story
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Programme to include:
Arlen, Blues in the Night
Korngold, The Constant Nymph
Korngold, The Sea Hawk
Loewe, My Fair Lady
Loewe, Camelot
North, A Streetcar Named Desire
Steiner, Now, Voyager
Steiner, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Styne, Romance on the High Seas
Louise Dearman, Soprano
Mikaela Bennett, Soprano
Kate Lindsey, Mezzo-soprano
Matt Ford, Baritone
Maida Vale Singers
John Wilson Orchestra
John Wilson, Conductor
Fri 9 Aug at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Proms 30: The Warner Brothers Story
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Programme to include:
Arlen, Blues in the Night
Korngold, The Constant Nymph
Korngold, The Sea Hawk
Loewe, My Fair Lady
Loewe, Camelot
North, A Streetcar Named Desire
Steiner, Now, Voyager
Steiner, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Styne, Romance on the High Seas
Louise Dearman, Soprano
Mikaela Bennett, Soprano
Kate Lindsey, Mezzo-soprano
Matt Ford, Baritone
Maida Vale Singers
John Wilson Orchestra
John Wilson, Conductor
Sat 10 Aug at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 31: Brahms, Bruckner & Strauss
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Brahms, Variations on the St Anthony Chorale
Strauss R., Four Songs, Op. 27
Bruckner, Symphony No. 4 in E flat major, ‘Romantic’ (1878–80 version, ed. Nowak)
Lise Davidsen, Soprano
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Sun 11 Aug at 11:00
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 32: An Alpine Symphony
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Beckman, New work (UK premiere)
Berlioz, Les nuits d’été
Strauss R., An Alpine Symphony
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano
Brass of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
National Youth Orchestra of the USA
Sun 11 Aug at 20:00
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 33: Mahler, Schubert & Glanert
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Glanert, Weites Land (‘Musik mit Brahms’ for orchestra) (UK premiere)
Schubert, orch. D. Glanert, Einsamkeit for soprano and orchestra
Mahler, Symphony No. 4 in G major
Christina Gansch, Soprano
Semyon Bychkov, Conductor
Mon 12 Aug at 13:00
BBC Proms

Cadogan Hall, London

Proms at…Cadogan Hall 4: Aris Quartet
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Schubert, String Quartet No. 1
Sirmen, String Quartet No. 5 in F minor
Haydn, String Quartet in B flat major, ‘Sunrise’
Aris Quartet
Mon 12 Aug at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 34: West Eastern Divan Orchestra
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Schubert, Symphony No. 8 in B minor, ‘Unfinished’
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor
Lutosławski, Concerto for Orchestra
Martha Argerich, Piano
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
Tue 13 Aug at 19:00
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 35: Enigma Variations
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Kalevi Aho, Sally Beamish, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Richard Blackford, Gavin Bryars, Brett Dean, Dai Fujikura, Wim Henderickx, Colin Matthews, Anthony Payne, John Pickard, David Sawer, Iris ter Schiphorst and Judith Weir, Pictured Within: Birthday Variations for M. C. B. New ‘Enigma’ variations (BBC commission: world premiere)
Vaughan Williams, Serenade to Music
Brahms, Song of Destiny
Elgar, ‘Enigma’ Variations
Nadine Benjamin, Soprano
Idunnu Münch, Soprano
William Morgan, Tenor
David Ireland, Bass
Chorus of English National Opera, ENO Chorus
BBC Singers
Martyn Brabbins, Conductor
Tue 13 Aug at 22:15
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 36: Late-Night Mixtape
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Tenebrae
12 ensemble
Wed 14 Aug at 19:00
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 37: L’Enfance du Christ
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Berlioz, The Childhood of Christ
Dame Sarah Connolly, Mezzo-soprano
Allan Clayton, Tenor
Roderick Williams, Baritone
Neal Davies, Bass
Britten Sinfonia Voices
Genesis Sixteen
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Wed 14 Aug at 22:15
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 38: Solomon’s Knot
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Bach, Cantata No. 130 ‘Herr Gott, dich loben alle wir’, BWV 130
Bach, Cantata No. 19 ‘Es erhub sich ein Streit’, BWV 19
Bach, Cantata No. 149 ‘Man singet mit Freuden vom Sieg’, BWV 149
Bach, Cantata No. 50 ‘Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft’, BWV 50
Solomon's Knot,
Thu 15 Aug at 19:00
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 39: Elgar, Mendelssohn & Mussorgsky
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Mendelssohn, Overture ‘TheHebrides’ (‘Fingal’s Cave’)
Elgar, Sea Pictures
Wallen, This Frame Is Part of the Painting (BBC commission: world premiere)
Mussorgsky, orch. Ravel, Pictures at an Exhibition
Catriona Morison, Mezzo-soprano
Elim Chan, Conductor
Fri 16 Aug at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 40: Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee
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Sullivan, Victoria and Merrie England – suite
Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Songs
Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3 in A minor, ‘Scottish’
Alessandro Fisher, Tenor
Stephen Hough, Piano
Ádám Fischer, Conductor
Sat 17 Aug at 15:00
BBC Proms

St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, London

Proms at…Holy Sepulchre
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Walton, Where does the uttered music go?
Britten, Sacred and Profane
Ireland, The Holy Boy
Musgrave, Rorate coeli
Maconchy, Three Donne Songs – No. 1: A Hymn to God the Father
Vaughan Williams, Valiant for truth
Weir, Missa del Cid
Lee, At this man’s hand (BBC commission: world premiere)
BBC Singers
Sofi Jeannin, Conductor
Sat 17 Aug at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 41: Rimsky Korsakov, Rachmaninov & Glazunov
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Rimsky-Korsakov, Mlada – suite
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor (original version, 1891)
Lyadov, Baba-Yaga
Lyadov, Kikimora
Lyadov, From the Apocalypse
Glazunov, Symphony No. 5 in B flat major
Alexander Ghindin, Piano
Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor
Sun 18 Aug at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 42: Youthful Beginnings
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Beethoven, Symphony No. 1 in C major
Schumann C., Piano Concerto
Gubaidulina, Fairytale Poem
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 1 in F minor
Mariam Batsashvili, Piano
Rafael Payare, Conductor
Mon 19 Aug at 13:00
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Cadogan Hall, London

Proms at…Cadogan Hall 5: Louise Alder
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Schubert, Gretchen am Spinnrade
Schubert, Nacht und Träume
Schubert, Die Forelle
Mendelssohn, Auf Flügeln des Gesanges
Mendelssohn, Der Mond
Mendelssohn, Neue Liebe
Hensel, Bergeslust
Hensel, Warum sind denn die Rosen so blass?
Hensel, Nach Süden
Liszt, Freudvoll und Leidvoll
Liszt, O lieb, so lang du lieben kannst
Liszt, S’il est un charmant gazon
Liszt, Oh, quand je dors
Liszt, Comment, disaient-ils
Chopin, Życzenie
Chopin, Śliczny chłopiec
Rossini, Canzonetta spagnuola
Louise Alder, Soprano
Gary Matthewman, Piano
Mon 19 Aug at 19:30
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Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 43: Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony
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Dove, new work* (BBC commission: world premiere)
Ammann, Piano Concerto: BBC co-commission with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Konzerthaus Wien, Lucerne Festival, Münchner Philharmoniker and Taipei Symphony Orchestra, supported by Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council: (World premiere)
Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 in D minor, ‘Choral’
Anu Komsi, Soprano
Hilary Summers, Contralto
Michael Weinius, Tenor
Mika Kares, Bass
Andreas Haefliger, Piano
BBC Symphony Chorus
Sakari Oramo, Conductor
* Neil Ferris , Conductor