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Sun 19 Aug at 11:00
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Prom 49: Chopin & Tchaikovsky
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Agata Zubel, Fireworks (UK première)
Chopin, Piano Concerto no. 2 in F minor, Op.21
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
European Union Youth Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Sun 19 Aug at 20:00
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Prom 50: Mozart Clarinet Concerto & Mahler Fifth Symphony
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Mozart, Clarinet Concerto in A major, K622
Mahler, Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor
Annelien Van Wauwe, Clarinet
Thomas Dausgaard, Conductor
Mon 20 Aug at 19:30
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Prom 51: Strauss, Wagner & Per Nørgard
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Wagner, Parsifal – Prelude to Act 1
Strauss R., Four Last Songs
Nørgard, Symphony No. 3 (UK première)
Malin Byström, Soprano
London Voices
National Youth Chamber Choir of Great Britain
Thomas Dausgaard, Conductor
Tue 21 Aug at 19:00
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Prom 52: Edward Gardner & Bergen Philharmonic
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Wagner, The Flying Dutchman – overture
Wallin, Violin Concerto (world première)
Sibelius, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.43
Alina Ibragimova, Violin
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Wed 22 Aug at 19:30
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Prom 54: Iván Fischer & Budapest Festival Orchestra (I)
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Enescu, Suite No. 1 – Prélude à l’unisson
Bartók, Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz 106
Mahler, Symphony no. 4 in G major
Anna Lucia Richter, Soprano
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer, Conductor
Thu 23 Aug at 19:30
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Prom 55: Iván Fischer & Budapest Festival Orchestra (II)
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Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody no. 1 in C sharp minor, S 244/1
Brahms, Hungarian Dance no. 1 in G minor
Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody no. 3 in B flat major, S 244/3
Sarasate, Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Op.20
Brahms, Hungarian dance no. 11 in D minor
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
József Lendvay Sr, Violin
József Lendvay Jr, Violin
Jenő Lisztes, Cimbalom
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer, Conductor
Fri 24 Aug at 19:30
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Prom 56: Mozart & Bruckner
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Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major, K467
Bruckner, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, WAB 105
Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano
Sakari Oramo, Conductor
Sat 25 Aug at 19:30
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Prom 57: John Wilson conducts Bernstein On the Town
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Bernstein, On the Town (concert performance)
John Wilson, Conductor
Martin Duncan, Director
Nathaniel Hackmann, Gabey
Louise Dearman, Hildy
Sun 26 Aug at 19:30
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Prom 58: The Sound of an Orchestra
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Joshua Weilerstein, Conductor
Gerard McBurney, Creative Director
Mike Tutaj, Projection design
Mon 27 Aug at 16:15
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Prom 59: Relaxed Prom
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Programme to include:
Works by Bernstein
Works by Holst
Works by Rachmaninov
Works by Tchaikovsky
Campkin, Other (London première)
James Redwood, Presenter
Donna Williams, Poet
Julie Doyle, Signer
BSO Resound
Sian Edwards, Conductor
James Rose, Conductor
Mon 27 Aug at 20:00
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Prom 60: Marin Alsop & Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
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Bernstein, Slava! A Political Overture
Bernstein, Symphony no. 2, "The Age of Anxiety"
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op.47
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, Conductor
Tue 28 Aug at 19:30
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Prom 61: Yannick Nezet-Seguin & Rotterdam Philharmonic
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Liszt, Piano Concerto no. 2 in A major, S 125
Bruckner, Symphony no. 4 in E flat major, "Romantic", WAB 104
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Wed 29 Aug at 18:00
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Prom 62: Miah Persson sings Strauss
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Elgar, In the South (Alassio)
Bell, Aurora (world première)
Strauss R., Ständchen, Op.17 no.2
Strauss R., Das Bächlein, Op.88 no.1
Strauss R., Morgen Op.27 no.4
Strauss R., Zueignung, Op.10 no.1
Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Miah Persson, Soprano
Adela Zaharia, Soprano
Vasily Petrenko, Conductor
Wed 29 Aug at 21:30
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Prom 63: Sir András Schiff plays The Well-Tempered Clavier
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Bach, The Well-Tempered Clavier – Book 2
Sir András Schiff, Piano
Thu 30 Aug at 19:30
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Prom 64: Verdi Requiem
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Verdi, Messa da Requiem
Lise Davidsen, Soprano
Karen Cargill, Mezzo-soprano
Dmytro Popov, Tenor
Tomasz Konieczny, Bass
London Philharmonic Choir
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Conductor
Fri 31 Aug at 19:00
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Prom 65: Stravinsky, Ravel & Berio
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Ravel, La Valse
Berio, Sinfonia
Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring
London Voices
Semyon Bychkov, Conductor
Fri 31 Aug at 22:15
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Prom 65a: Youssou Ndour & Le Super Étoile de Dakar
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Youssou Ndour & Le Super Étoile de Dakar
Sat 1 Sep at 19:30
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Prom 66: Berlin Philharmonic & Kirill Petrenko (I)
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Dukas, La péri – Fanfare and Poème dansé
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op.26
Schmidt, Symphony no. 4 in C major
Yuja Wang, Piano
Berliner Philharmoniker
Kirill Petrenko, Conductor
Sun 2 Sep at 14:00
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Prom 67: Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra
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Mahler, Symphony no. 3 in D minor
Susan Graham, Mezzo-soprano
CBSO Chorus (female voices)
CBSO Youth Chorus
Andris Nelsons, Conductor
Sun 2 Sep at 20:00
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Prom 68: Berlin Philharmonic & Kirill Petrenko (II)
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Strauss R., Don Juan, Op.20
Strauss R., Death and Transfiguration
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Berliner Philharmoniker
Kirill Petrenko, Conductor
Mon 3 Sep at 19:30
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Prom 69: Boston Symphony Orchestra Bernstein and Shostakovich
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Bernstein, Serenade (after Plato’s ‘Symposium’)
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 4 in C minor, Op.43
Baiba Skride, Violin
Andris Nelsons, Conductor
Wed 5 Sep at 19:30
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Prom 71: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique perfrom Berlioz
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Berlioz, Le Corsaire, Op.21: Overture
Berlioz, La Mort de Cléopâtre
Berlioz, The Trojans – Royal Hunt and Storm
Berlioz, The Trojans – Dido’s death scene
Berlioz, Harold in Italy, Op.16
Antoine Tamestit, Viola
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Thu 6 Sep at 19:00
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Prom 72: Britten War Requiem
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Britten, War Requiem, Op.66
Erin Wall, Soprano
Allan Clayton, Tenor
Russell Braun, Baritone
Huddersfield Choral Society
RSNO Junior Chorus
RSNO Chorus
Peter Oundjian, Conductor
Thu 6 Sep at 22:15
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Prom 73: Before the Ending of the Day
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of Bingen, Ordo virtutum – In principio omnes
Gutiérrez de Padilla, Deus in adiutorium
Gallus, Pater noster
Allegri, Miserere Mei
Tallis, Te lucis ante terminum
Pärt, Nunc dimittis
Browne, O Maria salvatoris mater
Tallis Scholars
Peter Phillips, Conductor
Fri 7 Sep at 19:00
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Prom 74: Handel Theodora
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Handel, Theodora
Jonathan Cohen, Conductor
Louise Alder, Theodora
Ann Hallenberg, Irene
Iestyn Davies, Didymus
Benjamin Hulett, Septimius
Tareq Nazmi, Valens
Arcangelo
Arcangelo Chorus
Sat 8 Sep at 19:15
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Prom 75: Last Night of the Proms
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Panufnik, Songs of Darkness, Dreams of Light (BBC commission: world première)
Stanford, Songs of the Sea, Op.91
Parry, Blest Pair of Sirens
Milhaud, Scaramouche, Op.165b
Rodgers, Carousel: Soliloquy
arr. Wood, Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
Arne, Rule, Britannia! (arr. Sargent)
Elgar, Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major (‘Land of Hope and Glory’)
Parry, Jerusalem (orch. Elgar)
Anonymous, The National Anthem
Traditional, Auld Lang Syne
Jess Gillam, Saxophone
Gerald Finley, Baritone
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Chorus
Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor
Wed 19 Sep at 19:30

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The Music of Bond
The Music of Bond
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Gareth Hudson, Conductor
Alison Jiear, Voice
Matthew Ford, Bass
Horowitz, Anthony, Presenter
Sat 22 Sep at 19:30

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Beethoven's Ninth
Beethoven's Ninth
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Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
David Parry, Conductor
Ivana Gavric, Piano
Lucy Crowe, Soprano
Patricia Bardon, Mezzo-soprano
Ilker Arcayürek, Tenor
Neal Davies, Bass
Crouch End Festival Chorus
Tue 9 Oct at 19:30

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Classic FM Live
Classic FM Live
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Fri 12 Oct at 19:30

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Symphonic Pop
Symphonic Pop
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Nick Davies, Conductor
Capital Voices, Vocals
Fri 2 Nov at 19:30

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Amadeus Live
Works by Mozart
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philharmonia Chorus
Ludwig Wicki, Conductor
Tue 20 Nov at 19:30

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Verdi Requiem
Verdi Requiem
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Verdi, Messa da Requiem
Jac van Steen, Conductor
Helena Dix, Soprano
Alessandra Volpe, Mezzo-soprano
David Butt Philip, Tenor
Roland Wood, Baritone
City of London Choir
Brighton Festival Chorus
Tue 4 Dec at 15:00

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John Rutter's Christmas Celebration (Matinee)
John Rutter's Christmas Celebration (Matinee)
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John Rutter, Conductor
The Purcell Singers
Temple Church Choir
Tue 4 Dec at 19:30

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John Rutter's Christmas Celebration (Evening)
John Rutter's Christmas Celebration (Evening)
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John Rutter, Conductor
The Purcell Singers
Temple Church Choir
Dec 28, 29 mat, eve, 30 mat, eve, 31 mat, eve

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: The Nutrcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, David Bintley)
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Sun 17 Mar 2019 at 14:30

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Let's Face the Music: A Tribute to the Great Musicals
Let's Face the Music: A Tribute to the Great Musicals
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David Firman, Conductor
Petroc Trelawny, Presenter
Anna-Jane Casey, Voice
Kerry Ellis, Voice
James, Duncan, Voice
Tompsett, Oliver, Voice
ArtsEd Ensemble
Sat 4 May 2019 at 15:00

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Film Music Gala (Matinee)
Film Music Gala (Matinee)
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Nick Davies, Conductor
Cantus Ensemble
Sat 4 May 2019 at 19:30

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Film Music Gala (Evening)
Film Music Gala (Evening)
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Nick Davies, Conductor
Cantus Ensemble
Wed 29 May 2019 at 19:30

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ABBAphonic
Matthew Freeman, Conductor
Abbie Osmon, Vocals
Emma Kershaw, Voice
ABBAphonic Voices
Sun 30 Jun 2019 at 19:00

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The Planets: An HD Odyssey
The Planets: An HD Odyssey
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Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30: Introduction, or Sunrise
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92: Allegretto
Williams, Film music from Star Wars
Holst, The Planets, Op.32
Nick Davies, Conductor