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Jazzlines And The Alex Woods Quartet20130722

Georgia Mann introduces a session at the Royal Albert Hall shared by two bands including a line-up of sax, drums, guitar and piano: Jazzlines, from Birmingham's Town Hall Symphony Hall jazz programme, and the Alex Woods Quartet, from the Birmingham Conservatoire.

Jazzlines And The Alex Woods Quartet20130722

Georgia Mann introduces a session at the Royal Albert Hall shared by two bands including a line-up of sax, drums, guitar and piano: Jazzlines, from Birmingham's Town Hall Symphony Hall jazz programme, and the Alex Woods Quartet, from the Birmingham Conservatoire.

Preview20130711

Live from the Royal Albert Hall in London, Petroc Trelawny previews the 2013 BBC Proms.

On the eve of the 2013 BBC Proms Petroc Trelawny previews the season live from the Royal Albert Hall - two months of many of the world's greatest artists, composers, orchestras and ensembles across 92 concerts including four Last Night celebrations around the UK.

Preview20130711

Live from the Royal Albert Hall in London, Petroc Trelawny previews the 2013 BBC Proms.

On the eve of the 2013 BBC Proms Petroc Trelawny previews the season live from the Royal Albert Hall - two months of many of the world's greatest artists, composers, orchestras and ensembles across 92 concerts including four Last Night celebrations around the UK.

Prom 07: Gospel Prom20140101

The Gospel Prom, from the 2013 BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, hosted by Pastor David Daniel.

The Proms explores the emotive and richly varied world of gospel music, with leading vocal ensembles and community choirs combining to create a thrilling massed wall of sound. Favourites such as 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot' and 'O Happy Day' are heard alongside popular hymns, calypso choruses, spirituals, and new songs inspired by funk and rock.

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Pastor David Daniel (host)

Muyiwa & Riversongz

London Adventist Chorale

Ken Burton (conductor)

London Community Gospel Choir

Rebecca Thomas (conductor)

People's Christian Fellowship Choir

Ruth Waldron (conductor)

First broadcast in July 2013.

Prom 07: Gospel Prom20140101

The Gospel Prom, from the 2013 BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, hosted by Pastor David Daniel.

The Proms explores the emotive and richly varied world of gospel music, with leading vocal ensembles and community choirs combining to create a thrilling massed wall of sound. Favourites such as 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot' and 'O Happy Day' are heard alongside popular hymns, calypso choruses, spirituals, and new songs inspired by funk and rock.

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Pastor David Daniel (host)

Muyiwa & Riversongz

London Adventist Chorale

Ken Burton (conductor)

London Community Gospel Choir

Rebecca Thomas (conductor)

People's Christian Fellowship Choir

Ruth Waldron (conductor)

First broadcast in July 2013.

Prom 14: Wagner - Das Rheingold20131223

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Following the success of his Beethoven symphony cycle last year, Daniel Barenboim launches his Proms Ring cycle, the first ever performance of Wagner's four Ring cycle operas in a single Proms Festival.

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Das Rheingold (concert performance, sung in German)

Wotan - Iain Paterson (bass-baritone)

Loge - Stephan Rügamer (tenor)

Donner - Jan Buchwald (bass-baritone)

Froh - Marius Vlad (tenor)

Fricka - Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano)

Freia - Anna Samuil (soprano)

Erda - Anna Larsson (contralto)

Alberich - Johannes Martin Kränzle (baritone)

Mime - Peter Bronder (tenor)

Fasolt - Stephen Milling (bass)

Fafner - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Woglinde - Aga Mikolaj (soprano)

Wellgunde - Maria Gortsevskaya (mezzo-soprano)

Flosshilde - Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

The first opera in Wagner's Ring cycle, Das Rheingold, introduces us to mythical stories of sword-wielding heroes, castles, magic potions and scheming dwarves, and the central corrupting influence of the all-powerful ring, guarded by the cruel water-sprites, otherwise known as the Rhinemaidens. A lecherous Nibelung dwarf called Alberich seizes the gold and heads to Nibelheim where he builds an empire based on fear and slave labour. We also meet Wotan the chief god in his castle Valhalla, and who when he hears of the all-powerful ring, decides he wants it for himself. Das Rheingold is performed by Staatskapelle Berlin and a stellar cast from both Barenboim's Berlin and Milan ring cycles. This is the first ever performance of Wagner's four Ring cycle operas in a single Proms Festival.

Prom 14: Wagner - Das Rheingold20131223

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Following the success of his Beethoven symphony cycle last year, Daniel Barenboim launches his Proms Ring cycle, the first ever performance of Wagner's four Ring cycle operas in a single Proms Festival.

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Das Rheingold (concert performance, sung in German)

Wotan - Iain Paterson (bass-baritone)

Loge - Stephan Rügamer (tenor)

Donner - Jan Buchwald (bass-baritone)

Froh - Marius Vlad (tenor)

Fricka - Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano)

Freia - Anna Samuil (soprano)

Erda - Anna Larsson (contralto)

Alberich - Johannes Martin Kränzle (baritone)

Mime - Peter Bronder (tenor)

Fasolt - Stephen Milling (bass)

Fafner - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Woglinde - Aga Mikolaj (soprano)

Wellgunde - Maria Gortsevskaya (mezzo-soprano)

Flosshilde - Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

The first opera in Wagner's Ring cycle, Das Rheingold, introduces us to mythical stories of sword-wielding heroes, castles, magic potions and scheming dwarves, and the central corrupting influence of the all-powerful ring, guarded by the cruel water-sprites, otherwise known as the Rhinemaidens. A lecherous Nibelung dwarf called Alberich seizes the gold and heads to Nibelheim where he builds an empire based on fear and slave labour. We also meet Wotan the chief god in his castle Valhalla, and who when he hears of the all-powerful ring, decides he wants it for himself. Das Rheingold is performed by Staatskapelle Berlin and a stellar cast from both Barenboim's Berlin and Milan ring cycles. This is the first ever performance of Wagner's four Ring cycle operas in a single Proms Festival.

Prom 15: Wagner - Die Walkure20131224

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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim with the second part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Die Walküre

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Die Walküre (concert performance, sung in German)

Wotan - Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone)

Fricka - Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano)

Siegmund - Simon O'Neill (tenor)

Sieglinde - Anja Kampe (soprano)

Hunding - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Gerhilde - Sonja Mühleck (soprano)

Ortlinde - Carola Höhn (soprano)

Waltraute - Ivonne Fuchs (mezzo-soprano)

Schwertleite - Anaïk Morel (contralto)

Helmwige - Susan Foster (soprano)

Siegrune - Leann Sandel-Pantaleo (mezzo-soprano)

Grimgerde - Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Rossweisse - Simone Schröder (mezzo-soprano)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin continues with part two, Die Walküre, and more mythical and psychological forces at large. The opera opens with a turbulent prologue depicting the terrible storm and devastating events including incest and adultery that are about to shake the characters. Siegmund has been asked by Wotan to help him acquire the ring, but blots his copybook by falling for his long-lost twin sister Sieglinde. This angers Fricka, Wotan's consort, so much that she demands Siegmund's death. Brünnhilde, Wotan's rebel daughter who we meet for the first time, tries to defend him, but in punishment she is put to sleep on a rock surrounded by fire. Die Walküre is considered perhaps the most accessible of the Ring cycle operas, and ends with the powerful Magic Fire Music.

Prom 15: Wagner - Die Walkure20131224

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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim with the second part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Die Walküre

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Die Walküre (concert performance, sung in German)

Wotan - Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone)

Fricka - Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano)

Siegmund - Simon O'Neill (tenor)

Sieglinde - Anja Kampe (soprano)

Hunding - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Gerhilde - Sonja Mühleck (soprano)

Ortlinde - Carola Höhn (soprano)

Waltraute - Ivonne Fuchs (mezzo-soprano)

Schwertleite - Anaïk Morel (contralto)

Helmwige - Susan Foster (soprano)

Siegrune - Leann Sandel-Pantaleo (mezzo-soprano)

Grimgerde - Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Rossweisse - Simone Schröder (mezzo-soprano)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin continues with part two, Die Walküre, and more mythical and psychological forces at large. The opera opens with a turbulent prologue depicting the terrible storm and devastating events including incest and adultery that are about to shake the characters. Siegmund has been asked by Wotan to help him acquire the ring, but blots his copybook by falling for his long-lost twin sister Sieglinde. This angers Fricka, Wotan's consort, so much that she demands Siegmund's death. Brünnhilde, Wotan's rebel daughter who we meet for the first time, tries to defend him, but in punishment she is put to sleep on a rock surrounded by fire. Die Walküre is considered perhaps the most accessible of the Ring cycle operas, and ends with the powerful Magic Fire Music.

Prom 18: Wagner - Siegfried20131226

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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim at the 2013 BBC Proms with the third part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Siegfried

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Siegfried (concert performance; sung in German)

Siegfried - Lance Ryan (tenor)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Wanderer - Terje Stensvold (bass-baritone)

Mime - Peter Bronder (tenor)

Alberich - Johannes Martin Kränzle (baritone)

Fafner - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Woodbird - Rinnat Moriah (soprano)

Erda - Anna Larsson (contralto)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms - continues with the razored strings and yelping brass of a violent storm, the cloudburst of incestuous love, a bitter marital dispute and the first appearance of Wotan's rebel daughter, Brunnhilde, sung by a leading exponent of the role, Nina Stemme. The cunning dwarf, Mime, tries to manipulate Siegfried into stealing the magic ring from the dragon, Fafner, with the sword Nothung. But his plans go awry when Siegfried takes the ring for himself.

Prom 18: Wagner - Siegfried20131226

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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim at the 2013 BBC Proms with the third part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Siegfried

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Siegfried (concert performance; sung in German)

Siegfried - Lance Ryan (tenor)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Wanderer - Terje Stensvold (bass-baritone)

Mime - Peter Bronder (tenor)

Alberich - Johannes Martin Kränzle (baritone)

Fafner - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Woodbird - Rinnat Moriah (soprano)

Erda - Anna Larsson (contralto)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms - continues with the razored strings and yelping brass of a violent storm, the cloudburst of incestuous love, a bitter marital dispute and the first appearance of Wotan's rebel daughter, Brunnhilde, sung by a leading exponent of the role, Nina Stemme. The cunning dwarf, Mime, tries to manipulate Siegfried into stealing the magic ring from the dragon, Fafner, with the sword Nothung. But his plans go awry when Siegfried takes the ring for himself.

Prom 20: Wagner - Gotterdammerung20131227

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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim at the BBC Proms in the final opera of Wagner's epic Ring Cycle: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods.

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Götterdämmerung (concert performance, sung in German)

Brünnhilde.... Nina Stemme (soprano)

Siegfried.... Andreas Schager (tenor)

Hagen.... Mikhail Petrenko (bass)

Gunther.... Gerd Grochowski (bass-baritone)

Gutrune / Third Norn.... Anna Samuil (soprano)

Alberich.... Johannes Martin Kränzle (bass-baritone)

Waltraute / Second Norn.... Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)

First Norn.... Margarita Nekrasova (contralto)

Woglinde.... Aga Mikolaj (soprano)

Wellgunde.... Maria Gortsevskaya (soprano)

Flosshilde.... Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Royal Opera Chorus

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Tom Service presents the final leg of Daniel Barenboim's Ring Cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms. And it's not a happy ending: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods - is the darkest of the four operas. The ecstatic love of Siegfried and Brünnhilde, celebrated at the end of the previous opera, is under threat from the plotting of the cunning Hagen. As the son of Alberich who created the all-powerful golden Ring, Hagen's single purpose is to regain the Ring at all costs. Soon Siegfried's fate is sealed: can Brünnhilde save the world?

Prom 20: Wagner - Gotterdammerung20131227

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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim at the BBC Proms in the final opera of Wagner's epic Ring Cycle: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods.

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Götterdämmerung (concert performance, sung in German)

Brünnhilde.... Nina Stemme (soprano)

Siegfried.... Andreas Schager (tenor)

Hagen.... Mikhail Petrenko (bass)

Gunther.... Gerd Grochowski (bass-baritone)

Gutrune / Third Norn.... Anna Samuil (soprano)

Alberich.... Johannes Martin Kränzle (bass-baritone)

Waltraute / Second Norn.... Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)

First Norn.... Margarita Nekrasova (contralto)

Woglinde.... Aga Mikolaj (soprano)

Wellgunde.... Maria Gortsevskaya (soprano)

Flosshilde.... Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Royal Opera Chorus

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Tom Service presents the final leg of Daniel Barenboim's Ring Cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms. And it's not a happy ending: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods - is the darkest of the four operas. The ecstatic love of Siegfried and Brünnhilde, celebrated at the end of the previous opera, is under threat from the plotting of the cunning Hagen. As the son of Alberich who created the all-powerful golden Ring, Hagen's single purpose is to regain the Ring at all costs. Soon Siegfried's fate is sealed: can Brünnhilde save the world?

Prom 22: Naturally 720140105

A cappella vocal group Naturally 7 from the 2013 BBC Proms. With a soundworld that ranges from scratching and drums to brass and electric guitar all produced with just the human voice.

Presented by Louise Fryer at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Who needs instruments when you have seven voices and seven bodies? Building on the heritage of gospel with a style described as 'vocal play', the group performs its own material alongside arrangements of classics including George Harrison's 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' and Phil Collins's 'In the Air Tonight' which incorporate a range of sounds from scratching and drums to brass and electric guitar all produced with just the human voice.

Prom 22: Naturally 720140105

A cappella vocal group Naturally 7 from the 2013 BBC Proms. With a soundworld that ranges from scratching and drums to brass and electric guitar all produced with just the human voice.

Presented by Louise Fryer at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Who needs instruments when you have seven voices and seven bodies? Building on the heritage of gospel with a style described as 'vocal play', the group performs its own material alongside arrangements of classics including George Harrison's 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' and Phil Collins's 'In the Air Tonight' which incorporate a range of sounds from scratching and drums to brass and electric guitar all produced with just the human voice.

Prom 34: Vivaldi - The Four Seasons20131225

Nigel Kennedy, Palestine Strings and members of the Orchestra of Life in a unique take on Vivaldi's Four Seasons

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Presented by Martin Handley.

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Nigel Kennedy

Palestine Strings

Members of the Orchestra of Life

Following his two Proms appearances in 2008 and his more recent one in 2011 to play solo Bach, Nigel Kennedy returned this year with Vivaldi's Four Seasons - with the Palestine Strings from the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music as well as members of his own Orchestra of Life. Revisiting a work he recorded to great acclaim nearly 25 years ago, Kennedy brings fresh insights to these visionary concertos, including the addition of his own improvised links between them.

Prom 34: Vivaldi - The Four Seasons20131225

Nigel Kennedy, Palestine Strings and members of the Orchestra of Life in a unique take on Vivaldi's Four Seasons

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Presented by Martin Handley.

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Nigel Kennedy

Palestine Strings

Members of the Orchestra of Life

Following his two Proms appearances in 2008 and his more recent one in 2011 to play solo Bach, Nigel Kennedy returned this year with Vivaldi's Four Seasons - with the Palestine Strings from the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music as well as members of his own Orchestra of Life. Revisiting a work he recorded to great acclaim nearly 25 years ago, Kennedy brings fresh insights to these visionary concertos, including the addition of his own improvised links between them.

Prom 36: Sir John Eliot Gardiner Conducts Bach20140103

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists and Sir John Eliot Gardiner live at the BBC Proms in two oratorios by JS Bach - telling the story of Easter and the Ascension of Christ.

Presented by Catherine Bott

JS Bach: Easter Oratorio

JS Bach: Ascension Oratorio

Hannah Morrison (soprano)

Meg Bragle (alto)

Nicholas Mulroy (tenor)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Monteverdi Choir

English Baroque Soloists

Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Sir John Eliot Gardiner's acclaimed Bach team - most famous for their year-long 'Bach Pilgrimage' in 2000, performing every one of Bach's cantatas - reassembled at the Royal Albert Hall during the 2013 BBC Proms for another Bach feast. On the bill are two complementary oratorios, telling the story of two crucial events in the life of Christ: the Resurrection on Easter Day, and his Ascension into Heaven.-.

Prom 36: Sir John Eliot Gardiner Conducts Bach20140103

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists and Sir John Eliot Gardiner live at the BBC Proms in two oratorios by JS Bach - telling the story of Easter and the Ascension of Christ.

Presented by Catherine Bott

JS Bach: Easter Oratorio

JS Bach: Ascension Oratorio

Hannah Morrison (soprano)

Meg Bragle (alto)

Nicholas Mulroy (tenor)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Monteverdi Choir

English Baroque Soloists

Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Sir John Eliot Gardiner's acclaimed Bach team - most famous for their year-long 'Bach Pilgrimage' in 2000, performing every one of Bach's cantatas - reassembled at the Royal Albert Hall during the 2013 BBC Proms for another Bach feast. On the bill are two complementary oratorios, telling the story of two crucial events in the life of Christ: the Resurrection on Easter Day, and his Ascension into Heaven.-.

Prom 37: Urban Classics Prom20131230

A dynamic meeting of musical cultures as conductor Jules Buckley brings together the BBC Symphony Orchestra with leading performers from the UK's vibrant urban music scene. In Urban Classics' experimental fusion of musical styles, high-octane orchestral showpieces by Mosolov and Henze rub shoulders with rap, R&B and soul. 'It's a culture clash,' says Jules Buckley. 'We're taking artists from different worlds and messing with their music, putting it in an orchestral context and exploring it in a new way.'

Urban Classics from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Part 1

Mosolov: The Iron Foundry

Maverick Sabre Arr. Ben Cottrell: These Days

Laura Mvula Arr. Tom Richards: Sing to the Moon

Jacob Banks Arr. Ben Cottrell : Rainy Day

Fazer Arr. Jules Buckley: Fireflies

Lady Leshurr Arr. Jason Yarde: Blazin'

Wretch 32 Arr. Tom Trapp: Blackout

Laura Mvula Arr. Jules Buckley: Father Father

Part 2

Henze: The Bassarids: Dance of the Maenads

Lady Leshurr: Solo

Maverick Sabre Arr. Tom Trapp: I Need

Fazer Arr. Ben Cottrell : Movie

Fazer & Young Artists: Chapters

Jacob Banks Arr. Jules Buckley: Worthy

Wretch 32 & Jacob Banks Arr. Jason Yarde: I'm Doing Ok

Laura Mvula Arr. Jules Buckley: That's Alright

Maverick Sabre Arr. Jules Buckley: Let Me Go

Wretch 32 Arr. Jason Yarde: Traktor

Labrinth Feat. Lady Leshurr Arr. Ben Cottrell: Let the Dogs Run Wild

Jules Buckley: Finale

Fazer (singer)

Laura Mvula (singer)

Maverick Sabre (singer)

Lady Leshurr (singer)

Wretch 32 (singer)

Jacob Banks (singer)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Jules Buckley (conductor)

First broadcast in August 2013.

Prom 37: Urban Classics Prom20131230

A dynamic meeting of musical cultures as conductor Jules Buckley brings together the BBC Symphony Orchestra with leading performers from the UK's vibrant urban music scene. In Urban Classics' experimental fusion of musical styles, high-octane orchestral showpieces by Mosolov and Henze rub shoulders with rap, R&B and soul. 'It's a culture clash,' says Jules Buckley. 'We're taking artists from different worlds and messing with their music, putting it in an orchestral context and exploring it in a new way.'

Urban Classics from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Part 1

Mosolov: The Iron Foundry

Maverick Sabre Arr. Ben Cottrell: These Days

Laura Mvula Arr. Tom Richards: Sing to the Moon

Jacob Banks Arr. Ben Cottrell : Rainy Day

Fazer Arr. Jules Buckley: Fireflies

Lady Leshurr Arr. Jason Yarde: Blazin'

Wretch 32 Arr. Tom Trapp: Blackout

Laura Mvula Arr. Jules Buckley: Father Father

Part 2

Henze: The Bassarids: Dance of the Maenads

Lady Leshurr: Solo

Maverick Sabre Arr. Tom Trapp: I Need

Fazer Arr. Ben Cottrell : Movie

Fazer & Young Artists: Chapters

Jacob Banks Arr. Jules Buckley: Worthy

Wretch 32 & Jacob Banks Arr. Jason Yarde: I'm Doing Ok

Laura Mvula Arr. Jules Buckley: That's Alright

Maverick Sabre Arr. Jules Buckley: Let Me Go

Wretch 32 Arr. Jason Yarde: Traktor

Labrinth Feat. Lady Leshurr Arr. Ben Cottrell: Let the Dogs Run Wild

Jules Buckley: Finale

Fazer (singer)

Laura Mvula (singer)

Maverick Sabre (singer)

Lady Leshurr (singer)

Wretch 32 (singer)

Jacob Banks (singer)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Jules Buckley (conductor)

First broadcast in August 2013.

Prom 40: 6 Music Prom20131230

Laura Marling, Cerys Matthews, The Stranglers and London Sinfonietta in concert at the 2013 BBC Proms

From the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service and Steve Lamacq

Laura Marling (singer)

Cerys Matthews (singer)

Anna Stéphany (mezzo-soprano)

The Stranglers

London Sinfonietta

Andrew Gourlay (conductor)

They may come from different ends of the radio dial but, for one night only, BBC Radio 6 Music's Steve Lamacq and Radio 3's Tom Service combined their passions for music to produce the first ever collaboration between these two diverse and distinctive radio stations. As well as featuring double Mercury Prize-nominated Laura Marling, 6 Music's own Cerys Matthews and original punk rock purveyors The Stranglers, the line-up includes the London Sinfonietta, playing works by Varese, Berio, John Adams and Anna Meredith.

First broadcast in August 2013.

Prom 40: 6 Music Prom20131230

Laura Marling, Cerys Matthews, The Stranglers and London Sinfonietta in concert at the 2013 BBC Proms

From the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service and Steve Lamacq

Laura Marling (singer)

Cerys Matthews (singer)

Anna Stéphany (mezzo-soprano)

The Stranglers

London Sinfonietta

Andrew Gourlay (conductor)

They may come from different ends of the radio dial but, for one night only, BBC Radio 6 Music's Steve Lamacq and Radio 3's Tom Service combined their passions for music to produce the first ever collaboration between these two diverse and distinctive radio stations. As well as featuring double Mercury Prize-nominated Laura Marling, 6 Music's own Cerys Matthews and original punk rock purveyors The Stranglers, the line-up includes the London Sinfonietta, playing works by Varese, Berio, John Adams and Anna Meredith.

First broadcast in August 2013.

Prom 43: Tallis Scholars20140102

The Tallis Scholars and Peter Phillips perform sacred choral music by two Renaissance masters - the Italian Carlo Gesualdo and the Englishman John Taverner.

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London during the 2013 BBC Proms

Presented by Catherine Bott

Taverner: Kyrie 'Leroy'

Taverner: Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas - Gloria

Gesualdo: Ave, dulcissima Maria

Taverner: Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas - Credo

Gesualdo: Ave, regina caelorum

Taverner: Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas - Sanctus

Gesualdo: Maria, mater gratiae

Taverner: Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas - Agnus dei

Tallis Scholars

Peter Phillips (conductor)

The Tallis Scholars are the choral group who, arguably, have done more than any other in this country to bring the sacred Renaissance masterpieces of the Golden Age back to life. In their 40th anniversary season they performed music by a composer who himself had an anniversary - Carlo Gesualdo, who died 400 years ago, in September 1613. This 16th-century Neapolitan prince, notoriously, murdered his wife and her lover when he caught them in flagrante, and then - the story goes - spent the rest of his life in seclusion, atoning for this act of violence by composing a stream of sacred works whose highly-charged emotional expression shed a light on his own tortured state of mind. Alongside this intense, mannered music, a gloriously radiant setting of the mass by the English Tudor composer John Taverner - founding choirmaster of what is now Christ Church, Oxford, before falling from grace in the wake of his master, Cardinal Wolsey.

First broadcast in August 2013.

Prom 43: Tallis Scholars20140102

The Tallis Scholars and Peter Phillips perform sacred choral music by two Renaissance masters - the Italian Carlo Gesualdo and the Englishman John Taverner.

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London during the 2013 BBC Proms

Presented by Catherine Bott

Taverner: Kyrie 'Leroy'

Taverner: Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas - Gloria

Gesualdo: Ave, dulcissima Maria

Taverner: Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas - Credo

Gesualdo: Ave, regina caelorum

Taverner: Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas - Sanctus

Gesualdo: Maria, mater gratiae

Taverner: Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas - Agnus dei

Tallis Scholars

Peter Phillips (conductor)

The Tallis Scholars are the choral group who, arguably, have done more than any other in this country to bring the sacred Renaissance masterpieces of the Golden Age back to life. In their 40th anniversary season they performed music by a composer who himself had an anniversary - Carlo Gesualdo, who died 400 years ago, in September 1613. This 16th-century Neapolitan prince, notoriously, murdered his wife and her lover when he caught them in flagrante, and then - the story goes - spent the rest of his life in seclusion, atoning for this act of violence by composing a stream of sacred works whose highly-charged emotional expression shed a light on his own tortured state of mind. Alongside this intense, mannered music, a gloriously radiant setting of the mass by the English Tudor composer John Taverner - founding choirmaster of what is now Christ Church, Oxford, before falling from grace in the wake of his master, Cardinal Wolsey.

First broadcast in August 2013.

Prom 58: Light Organ Prom20131229

The annual Royal Albert Hall organ Prom this year saw the mighty Henry Willis instrument in a concert of light music. It's performed by the young British organist Richard Hills, who has an impeccable pedigree as a 'classical' organ player, but also a long-standing interest in the music of the theatre organ. His programme evokes the glory days of the instrument, in the mid twentieth century, with a selection of arrangements, original works and lollipops.

Presented by Christopher Cook

Richard Hills (organ).

Prom 58: Light Organ Prom20131229

The annual Royal Albert Hall organ Prom this year saw the mighty Henry Willis instrument in a concert of light music. It's performed by the young British organist Richard Hills, who has an impeccable pedigree as a 'classical' organ player, but also a long-standing interest in the music of the theatre organ. His programme evokes the glory days of the instrument, in the mid twentieth century, with a selection of arrangements, original works and lollipops.

Presented by Christopher Cook

Richard Hills (organ).

Prom 59: Hollywood Rhapsody Prom20131225

The John Wilson Orchestra at the 2013 BBC Proms in a celebration of the Hollywood film scores.

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Suzy Klein

Newman: Street Scene

Kaper: Confetti

Raksin: Laura - New Suite

Herrmann: Psycho Suite

Herrmann: Salammbo Aria (Citizen Kane)

Korngold: Robin Hood - Suite

Moross: The Big Country

Part 2

Steiner: Casablanca - Suite

Various: Main Title - Song Medley

Waxman: A Place in the Sun

Rózsa: Ben-Hur - Suite

Venera Gimadieva (soprano)

Matthew Ford (vocalist)

Jane Monheit (vocalist)

John Wilson Orchestra

John Wilson (conductor)

John Wilson and his orchestra return to the Proms in a celebration of the Hollywood film scores that Wilson describes as 'literally unsung' and a medley of theme songs (featuring distinguished vocalists) from otherwise non-musical movies.

Connecticut-born child prodigy Alfred Newman's 'Street Scene', from How to Marry a Millionaire, contrasts with the music of Jewish émigrés Erich Korngold, Max Steiner and Franz Waxman, with suites from Korngold's swashbuckling score for Robin Hood, Steiner's nostalgic music for Casablanca and Waxman's brooding score for A Place in the Sun - all of them Academy Award-winners - making for a red-carpet event at the Royal Albert Hall.

Prom 59: Hollywood Rhapsody Prom20131225

The John Wilson Orchestra at the 2013 BBC Proms in a celebration of the Hollywood film scores.

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Suzy Klein

Newman: Street Scene

Kaper: Confetti

Raksin: Laura - New Suite

Herrmann: Psycho Suite

Herrmann: Salammbo Aria (Citizen Kane)

Korngold: Robin Hood - Suite

Moross: The Big Country

Part 2

Steiner: Casablanca - Suite

Various: Main Title - Song Medley

Waxman: A Place in the Sun

Rózsa: Ben-Hur - Suite

Venera Gimadieva (soprano)

Matthew Ford (vocalist)

Jane Monheit (vocalist)

John Wilson Orchestra

John Wilson (conductor)

John Wilson and his orchestra return to the Proms in a celebration of the Hollywood film scores that Wilson describes as 'literally unsung' and a medley of theme songs (featuring distinguished vocalists) from otherwise non-musical movies.

Connecticut-born child prodigy Alfred Newman's 'Street Scene', from How to Marry a Millionaire, contrasts with the music of Jewish émigrés Erich Korngold, Max Steiner and Franz Waxman, with suites from Korngold's swashbuckling score for Robin Hood, Steiner's nostalgic music for Casablanca and Waxman's brooding score for A Place in the Sun - all of them Academy Award-winners - making for a red-carpet event at the Royal Albert Hall.

Prom 65: Film Music Prom20131231

Film music from British war films dominate the first half including Walton's original music for 'Battle of Britain'. Part 2 is given over to music with a space connection, including the UK premiere of music from the latest Star Trek.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Part 1

Alwyn: The True Glory - March

Walton: Suite - Battle of Britain

Richard Rodney Bennett: Lady Caroline Lamb - Elegy

Lucas: Ice Cold in Alex - March

Addinsell: Warsaw Concerto (from 'Dangerous Moonlight')

Part 2

Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra - opening

Ligeti: Atmosphères (excerpt)

Johann Strauss II: By the Beautiful Blue Danube - waltz (excerpt)

M. Giacchino: Suite from Star Trek: Into Darkness UK premiere

David Arnold: Independence Day - closing title

Jerry Goldsmith: Alien - closing title

John Williams: Star Wars Suite

Valentina Lisitsa (piano)

Lawrence Power (viola)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Keith Lockhart (conductor)

First broadcast in August 2013.

Prom 65: Film Music Prom20131231

Film music from British war films dominate the first half including Walton's original music for 'Battle of Britain'. Part 2 is given over to music with a space connection, including the UK premiere of music from the latest Star Trek.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Part 1

Alwyn: The True Glory - March

Walton: Suite - Battle of Britain

Richard Rodney Bennett: Lady Caroline Lamb - Elegy

Lucas: Ice Cold in Alex - March

Addinsell: Warsaw Concerto (from 'Dangerous Moonlight')

Part 2

Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra - opening

Ligeti: Atmosphères (excerpt)

Johann Strauss II: By the Beautiful Blue Danube - waltz (excerpt)

M. Giacchino: Suite from Star Trek: Into Darkness UK premiere

David Arnold: Independence Day - closing title

Jerry Goldsmith: Alien - closing title

John Williams: Star Wars Suite

Valentina Lisitsa (piano)

Lawrence Power (viola)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Keith Lockhart (conductor)

First broadcast in August 2013.

Prom 68: Tchaikovsky, Szymanowski, Rachmaninov20140102

The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko at the 2013 BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, play Tchaikovsky's First Symphony, Szymanowski's First Violin Concerto (with Baiba Skride as soloist) and Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances.

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 1 in G minor, 'Winter Daydreams'

Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No1

Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances

Baiba Skride (violin)

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

Proms debut violinist Baiba Skride joins the Oslo Philharmonic and its new Chief Conductor, Vasily Petrenko, to continue the 2013 Proms focus on Polish music in their performance of Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No 1, an opulent nocturnal fantasy from a composer enchanted by the soundworlds of North Africa and the southern Mediterranean, and inspired by the 'amorous conflagration' of Tadeusz Micinski's poem 'May Night'.

Tchaikovsky's youthful Symphony No 1, 'Winter Daydreams', and Rachmaninov's nostalgic final work, the Symphonic Dances of 1940, frame the concerto in a programme rich with dreams.

First broadcast in September 2013.

Prom 68: Tchaikovsky, Szymanowski, Rachmaninov20140102

The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko at the 2013 BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, play Tchaikovsky's First Symphony, Szymanowski's First Violin Concerto (with Baiba Skride as soloist) and Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances.

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 1 in G minor, 'Winter Daydreams'

Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No1

Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances

Baiba Skride (violin)

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

Proms debut violinist Baiba Skride joins the Oslo Philharmonic and its new Chief Conductor, Vasily Petrenko, to continue the 2013 Proms focus on Polish music in their performance of Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No 1, an opulent nocturnal fantasy from a composer enchanted by the soundworlds of North Africa and the southern Mediterranean, and inspired by the 'amorous conflagration' of Tadeusz Micinski's poem 'May Night'.

Tchaikovsky's youthful Symphony No 1, 'Winter Daydreams', and Rachmaninov's nostalgic final work, the Symphonic Dances of 1940, frame the concerto in a programme rich with dreams.

First broadcast in September 2013.

Prom 69: Beethoven, Bruckner20140103

The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko play Bruckner's Fourth Symphony, and, with Christian Ihle Hadland, Beethoven's Second Piano Concerto.

From the 2013 BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major

Bruckner: Symphony No 4 in E flat major, 'Romantic'

Christian Ihle Hadland (piano)

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

In their second Proms appearance last summer Vasily Petrenko and the Oslo Philharmonic explored the Romantic landscape and Schubertian echoes of Bruckner's Fourth Symphony. Repeatedly revised by the composer during his lifetime, the symphony opens with a radiant sunrise.

Before that, Christian Ihle Hadland joined Petrenko and the orchestra for Beethoven's Second Piano Concerto, built on the Mozartian model but already pointing to the bold gestures of the composer's maturity.

First broadcast in September 2013.

Prom 69: Beethoven, Bruckner20140103

The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko play Bruckner's Fourth Symphony, and, with Christian Ihle Hadland, Beethoven's Second Piano Concerto.

From the 2013 BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major

Bruckner: Symphony No 4 in E flat major, 'Romantic'

Christian Ihle Hadland (piano)

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

In their second Proms appearance last summer Vasily Petrenko and the Oslo Philharmonic explored the Romantic landscape and Schubertian echoes of Bruckner's Fourth Symphony. Repeatedly revised by the composer during his lifetime, the symphony opens with a radiant sunrise.

Before that, Christian Ihle Hadland joined Petrenko and the orchestra for Beethoven's Second Piano Concerto, built on the Mozartian model but already pointing to the bold gestures of the composer's maturity.

First broadcast in September 2013.

Prom 71: Gorecki, Vaughan Williams, Tchaikovsky20131229

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Osmo Vänskä at this summer's BBC Proms. Gorecki's famous 3rd Symphony, Vaughan Williams's Four Last Songs and Tchaikovsky's great, final 6th Symphony.

Presented by Suzy Klein

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Górecki: Symphony No 3, 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs'

Vaughan Williams (orch. Anthony Payne): Four Last Songs (BBC commission: world premiere)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique'

Ruby Hughes (soprano)

Jennifer Johnston (mezzo)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

Osmo Vänskä conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a programme which concluded the season's focus on Polish music and premiering Anthony Payne's orchestration of Vaughan Williams's Four Last Songs. BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists Ruby Hughes and Jennifer Johnston are the soloists, Hughes singing the three Polish texts of Henryk Górecki's 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs', Johnston singing Procris, Menelaus, Tired, and Hands, Eyes and Heart in the Vaughan Williams. Tchaikovsky's 'Pathétique' was the penultimate instalment of the summer's cycle of his symphonies.

Prom 71: Gorecki, Vaughan Williams, Tchaikovsky20131229

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Osmo Vänskä at this summer's BBC Proms. Gorecki's famous 3rd Symphony, Vaughan Williams's Four Last Songs and Tchaikovsky's great, final 6th Symphony.

Presented by Suzy Klein

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Górecki: Symphony No 3, 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs'

Vaughan Williams (orch. Anthony Payne): Four Last Songs (BBC commission: world premiere)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique'

Ruby Hughes (soprano)

Jennifer Johnston (mezzo)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

Osmo Vänskä conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a programme which concluded the season's focus on Polish music and premiering Anthony Payne's orchestration of Vaughan Williams's Four Last Songs. BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists Ruby Hughes and Jennifer Johnston are the soloists, Hughes singing the three Polish texts of Henryk Górecki's 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs', Johnston singing Procris, Menelaus, Tired, and Hands, Eyes and Heart in the Vaughan Williams. Tchaikovsky's 'Pathétique' was the penultimate instalment of the summer's cycle of his symphonies.

Prom 72: Verdi And Tchaikovsky20140105

The Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi and Xian Zhang perform Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony and are joined by Joseph Calleja for arias by Verdi.

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London during the 2013 BBC Proms

Presented by Penny Gore

Verdi: La forza del destino - Overture

Verdi: Attila - 'O dolore! ed io vivea'

Verdi: I vespri siciliani - 'À toi que j'ai chérie'

Verdi: La traviata - Prelude (Act 1)

Verdi: Simon Boccanegra - 'O inferno!... Sento avvampar nell'anima'

Verdi: Aida - Triumphal March (Act 2)

Verdi: Luisa Miller - 'O! fede negar potessi... Quando le sere al placido'

Verdi: Rigoletto - 'La donna è mobile'

Tchaikovsky: Manfred

Joseph Calleja (tenor)

Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi

Xian Zhang (conductor)

The Orchestra Sinfonia di Milano Giuseppe Verdi under Chinese-American conductor Xian Zhang completed the 2013 Proms season's Tchaikovsky Symphony series with his Byronic Manfred Symphony. And in the first half of the concert, Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja joined the orchestra in opera arias by Verdi.

First broadcast in September 2013.

Prom 72: Verdi And Tchaikovsky20140105

The Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi and Xian Zhang perform Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony and are joined by Joseph Calleja for arias by Verdi.

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London during the 2013 BBC Proms

Presented by Penny Gore

Verdi: La forza del destino - Overture

Verdi: Attila - 'O dolore! ed io vivea'

Verdi: I vespri siciliani - 'À toi que j'ai chérie'

Verdi: La traviata - Prelude (Act 1)

Verdi: Simon Boccanegra - 'O inferno!... Sento avvampar nell'anima'

Verdi: Aida - Triumphal March (Act 2)

Verdi: Luisa Miller - 'O! fede negar potessi... Quando le sere al placido'

Verdi: Rigoletto - 'La donna è mobile'

Tchaikovsky: Manfred

Joseph Calleja (tenor)

Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi

Xian Zhang (conductor)

The Orchestra Sinfonia di Milano Giuseppe Verdi under Chinese-American conductor Xian Zhang completed the 2013 Proms season's Tchaikovsky Symphony series with his Byronic Manfred Symphony. And in the first half of the concert, Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja joined the orchestra in opera arias by Verdi.

First broadcast in September 2013.

Prom 73: Imogen Cooper And Paul Lewis20131223

Pianists Imogen Cooper and Paul Lewis play Schubert's Grand Duo.

Published posthumously, the symphonically conceived Grand Duo dates from the summer of 1824 when the composer was engaged as music master to Marie and Caroline Esterhazy on the family's Slovakian estate.

Schubert: Piano Sonata in C major, D812 'Grand Duo'

Imogen Cooper (piano)

Paul Lewis (piano)

Part of a BBC Proms concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London, first broadcast in September 2013.

Prom 73: Imogen Cooper And Paul Lewis20131223

Pianists Imogen Cooper and Paul Lewis play Schubert's Grand Duo.

Published posthumously, the symphonically conceived Grand Duo dates from the summer of 1824 when the composer was engaged as music master to Marie and Caroline Esterhazy on the family's Slovakian estate.

Schubert: Piano Sonata in C major, D812 'Grand Duo'

Imogen Cooper (piano)

Paul Lewis (piano)

Part of a BBC Proms concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London, first broadcast in September 2013.

Prom 74: Vienna Philharmonic20140101

Lorin Maazel directs Bruckner's mighty Symphony No 8, a work composed as a conscious tribute to three mighty Austro-German orchestral masters. Alongside it, music by J S Bach for Bruckner's own instrument - the organ.

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Donald Macleod

J. S. Bach arr. Guilmant: Cantata 'Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir', BWV 29 - Sinfonia

J. S. Bach: Chorale Prelude 'Allein Gott in der Höh' sie Ehr', BWV 662

J. S. Bach: Chorale Prelude 'Komm, Gott Schöpfer, heiliger Geist', BWV 667

J. S. Bach: Chorale Prelude 'Vor deinem Thron tret' ich hiermit', BWV 668

J. S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543

Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 in C minor (1890 version, ed. Nowak)

Klaus Sonnleitner (organ)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Lorin Maazel (conductor)

Lorin Maazel directs Bruckner's mighty Symphony No 8, a work composed as a conscious tribute to the three great Austro-German masters whose legacy Bruckner most admired: Beethoven, Schubert and Wagner.

Before it, music for organ by J S Bach - a reminder both that Bruckner was himself an accomplished organist, and also that he himself gave six recitals on the Albert Hall organ in 1871. Tonight's soloist - the distinguished performer Klaus Sonnleitner - is present-day organist at St Florian's Abbey, Linz, where Bruckner himself was organist almost 160 years ago.

First broadcast in September 2013.

Prom 74: Vienna Philharmonic20140101

Lorin Maazel directs Bruckner's mighty Symphony No 8, a work composed as a conscious tribute to three mighty Austro-German orchestral masters. Alongside it, music by J S Bach for Bruckner's own instrument - the organ.

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Donald Macleod

J. S. Bach arr. Guilmant: Cantata 'Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir', BWV 29 - Sinfonia

J. S. Bach: Chorale Prelude 'Allein Gott in der Höh' sie Ehr', BWV 662

J. S. Bach: Chorale Prelude 'Komm, Gott Schöpfer, heiliger Geist', BWV 667

J. S. Bach: Chorale Prelude 'Vor deinem Thron tret' ich hiermit', BWV 668

J. S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543

Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 in C minor (1890 version, ed. Nowak)

Klaus Sonnleitner (organ)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Lorin Maazel (conductor)

Lorin Maazel directs Bruckner's mighty Symphony No 8, a work composed as a conscious tribute to the three great Austro-German masters whose legacy Bruckner most admired: Beethoven, Schubert and Wagner.

Before it, music for organ by J S Bach - a reminder both that Bruckner was himself an accomplished organist, and also that he himself gave six recitals on the Albert Hall organ in 1871. Tonight's soloist - the distinguished performer Klaus Sonnleitner - is present-day organist at St Florian's Abbey, Linz, where Bruckner himself was organist almost 160 years ago.

First broadcast in September 2013.

Prom 75: Last Night Of The Proms20131231

Marin Alsop takes charge of her first Last Night of the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Nigel Kennedy and Joyce DiDonato are the star soloists with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.

The 2013 Last Night began with a celebratory new work by Anna Clyne and includes a rare performance of Britten's 1967 overture for chorus and orchestra, The Building of The House, a touch of Broadway magic and the sound of a glass ceiling being broken as Marin Alsop took charge of her first Last Night. Nigel Kennedy and Joyce DiDonato are the star soloists in a programme that picks up sea-faring themes from Bantock and George Lloyd and includes a transatlantic flavour.

Presented by Sean Rafferty and Suzy Klein

Anna Clyne: Masquerade (BBC commission: world premiere)

Wagner: The Mastersingers of Nuremberg - overture

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

Britten: The Building of the House

Bernstein: Candide - 'Make Our Garden Grow'

Massenet: Chérubin - 'Je suis gris! je suis ivre!'

Handel: Xerxes - 'Frondi tenere e belle... Ombra mai fù'

Rossini: La donna del lago - 'Tanti affetti in tal momento!'

Part 2

Bernstein: Candide - overture

Verdi: Nabucco - 'Va, pensiero' (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)

Arlen: Over the Rainbow

Monti: Csárdás

Trad. arr. Chris Hazell: Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)

Rodgers: Carousel - 'You'll never walk alone'

Bantock: The Sea Reivers

Lloyd: HMS Trinidad March

Arne: Rule, Britannia!

Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major ('Land of Hope and Glory')

Parry orch. Elgar: Jerusalem

Britten: National Anthem

Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)

Nigel Kennedy (violin)

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Marin Alsop (conductor)

First broadcast in September 2013.

Prom 75: Last Night Of The Proms20131231

Marin Alsop takes charge of her first Last Night of the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Nigel Kennedy and Joyce DiDonato are the star soloists with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.

The 2013 Last Night began with a celebratory new work by Anna Clyne and includes a rare performance of Britten's 1967 overture for chorus and orchestra, The Building of The House, a touch of Broadway magic and the sound of a glass ceiling being broken as Marin Alsop took charge of her first Last Night. Nigel Kennedy and Joyce DiDonato are the star soloists in a programme that picks up sea-faring themes from Bantock and George Lloyd and includes a transatlantic flavour.

Presented by Sean Rafferty and Suzy Klein

Anna Clyne: Masquerade (BBC commission: world premiere)

Wagner: The Mastersingers of Nuremberg - overture

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

Britten: The Building of the House

Bernstein: Candide - 'Make Our Garden Grow'

Massenet: Chérubin - 'Je suis gris! je suis ivre!'

Handel: Xerxes - 'Frondi tenere e belle... Ombra mai fù'

Rossini: La donna del lago - 'Tanti affetti in tal momento!'

Part 2

Bernstein: Candide - overture

Verdi: Nabucco - 'Va, pensiero' (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)

Arlen: Over the Rainbow

Monti: Csárdás

Trad. arr. Chris Hazell: Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)

Rodgers: Carousel - 'You'll never walk alone'

Bantock: The Sea Reivers

Lloyd: HMS Trinidad March

Arne: Rule, Britannia!

Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major ('Land of Hope and Glory')

Parry orch. Elgar: Jerusalem

Britten: National Anthem

Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)

Nigel Kennedy (violin)

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Marin Alsop (conductor)

First broadcast in September 2013.

01Prom 50: White, Barry, Rzewski And Feldman20131222

BBC SSO and Ilan Volkov at this summer's BBC Proms with Gerald Barry, Feldman's Coptic Light and the World Premiere of Frederic Rzewski's Piano Concerto with the composer as soloist.

Presented by Andrew McGregor

John White: Chord-Breaking Machine

Gerald Barry: No other people. (UK premiere)

Frederic Rzewski: Piano Concerto (BBC commission: world premiere)

Feldman: Coptic Light

Frederic Rzewski (piano)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Ilan Volkov (conductor)

Ilan Volkov brings his spirit of adventure to this late night Prom, featuring music as beautiful as it is ground breaking.

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performs music by a quartet of visionary and idiosyncratic composers, including two premieres. John White's Chord-breaking Machine could be seen as belonging to a tradition of experimental English minimalists, deconstructing musical material into its constituent parts and reforming as repetitive machine structures; Irish maverick Gerald Barry's No Other People, tonight receiving its first UK performance, also draws on repetition and seemingly simple musical figures, but here to create strongly contrasting canvases of bold, wild and stark music.

Frederic Rzewski's BBC Radio 3-commissioned Piano Concerto, tonally kaleidoscopic and stylistically far reaching, receives its world premiere, with the composer as soloist. And the concert concludes with Morton Feldman's late masterpiece, Coptic Light, a meditation for orchestra: a beatific and spiritual end to this late-night Prom.

01Prom 50: White, Barry, Rzewski And Feldman20131222

BBC SSO and Ilan Volkov at this summer's BBC Proms with Gerald Barry, Feldman's Coptic Light and the World Premiere of Frederic Rzewski's Piano Concerto with the composer as soloist.

Presented by Andrew McGregor

John White: Chord-Breaking Machine

Gerald Barry: No other people. (UK premiere)

Frederic Rzewski: Piano Concerto (BBC commission: world premiere)

Feldman: Coptic Light

Frederic Rzewski (piano)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Ilan Volkov (conductor)

Ilan Volkov brings his spirit of adventure to this late night Prom, featuring music as beautiful as it is ground breaking.

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performs music by a quartet of visionary and idiosyncratic composers, including two premieres. John White's Chord-breaking Machine could be seen as belonging to a tradition of experimental English minimalists, deconstructing musical material into its constituent parts and reforming as repetitive machine structures; Irish maverick Gerald Barry's No Other People, tonight receiving its first UK performance, also draws on repetition and seemingly simple musical figures, but here to create strongly contrasting canvases of bold, wild and stark music.

Frederic Rzewski's BBC Radio 3-commissioned Piano Concerto, tonally kaleidoscopic and stylistically far reaching, receives its world premiere, with the composer as soloist. And the concert concludes with Morton Feldman's late masterpiece, Coptic Light, a meditation for orchestra: a beatific and spiritual end to this late-night Prom.

01AJulian Anderson, Britten, Rachmaninov, Lutoslawski, Vaughan Williams - 120130712

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sakari Oramo live at the First Night of the BBC Proms, including music by Britten, Rachmaninov and Vaughan Williams

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Julian Anderson: Harmony (BBC commission: world premiere)

Britten: Four Sea Interludes from 'Peter Grimes'

Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Lutoslawski: Variations on a Theme by Paganini

Sally Matthews (soprano)

Roderick Williams (baritone)

Stephen Hough (piano)

BBC Proms Youth Choir

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sakari Oramo (conductor)

The 2013 Proms begins with a surge of natural energy in sea-inspired works by Britten and Vaughan Williams, the latter combining the 300-strong forces of the Proms Youth Choir and the BBC Symphony Chorus. Julian Anderson's new commission sets some lines concerning nature and time by the 19th-century mystical writer Richard Jefferies. Stephen Hough performs one of the best-loved works in the repertory, kicking off a season in which the piano concerto will loom large. And 100 years after his birth, Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski is celebrated alongside the music of his compatriots, beginning tonight with one of his most popular pieces.

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 15th July at 2pm.

01AJulian Anderson, Britten, Rachmaninov, Lutoslawski, Vaughan Williams - 120130712

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sakari Oramo live at the First Night of the BBC Proms, including music by Britten, Rachmaninov and Vaughan Williams

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Julian Anderson: Harmony (BBC commission: world premiere)

Britten: Four Sea Interludes from 'Peter Grimes'

Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Lutoslawski: Variations on a Theme by Paganini

Sally Matthews (soprano)

Roderick Williams (baritone)

Stephen Hough (piano)

BBC Proms Youth Choir

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sakari Oramo (conductor)

The 2013 Proms begins with a surge of natural energy in sea-inspired works by Britten and Vaughan Williams, the latter combining the 300-strong forces of the Proms Youth Choir and the BBC Symphony Chorus. Julian Anderson's new commission sets some lines concerning nature and time by the 19th-century mystical writer Richard Jefferies. Stephen Hough performs one of the best-loved works in the repertory, kicking off a season in which the piano concerto will loom large. And 100 years after his birth, Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski is celebrated alongside the music of his compatriots, beginning tonight with one of his most popular pieces.

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 15th July at 2pm.

01BJulian Anderson, Britten, Rachmaninov, Lutoslawski, Vaughan Williams - 220130712

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sakari Oramo live at the First Night of the BBC Proms, including music by Britten, Rachmaninov and Vaughan Williams

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony

Sally Matthews (soprano)

Roderick Williams (baritone)

Stephen Hough (piano)

BBC Proms Youth Choir

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sakari Oramo (conductor)

The 2013 Proms begins with a surge of natural energy in sea-inspired works by Britten and Vaughan Williams, the latter combining the 300-strong forces of the Proms Youth Choir and the BBC Symphony Chorus. Julian Anderson's new commission sets some lines concerning nature and time by the 19th-century mystical writer Richard Jefferies. Stephen Hough performs one of the best-loved works in the repertory, kicking off a season in which the piano concerto will loom large. And 100 years after his birth, Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski is celebrated alongside the music of his compatriots, beginning tonight with one of his most popular pieces.

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 15th July at 2pm.

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The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sakari Oramo live at the First Night of the BBC Proms, including music by Britten, Rachmaninov and Vaughan Williams

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony

Sally Matthews (soprano)

Roderick Williams (baritone)

Stephen Hough (piano)

BBC Proms Youth Choir

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sakari Oramo (conductor)

The 2013 Proms begins with a surge of natural energy in sea-inspired works by Britten and Vaughan Williams, the latter combining the 300-strong forces of the Proms Youth Choir and the BBC Symphony Chorus. Julian Anderson's new commission sets some lines concerning nature and time by the 19th-century mystical writer Richard Jefferies. Stephen Hough performs one of the best-loved works in the repertory, kicking off a season in which the piano concerto will loom large. And 100 years after his birth, Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski is celebrated alongside the music of his compatriots, beginning tonight with one of his most popular pieces.

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 15th July at 2pm.

02ADoctor Who Prom - 120130713

Doctor Who returns to the Proms to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the popular BBC series

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

Programme to include:

Murray Gold Music from the Doctor Who series

and other music from the series by Bizet, Debussy and Bach

London Philharmonic Choir

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Ben Foster (conductor)

Doctor Who returns to the Proms to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the popular BBC series. As well as showcasing Murray Gold's music from the past eight years, the concert also journeys back to the early days of Doctor Who and the groundbreaking work of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Featuring special guests from the series, big screens and a host of monsters ready to invade the Royal Albert Hall, this is not the year to be exterminated!

This Prom will be repeated on Tuesday 16th July at 2pm.

02ADoctor Who Prom - 120130713

Doctor Who returns to the Proms to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the popular BBC series

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

Programme to include:

Murray Gold Music from the Doctor Who series

and other music from the series by Bizet, Debussy and Bach

London Philharmonic Choir

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Ben Foster (conductor)

Doctor Who returns to the Proms to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the popular BBC series. As well as showcasing Murray Gold's music from the past eight years, the concert also journeys back to the early days of Doctor Who and the groundbreaking work of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Featuring special guests from the series, big screens and a host of monsters ready to invade the Royal Albert Hall, this is not the year to be exterminated!

This Prom will be repeated on Tuesday 16th July at 2pm.

02BDoctor Who Prom - 220130713

Doctor Who returns to the Proms to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the popular BBC series

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

Programme to include:

Murray Gold Music from the Doctor Who series

and other music from the series by Bizet, Debussy and Bach

London Philharmonic Choir

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Ben Foster (conductor)

Doctor Who returns to the Proms to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the popular BBC series. As well as showcasing Murray Gold's music from the past eight years, the concert also journeys back to the early days of Doctor Who and the groundbreaking work of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Featuring special guests from the series, big screens and a host of monsters ready to invade the Royal Albert Hall, this is not the year to be exterminated!

This Prom will be repeated on Tuesday 16th July at 2pm.

02BDoctor Who Prom - 220130713

Doctor Who returns to the Proms to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the popular BBC series

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

Programme to include:

Murray Gold Music from the Doctor Who series

and other music from the series by Bizet, Debussy and Bach

London Philharmonic Choir

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Ben Foster (conductor)

Doctor Who returns to the Proms to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the popular BBC series. As well as showcasing Murray Gold's music from the past eight years, the concert also journeys back to the early days of Doctor Who and the groundbreaking work of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Featuring special guests from the series, big screens and a host of monsters ready to invade the Royal Albert Hall, this is not the year to be exterminated!

This Prom will be repeated on Tuesday 16th July at 2pm.

04ALes Sicles - The Rite Of Spring - 120130714

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Les Siècles and François-Xavier Roth live at the BBC Proms with dance music from the court of Louis XIV to the Ballets Russes

Lully: Le bourgeois gentilhomme - overture and dances

Rameau: Les Indes galantes - dances

Delibes: Coppélia - excerpts

Massenet: Le Cid - ballet music (excerpts)

Les Siècles

François-Xavier Roth (conductor)

An evening of riot and revolution in dance music from the court of Louis XIV to the Ballets Russes. Francois-Xavier Roth directs Les Siècles in the first period-instrument performance at the Proms of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, marking the work's centenary. Scenes from ballets by Lully, Rameau, Delibes and Massenet provide more than two centuries of historical context for the work that scandalised musical Paris at its premiere in 1913.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Wednesday 17th July at 2pm.

04ALes Sicles - The Rite Of Spring - 120130714

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Les Siècles and François-Xavier Roth live at the BBC Proms with dance music from the court of Louis XIV to the Ballets Russes

Lully: Le bourgeois gentilhomme - overture and dances

Rameau: Les Indes galantes - dances

Delibes: Coppélia - excerpts

Massenet: Le Cid - ballet music (excerpts)

Les Siècles

François-Xavier Roth (conductor)

An evening of riot and revolution in dance music from the court of Louis XIV to the Ballets Russes. Francois-Xavier Roth directs Les Siècles in the first period-instrument performance at the Proms of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, marking the work's centenary. Scenes from ballets by Lully, Rameau, Delibes and Massenet provide more than two centuries of historical context for the work that scandalised musical Paris at its premiere in 1913.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Wednesday 17th July at 2pm.

04BLes Sicles - The Rite Of Spring - 220130714

Les Siècles and François-Xavier Roth live at the BBC Proms with dance music from the court of Louis XIV to the Ballets Russes

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

Les Siècles

François-Xavier Roth (conductor)

An evening of riot and revolution in dance music from the court of Louis XIV to the Ballets Russes. Francois-Xavier Roth directs Les Siècles in the first period-instrument performance at the Proms of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, marking the work's centenary. Scenes from ballets by Lully, Rameau, Delibes and Massenet provide more than two centuries of historical context for the work that scandalised musical Paris at its premiere in 1913.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Wednesday 17th July at 2pm.

04BLes Sicles - The Rite Of Spring - 220130714

Les Siècles and François-Xavier Roth live at the BBC Proms with dance music from the court of Louis XIV to the Ballets Russes

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

Les Siècles

François-Xavier Roth (conductor)

An evening of riot and revolution in dance music from the court of Louis XIV to the Ballets Russes. Francois-Xavier Roth directs Les Siècles in the first period-instrument performance at the Proms of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, marking the work's centenary. Scenes from ballets by Lully, Rameau, Delibes and Massenet provide more than two centuries of historical context for the work that scandalised musical Paris at its premiere in 1913.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Wednesday 17th July at 2pm.

05ABamberg Symphony Orchestra - 120130715

, Arditti Quartet and Jonathan Nott live at the BBC Proms with one of Mahler's best-loved symphonies and the UK premiere of a work by Helmut Lachenmann.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Christopher Cook

Helmut Lachenmann: Tanzsuite mit Deutschlandlied (UK premiere)

Arditti Quartet

Bamberg Symphony Orchestra

Jonathan Nott (conductor)

Written over the summers of 1901 and 1902, Mahler's Fifth remains one of the best-loved symphonies in the repertory, its famous Adagietto a love-letter to his wife, Alma. Before it, the brilliantly virtuosic Arditti Quartet joins the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra for Helmut Lachenmann's Tanzsuite mit Deutschlandlied, an abrasive, unsettling example of the composer's 'musique concrète instrumentale', whose metallic timbres and subtle textures promise to transfix and enthrall.

This Prom will be repeated on Thursday 18th July at 2pm.

05ABamberg Symphony Orchestra - 120130715

, Arditti Quartet and Jonathan Nott live at the BBC Proms with one of Mahler's best-loved symphonies and the UK premiere of a work by Helmut Lachenmann.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Christopher Cook

Helmut Lachenmann: Tanzsuite mit Deutschlandlied (UK premiere)

Arditti Quartet

Bamberg Symphony Orchestra

Jonathan Nott (conductor)

Written over the summers of 1901 and 1902, Mahler's Fifth remains one of the best-loved symphonies in the repertory, its famous Adagietto a love-letter to his wife, Alma. Before it, the brilliantly virtuosic Arditti Quartet joins the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra for Helmut Lachenmann's Tanzsuite mit Deutschlandlied, an abrasive, unsettling example of the composer's 'musique concrète instrumentale', whose metallic timbres and subtle textures promise to transfix and enthrall.

This Prom will be repeated on Thursday 18th July at 2pm.

05BBamberg Symphony Orchestra - 220130715

, Arditti Quartet and Jonathan Nott live at the BBC Proms with one of Mahler's best-loved symphonies and the UK premiere of a work by Helmut Lachenmann.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Christopher Cook

Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor

Arditti Quartet

Bamberg Symphony Orchestra

Jonathan Nott (conductor)

Written over the summers of 1901 and 1902, Mahler's Fifth remains one of the best-loved symphonies in the repertory, its famous Adagietto a love-letter to his wife, Alma. Before it, the brilliantly virtuosic Arditti Quartet joins the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra for Helmut Lachenmann's Tanzsuite mit Deutschlandlied, an abrasive, unsettling example of the composer's 'musique concrète instrumentale', whose metallic timbres and subtle textures promise to transfix and enthrall.

This Prom will be repeated on Thursday 18th July at 2pm.

05BBamberg Symphony Orchestra - 220130715

, Arditti Quartet and Jonathan Nott live at the BBC Proms with one of Mahler's best-loved symphonies and the UK premiere of a work by Helmut Lachenmann.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Christopher Cook

Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor

Arditti Quartet

Bamberg Symphony Orchestra

Jonathan Nott (conductor)

Written over the summers of 1901 and 1902, Mahler's Fifth remains one of the best-loved symphonies in the repertory, its famous Adagietto a love-letter to his wife, Alma. Before it, the brilliantly virtuosic Arditti Quartet joins the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra for Helmut Lachenmann's Tanzsuite mit Deutschlandlied, an abrasive, unsettling example of the composer's 'musique concrète instrumentale', whose metallic timbres and subtle textures promise to transfix and enthrall.

This Prom will be repeated on Thursday 18th July at 2pm.

06ADavid Matthews, Rachmaninov And Nielsen - 120130716

The BBC Philharmonic and Juanjo Mena live at the BBC Proms perform David Matthews' 'A Vision of the Sea', Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2 and Nielsen's Symphony No 4.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

David Matthews: A Vision of the Sea (BBC commission: world premiere)

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor

Nobuyuki Tsujii (piano)

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

Juanjo Mena conducts the world premiere of David Matthews' 'A Vision of the Sea', inspired by Shelley's poetry, the pull of the tide on the Kent coast and an evocation of sunrise. Nobuyuki Tsujii, who played to packed houses on his recent tour of Japan with the BBC Philharmonic, makes his proms debut in Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto before the orchestra performs Nielsen's irrepressible 'Inextinguishable' Fourth Symphony, music brimming with optimism and the sheer joy of living.

This Prom will be repeated on Friday 19th July at 2pm.

06ADavid Matthews, Rachmaninov And Nielsen - 120130716

The BBC Philharmonic and Juanjo Mena live at the BBC Proms perform David Matthews' 'A Vision of the Sea', Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2 and Nielsen's Symphony No 4.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

David Matthews: A Vision of the Sea (BBC commission: world premiere)

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor

Nobuyuki Tsujii (piano)

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

Juanjo Mena conducts the world premiere of David Matthews' 'A Vision of the Sea', inspired by Shelley's poetry, the pull of the tide on the Kent coast and an evocation of sunrise. Nobuyuki Tsujii, who played to packed houses on his recent tour of Japan with the BBC Philharmonic, makes his proms debut in Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto before the orchestra performs Nielsen's irrepressible 'Inextinguishable' Fourth Symphony, music brimming with optimism and the sheer joy of living.

This Prom will be repeated on Friday 19th July at 2pm.

06BDavid Matthews And Nielsen20130716

Louise Fryer speaks to David Matthews about his new commission and Daniel Grimley gives an introduction to Nielsen and his 'Inextinguishable' Symphony No. 4.

06BDavid Matthews And Nielsen20130716

Louise Fryer speaks to David Matthews about his new commission and Daniel Grimley gives an introduction to Nielsen and his 'Inextinguishable' Symphony No. 4.

06BDavid Matthews, Rachmaninov And Nielsen - 220130716

The BBC Philharmonic and Juanjo Mena live at the BBC Proms perform David Matthews' 'A Vision of the Sea', Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2 and Nielsen's Symphony No 4.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Nielsen: Symphony No 4, 'Inextinguishable'

Nobuyuki Tsujii (piano)

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

Juanjo Mena conducts the world premiere of David Matthews' 'A Vision of the Sea', inspired by Shelley's poetry, the pull of the tide on the Kent coast and an evocation of sunrise. Nobuyuki Tsujii, who played to packed houses on his recent tour of Japan with the BBC Philharmonic, makes his proms debut in Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto before the orchestra performs Nielsen's irrepressible 'Inextinguishable' Fourth Symphony, music brimming with optimism and the sheer joy of living.

This Prom will be repeated on Friday 19th July at 2pm.

06BDavid Matthews, Rachmaninov And Nielsen - 220130716

The BBC Philharmonic and Juanjo Mena live at the BBC Proms perform David Matthews' 'A Vision of the Sea', Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2 and Nielsen's Symphony No 4.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Nielsen: Symphony No 4, 'Inextinguishable'

Nobuyuki Tsujii (piano)

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

Juanjo Mena conducts the world premiere of David Matthews' 'A Vision of the Sea', inspired by Shelley's poetry, the pull of the tide on the Kent coast and an evocation of sunrise. Nobuyuki Tsujii, who played to packed houses on his recent tour of Japan with the BBC Philharmonic, makes his proms debut in Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto before the orchestra performs Nielsen's irrepressible 'Inextinguishable' Fourth Symphony, music brimming with optimism and the sheer joy of living.

This Prom will be repeated on Friday 19th July at 2pm.

07Gospel Prom20130716

The Gospel Prom, live from the Royal Albert Hall, hosted by Pastor David Daniel.

The Proms explores the emotive and richly varied world of gospel music, with leading vocal ensembles and community choirs combining to create a thrilling massed wall of sound. Favourites such as 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot' and 'O Happy Day' are heard alongside popular hymns, calypso choruses, spirituals, and new songs inspired by funk and rock.

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Pastor David Daniel (host)

Muyiwa & Riversongz

London Adventist Chorale

Ken Burton (conductor)

London Community Gospel Choir

Rebecca Thomas (conductor)

People's Christian Fellowship Choir

Ruth Waldron (conductor).

07Gospel Prom20130716

The Gospel Prom, live from the Royal Albert Hall, hosted by Pastor David Daniel.

The Proms explores the emotive and richly varied world of gospel music, with leading vocal ensembles and community choirs combining to create a thrilling massed wall of sound. Favourites such as 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot' and 'O Happy Day' are heard alongside popular hymns, calypso choruses, spirituals, and new songs inspired by funk and rock.

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Pastor David Daniel (host)

Muyiwa & Riversongz

London Adventist Chorale

Ken Burton (conductor)

London Community Gospel Choir

Rebecca Thomas (conductor)

People's Christian Fellowship Choir

Ruth Waldron (conductor).

08ABritten, Lutoslawski And Thomas Ads - 120130717

The BBC Symphony Orchestra live at the BBC Proms perform music by Britten and Lutosławski, alongside the premiere of a new work by tonight's conductor, Thomas Adès

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Katie Derham

Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem

Lutosławski: Cello Concerto

Paul Watkins (cello)

Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano)

Simon Keenlyside (baritone)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Thomas Adès (conductor)

Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem opens a programme of testimony and remembrance. Former BBC SO Principal Cellist Paul Watkins is the soloist in Lutosławski's bleak and beautiful Cello Concerto, composed for and dedicated to Mstislav Rostropovich in a period of violent protest and political repression in Poland.

Thomas Adès conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and soloists Christianne Stotijn and Simon Keenlyside in the world premiere of his Totentanz, a commission in memory of Lutosławski, which sets an anonymous 15th-century text that accompanied a frieze destroyed when Lübeck's Marienkirche was bombed in the Second World War.

This Prom will be repeated on Sunday 21st July at 2pm.

08ABritten, Lutoslawski And Thomas Ads - 120130717

The BBC Symphony Orchestra live at the BBC Proms perform music by Britten and Lutosławski, alongside the premiere of a new work by tonight's conductor, Thomas Adès

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Katie Derham

Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem

Lutosławski: Cello Concerto

Paul Watkins (cello)

Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano)

Simon Keenlyside (baritone)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Thomas Adès (conductor)

Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem opens a programme of testimony and remembrance. Former BBC SO Principal Cellist Paul Watkins is the soloist in Lutosławski's bleak and beautiful Cello Concerto, composed for and dedicated to Mstislav Rostropovich in a period of violent protest and political repression in Poland.

Thomas Adès conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and soloists Christianne Stotijn and Simon Keenlyside in the world premiere of his Totentanz, a commission in memory of Lutosławski, which sets an anonymous 15th-century text that accompanied a frieze destroyed when Lübeck's Marienkirche was bombed in the Second World War.

This Prom will be repeated on Sunday 21st July at 2pm.

08BBritten, Lutoslawski And Thomas Ads - 220130717

The BBC Symphony Orchestra live at the BBC Proms perform music by Britten and Lutosławski, alongside the premiere of a new work by tonight's conductor, Thomas Adès

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Katie Derham

Adès: Totentanz (world premiere)

Paul Watkins (cello)

Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano)

Simon Keenlyside (baritone)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Thomas Adès (conductor)

Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem opens a programme of testimony and remembrance. Former BBC SO Principal Cellist Paul Watkins is the soloist in Lutosławski's bleak and beautiful Cello Concerto, composed for and dedicated to Mstislav Rostropovich in a period of violent protest and political repression in Poland.

Thomas Adès conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and soloists Christianne Stotijn and Simon Keenlyside in the world premiere of his Totentanz, a commission in memory of Lutosławski, which sets an anonymous 15th-century text that accompanied a frieze destroyed when Lübeck's Marienkirche was bombed in the Second World War.

This Prom will be repeated on Sunday 21st July at 2pm.

08BBritten, Lutoslawski And Thomas Ads - 220130717

The BBC Symphony Orchestra live at the BBC Proms perform music by Britten and Lutosławski, alongside the premiere of a new work by tonight's conductor, Thomas Adès

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Katie Derham

Adès: Totentanz (world premiere)

Paul Watkins (cello)

Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano)

Simon Keenlyside (baritone)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Thomas Adès (conductor)

Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem opens a programme of testimony and remembrance. Former BBC SO Principal Cellist Paul Watkins is the soloist in Lutosławski's bleak and beautiful Cello Concerto, composed for and dedicated to Mstislav Rostropovich in a period of violent protest and political repression in Poland.

Thomas Adès conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and soloists Christianne Stotijn and Simon Keenlyside in the world premiere of his Totentanz, a commission in memory of Lutosławski, which sets an anonymous 15th-century text that accompanied a frieze destroyed when Lübeck's Marienkirche was bombed in the Second World War.

This Prom will be repeated on Sunday 21st July at 2pm.

09AStenhammar, Szymanowski And R Strauss - 120130718

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Thomas Søndergård live at the BBC Proms with three of the most colourful orchestral scores in the repertory.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Stenhammar: Excelsior!

Szymanowski: Symphony No. 3, 'The Song of the Night'

Michael Weinius (tenor)

BBC National Chorus of Wales

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Thomas Søndergård (conductor)

Evocations of Nordic forests, Persian gardens and snow-capped mountains feature in Thomas Søndergård's first Prom as Principal Conductor of the BBC NOW. Stenhammar's joyful Excelsior! is an upbeat to the opulent, exotic sound-world of Szymanowski's Symphony No. 3, 'The Song of the Night'. And Strauss's epic Alpine Symphony is as much a statement of the composer's personal philosophy as a description of the natural world at its most dramatic.

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 22nd July at 2pm.

09AStenhammar, Szymanowski And R Strauss - 120130718

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Thomas Søndergård live at the BBC Proms with three of the most colourful orchestral scores in the repertory.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Stenhammar: Excelsior!

Szymanowski: Symphony No. 3, 'The Song of the Night'

Michael Weinius (tenor)

BBC National Chorus of Wales

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Thomas Søndergård (conductor)

Evocations of Nordic forests, Persian gardens and snow-capped mountains feature in Thomas Søndergård's first Prom as Principal Conductor of the BBC NOW. Stenhammar's joyful Excelsior! is an upbeat to the opulent, exotic sound-world of Szymanowski's Symphony No. 3, 'The Song of the Night'. And Strauss's epic Alpine Symphony is as much a statement of the composer's personal philosophy as a description of the natural world at its most dramatic.

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 22nd July at 2pm.

09BStenhammar, Szymanowski And R Strauss - 220130718

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Thomas Søndergård live at the BBC Proms with three of the most colourful orchestral scores in the repertory.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

R Strauss: An Alpine Symphony

Michael Weinius (tenor)

BBC National Chorus of Wales

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Thomas Søndergård (conductor)

Evocations of Nordic forests, Persian gardens and snow-capped mountains feature in Thomas Søndergård's first Prom as Principal Conductor of the BBC NOW. Stenhammar's joyful Excelsior! is an upbeat to the opulent, exotic sound-world of Szymanowski's Symphony No. 3, 'The Song of the Night'. And Strauss's epic Alpine Symphony is as much a statement of the composer's personal philosophy as a description of the natural world at its most dramatic.

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 22nd July at 2pm.

09BStenhammar, Szymanowski And R Strauss - 220130718

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Thomas Søndergård live at the BBC Proms with three of the most colourful orchestral scores in the repertory.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

R Strauss: An Alpine Symphony

Michael Weinius (tenor)

BBC National Chorus of Wales

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Thomas Søndergård (conductor)

Evocations of Nordic forests, Persian gardens and snow-capped mountains feature in Thomas Søndergård's first Prom as Principal Conductor of the BBC NOW. Stenhammar's joyful Excelsior! is an upbeat to the opulent, exotic sound-world of Szymanowski's Symphony No. 3, 'The Song of the Night'. And Strauss's epic Alpine Symphony is as much a statement of the composer's personal philosophy as a description of the natural world at its most dramatic.

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 22nd July at 2pm.

10AMozart, Schumann And Rachmaninov - 120130719

The Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome and Antonio Pappano live at the BBC Proms with Mozart's Symphony 35, Schumann's Piano Concerto and Rachmaninov's 2nd Symphony.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D major, K385 'Haffner'

Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor

7.30pm Interval

7.50pm

Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 in E minor

Jan Lisiecki (piano)

Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome

Antonio Pappano (conductor)

Sir Antonio Pappano conducts his Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome, in a programme featuring two major symphonies as bookends. First, Mozart's Symphony 35, 'Haffner', which started life as a serenade, and at the end, Rachmaninov's colossal Symphony No. 2. In the middle, Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor, a masterpiece of the romantic concerto, with young virtuoso Jan Lisiecki as soloist, making his Proms debut.

This Prom will be repeated on Tuesday 23rd July at 2pm.

10AMozart, Schumann And Rachmaninov - 120130719

The Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome and Antonio Pappano live at the BBC Proms with Mozart's Symphony 35, Schumann's Piano Concerto and Rachmaninov's 2nd Symphony.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D major, K385 'Haffner'

Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor

7.30pm Interval

7.50pm

Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 in E minor

Jan Lisiecki (piano)

Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome

Antonio Pappano (conductor)

Sir Antonio Pappano conducts his Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome, in a programme featuring two major symphonies as bookends. First, Mozart's Symphony 35, 'Haffner', which started life as a serenade, and at the end, Rachmaninov's colossal Symphony No. 2. In the middle, Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor, a masterpiece of the romantic concerto, with young virtuoso Jan Lisiecki as soloist, making his Proms debut.

This Prom will be repeated on Tuesday 23rd July at 2pm.

10BMozart, Schumann And Rachmaninov - 220130719

The Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome and Antonio Pappano live at the BBC Proms with Mozart's Symphony 35, Schumann's Piano Concerto and Rachmaninov's 2nd Symphony.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D major, K385 'Haffner'

Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor

7.30pm Interval

7.50pm

Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 in E minor

Jan Lisiecki (piano)

Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome

Antonio Pappano (conductor)

Sir Antonio Pappano conducts his Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome, in a programme featuring two major symphonies as bookends. First, Mozart's Symphony 35, 'Haffner', which started life as a serenade, and at the end, Rachmaninov's colossal Symphony No. 2. In the middle, Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor, a masterpiece of the romantic concerto, with young virtuoso Jan Lisiecki as soloist, making his Proms debut.

This Prom will be repeated on Tuesday 23rd July at 2pm.

10BMozart, Schumann And Rachmaninov - 220130719

The Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome and Antonio Pappano live at the BBC Proms with Mozart's Symphony 35, Schumann's Piano Concerto and Rachmaninov's 2nd Symphony.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D major, K385 'Haffner'

Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor

7.30pm Interval

7.50pm

Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 in E minor

Jan Lisiecki (piano)

Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome

Antonio Pappano (conductor)

Sir Antonio Pappano conducts his Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome, in a programme featuring two major symphonies as bookends. First, Mozart's Symphony 35, 'Haffner', which started life as a serenade, and at the end, Rachmaninov's colossal Symphony No. 2. In the middle, Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor, a masterpiece of the romantic concerto, with young virtuoso Jan Lisiecki as soloist, making his Proms debut.

This Prom will be repeated on Tuesday 23rd July at 2pm.

11Stockhausen20130719

Ex Cathedra and Jeffrey Skidmore live at the BBC Proms with the London premiere of one of Stockhausen's most remarkable choral works.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

Stockhausen: Gesang der Jünglinge

Stockhausen: Mittwoch aus 'Licht' - Welt-Parlament

Kathinka Pasveer (sound projection)

Ex Cathedra

Jeffrey Skidmore (director)

Louise Fryer introduces a concert of music by one of the 20th century's most provocative, revolutionary composers. Gesang der Jünglinge (Song of the Youths) dates from the mid 1950s and is generally hailed as Stockhausen's first electronic masterpiece, a mind-popping sonic translation of the biblical story of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, realised live tonight by Kathinka Pasveer who worked closely with the composer for over two decades. Welt-Parlament (World Parliament) was composed 30 years later and is a multi-lingual, virtuosic piece of choral writing for 37 singers, who form a futuristic world parliament discussing the theme of love. It receives its London premiere at the hands of Ex Cathedra and their director Jeffrey Skidmore, who promises listeners "an incredible spiritual feeling" by the end of this dazzling, demanding and hugely complex work.

11Stockhausen20130719

Ex Cathedra and Jeffrey Skidmore live at the BBC Proms with the London premiere of one of Stockhausen's most remarkable choral works.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

Stockhausen: Gesang der Jünglinge

Stockhausen: Mittwoch aus 'Licht' - Welt-Parlament

Kathinka Pasveer (sound projection)

Ex Cathedra

Jeffrey Skidmore (director)

Louise Fryer introduces a concert of music by one of the 20th century's most provocative, revolutionary composers. Gesang der Jünglinge (Song of the Youths) dates from the mid 1950s and is generally hailed as Stockhausen's first electronic masterpiece, a mind-popping sonic translation of the biblical story of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, realised live tonight by Kathinka Pasveer who worked closely with the composer for over two decades. Welt-Parlament (World Parliament) was composed 30 years later and is a multi-lingual, virtuosic piece of choral writing for 37 singers, who form a futuristic world parliament discussing the theme of love. It receives its London premiere at the hands of Ex Cathedra and their director Jeffrey Skidmore, who promises listeners "an incredible spiritual feeling" by the end of this dazzling, demanding and hugely complex work.

12AViva Verdi! - 120130720

The Orchestra of the Academy of St. Cecilia, Rome and Antonio Pappano live at the BBC Proms with Verdi: an arrangement of his String Quartet and sacred pieces with soprano Maria Agreste.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Donald Macleod

Verdi arr. C Hermann: String Quartet (version for string orchestra)

Verdi: Ave Maria (1880)

Verdi: Requiem - Libera me (original version)

8.15pm Interval

8.35pm

Verdi: Four Sacred Pieces

Maria Agresta (soprano)

Orchestra and Chorus of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome

Antonio Pappano (conductor)

The Orchestra and Chorus of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome and Sir Antonio Pappano live at the BBC Proms, with an all-Verdi programme, featuring an arrangement for strings of his String Quartet followed by religious pieces, among them his 1880 Ave Maria; the original version of the Libera me from his dramatic Requiem, and his Four Sacred Pieces, with soprano Maria Agresta.

This Prom will be repeated on Sunday 28th July at 2pm.

12AViva Verdi! - 120130720

The Orchestra of the Academy of St. Cecilia, Rome and Antonio Pappano live at the BBC Proms with Verdi: an arrangement of his String Quartet and sacred pieces with soprano Maria Agreste.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Donald Macleod

Verdi arr. C Hermann: String Quartet (version for string orchestra)

Verdi: Ave Maria (1880)

Verdi: Requiem - Libera me (original version)

8.15pm Interval

8.35pm

Verdi: Four Sacred Pieces

Maria Agresta (soprano)

Orchestra and Chorus of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome

Antonio Pappano (conductor)

The Orchestra and Chorus of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome and Sir Antonio Pappano live at the BBC Proms, with an all-Verdi programme, featuring an arrangement for strings of his String Quartet followed by religious pieces, among them his 1880 Ave Maria; the original version of the Libera me from his dramatic Requiem, and his Four Sacred Pieces, with soprano Maria Agresta.

This Prom will be repeated on Sunday 28th July at 2pm.

12BViva Verdi! - 220130720

The Orchestra of the Academy of St. Cecilia, Rome and Antonio Pappano live at the BBC Proms with Verdi: an arrangement of his String Quartet and sacred pieces with soprano Maria Agreste.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Donald Macleod

Verdi arr. C Hermann: String Quartet (version for string orchestra)

Verdi: Ave Maria (1880)

Verdi: Requiem - Libera me (original version)

8.15pm Interval

8.35pm

Verdi: Four Sacred Pieces

Maria Agresta (soprano)

Orchestra and Chorus of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome

Antonio Pappano (conductor)

The Orchestra and Chorus of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome and Sir Antonio Pappano live at the BBC Proms, with an all-Verdi programme, featuring an arrangement for strings of his String Quartet followed by religious pieces, among them his 1880 Ave Maria; the original version of the Libera me from his dramatic Requiem, and his Four Sacred Pieces, with soprano Maria Agresta.

This Prom will be repeated on Sunday 28th July at 2pm.

12BViva Verdi! - 220130720

The Orchestra of the Academy of St. Cecilia, Rome and Antonio Pappano live at the BBC Proms with Verdi: an arrangement of his String Quartet and sacred pieces with soprano Maria Agreste.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Donald Macleod

Verdi arr. C Hermann: String Quartet (version for string orchestra)

Verdi: Ave Maria (1880)

Verdi: Requiem - Libera me (original version)

8.15pm Interval

8.35pm

Verdi: Four Sacred Pieces

Maria Agresta (soprano)

Orchestra and Chorus of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome

Antonio Pappano (conductor)

The Orchestra and Chorus of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome and Sir Antonio Pappano live at the BBC Proms, with an all-Verdi programme, featuring an arrangement for strings of his String Quartet followed by religious pieces, among them his 1880 Ave Maria; the original version of the Libera me from his dramatic Requiem, and his Four Sacred Pieces, with soprano Maria Agresta.

This Prom will be repeated on Sunday 28th July at 2pm.

13ANational Youth Orchestra Of The United States Of America - 120130721

The National Youth Orchestra of the USA and Valery Gergiev live at the BBC Proms with a programme of Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich and a new work by Sean Shepherd.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Penny Gore

Sean Shepherd: Magiya (BBC co-commission with Carnegie Hall: European premiere)

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto

8.20pm Interval

8.40pm

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor

Joshua Bell (violin)

National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America

Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Tonight's prom is the UK debut of the newly-formed National Youth Orchestra of the USA under conductor Valery Gergiev. The concert opens with the European premiere of American composer Sean Shepherd's Magiya, inspired by Russian musical traditions. Violinst Joshua Bell is soloist in Tchaikovsky's ever popular Violin Concerto, and the Prom ends with Shostakovich's mighty 10th Symphony.

This Prom will be repeated on Thursday 25th July at 2pm.

13ANational Youth Orchestra Of The United States Of America - 120130721

The National Youth Orchestra of the USA and Valery Gergiev live at the BBC Proms with a programme of Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich and a new work by Sean Shepherd.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Penny Gore

Sean Shepherd: Magiya (BBC co-commission with Carnegie Hall: European premiere)

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto

8.20pm Interval

8.40pm

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor

Joshua Bell (violin)

National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America

Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Tonight's prom is the UK debut of the newly-formed National Youth Orchestra of the USA under conductor Valery Gergiev. The concert opens with the European premiere of American composer Sean Shepherd's Magiya, inspired by Russian musical traditions. Violinst Joshua Bell is soloist in Tchaikovsky's ever popular Violin Concerto, and the Prom ends with Shostakovich's mighty 10th Symphony.

This Prom will be repeated on Thursday 25th July at 2pm.

13BNational Youth Orchestra Of The United States Of America - 220130721

The National Youth Orchestra of the USA and Valery Gergiev live at the BBC Proms with a programme of Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich and a new work by Sean Shepherd.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Penny Gore

Sean Shepherd: Magiya (BBC co-commission with Carnegie Hall: European premiere)

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto

8.20pm Interval

8.40pm

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor

Joshua Bell (violin)

National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America

Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Tonight's prom is the UK debut of the newly-formed National Youth Orchestra of the USA under conductor Valery Gergiev. The concert opens with the European premiere of American composer Sean Shepherd's Magiya, inspired by Russian musical traditions. Violinst Joshua Bell is soloist in Tchaikovsky's ever-popular Violin Concerto, and the Prom ends with Shostakovich's mighty 10th Symphony.

This Prom will be repeated on Thursday 25th July at 2pm.

13BNational Youth Orchestra Of The United States Of America - 220130721

The National Youth Orchestra of the USA and Valery Gergiev live at the BBC Proms with a programme of Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich and a new work by Sean Shepherd.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Penny Gore

Sean Shepherd: Magiya (BBC co-commission with Carnegie Hall: European premiere)

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto

8.20pm Interval

8.40pm

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor

Joshua Bell (violin)

National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America

Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Tonight's prom is the UK debut of the newly-formed National Youth Orchestra of the USA under conductor Valery Gergiev. The concert opens with the European premiere of American composer Sean Shepherd's Magiya, inspired by Russian musical traditions. Violinst Joshua Bell is soloist in Tchaikovsky's ever-popular Violin Concerto, and the Prom ends with Shostakovich's mighty 10th Symphony.

This Prom will be repeated on Thursday 25th July at 2pm.

14Wagner - Das Rheingold20130722

Following the success of his Beethoven symphony cycle last year, Daniel Barenboim launches his Proms Ring cycle, the first ever performance of Wagner's four Ring cycle operas in a single Proms Festival.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Das Rheingold (concert performance, sung in German)

Wotan - Iain Paterson (bass-baritone)

Loge - Stephan Rügamer (tenor)

Donner - Jan Buchwald (bass-baritone)

Froh - Marius Vlad (tenor)

Fricka - Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano)

Freia - Anna Samuil (soprano)

Erda - Anna Larsson (contralto)

Alberich - Johannes Martin Kränzle (baritone)

Mime - Peter Bronder (tenor)

Fasolt - Stephen Milling (bass)

Fafner - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Woglinde - Aga Mikolaj (soprano)

Wellgunde - Maria Gortsevskaya (mezzo-soprano)

Flosshilde - Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

The first opera in Wagner's Ring cycle, Das Rheingold, introduces us to mythical stories of sword-wielding heroes, castles, magic potions and scheming dwarves, and the central corrupting influence of the all-powerful ring, guarded by the cruel water-sprites, otherwise known as the Rhinemaidens. A lecherous Nibelung dwarf called Alberich seizes the gold and heads to Nibelheim where he builds an empire based on fear and slave labour. We also meet Wotan the chief god in his castle Valhalla, and who when he hears of the all-powerful ring, decides he wants it for himself. Das Rheingold is performed by Staatskapelle Berlin and a stellar cast from both Barenboim's Berlin and Milan ring cycles. This is the first ever performance of Wagner's four Ring cycle operas in a single Proms Festival.

There will be no interval.

14Wagner - Das Rheingold20130722

Following the success of his Beethoven symphony cycle last year, Daniel Barenboim launches his Proms Ring cycle, the first ever performance of Wagner's four Ring cycle operas in a single Proms Festival.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Das Rheingold (concert performance, sung in German)

Wotan - Iain Paterson (bass-baritone)

Loge - Stephan Rügamer (tenor)

Donner - Jan Buchwald (bass-baritone)

Froh - Marius Vlad (tenor)

Fricka - Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano)

Freia - Anna Samuil (soprano)

Erda - Anna Larsson (contralto)

Alberich - Johannes Martin Kränzle (baritone)

Mime - Peter Bronder (tenor)

Fasolt - Stephen Milling (bass)

Fafner - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Woglinde - Aga Mikolaj (soprano)

Wellgunde - Maria Gortsevskaya (mezzo-soprano)

Flosshilde - Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

The first opera in Wagner's Ring cycle, Das Rheingold, introduces us to mythical stories of sword-wielding heroes, castles, magic potions and scheming dwarves, and the central corrupting influence of the all-powerful ring, guarded by the cruel water-sprites, otherwise known as the Rhinemaidens. A lecherous Nibelung dwarf called Alberich seizes the gold and heads to Nibelheim where he builds an empire based on fear and slave labour. We also meet Wotan the chief god in his castle Valhalla, and who when he hears of the all-powerful ring, decides he wants it for himself. Das Rheingold is performed by Staatskapelle Berlin and a stellar cast from both Barenboim's Berlin and Milan ring cycles. This is the first ever performance of Wagner's four Ring cycle operas in a single Proms Festival.

There will be no interval.

15AWagner - Die Walkure - 120130723

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms with the second part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Die Walkure

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 1

6.00pm Interval

6.30pm

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 2

8.05pm Interval

8.35pm

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 3

Wotan - Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone)

Fricka - Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano)

Siegmund - Simon O'Neill (tenor)

Sieglinde - Anja Kampe (soprano)

Hunding - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Gerhilde - Danielle Halbwachs (soprano)

Ortlinde - Carola Höhn (soprano)

Waltraute - Ivonne Fuchs (mezzo-soprano)

Schwertleite - Anaïk Morel (contralto)

Helmwige - Susan Foster (soprano)

Siegrune - Leann Sandel-Pantaleo (mezzo-soprano)

Grimgerde - Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Rossweisse - Simone Schröder (mezzo-soprano)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin continues with part two, Die Walkure, and more mythical and psychological forces at large. The opera opens with a turbulent prologue depicting the terrible storm and devastating events including incest and adultery that are about to shake the characters. Siegmund has been asked by Wotan to help him acquire the ring, but blots his copybook by falling for his long-lost twin sister Sieglinde. This angers Fricka, Wotan's consort, so much that she demands Siegmund's death. Brunnhilde, Wotan's rebel daughter who we meet for the first time, tries to defend him, but in punishment she is put to sleep on a rock surrounded by fire. Die Walkure is considered perhaps the most accessible of the Ring cycle operas, and ends with the powerful Magic Fire Music.

15AWagner - Die Walkure - 120130723

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms with the second part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Die Walkure

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 1

6.00pm Interval

6.30pm

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 2

8.05pm Interval

8.35pm

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 3

Wotan - Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone)

Fricka - Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano)

Siegmund - Simon O'Neill (tenor)

Sieglinde - Anja Kampe (soprano)

Hunding - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Gerhilde - Danielle Halbwachs (soprano)

Ortlinde - Carola Höhn (soprano)

Waltraute - Ivonne Fuchs (mezzo-soprano)

Schwertleite - Anaïk Morel (contralto)

Helmwige - Susan Foster (soprano)

Siegrune - Leann Sandel-Pantaleo (mezzo-soprano)

Grimgerde - Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Rossweisse - Simone Schröder (mezzo-soprano)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin continues with part two, Die Walkure, and more mythical and psychological forces at large. The opera opens with a turbulent prologue depicting the terrible storm and devastating events including incest and adultery that are about to shake the characters. Siegmund has been asked by Wotan to help him acquire the ring, but blots his copybook by falling for his long-lost twin sister Sieglinde. This angers Fricka, Wotan's consort, so much that she demands Siegmund's death. Brunnhilde, Wotan's rebel daughter who we meet for the first time, tries to defend him, but in punishment she is put to sleep on a rock surrounded by fire. Die Walkure is considered perhaps the most accessible of the Ring cycle operas, and ends with the powerful Magic Fire Music.

15BWagner - Die Walkure - 220130723

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms with the second part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Die Walkure

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 1

6.00pm Interval

6.30pm

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 2

8.05pm Interval

8.35pm

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 3

Wotan - Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone)

Fricka - Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano)

Siegmund - Simon O'Neill (tenor)

Sieglinde - Anja Kampe (soprano)

Hunding - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Gerhilde - Danielle Halbwachs (soprano)

Ortlinde - Carola Höhn (soprano)

Waltraute - Ivonne Fuchs (mezzo-soprano)

Schwertleite - Anaïk Morel (contralto)

Helmwige - Susan Foster (soprano)

Siegrune - Leann Sandel-Pantaleo (mezzo-soprano)

Grimgerde - Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Rossweisse - Simone Schröder (mezzo-soprano)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin continues with part two, Die Walkure, and more mythical and psychological forces at large. The opera opens with a turbulent prologue depicting the terrible storm and devastating events including incest and adultery that are about to shake the characters. Siegmund has been asked by Wotan to help him acquire the ring, but blots his copybook by falling for his long-lost twin sister Sieglinde. This angers Fricka, Wotan's consort, so much that she demands Siegmund's death. Brunnhilde, Wotan's rebel daughter who we meet for the first time, tries to defend him, but in punishment she is put to sleep on a rock surrounded by fire. Die Walkure is considered perhaps the most accessible of the Ring cycle operas, and ends with the powerful Magic Fire Music.

15BWagner - Die Walkure - 220130723

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms with the second part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Die Walkure

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 1

6.00pm Interval

6.30pm

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 2

8.05pm Interval

8.35pm

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 3

Wotan - Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone)

Fricka - Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano)

Siegmund - Simon O'Neill (tenor)

Sieglinde - Anja Kampe (soprano)

Hunding - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Gerhilde - Danielle Halbwachs (soprano)

Ortlinde - Carola Höhn (soprano)

Waltraute - Ivonne Fuchs (mezzo-soprano)

Schwertleite - Anaïk Morel (contralto)

Helmwige - Susan Foster (soprano)

Siegrune - Leann Sandel-Pantaleo (mezzo-soprano)

Grimgerde - Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Rossweisse - Simone Schröder (mezzo-soprano)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin continues with part two, Die Walkure, and more mythical and psychological forces at large. The opera opens with a turbulent prologue depicting the terrible storm and devastating events including incest and adultery that are about to shake the characters. Siegmund has been asked by Wotan to help him acquire the ring, but blots his copybook by falling for his long-lost twin sister Sieglinde. This angers Fricka, Wotan's consort, so much that she demands Siegmund's death. Brunnhilde, Wotan's rebel daughter who we meet for the first time, tries to defend him, but in punishment she is put to sleep on a rock surrounded by fire. Die Walkure is considered perhaps the most accessible of the Ring cycle operas, and ends with the powerful Magic Fire Music.

15CWagner - Die Walkure - 320130723

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms with the second part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Die Walkure

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 1

6.00pm Interval

6.30pm

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 2

8.05pm Interval

8.35pm

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 3

Wotan - Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone)

Fricka - Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano)

Siegmund - Simon O'Neill (tenor)

Sieglinde - Anja Kampe (soprano)

Hunding - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Gerhilde - Danielle Halbwachs (soprano)

Ortlinde - Carola Höhn (soprano)

Waltraute - Ivonne Fuchs (mezzo-soprano)

Schwertleite - Anaïk Morel (contralto)

Helmwige - Susan Foster (soprano)

Siegrune - Leann Sandel-Pantaleo (mezzo-soprano)

Grimgerde - Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Rossweisse - Simone Schröder (mezzo-soprano)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin continues with part two, Die Walkure, and more mythical and psychological forces at large. The opera opens with a turbulent prologue depicting the terrible storm and devastating events including incest and adultery that are about to shake the characters. Siegmund has been asked by Wotan to help him acquire the ring, but blots his copybook by falling for his long-lost twin sister Sieglinde. This angers Fricka, Wotan's consort, so much that she demands Siegmund's death. Brunnhilde, Wotan's rebel daughter who we meet for the first time, tries to defend him, but in punishment she is put to sleep on a rock surrounded by fire. Die Walkure is considered perhaps the most accessible of the Ring cycle operas, and ends with the powerful Magic Fire Music.

15CWagner - Die Walkure - 320130723

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms with the second part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Die Walkure

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 1

6.00pm Interval

6.30pm

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 2

8.05pm Interval

8.35pm

Wagner: Die Walkure - Act 3

Wotan - Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone)

Fricka - Ekaterina Gubanova (mezzo-soprano)

Siegmund - Simon O'Neill (tenor)

Sieglinde - Anja Kampe (soprano)

Hunding - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Gerhilde - Danielle Halbwachs (soprano)

Ortlinde - Carola Höhn (soprano)

Waltraute - Ivonne Fuchs (mezzo-soprano)

Schwertleite - Anaïk Morel (contralto)

Helmwige - Susan Foster (soprano)

Siegrune - Leann Sandel-Pantaleo (mezzo-soprano)

Grimgerde - Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Rossweisse - Simone Schröder (mezzo-soprano)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin continues with part two, Die Walkure, and more mythical and psychological forces at large. The opera opens with a turbulent prologue depicting the terrible storm and devastating events including incest and adultery that are about to shake the characters. Siegmund has been asked by Wotan to help him acquire the ring, but blots his copybook by falling for his long-lost twin sister Sieglinde. This angers Fricka, Wotan's consort, so much that she demands Siegmund's death. Brunnhilde, Wotan's rebel daughter who we meet for the first time, tries to defend him, but in punishment she is put to sleep on a rock surrounded by fire. Die Walkure is considered perhaps the most accessible of the Ring cycle operas, and ends with the powerful Magic Fire Music.

16AElgar, Bantock, Walton And Tchaikovsky - 120130724

BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Jac van Steen launch the Proms Tchaikovsky cycle, and cellist Raphael Wallfisch celebrates his 60th birthday with Bantock's Sapphic Poem.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Elgar: Falstaff

Bantock: Sapphic Poem

8.20pm Interval

8.40pm

Walton: Henry V - Touch Her Soft Lips and Part; Death of Falstaff

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor

Raphael Wallfisch (cello)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Jac van Steen (conductor)

The baleful fanfare of Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony heralds the BBC Proms complete cycle of his symphonies. For conductor Jac van Steen, it's a realisation of extreme opposites, and overcoming the contrasts: "The first movement is born out of the chaos that is an inevitable part of this process, it is concerned with darkness and fate, leading to a euphoric finale, where the energy turns to light and joy". Celebrating his 60th birthday this year, Raphael Wallfisch is the soloist in the Proms premiere of Granville Bantock's Sapphic Poem, launching the Proms focus on the composer this summer. Rich, lyrical and lushly orchestrated, it is framed by two very different portraits of Sir John Falstaff by Edward Elgar and William Walton.

This Prom will be repeated on Friday 26th July at 2pm.

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BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Jac van Steen launch the Proms Tchaikovsky cycle, and cellist Raphael Wallfisch celebrates his 60th birthday with Bantock's Sapphic Poem.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Elgar: Falstaff

Bantock: Sapphic Poem

8.20pm Interval

8.40pm

Walton: Henry V - Touch Her Soft Lips and Part; Death of Falstaff

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor

Raphael Wallfisch (cello)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Jac van Steen (conductor)

The baleful fanfare of Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony heralds the BBC Proms complete cycle of his symphonies. For conductor Jac van Steen, it's a realisation of extreme opposites, and overcoming the contrasts: "The first movement is born out of the chaos that is an inevitable part of this process, it is concerned with darkness and fate, leading to a euphoric finale, where the energy turns to light and joy". Celebrating his 60th birthday this year, Raphael Wallfisch is the soloist in the Proms premiere of Granville Bantock's Sapphic Poem, launching the Proms focus on the composer this summer. Rich, lyrical and lushly orchestrated, it is framed by two very different portraits of Sir John Falstaff by Edward Elgar and William Walton.

This Prom will be repeated on Friday 26th July at 2pm.

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BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Jac van Steen launch the Proms Tchaikovsky cycle, and cellist Raphael Wallfisch celebrates his 60th birthday with Bantock's Sapphic Poem.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Elgar: Falstaff

Bantock: Sapphic Poem

8.20pm Interval

8.40pm

Walton: Henry V - Touch Her Soft Lips and Part; Death of Falstaff

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor

Raphael Wallfisch (cello)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Jac van Steen (conductor)

The baleful fanfare of Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony heralds the BBC Proms complete cycle of his symphonies. For conductor Jac van Steen, it's a realisation of extreme opposites, and overcoming the contrasts: "The first movement is born out of the chaos that is an inevitable part of this process, it is concerned with darkness and fate, leading to a euphoric finale, where the energy turns to light and joy". Celebrating his 60th birthday this year, Raphael Wallfisch is the soloist in the Proms premiere of Granville Bantock's Sapphic Poem, launching the Proms focus on the composer this summer. Rich, lyrical and lushly orchestrated, it is framed by two very different portraits of Sir John Falstaff by Edward Elgar and William Walton.

This Prom will be repeated on Friday 26th July at 2pm.

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BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Jac van Steen launch the Proms Tchaikovsky cycle, and cellist Raphael Wallfisch celebrates his 60th birthday with Bantock's Sapphic Poem.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Elgar: Falstaff

Bantock: Sapphic Poem

8.20pm Interval

8.40pm

Walton: Henry V - Touch Her Soft Lips and Part; Death of Falstaff

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor

Raphael Wallfisch (cello)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Jac van Steen (conductor)

The baleful fanfare of Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony heralds the BBC Proms complete cycle of his symphonies. For conductor Jac van Steen, it's a realisation of extreme opposites, and overcoming the contrasts: "The first movement is born out of the chaos that is an inevitable part of this process, it is concerned with darkness and fate, leading to a euphoric finale, where the energy turns to light and joy". Celebrating his 60th birthday this year, Raphael Wallfisch is the soloist in the Proms premiere of Granville Bantock's Sapphic Poem, launching the Proms focus on the composer this summer. Rich, lyrical and lushly orchestrated, it is framed by two very different portraits of Sir John Falstaff by Edward Elgar and William Walton.

This Prom will be repeated on Friday 26th July at 2pm.

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The BBC Philharmonic and Juanjo Mena, live at the BBC Proms, perform John McCabe's 'Joybox', Beethoven's Symphony No 7, Falla's 'The Three-Cornered Hat' and Ravel's 'Bolero'.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Penny Gore

John McCabe: Joybox (BBC commission: world premiere)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major

8.20pm Interval

8.40pm

Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat (complete)

Ravel: Boléro

Clara Mouriz (mezzo-soprano)

Compañía Antonio Márquez (dance company)

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

The world premiere of John McCabe's 'Joybox' opens a concert of music inspired by or written for dance, from the Bohemian stamp and whirl of Beethoven's Seventh Symphony to the slow-burn crescendo of Ravel's 'Boléro'. Mezzo-soprano Clara Mouriz and the Compañía Antonio Marquéz join conductor Juanjo Mena and the BBC Philharmonic in Falla's colourful Ballets Russes commission 'The Three-Cornered Hat', a tale of intrigue and jealousy shot through with the spirit of Spanish folk dances.

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The BBC Philharmonic and Juanjo Mena, live at the BBC Proms, perform John McCabe's 'Joybox', Beethoven's Symphony No 7, Falla's 'The Three-Cornered Hat' and Ravel's 'Bolero'.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Penny Gore

John McCabe: Joybox (BBC commission: world premiere)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major

8.20pm Interval

8.40pm

Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat (complete)

Ravel: Boléro

Clara Mouriz (mezzo-soprano)

Compañía Antonio Márquez (dance company)

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena (conductor)

The world premiere of John McCabe's 'Joybox' opens a concert of music inspired by or written for dance, from the Bohemian stamp and whirl of Beethoven's Seventh Symphony to the slow-burn crescendo of Ravel's 'Boléro'. Mezzo-soprano Clara Mouriz and the Compañía Antonio Marquéz join conductor Juanjo Mena and the BBC Philharmonic in Falla's colourful Ballets Russes commission 'The Three-Cornered Hat', a tale of intrigue and jealousy shot through with the spirit of Spanish folk dances.

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17BThe Apotheosis Of The Dance - 220130725
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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms with the third part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Siegfried

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 1 (concert performance; sung in German)

6.20pm Interval

6.50pm

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 2

8.15pm Interval

8.45pm

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 3

Siegfried - Lance Ryan (tenor)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Wanderer - Terje Stensvold (bass-baritone)

Mime - Peter Bronder (tenor)

Alberich - Johannes Martin Kränzle (baritone)

Fafner - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Woodbird - Rinnat Moriah (soprano)

Erda - Anna Larsson (contralto)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms - continues with the razored strings and yelping brass of a violent storm, the cloudburst of incestuous love, a bitter marital dispute and the first appearance of Wotan's rebel daughter, Brunnhilde, sung by a leading exponent of the role, Nina Stemme. The cunning dwarf, Mime, tries to manipulate Siegfried into stealing the magic ring from the dragon, Fafner, with the sword Nothung. But his plans go awry when Siegfried takes the ring for himself.

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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms with the third part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Siegfried

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 1 (concert performance; sung in German)

6.20pm Interval

6.50pm

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 2

8.15pm Interval

8.45pm

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 3

Siegfried - Lance Ryan (tenor)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Wanderer - Terje Stensvold (bass-baritone)

Mime - Peter Bronder (tenor)

Alberich - Johannes Martin Kränzle (baritone)

Fafner - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Woodbird - Rinnat Moriah (soprano)

Erda - Anna Larsson (contralto)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms - continues with the razored strings and yelping brass of a violent storm, the cloudburst of incestuous love, a bitter marital dispute and the first appearance of Wotan's rebel daughter, Brunnhilde, sung by a leading exponent of the role, Nina Stemme. The cunning dwarf, Mime, tries to manipulate Siegfried into stealing the magic ring from the dragon, Fafner, with the sword Nothung. But his plans go awry when Siegfried takes the ring for himself.

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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms with the third part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Siegfried

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 1 (concert performance; sung in German)

6.20pm Interval

6.50pm

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 2

8.15pm Interval

8.45pm

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 3

Siegfried - Lance Ryan (tenor)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Wanderer - Terje Stensvold (bass-baritone)

Mime - Peter Bronder (tenor)

Alberich - Johannes Martin Kränzle (baritone)

Fafner - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Woodbird - Rinnat Moriah (soprano)

Erda - Anna Larsson (contralto)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms - continues with the razored strings and yelping brass of a violent storm, the cloudburst of incestuous love, a bitter marital dispute and the first appearance of Wotan's rebel daughter, Brunnhilde, sung by a leading exponent of the role, Nina Stemme. The cunning dwarf, Mime, tries to manipulate Siegfried into stealing the magic ring from the dragon, Fafner, with the sword Nothung. But his plans go awry when Siegfried takes the ring for himself.

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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms with the third part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Siegfried

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 1 (concert performance; sung in German)

6.20pm Interval

6.50pm

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 2

8.15pm Interval

8.45pm

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 3

Siegfried - Lance Ryan (tenor)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Wanderer - Terje Stensvold (bass-baritone)

Mime - Peter Bronder (tenor)

Alberich - Johannes Martin Kränzle (baritone)

Fafner - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Woodbird - Rinnat Moriah (soprano)

Erda - Anna Larsson (contralto)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms - continues with the razored strings and yelping brass of a violent storm, the cloudburst of incestuous love, a bitter marital dispute and the first appearance of Wotan's rebel daughter, Brunnhilde, sung by a leading exponent of the role, Nina Stemme. The cunning dwarf, Mime, tries to manipulate Siegfried into stealing the magic ring from the dragon, Fafner, with the sword Nothung. But his plans go awry when Siegfried takes the ring for himself.

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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms with the third part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Siegfried

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 1 (concert performance; sung in German)

6.20pm Interval

6.50pm

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 2

8.15pm Interval

8.45pm

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 3

Siegfried - Lance Ryan (tenor)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Wanderer - Terje Stensvold (bass-baritone)

Mime - Peter Bronder (tenor)

Alberich - Johannes Martin Kränzle (baritone)

Fafner - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Woodbird - Rinnat Moriah (soprano)

Erda - Anna Larsson (contralto)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms - continues with the razored strings and yelping brass of a violent storm, the cloudburst of incestuous love, a bitter marital dispute and the first appearance of Wotan's rebel daughter, Brunnhilde, sung by a leading exponent of the role, Nina Stemme. The cunning dwarf, Mime, tries to manipulate Siegfried into stealing the magic ring from the dragon, Fafner, with the sword Nothung. But his plans go awry when Siegfried takes the ring for himself.

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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms with the third part of Wagner's Ring cycle, Siegfried

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 1 (concert performance; sung in German)

6.20pm Interval

6.50pm

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 2

8.15pm Interval

8.45pm

Wagner: Siegfried - Act 3

Siegfried - Lance Ryan (tenor)

Brünnhilde - Nina Stemme (soprano)

Wanderer - Terje Stensvold (bass-baritone)

Mime - Peter Bronder (tenor)

Alberich - Johannes Martin Kränzle (baritone)

Fafner - Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Woodbird - Rinnat Moriah (soprano)

Erda - Anna Larsson (contralto)

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Daniel Barenboim's Ring with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms - continues with the razored strings and yelping brass of a violent storm, the cloudburst of incestuous love, a bitter marital dispute and the first appearance of Wotan's rebel daughter, Brunnhilde, sung by a leading exponent of the role, Nina Stemme. The cunning dwarf, Mime, tries to manipulate Siegfried into stealing the magic ring from the dragon, Fafner, with the sword Nothung. But his plans go awry when Siegfried takes the ring for himself.

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Wagner's Tristan und Isolde performed by star soloists with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Semyon Bychkov live at the BBC Proms.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Wagner: Tristan and Isolde (concert performance, sung in German)

Act 1

6.25pm Interval

7.00pm Act 2

8.20pm Interval8.55pm Act 3

Tristan.... Robert Dean Smith (tenor)

King Mark.... Kwangchul Youn (bass)

Isolde.... Violetta Urmana (soprano)

Kurwenal.... Boaz Daniel (baritone)

Melot.... David Wilson-Johnson (tenor)

Brangane.... Mihoko Fujimura (soprano)

Shepherd/Young Sailor.... Andrew Staples (tenor)

Steersman.... Edward Price (baritone)

BBC Singers (Men)

BBC Symphony Chorus (Men)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Semyon Bychkov (conductor)

The Wagner bicentenary celebration continues with the composer's boldest fusion of legend and harmonic innovation, Tristan and Isolde, which forced him to break off work on his Ring cycle - near this very juncture in the Proms Ring, during the composition of Siegfried and before the final instalment, Götterdämmerung.

Semyon Bychkov conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a cast led by Violeta Urmana and Robert Dean Smith in a drama where love and death become one.

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Wagner's Tristan und Isolde performed by star soloists with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Semyon Bychkov live at the BBC Proms.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Wagner: Tristan and Isolde (concert performance, sung in German)

Act 1

6.25pm Interval

7.00pm Act 2

8.20pm Interval8.55pm Act 3

Tristan.... Robert Dean Smith (tenor)

King Mark.... Kwangchul Youn (bass)

Isolde.... Violetta Urmana (soprano)

Kurwenal.... Boaz Daniel (baritone)

Melot.... David Wilson-Johnson (tenor)

Brangane.... Mihoko Fujimura (soprano)

Shepherd/Young Sailor.... Andrew Staples (tenor)

Steersman.... Edward Price (baritone)

BBC Singers (Men)

BBC Symphony Chorus (Men)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Semyon Bychkov (conductor)

The Wagner bicentenary celebration continues with the composer's boldest fusion of legend and harmonic innovation, Tristan and Isolde, which forced him to break off work on his Ring cycle - near this very juncture in the Proms Ring, during the composition of Siegfried and before the final instalment, Götterdämmerung.

Semyon Bychkov conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a cast led by Violeta Urmana and Robert Dean Smith in a drama where love and death become one.

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Wagner's Tristan und Isolde performed by star soloists with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Semyon Bychkov live at the BBC Proms.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Wagner: Tristan and Isolde (concert performance, sung in German)

Act 1

6.25pm Interval

7.00pm Act 2

8.20pm Interval8.55pm Act 3

Tristan.... Robert Dean Smith (tenor)

King Mark.... Kwangchul Youn (bass)

Isolde.... Violetta Urmana (soprano)

Kurwenal.... Boaz Daniel (baritone)

Melot.... David Wilson-Johnson (tenor)

Brangane.... Mihoko Fujimura (soprano)

Shepherd/Young Sailor.... Andrew Staples (tenor)

Steersman.... Edward Price (baritone)

BBC Singers (Men)

BBC Symphony Chorus (Men)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Semyon Bychkov (conductor)

The Wagner bicentenary celebration continues with the composer's boldest fusion of legend and harmonic innovation, Tristan and Isolde, which forced him to break off work on his Ring cycle - near this very juncture in the Proms Ring, during the composition of Siegfried and before the final instalment, Götterdämmerung.

Semyon Bychkov conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a cast led by Violeta Urmana and Robert Dean Smith in a drama where love and death become one.

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Wagner's Tristan und Isolde performed by star soloists with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Semyon Bychkov live at the BBC Proms.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Wagner: Tristan and Isolde (concert performance, sung in German)

Act 1

6.25pm Interval

7.00pm Act 2

8.20pm Interval8.55pm Act 3

Tristan.... Robert Dean Smith (tenor)

King Mark.... Kwangchul Youn (bass)

Isolde.... Violetta Urmana (soprano)

Kurwenal.... Boaz Daniel (baritone)

Melot.... David Wilson-Johnson (tenor)

Brangane.... Mihoko Fujimura (soprano)

Shepherd/Young Sailor.... Andrew Staples (tenor)

Steersman.... Edward Price (baritone)

BBC Singers (Men)

BBC Symphony Chorus (Men)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Semyon Bychkov (conductor)

The Wagner bicentenary celebration continues with the composer's boldest fusion of legend and harmonic innovation, Tristan and Isolde, which forced him to break off work on his Ring cycle - near this very juncture in the Proms Ring, during the composition of Siegfried and before the final instalment, Götterdämmerung.

Semyon Bychkov conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a cast led by Violeta Urmana and Robert Dean Smith in a drama where love and death become one.

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Wagner's Tristan und Isolde performed by star soloists with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Semyon Bychkov live at the BBC Proms.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Wagner: Tristan and Isolde (concert performance, sung in German)

Act 1

6.25pm Interval

7.00pm Act 2

8.20pm Interval8.55pm Act 3

Tristan.... Robert Dean Smith (tenor)

King Mark.... Kwangchul Youn (bass)

Isolde.... Violetta Urmana (soprano)

Kurwenal.... Boaz Daniel (baritone)

Melot.... David Wilson-Johnson (tenor)

Brangane.... Mihoko Fujimura (soprano)

Shepherd/Young Sailor.... Andrew Staples (tenor)

Steersman.... Edward Price (baritone)

BBC Singers (Men)

BBC Symphony Chorus (Men)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Semyon Bychkov (conductor)

The Wagner bicentenary celebration continues with the composer's boldest fusion of legend and harmonic innovation, Tristan and Isolde, which forced him to break off work on his Ring cycle - near this very juncture in the Proms Ring, during the composition of Siegfried and before the final instalment, Götterdämmerung.

Semyon Bychkov conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a cast led by Violeta Urmana and Robert Dean Smith in a drama where love and death become one.

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Wagner's Tristan und Isolde performed by star soloists with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Semyon Bychkov live at the BBC Proms.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Wagner: Tristan and Isolde (concert performance, sung in German)

Act 1

6.25pm Interval

7.00pm Act 2

8.20pm Interval8.55pm Act 3

Tristan.... Robert Dean Smith (tenor)

King Mark.... Kwangchul Youn (bass)

Isolde.... Violetta Urmana (soprano)

Kurwenal.... Boaz Daniel (baritone)

Melot.... David Wilson-Johnson (tenor)

Brangane.... Mihoko Fujimura (soprano)

Shepherd/Young Sailor.... Andrew Staples (tenor)

Steersman.... Edward Price (baritone)

BBC Singers (Men)

BBC Symphony Chorus (Men)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Semyon Bychkov (conductor)

The Wagner bicentenary celebration continues with the composer's boldest fusion of legend and harmonic innovation, Tristan and Isolde, which forced him to break off work on his Ring cycle - near this very juncture in the Proms Ring, during the composition of Siegfried and before the final instalment, Götterdämmerung.

Semyon Bychkov conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a cast led by Violeta Urmana and Robert Dean Smith in a drama where love and death become one.

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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms in the final opera of Wagner's epic Ring Cycle: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Götterdämmerung

Prologue & Act 1 (concert performance, sung in German)

18.30 Interval

19.05 Act 2

20.10 Interval

20.45 Act 3

Brünnhilde.... Nina Stemme (soprano)

Siegfried.... Andreas Schager (tenor)

Hagen.... Mikhail Petrenko (bass)

Gunther.... Gerd Grochowski (bass-baritone)

Gutrune / Third Norn.... Anna Samuil (soprano)

Alberich.... Johannes Martin Kränzle (bass-baritone)

Waltraute / Second Norn.... Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)

First Norn.... Margarita Nekrasova (contralto)

Woglinde.... Aga Mikolaj (soprano)

Wellgunde.... Maria Gortsevskaya (soprano)

Flosshilde.... Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Royal Opera Chorus

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Tom Service presents the final leg of Daniel Barenboim's Ring Cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms. And it's not a happy ending: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods - is the darkest of the four operas. The ecstatic love of Siegfried and Brünnhilde, celebrated at the end of the previous opera, is under threat from the plotting of the cunning Hagen. As the son of Alberich who created the all-powerful golden Ring, Hagen's single purpose is to regain the Ring at all costs. Soon Siegfried's fate is sealed: can Brünnhilde save the world?s.

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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms in the final opera of Wagner's epic Ring Cycle: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Götterdämmerung

Prologue & Act 1 (concert performance, sung in German)

18.30 Interval

19.05 Act 2

20.10 Interval

20.45 Act 3

Brünnhilde.... Nina Stemme (soprano)

Siegfried.... Andreas Schager (tenor)

Hagen.... Mikhail Petrenko (bass)

Gunther.... Gerd Grochowski (bass-baritone)

Gutrune / Third Norn.... Anna Samuil (soprano)

Alberich.... Johannes Martin Kränzle (bass-baritone)

Waltraute / Second Norn.... Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)

First Norn.... Margarita Nekrasova (contralto)

Woglinde.... Aga Mikolaj (soprano)

Wellgunde.... Maria Gortsevskaya (soprano)

Flosshilde.... Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Royal Opera Chorus

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Tom Service presents the final leg of Daniel Barenboim's Ring Cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms. And it's not a happy ending: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods - is the darkest of the four operas. The ecstatic love of Siegfried and Brünnhilde, celebrated at the end of the previous opera, is under threat from the plotting of the cunning Hagen. As the son of Alberich who created the all-powerful golden Ring, Hagen's single purpose is to regain the Ring at all costs. Soon Siegfried's fate is sealed: can Brünnhilde save the world?s.

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Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms in the final opera of Wagner's epic Ring Cycle: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Götterdämmerung

Prologue & Act 1 (concert performance, sung in German)

18.30 Interval

19.05 Act 2

20.10 Interval

20.45 Act 3

Brünnhilde.... Nina Stemme (soprano)

Siegfried.... Andreas Schager (tenor)

Hagen.... Mikhail Petrenko (bass)

Gunther.... Gerd Grochowski (bass-baritone)

Gutrune / Third Norn.... Anna Samuil (soprano)

Alberich.... Johannes Martin Kränzle (bass-baritone)

Waltraute / Second Norn.... Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)

First Norn.... Margarita Nekrasova (contralto)

Woglinde.... Aga Mikolaj (soprano)

Wellgunde.... Maria Gortsevskaya (soprano)

Flosshilde.... Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Royal Opera Chorus

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Tom Service presents the final leg of Daniel Barenboim's Ring Cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms. And it's not a happy ending: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods - is the darkest of the four operas. The ecstatic love of Siegfried and Brünnhilde, celebrated at the end of the previous opera, is under threat from the plotting of the cunning Hagen. As the son of Alberich who created the all-powerful golden Ring, Hagen's single purpose is to regain the Ring at all costs. Soon Siegfried's fate is sealed: can Brünnhilde save the world?s.

20BWagner - Gotterdammerung - 220130728

Wagner 200

Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms in the final opera of Wagner's epic Ring Cycle: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Götterdämmerung

Prologue & Act 1 (concert performance, sung in German)

18.30 Interval

19.05 Act 2

20.10 Interval

20.45 Act 3

Brünnhilde.... Nina Stemme (soprano)

Siegfried.... Andreas Schager (tenor)

Hagen.... Mikhail Petrenko (bass)

Gunther.... Gerd Grochowski (bass-baritone)

Gutrune / Third Norn.... Anna Samuil (soprano)

Alberich.... Johannes Martin Kränzle (bass-baritone)

Waltraute / Second Norn.... Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)

First Norn.... Margarita Nekrasova (contralto)

Woglinde.... Aga Mikolaj (soprano)

Wellgunde.... Maria Gortsevskaya (soprano)

Flosshilde.... Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Royal Opera Chorus

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Tom Service presents the final leg of Daniel Barenboim's Ring Cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms. And it's not a happy ending: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods - is the darkest of the four operas. The ecstatic love of Siegfried and Brünnhilde, celebrated at the end of the previous opera, is under threat from the plotting of the cunning Hagen. As the son of Alberich who created the all-powerful golden Ring, Hagen's single purpose is to regain the Ring at all costs. Soon Siegfried's fate is sealed: can Brünnhilde save the world?s.

20CWagner - Gotterdammerung - 320130728

Wagner 200

Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms in the final opera of Wagner's epic Ring Cycle: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Götterdämmerung

Prologue & Act 1 (concert performance, sung in German)

18.30 Interval

19.05 Act 2

20.10 Interval

20.45 Act 3

Brünnhilde.... Nina Stemme (soprano)

Siegfried.... Andreas Schager (tenor)

Hagen.... Mikhail Petrenko (bass)

Gunther.... Gerd Grochowski (bass-baritone)

Gutrune / Third Norn.... Anna Samuil (soprano)

Alberich.... Johannes Martin Kränzle (bass-baritone)

Waltraute / Second Norn.... Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)

First Norn.... Margarita Nekrasova (contralto)

Woglinde.... Aga Mikolaj (soprano)

Wellgunde.... Maria Gortsevskaya (soprano)

Flosshilde.... Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Royal Opera Chorus

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Tom Service presents the final leg of Daniel Barenboim's Ring Cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms. And it's not a happy ending: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods - is the darkest of the four operas. The ecstatic love of Siegfried and Brünnhilde, celebrated at the end of the previous opera, is under threat from the plotting of the cunning Hagen. As the son of Alberich who created the all-powerful golden Ring, Hagen's single purpose is to regain the Ring at all costs. Soon Siegfried's fate is sealed: can Brünnhilde save the world?s.

20CWagner - Gotterdammerung - 320130728

Wagner 200

Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim live at the BBC Proms in the final opera of Wagner's epic Ring Cycle: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service

Wagner: Götterdämmerung

Prologue & Act 1 (concert performance, sung in German)

18.30 Interval

19.05 Act 2

20.10 Interval

20.45 Act 3

Brünnhilde.... Nina Stemme (soprano)

Siegfried.... Andreas Schager (tenor)

Hagen.... Mikhail Petrenko (bass)

Gunther.... Gerd Grochowski (bass-baritone)

Gutrune / Third Norn.... Anna Samuil (soprano)

Alberich.... Johannes Martin Kränzle (bass-baritone)

Waltraute / Second Norn.... Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)

First Norn.... Margarita Nekrasova (contralto)

Woglinde.... Aga Mikolaj (soprano)

Wellgunde.... Maria Gortsevskaya (soprano)

Flosshilde.... Anna Lapkovskaja (mezzo-soprano)

Royal Opera Chorus

Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Tom Service presents the final leg of Daniel Barenboim's Ring Cycle with the Staatskapelle Berlin - the first ever complete cycle at the BBC Proms. And it's not a happy ending: Götterdämmerung - The Twilight of the Gods - is the darkest of the four operas. The ecstatic love of Siegfried and Brünnhilde, celebrated at the end of the previous opera, is under threat from the plotting of the cunning Hagen. As the son of Alberich who created the all-powerful golden Ring, Hagen's single purpose is to regain the Ring at all costs. Soon Siegfried's fate is sealed: can Brünnhilde save the world?s.

21AColin Matthews, Prokofiev And Shostakovich - 120130729

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Katie Derham

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Thomas Søndergård live at the BBC Proms with Russian masterpeices by Prokofiev and Shostakovich plus a UK premiere by Colin Matthews

Colin Matthews: Turning Point (UK premiere)

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor

7.50pm Interval

8.10pm

Shostakovich Symphony No. 11, 'The Year 1905'

Daniel Hope (violin)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Thomas Søndergård (conductor)

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales reutrns to the BBC Proms with Principal Conductor Thomas Søndergård to give the UK premiere of Colin Matthews's mercurial Turning Point. First performed in 2007 by the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, it's a work the composer wrestled with over several years. The fast opening section came into being in 2003, but Matthews couldn't immediately find the way forward, and when he did a year later, the continuation was even faster, a whirling, scherzo-like episode. Once again, the composer ground to a halt, unable to continue. The 'turning point' came with a complete change of direction, music that was very slow and intense though based entirely on the same material that was heard earlier. The overall impression is, as Matthews puts it "of complex momentum countered by expressive simplicity".

British violinist Daniel Hope has toured the world as a virtuoso soloist for many years. Acclaimed by critics as adventurous and brilliant, of probing intellect and commanding style, he's also been described as "the most exciting British string player since Jacqueline du Pré" by the Observer. Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto was a landmark in his search for a new simplicity and a directness of expression. The flinty beauty of the concerto stands in sharp contrast to the granite heft of Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11, 'The Year 1905' written four years after the death of Joseph Stalin and studded through with revolutionary songs.

This Prom will be repeated on Tuesday 30th July at 2pm.

21AColin Matthews, Prokofiev And Shostakovich - 120130729

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Katie Derham

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Thomas Søndergård live at the BBC Proms with Russian masterpeices by Prokofiev and Shostakovich plus a UK premiere by Colin Matthews

Colin Matthews: Turning Point (UK premiere)

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor

7.50pm Interval

8.10pm

Shostakovich Symphony No. 11, 'The Year 1905'

Daniel Hope (violin)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Thomas Søndergård (conductor)

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales reutrns to the BBC Proms with Principal Conductor Thomas Søndergård to give the UK premiere of Colin Matthews's mercurial Turning Point. First performed in 2007 by the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, it's a work the composer wrestled with over several years. The fast opening section came into being in 2003, but Matthews couldn't immediately find the way forward, and when he did a year later, the continuation was even faster, a whirling, scherzo-like episode. Once again, the composer ground to a halt, unable to continue. The 'turning point' came with a complete change of direction, music that was very slow and intense though based entirely on the same material that was heard earlier. The overall impression is, as Matthews puts it "of complex momentum countered by expressive simplicity".

British violinist Daniel Hope has toured the world as a virtuoso soloist for many years. Acclaimed by critics as adventurous and brilliant, of probing intellect and commanding style, he's also been described as "the most exciting British string player since Jacqueline du Pré" by the Observer. Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto was a landmark in his search for a new simplicity and a directness of expression. The flinty beauty of the concerto stands in sharp contrast to the granite heft of Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11, 'The Year 1905' written four years after the death of Joseph Stalin and studded through with revolutionary songs.

This Prom will be repeated on Tuesday 30th July at 2pm.

21BColin Matthews, Prokofiev And Shostakovich - 220130729

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Katie Derham

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Thomas Søndergård live at the BBC Proms with Russian masterpeices by Prokofiev and Shostakovich plus a UK premiere by Colin Matthews

Colin Matthews: Turning Point (UK premiere)

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor

7.50pm Interval

8.10pm

Shostakovich Symphony No. 11, 'The Year 1905'

Daniel Hope (violin)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Thomas Søndergård (conductor)

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales reutrns to the BBC Proms with Principal Conductor Thomas Søndergård to give the UK premiere of Colin Matthews's mercurial Turning Point. First performed in 2007 by the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, it's a work the composer wrestled with over several years. The fast opening section came into being in 2003, but Matthews couldn't immediately find the way forward, and when he did a year later, the continuation was even faster, a whirling, scherzo-like episode. Once again, the composer ground to a halt, unable to continue. The 'turning point' came with a complete change of direction, music that was very slow and intense though based entirely on the same material that was heard earlier. The overall impression is, as Matthews puts it "of complex momentum countered by expressive simplicity".

British violinist Daniel Hope has toured the world as a virtuoso soloist for many years. Acclaimed by critics as adventurous and brilliant, of probing intellect and commanding style, he's also been described as "the most exciting British string player since Jacqueline du Pré" by the Observer. Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto was a landmark in his search for a new simplicity and a directness of expression. The flinty beauty of the concerto stands in sharp contrast to the granite heft of Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11, 'The Year 1905' written four years after the death of Joseph Stalin and studded through with revolutionary songs.

This Prom will be repeated on Tuesday 30th July at 2pm.

21BColin Matthews, Prokofiev And Shostakovich - 220130729

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Katie Derham

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Thomas Søndergård live at the BBC Proms with Russian masterpeices by Prokofiev and Shostakovich plus a UK premiere by Colin Matthews

Colin Matthews: Turning Point (UK premiere)

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor

7.50pm Interval

8.10pm

Shostakovich Symphony No. 11, 'The Year 1905'

Daniel Hope (violin)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Thomas Søndergård (conductor)

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales reutrns to the BBC Proms with Principal Conductor Thomas Søndergård to give the UK premiere of Colin Matthews's mercurial Turning Point. First performed in 2007 by the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, it's a work the composer wrestled with over several years. The fast opening section came into being in 2003, but Matthews couldn't immediately find the way forward, and when he did a year later, the continuation was even faster, a whirling, scherzo-like episode. Once again, the composer ground to a halt, unable to continue. The 'turning point' came with a complete change of direction, music that was very slow and intense though based entirely on the same material that was heard earlier. The overall impression is, as Matthews puts it "of complex momentum countered by expressive simplicity".

British violinist Daniel Hope has toured the world as a virtuoso soloist for many years. Acclaimed by critics as adventurous and brilliant, of probing intellect and commanding style, he's also been described as "the most exciting British string player since Jacqueline du Pré" by the Observer. Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto was a landmark in his search for a new simplicity and a directness of expression. The flinty beauty of the concerto stands in sharp contrast to the granite heft of Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11, 'The Year 1905' written four years after the death of Joseph Stalin and studded through with revolutionary songs.

This Prom will be repeated on Tuesday 30th July at 2pm.

22Naturally 720130729

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

A cappella vocal group Naturally 7 live at the BBC Proms. With a soundworld that ranges from scratching and drums to brass and electric guitar all produced with just the human voice

Who needs instruments when you have seven voices and seven bodies? Building on the heritage of gospel with a style described as 'vocal play', the group performs its own material alongside arrangements of classics including George Harrison's 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' and Phil Collins's 'In the Air Tonight' which incorporate a range of sounds from scratching and drums to brass and electric guitar all produced with just the human voice.

22Naturally 720130729

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

A cappella vocal group Naturally 7 live at the BBC Proms. With a soundworld that ranges from scratching and drums to brass and electric guitar all produced with just the human voice

Who needs instruments when you have seven voices and seven bodies? Building on the heritage of gospel with a style described as 'vocal play', the group performs its own material alongside arrangements of classics including George Harrison's 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' and Phil Collins's 'In the Air Tonight' which incorporate a range of sounds from scratching and drums to brass and electric guitar all produced with just the human voice.

23AMozart, Schumann And Sibelius - 120130730

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Paul Lewis, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Daniel Harding live at the BBC Proms with one of Mozart's most elegant piano concertos and Sibelius's final one-movement symphony

Mozart: Masonic Funeral Music, K477

Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C major

8.15pm Interval

8.40pm

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major, K503

Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C major

Paul Lewis (piano)

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Daniel Harding (conductor)

Daniel Harding returns to the Proms after 10 years, directing the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, with which he has a long association, in a programme exploring the subtly different properties of the keys of C major and C minor. Paul Lewis is the soloist in Mozart's majestic C major Piano Concerto No 25, which contrasts with the composer's austerely beautiful Masonic Funeral Music. Two great symphonies acutely expressive of light and shade, Schumann's Second and Sibelius's Seventh, complete an imaginative and stimulating sequence of works.

This Prom will be repeated on Wednesday 31st July at 2pm.

23AMozart, Schumann And Sibelius - 120130730

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Paul Lewis, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Daniel Harding live at the BBC Proms with one of Mozart's most elegant piano concertos and Sibelius's final one-movement symphony

Mozart: Masonic Funeral Music, K477

Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C major

8.15pm Interval

8.40pm

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major, K503

Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C major

Paul Lewis (piano)

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Daniel Harding (conductor)

Daniel Harding returns to the Proms after 10 years, directing the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, with which he has a long association, in a programme exploring the subtly different properties of the keys of C major and C minor. Paul Lewis is the soloist in Mozart's majestic C major Piano Concerto No 25, which contrasts with the composer's austerely beautiful Masonic Funeral Music. Two great symphonies acutely expressive of light and shade, Schumann's Second and Sibelius's Seventh, complete an imaginative and stimulating sequence of works.

This Prom will be repeated on Wednesday 31st July at 2pm.

23BMozart, Schumann And Sibelius - 220130730

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Paul Lewis, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Daniel Harding live at the BBC Proms with one of Mozart's most elegant piano concertos and Sibelius's final one-movement symphony

Mozart: Masonic Funeral Music, K477

Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C major

8.15pm Interval

8.40pm

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major, K503

Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C major

Paul Lewis (piano)

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Daniel Harding (conductor)

Daniel Harding returns to the Proms after 10 years, directing the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, with which he has a long association, in a programme exploring the subtly different properties of the keys of C major and C minor. Paul Lewis is the soloist in Mozart's majestic C major Piano Concerto No 25, which contrasts with the composer's austerely beautiful Masonic Funeral Music. Two great symphonies acutely expressive of light and shade, Schumann's Second and Sibelius's Seventh, complete an imaginative and stimulating sequence of works.

This Prom will be repeated on Wednesday 31st July at 2pm.

23BMozart, Schumann And Sibelius - 220130730

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Paul Lewis, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Daniel Harding live at the BBC Proms with one of Mozart's most elegant piano concertos and Sibelius's final one-movement symphony

Mozart: Masonic Funeral Music, K477

Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C major

8.15pm Interval

8.40pm

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major, K503

Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C major

Paul Lewis (piano)

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Daniel Harding (conductor)

Daniel Harding returns to the Proms after 10 years, directing the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, with which he has a long association, in a programme exploring the subtly different properties of the keys of C major and C minor. Paul Lewis is the soloist in Mozart's majestic C major Piano Concerto No 25, which contrasts with the composer's austerely beautiful Masonic Funeral Music. Two great symphonies acutely expressive of light and shade, Schumann's Second and Sibelius's Seventh, complete an imaginative and stimulating sequence of works.

This Prom will be repeated on Wednesday 31st July at 2pm.

24ABritish Light Music - 120130731

A celebration of British music with the BBC Concert Orchestra and Barry Wordsworth, including pieces written by Walton and Coates used to celebrate the coronation of the Queen 60 years ago.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny and Ken Bruce

Bantock: Pierrot of the Minute

Elgar: Nursery Suite

Arnold: Concerto for two pianos (three hands)

7.50pm Interval (including Proms Plus Intro

8.15pm

Walton: Crown Imperial

Coates: The Three Elizabeths

Arnold: Four English Dances, Set 1, Op. 27

Langford: Medley 'Say it with Music'

Noriko Ogawa (piano)

Kathryn Stott (piano)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

The BBC Concert Orchestra and their Conductor Laureate Barry Wordsworth demonstrate their versatility in a mixed programme celebrating British music of different styles, including pieces written by Walton and Coates used to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II 60 years ago, and Elgar's Nursery Suite, dedicated in 1931 to the Princesses Margaret and Elizabeth and their mother Elizabeth. The orchestra are joined by pianists Noriko Ogawa and Kathryn Stott in Malcolm Arnold's unashamedly attractive concerto and the programme ends with a celebration of old BBC radio signature tunes woven together in a medley by master arranger Gordon Langford.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Thursday 1st August at 2pm.

24ABritish Light Music - 120130731

A celebration of British music with the BBC Concert Orchestra and Barry Wordsworth, including pieces written by Walton and Coates used to celebrate the coronation of the Queen 60 years ago.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny and Ken Bruce

Bantock: Pierrot of the Minute

Elgar: Nursery Suite

Arnold: Concerto for two pianos (three hands)

7.50pm Interval (including Proms Plus Intro

8.15pm

Walton: Crown Imperial

Coates: The Three Elizabeths

Arnold: Four English Dances, Set 1, Op. 27

Langford: Medley 'Say it with Music'

Noriko Ogawa (piano)

Kathryn Stott (piano)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

The BBC Concert Orchestra and their Conductor Laureate Barry Wordsworth demonstrate their versatility in a mixed programme celebrating British music of different styles, including pieces written by Walton and Coates used to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II 60 years ago, and Elgar's Nursery Suite, dedicated in 1931 to the Princesses Margaret and Elizabeth and their mother Elizabeth. The orchestra are joined by pianists Noriko Ogawa and Kathryn Stott in Malcolm Arnold's unashamedly attractive concerto and the programme ends with a celebration of old BBC radio signature tunes woven together in a medley by master arranger Gordon Langford.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Thursday 1st August at 2pm.

24BBritish Light Music - 220130731

A celebration of British music with the BBC Concert Orchestra and Barry Wordsworth, including pieces written by Walton and Coates used to celebrate the coronation of the Queen 60 years ago.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny and Ken Bruce

Bantock: Pierrot of the Minute

Elgar: Nursery Suite

Arnold: Concerto for two pianos (three hands)

7.50pm Interval (including Proms Plus Intro - see separate billing)

8.15pm

Walton: Crown Imperial

Coates: The Three Elizabeths

Arnold: Four English Dances, Set 1, Op. 27

Langford: Medley 'Say it with Music'

Noriko Ogawa (piano)

Kathryn Stott (piano)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

The BBC Concert Orchestra and their Conductor Laureate Barry Wordsworth demonstrate their versatility in a mixed programme celebrating British music of different styles, including pieces written by Walton and Coates used to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II 60 years ago, and Elgar's Nursery Suite, dedicated in 1931 to the Princesses Margaret and Elizabeth and their mother Elizabeth. The orchestra are joined by pianists Noriko Ogawa and Kathryn Stott in Malcolm Arnold's unashamedly attractive concerto and the programme ends with a celebration of old BBC radio signature tunes woven together in a medley by master arranger Gordon Langford.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Thursday 1st August at 2pm.

24BBritish Light Music - 220130731

A celebration of British music with the BBC Concert Orchestra and Barry Wordsworth, including pieces written by Walton and Coates used to celebrate the coronation of the Queen 60 years ago.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny and Ken Bruce

Bantock: Pierrot of the Minute

Elgar: Nursery Suite

Arnold: Concerto for two pianos (three hands)

7.50pm Interval (including Proms Plus Intro - see separate billing)

8.15pm

Walton: Crown Imperial

Coates: The Three Elizabeths

Arnold: Four English Dances, Set 1, Op. 27

Langford: Medley 'Say it with Music'

Noriko Ogawa (piano)

Kathryn Stott (piano)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

The BBC Concert Orchestra and their Conductor Laureate Barry Wordsworth demonstrate their versatility in a mixed programme celebrating British music of different styles, including pieces written by Walton and Coates used to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II 60 years ago, and Elgar's Nursery Suite, dedicated in 1931 to the Princesses Margaret and Elizabeth and their mother Elizabeth. The orchestra are joined by pianists Noriko Ogawa and Kathryn Stott in Malcolm Arnold's unashamedly attractive concerto and the programme ends with a celebration of old BBC radio signature tunes woven together in a medley by master arranger Gordon Langford.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Thursday 1st August at 2pm.

25Zappa - The Adventures Of Greggery Peccary20130731

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

The Aurora Orchestra and Nicholas Collon live at the BBC Proms with Zappa's satire The Adventures of Greggery Peccary, a study by Nancarrow and Glass's Symphony No 10.

Zappa orch Ali N. Askin: The Adventures of Greggery Peccary

Nancarrow, arr. Y. E. Mikhashoff: Study for Player Piano No. 7

Glass: Symphony No. 10 (UK premiere)

Christopher Purves (baritone)

Aurora Orchestra

Nicholas Collon (conductor)

The Aurora Orchestra under conductor Nicholas Collon live at the BBC Proms with the first Proms performance of Frank Zappa's satire The Adventures of Greggery Peccary, with baritone Christopher Purves, followed by an arrangement for orchestra of Conlon Nancarrow's Study for Player Piano No. 7, and finally, the UK premiere of Philip Glass's Symphony No 10.

25Zappa - The Adventures Of Greggery Peccary20130731

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

The Aurora Orchestra and Nicholas Collon live at the BBC Proms with Zappa's satire The Adventures of Greggery Peccary, a study by Nancarrow and Glass's Symphony No 10.

Zappa orch Ali N. Askin: The Adventures of Greggery Peccary

Nancarrow, arr. Y. E. Mikhashoff: Study for Player Piano No. 7

Glass: Symphony No. 10 (UK premiere)

Christopher Purves (baritone)

Aurora Orchestra

Nicholas Collon (conductor)

The Aurora Orchestra under conductor Nicholas Collon live at the BBC Proms with the first Proms performance of Frank Zappa's satire The Adventures of Greggery Peccary, with baritone Christopher Purves, followed by an arrangement for orchestra of Conlon Nancarrow's Study for Player Piano No. 7, and finally, the UK premiere of Philip Glass's Symphony No 10.

26AHenze, Stravinsky & Tippett - 120130801

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

The BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Oliver Knussen live at the BBC Proms in music by Henze, Stravinsky and Tippett.

Henze: Barcarola

Stravinsky: Concerto for piano and wind instruments

8.10pm Interval

8.35pm

Stravinsky: Movements

Tippett: Symphony No. 2

Peter Serkin (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Oliver Knussen (conductor)

Composer-conductor Oliver Knussen directs the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Tippett's Symphony No. 2, inspired by the rhythmic energy of a Vivaldi bassline and the first in a series of works by Tippett to be featured at the 2013 BBC Proms in parallel with the Britten centenary.

The celebrated American pianist Peter Serkin makes his Proms debut in Stravinsky's neo-Classical Concerto for piano and winds and compact serialist conceit Movements. Written in memory of his friend Paul Dessau, the late Hans Werner Henze's 1979 Barcarola opens this programme of 20th-century masterpieces.

This Prom will be repeated on Friday 2nd August at 2pm.

26AHenze, Stravinsky & Tippett - 120130801

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

The BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Oliver Knussen live at the BBC Proms in music by Henze, Stravinsky and Tippett.

Henze: Barcarola

Stravinsky: Concerto for piano and wind instruments

8.10pm Interval

8.35pm

Stravinsky: Movements

Tippett: Symphony No. 2

Peter Serkin (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Oliver Knussen (conductor)

Composer-conductor Oliver Knussen directs the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Tippett's Symphony No. 2, inspired by the rhythmic energy of a Vivaldi bassline and the first in a series of works by Tippett to be featured at the 2013 BBC Proms in parallel with the Britten centenary.

The celebrated American pianist Peter Serkin makes his Proms debut in Stravinsky's neo-Classical Concerto for piano and winds and compact serialist conceit Movements. Written in memory of his friend Paul Dessau, the late Hans Werner Henze's 1979 Barcarola opens this programme of 20th-century masterpieces.

This Prom will be repeated on Friday 2nd August at 2pm.

26BHenze, Stravinsky & Tippett - 220130801

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

The BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Oliver Knussen live at the BBC Proms in music by Henze, Stravinsky and Tippett.

Henze: Barcarola

Stravinsky: Concerto for piano and wind instruments

8.10pm Interval

8.35pm

Stravinsky: Movements

Tippett: Symphony No. 2

Peter Serkin (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Oliver Knussen (conductor)

Composer-conductor Oliver Knussen directs the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Tippett's Symphony No. 2, inspired by the rhythmic energy of a Vivaldi bassline and the first in a series of works by Tippett to be featured at the 2013 BBC Proms in parallel with the Britten centenary.

The celebrated American pianist Peter Serkin makes his Proms debut in Stravinsky's neo-Classical Concerto for piano and winds and compact serialist conceit Movements. Written in memory of his friend Paul Dessau, the late Hans Werner Henze's 1979 Barcarola opens this programme of 20th-century masterpieces.

This Prom will be repeated on Friday 2nd August at 2pm.

26BHenze, Stravinsky & Tippett - 220130801

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

The BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Oliver Knussen live at the BBC Proms in music by Henze, Stravinsky and Tippett.

Henze: Barcarola

Stravinsky: Concerto for piano and wind instruments

8.10pm Interval

8.35pm

Stravinsky: Movements

Tippett: Symphony No. 2

Peter Serkin (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Oliver Knussen (conductor)

Composer-conductor Oliver Knussen directs the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Tippett's Symphony No. 2, inspired by the rhythmic energy of a Vivaldi bassline and the first in a series of works by Tippett to be featured at the 2013 BBC Proms in parallel with the Britten centenary.

The celebrated American pianist Peter Serkin makes his Proms debut in Stravinsky's neo-Classical Concerto for piano and winds and compact serialist conceit Movements. Written in memory of his friend Paul Dessau, the late Hans Werner Henze's 1979 Barcarola opens this programme of 20th-century masterpieces.

This Prom will be repeated on Friday 2nd August at 2pm.

27ANaresh Sohal, Rachmaninov & Tchaikovsky - 120130802

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Peter Oundjian live at the BBC Proms, continuing the Proms Tchaikovsky symphony cycle with the Fifth, and Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Sohal: The Cosmic Dance (BBC commission: world premiere)

8.15pm Interval

8.35pm

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor

9.25pm Interval

9.50pm

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor

Nikolai Lugansky (piano)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Peter Oundjian (conductor)

The Proms Tchaikovsky symphony cycle continues with a performance of the melancholy Fifth Symphony. The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is conducted by Peter Oundjian who makes his Proms debut. The concert begins with a commission by Punjabi-born British composer Naresh Sohal in a work which examines the idea of creation: The Cosmic Dance. The second part of the concert is devoted to Rachmaninov's hugely demanding Third Piano Concerto, its haunting opening melody based on an old traditional Russian chant. Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky is the soloist.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Sunday 4th August at 2pm.

27ANaresh Sohal, Rachmaninov & Tchaikovsky - 120130802

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Peter Oundjian live at the BBC Proms, continuing the Proms Tchaikovsky symphony cycle with the Fifth, and Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Sohal: The Cosmic Dance (BBC commission: world premiere)

8.15pm Interval

8.35pm

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor

9.25pm Interval

9.50pm

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor

Nikolai Lugansky (piano)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Peter Oundjian (conductor)

The Proms Tchaikovsky symphony cycle continues with a performance of the melancholy Fifth Symphony. The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is conducted by Peter Oundjian who makes his Proms debut. The concert begins with a commission by Punjabi-born British composer Naresh Sohal in a work which examines the idea of creation: The Cosmic Dance. The second part of the concert is devoted to Rachmaninov's hugely demanding Third Piano Concerto, its haunting opening melody based on an old traditional Russian chant. Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky is the soloist.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Sunday 4th August at 2pm.

27BNaresh Sohal, Rachmaninov & Tchaikovsky - 220130802

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Peter Oundjian live at the BBC Proms, continuing the Proms Tchaikovsky symphony cycle with the Fifth, and Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Sohal: The Cosmic Dance (BBC commission: world premiere)

8.15pm Interval

8.35pm

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor

9.25pm Interval

9.50pm

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor

Nikolai Lugansky (piano)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Peter Oundjian (conductor)

The Proms Tchaikovsky symphony cycle continues with a performance of the melancholy Fifth Symphony. The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is conducted by Peter Oundjian who makes his Proms debut. The concert begins with a commission by Punjabi-born British composer Naresh Sohal in a work which examines the idea of creation: The Cosmic Dance. The second part of the concert is devoted to Rachmaninov's hugely demanding Third Piano Concerto, its haunting opening melody based on an old traditional Russian chant. Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky is the soloist.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Sunday 4th August at 2pm.

27BNaresh Sohal, Rachmaninov & Tchaikovsky - 220130802

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Peter Oundjian live at the BBC Proms, continuing the Proms Tchaikovsky symphony cycle with the Fifth, and Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Sohal: The Cosmic Dance (BBC commission: world premiere)

8.15pm Interval

8.35pm

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor

9.25pm Interval

9.50pm

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor

Nikolai Lugansky (piano)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Peter Oundjian (conductor)

The Proms Tchaikovsky symphony cycle continues with a performance of the melancholy Fifth Symphony. The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is conducted by Peter Oundjian who makes his Proms debut. The concert begins with a commission by Punjabi-born British composer Naresh Sohal in a work which examines the idea of creation: The Cosmic Dance. The second part of the concert is devoted to Rachmaninov's hugely demanding Third Piano Concerto, its haunting opening melody based on an old traditional Russian chant. Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky is the soloist.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Sunday 4th August at 2pm.

27CNaresh Sohal, Rachmaninov & Tchaikovsky - 320130802

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Peter Oundjian live at the BBC Proms, continuing the Proms Tchaikovsky symphony cycle with the Fifth, and Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Sohal: The Cosmic Dance (BBC commission: world premiere)

8.15pm Interval (see separate billing)

8.35pm

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor

9.25pm Interval (including Twenty Minutes - see separate billing)

9.50pm

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor

Nikolai Lugansky (piano)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Peter Oundjian (conductor)

The Proms Tchaikovsky symphony cycle continues with a performance of the melancholy Fifth Symphony. The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is conducted by Peter Oundjian who makes his Proms debut. The concert begins with a commission by Punjabi-born British composer Naresh Sohal in a work which examines the idea of creation: The Cosmic Dance. The second part of the concert is devoted to Rachmaninov's hugely demanding Third Piano Concerto, its haunting opening melody based on an old traditional Russian chant. Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky is the soloist.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Sunday 4th August at 2pm.

27CNaresh Sohal, Rachmaninov & Tchaikovsky - 320130802

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Peter Oundjian live at the BBC Proms, continuing the Proms Tchaikovsky symphony cycle with the Fifth, and Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Sohal: The Cosmic Dance (BBC commission: world premiere)

8.15pm Interval (see separate billing)

8.35pm

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor

9.25pm Interval (including Twenty Minutes - see separate billing)

9.50pm

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor

Nikolai Lugansky (piano)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Peter Oundjian (conductor)

The Proms Tchaikovsky symphony cycle continues with a performance of the melancholy Fifth Symphony. The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is conducted by Peter Oundjian who makes his Proms debut. The concert begins with a commission by Punjabi-born British composer Naresh Sohal in a work which examines the idea of creation: The Cosmic Dance. The second part of the concert is devoted to Rachmaninov's hugely demanding Third Piano Concerto, its haunting opening melody based on an old traditional Russian chant. Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky is the soloist.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Sunday 4th August at 2pm.

28AJ Strauss Ii, James Macmillan & Beethoven - 120130803

Vadim Repin, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Donald Runnicles live at the BBC Proms. Music includes a performance of James MacMillan's Violin Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Johann Strauss II: By the Beautiful Blue Danube - waltz

James MacMillan: Violin Concerto

8.10pm Interval

8.30 pm

Beethoven: Overture 'Coriolan'

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor

Vadim Repin (violin)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Donald Runnicles (conductor)

A renowned interpreter of Austro-German repertoire, Donald Runnicles opens this concert with arguably the most famous waltz in the world - The Blue Danube - and the evening ends with the symphony which has one of the most recognisable openings of all time, Beethoven's Fifth.

James MacMillan's Violin Concerto, which was premiered by Vadim Repin in 2010, is the centrepiece of the concert. The concerto is influenced strongly by Scottish traditional music, as the composer says "Fiddle music has long been under my skin, and in writing a violin concerto it is inevitable that it would rise up to the surface. Its roots are in song and dance, and these most ancient modes of expression and storytelling are at the heart of my new work."

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Monday 5th August at 2pm.

In 1818 Beethoven's 25 Scottish Songs set to music the words of writers like Robert Burns and James Hogg. Robert Crawford and Fiona Stafford discuss how the Romantic Movement linked the composer with the poetry of Scottish writers like Burns, James Macpherson and Walter Scott. Susan Hitch presents.

Recorded in front of an audience at the Royal College of Music as part of this year's Proms Plus events.

28AJ Strauss Ii, James Macmillan & Beethoven - 120130803

Vadim Repin, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Donald Runnicles live at the BBC Proms. Music includes a performance of James MacMillan's Violin Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Johann Strauss II: By the Beautiful Blue Danube - waltz

James MacMillan: Violin Concerto

8.10pm Interval

8.30 pm

Beethoven: Overture 'Coriolan'

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor

Vadim Repin (violin)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Donald Runnicles (conductor)

A renowned interpreter of Austro-German repertoire, Donald Runnicles opens this concert with arguably the most famous waltz in the world - The Blue Danube - and the evening ends with the symphony which has one of the most recognisable openings of all time, Beethoven's Fifth.

James MacMillan's Violin Concerto, which was premiered by Vadim Repin in 2010, is the centrepiece of the concert. The concerto is influenced strongly by Scottish traditional music, as the composer says "Fiddle music has long been under my skin, and in writing a violin concerto it is inevitable that it would rise up to the surface. Its roots are in song and dance, and these most ancient modes of expression and storytelling are at the heart of my new work."

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Monday 5th August at 2pm.

In 1818 Beethoven's 25 Scottish Songs set to music the words of writers like Robert Burns and James Hogg. Robert Crawford and Fiona Stafford discuss how the Romantic Movement linked the composer with the poetry of Scottish writers like Burns, James Macpherson and Walter Scott. Susan Hitch presents.

Recorded in front of an audience at the Royal College of Music as part of this year's Proms Plus events.

28BJ Strauss Ii, James Macmillan & Beethoven - 220130803

Vadim Repin, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Donald Runnicles live at the BBC Proms. Music includes a performance of James MacMillan's Violin Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Johann Strauss II: By the Beautiful Blue Danube - waltz

James MacMillan: Violin Concerto

8.10pm Interval

8.30 pm

Beethoven: Overture 'Coriolan'

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor

Vadim Repin (violin)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Donald Runnicles (conductor)

A renowned interpreter of Austro-German repertoire, Donald Runnicles opens this concert with arguably the most famous waltz in the world - The Blue Danube - and the evening ends with the symphony which has one of the most recognisable openings of all time, Beethoven's Fifth.

James MacMillan's Violin Concerto, which was premiered by Vadim Repin in 2010, is the centrepiece of the concert. The concerto is influenced strongly by Scottish traditional music, as the composer says "Fiddle music has long been under my skin, and in writing a violin concerto it is inevitable that it would rise up to the surface. Its roots are in song and dance, and these most ancient modes of expression and storytelling are at the heart of my new work."

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Monday 5th August at 2pm.

28BJ Strauss Ii, James Macmillan & Beethoven - 220130803

Vadim Repin, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Donald Runnicles live at the BBC Proms. Music includes a performance of James MacMillan's Violin Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Johann Strauss II: By the Beautiful Blue Danube - waltz

James MacMillan: Violin Concerto

8.10pm Interval

8.30 pm

Beethoven: Overture 'Coriolan'

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor

Vadim Repin (violin)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Donald Runnicles (conductor)

A renowned interpreter of Austro-German repertoire, Donald Runnicles opens this concert with arguably the most famous waltz in the world - The Blue Danube - and the evening ends with the symphony which has one of the most recognisable openings of all time, Beethoven's Fifth.

James MacMillan's Violin Concerto, which was premiered by Vadim Repin in 2010, is the centrepiece of the concert. The concerto is influenced strongly by Scottish traditional music, as the composer says "Fiddle music has long been under my skin, and in writing a violin concerto it is inevitable that it would rise up to the surface. Its roots are in song and dance, and these most ancient modes of expression and storytelling are at the heart of my new work."

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Monday 5th August at 2pm.

29AWagner - Tannhauser - 120130804

Wagner 200

Donald Runnicles brings together an international cast and the Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where he is General Music Director, in this concert performance of Wagner's opera Tannhäuser.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Presented by Louise Fryer.

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 1

7.05pm: Interval

7.35pm

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 2

8.45pm: Interval

9.15pm

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 3

Tannhäuser - Robert Dean Smith(tenor)

Elisabeth - Heidi Melton (soprano)

Venus - Daniela Sindram (soprano)

Landgraf - Ain Anger (bass)

Wolfram - Christoph Pohl (baritone)

Walter - Thomas Blondelle (tenor)

Heinrich - Andrew Rees (tenor)

Reimar - Brian Bannatyne-Scott (bass)

Biterolf - Ashley Holland (bass)

Shepherd Boy - Hila Fahima (soprano)

Concert Association of the Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Donald Runnicles (conductor)

Knightly minstrel Tannhäuser has been lover of the godess Venus for a year and a day when he invokes the name of the Virgin Mary and is sent back to the mortal world. There he is reunited with Elisabeth, niece of Landgraf, and a singing tournament is arranged with her hand as the prize. When Tannhäuser sings in praise of Venus he is forced to become a pilgrim and seek absolution from the Pope in Rome.

29AWagner - Tannhauser - 120130804

Wagner 200

Donald Runnicles brings together an international cast and the Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where he is General Music Director, in this concert performance of Wagner's opera Tannhäuser.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Presented by Louise Fryer.

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 1

7.05pm: Interval

7.35pm

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 2

8.45pm: Interval

9.15pm

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 3

Tannhäuser - Robert Dean Smith(tenor)

Elisabeth - Heidi Melton (soprano)

Venus - Daniela Sindram (soprano)

Landgraf - Ain Anger (bass)

Wolfram - Christoph Pohl (baritone)

Walter - Thomas Blondelle (tenor)

Heinrich - Andrew Rees (tenor)

Reimar - Brian Bannatyne-Scott (bass)

Biterolf - Ashley Holland (bass)

Shepherd Boy - Hila Fahima (soprano)

Concert Association of the Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Donald Runnicles (conductor)

Knightly minstrel Tannhäuser has been lover of the godess Venus for a year and a day when he invokes the name of the Virgin Mary and is sent back to the mortal world. There he is reunited with Elisabeth, niece of Landgraf, and a singing tournament is arranged with her hand as the prize. When Tannhäuser sings in praise of Venus he is forced to become a pilgrim and seek absolution from the Pope in Rome.

29BWagner - Tannhauser - 220130804

Wagner 200

Donald Runnicles brings together an international cast and the Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where he is General Music Director, in this concert performance of Wagner's opera Tannhäuser.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Presented by Louise Fryer.

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 1

7.05pm: Interval

7.35pm

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 2

8.45pm: Interval

9.15pm

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 3

Tannhäuser - Robert Dean Smith(tenor)

Elisabeth - Heidi Melton (soprano)

Venus - Daniela Sindram (soprano)

Landgraf - Ain Anger (bass)

Wolfram - Christoph Pohl (baritone)

Walter - Thomas Blondelle (tenor)

Heinrich - Andrew Rees (tenor)

Reimar - Brian Bannatyne-Scott (bass)

Biterolf - Ashley Holland (bass)

Shepherd Boy - Hila Fahima (soprano)

Concert Association of the Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Donald Runnicles (conductor)

Knightly minstrel Tannhäuser has been lover of the godess Venus for a year and a day when he invokes the name of the Virgin Mary and is sent back to the mortal world. There he is reunited with Elisabeth, niece of Landgraf, and a singing tournament is arranged with her hand as the prize. When Tannhäuser sings in praise of Venus he is forced to become a pilgrim and seek absolution from the Pope in Rome.

29BWagner - Tannhauser - 220130804

Wagner 200

Donald Runnicles brings together an international cast and the Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where he is General Music Director, in this concert performance of Wagner's opera Tannhäuser.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Presented by Louise Fryer.

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 1

7.05pm: Interval

7.35pm

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 2

8.45pm: Interval

9.15pm

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 3

Tannhäuser - Robert Dean Smith(tenor)

Elisabeth - Heidi Melton (soprano)

Venus - Daniela Sindram (soprano)

Landgraf - Ain Anger (bass)

Wolfram - Christoph Pohl (baritone)

Walter - Thomas Blondelle (tenor)

Heinrich - Andrew Rees (tenor)

Reimar - Brian Bannatyne-Scott (bass)

Biterolf - Ashley Holland (bass)

Shepherd Boy - Hila Fahima (soprano)

Concert Association of the Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Donald Runnicles (conductor)

Knightly minstrel Tannhäuser has been lover of the godess Venus for a year and a day when he invokes the name of the Virgin Mary and is sent back to the mortal world. There he is reunited with Elisabeth, niece of Landgraf, and a singing tournament is arranged with her hand as the prize. When Tannhäuser sings in praise of Venus he is forced to become a pilgrim and seek absolution from the Pope in Rome.

29CWagner - Tannhauser - 320130804

Wagner 200

Donald Runnicles brings together an international cast and the Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where he is General Music Director, in this concert performance of Wagner's opera Tannhäuser.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Presented by Louise Fryer.

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 1

7.05pm: Interval

7.35pm

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 2

8.45pm: Interval

9.15pm

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 3

Tannhäuser - Robert Dean Smith(tenor)

Elisabeth - Heidi Melton (soprano)

Venus - Daniela Sindram (soprano)

Landgraf - Ain Anger (bass)

Wolfram - Christoph Pohl (baritone)

Walter - Thomas Blondelle (tenor)

Heinrich - Andrew Rees (tenor)

Reimar - Brian Bannatyne-Scott (bass)

Biterolf - Ashley Holland (bass)

Shepherd Boy - Hila Fahima (soprano)

Concert Association of the Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Donald Runnicles (conductor)

Knightly minstrel Tannhäuser has been lover of the godess Venus for a year and a day when he invokes the name of the Virgin Mary and is sent back to the mortal world. There he is reunited with Elisabeth, niece of Landgraf, and a singing tournament is arranged with her hand as the prize. When Tannhäuser sings in praise of Venus he is forced to become a pilgrim and seek absolution from the Pope in Rome.

29CWagner - Tannhauser - 320130804

Wagner 200

Donald Runnicles brings together an international cast and the Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where he is General Music Director, in this concert performance of Wagner's opera Tannhäuser.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Presented by Louise Fryer.

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 1

7.05pm: Interval

7.35pm

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 2

8.45pm: Interval

9.15pm

Wagner: Tannhäuser, Act 3

Tannhäuser - Robert Dean Smith(tenor)

Elisabeth - Heidi Melton (soprano)

Venus - Daniela Sindram (soprano)

Landgraf - Ain Anger (bass)

Wolfram - Christoph Pohl (baritone)

Walter - Thomas Blondelle (tenor)

Heinrich - Andrew Rees (tenor)

Reimar - Brian Bannatyne-Scott (bass)

Biterolf - Ashley Holland (bass)

Shepherd Boy - Hila Fahima (soprano)

Concert Association of the Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Donald Runnicles (conductor)

Knightly minstrel Tannhäuser has been lover of the godess Venus for a year and a day when he invokes the name of the Virgin Mary and is sent back to the mortal world. There he is reunited with Elisabeth, niece of Landgraf, and a singing tournament is arranged with her hand as the prize. When Tannhäuser sings in praise of Venus he is forced to become a pilgrim and seek absolution from the Pope in Rome.

30ABorodin, Prokofiev, Edward Cowie & Tchaikovsky - 120130805

The BBC Philharmonic and Gianandrea Noseda, live at the BBC Proms, perform works by Borodin, Prokofiev, Edward Cowie and Tchaikovsky.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Katie Derham

Borodin: Overture and Polovtsian Dances from 'Prince Igor'

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No 2

8.30pm Interval

8.50pm

Edward Cowie: Earth Music 1: The Great Barrier Reef (BBC commission: world premiere)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 2 in C minor, 'Little Russian'

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Borodin's overture to 'Prince Igor' opens a programme celebrating the 70th birthday of composer Edward Cowie and the close musical relationship between the BBC Philharmonic, their Conductor Laureate Gianandrea Noseda and pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. Bavouzet plays Prokofiev's brilliant Second Piano Concerto, its original score destroyed in the Russian Revolution and revised by the composer in Paris in 1923. The fragile beauty of the Great Barrier Reef is the subject of Edward Cowie's Earth Music 1, while the 'Little Russian' continues the season's Tchaikovsky symphony cycle.

Repeated tomorrow at 2pm.

30ABorodin, Prokofiev, Edward Cowie & Tchaikovsky - 120130805

The BBC Philharmonic and Gianandrea Noseda, live at the BBC Proms, perform works by Borodin, Prokofiev, Edward Cowie and Tchaikovsky.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Katie Derham

Borodin: Overture and Polovtsian Dances from 'Prince Igor'

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No 2

8.30pm Interval

8.50pm

Edward Cowie: Earth Music 1: The Great Barrier Reef (BBC commission: world premiere)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 2 in C minor, 'Little Russian'

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Borodin's overture to 'Prince Igor' opens a programme celebrating the 70th birthday of composer Edward Cowie and the close musical relationship between the BBC Philharmonic, their Conductor Laureate Gianandrea Noseda and pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. Bavouzet plays Prokofiev's brilliant Second Piano Concerto, its original score destroyed in the Russian Revolution and revised by the composer in Paris in 1923. The fragile beauty of the Great Barrier Reef is the subject of Edward Cowie's Earth Music 1, while the 'Little Russian' continues the season's Tchaikovsky symphony cycle.

Repeated tomorrow at 2pm.

30BBorodin, Prokofiev, Edward Cowie & Tchaikovsky - 220130805

The BBC Philharmonic and Gianandrea Noseda, live at the BBC Proms, perform works by Borodin, Prokofiev, Edward Cowie and Tchaikovsky.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Katie Derham

Borodin: Overture and Polovtsian Dances from 'Prince Igor'

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No 2

8.30pm Interval

8.50pm

Edward Cowie: Earth Music 1: The Great Barrier Reef (BBC commission: world premiere)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 2 in C minor, 'Little Russian'

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Borodin's overture to 'Prince Igor' opens a programme celebrating the 70th birthday of composer Edward Cowie and the close musical relationship between the BBC Philharmonic, their Conductor Laureate Gianandrea Noseda and pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. Bavouzet plays Prokofiev's brilliant Second Piano Concerto, its original score destroyed in the Russian Revolution and revised by the composer in Paris in 1923. The fragile beauty of the Great Barrier Reef is the subject of Edward Cowie's Earth Music 1, while the 'Little Russian' continues the season's Tchaikovsky symphony cycle.

Repeated tomorrow at 2pm.

30BBorodin, Prokofiev, Edward Cowie & Tchaikovsky - 220130805

The BBC Philharmonic and Gianandrea Noseda, live at the BBC Proms, perform works by Borodin, Prokofiev, Edward Cowie and Tchaikovsky.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Katie Derham

Borodin: Overture and Polovtsian Dances from 'Prince Igor'

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No 2

8.30pm Interval

8.50pm

Edward Cowie: Earth Music 1: The Great Barrier Reef (BBC commission: world premiere)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 2 in C minor, 'Little Russian'

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Borodin's overture to 'Prince Igor' opens a programme celebrating the 70th birthday of composer Edward Cowie and the close musical relationship between the BBC Philharmonic, their Conductor Laureate Gianandrea Noseda and pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. Bavouzet plays Prokofiev's brilliant Second Piano Concerto, its original score destroyed in the Russian Revolution and revised by the composer in Paris in 1923. The fragile beauty of the Great Barrier Reef is the subject of Edward Cowie's Earth Music 1, while the 'Little Russian' continues the season's Tchaikovsky symphony cycle.

Repeated tomorrow at 2pm.

31AWalton, Rubbra, Bruch & Korngold - 120130806

The BBC Philharmonic and John Storgårds, live at the BBC Proms, perform Walton's 'Orb and Sceptre', Rubbra's 'Ode to the Queen', Bruch's Violin Concerto No 1 and Korngold's Symphony.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Walton: March 'Orb and Sceptre'

Rubbra: Ode to the Queen

Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor

8.25pm Interval

8.45pm

Korngold: Symphony in F sharp minor

Vilde Frang (violin)

Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano)

BBC Philharmonic

John Storgårds (conductor)

The BBC Philharmonic and its Principal Guest Conductor return to the Royal Albert Hall for the first Proms performance of Korngold's Symphony. Dedicated to the memory of Franklin D Roosevelt, the symphony refers back to Korngold's score for the 1939 Errol Flynn and Bette Davis romance 'The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex'. Rubbra's 'Ode to the Queen' and Walton's 'Orb and Sceptre' celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen's coronation, while Vilde Frang joins Storgårds and the orchestra for Bruch's ever-popular Violin Concerto.

31AWalton, Rubbra, Bruch & Korngold - 120130806

The BBC Philharmonic and John Storgårds, live at the BBC Proms, perform Walton's 'Orb and Sceptre', Rubbra's 'Ode to the Queen', Bruch's Violin Concerto No 1 and Korngold's Symphony.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Walton: March 'Orb and Sceptre'

Rubbra: Ode to the Queen

Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor

8.25pm Interval

8.45pm

Korngold: Symphony in F sharp minor

Vilde Frang (violin)

Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano)

BBC Philharmonic

John Storgårds (conductor)

The BBC Philharmonic and its Principal Guest Conductor return to the Royal Albert Hall for the first Proms performance of Korngold's Symphony. Dedicated to the memory of Franklin D Roosevelt, the symphony refers back to Korngold's score for the 1939 Errol Flynn and Bette Davis romance 'The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex'. Rubbra's 'Ode to the Queen' and Walton's 'Orb and Sceptre' celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen's coronation, while Vilde Frang joins Storgårds and the orchestra for Bruch's ever-popular Violin Concerto.

31BWalton, Rubbra, Bruch & Korngold - 220130806

The BBC Philharmonic and John Storgårds, live at the BBC Proms, perform Walton's 'Orb and Sceptre', Rubbra's 'Ode to the Queen', Bruch's Violin Concerto No 1 and Korngold's Symphony.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Walton: March 'Orb and Sceptre'

Rubbra: Ode to the Queen

Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor

8.25pm Interval

8.45pm

Korngold: Symphony in F sharp minor

Vilde Frang (violin)

Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano)

BBC Philharmonic

John Storgårds (conductor)

The BBC Philharmonic and its Principal Guest Conductor return to the Royal Albert Hall for the first Proms performance of Korngold's Symphony. Dedicated to the memory of Franklin D Roosevelt, the symphony refers back to Korngold's score for the 1939 Errol Flynn and Bette Davis romance 'The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex'. Rubbra's 'Ode to the Queen' and Walton's 'Orb and Sceptre' celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen's coronation, while Vilde Frang joins Storgårds and the orchestra for Bruch's ever-popular Violin Concerto.

31BWalton, Rubbra, Bruch & Korngold - 220130806

The BBC Philharmonic and John Storgårds, live at the BBC Proms, perform Walton's 'Orb and Sceptre', Rubbra's 'Ode to the Queen', Bruch's Violin Concerto No 1 and Korngold's Symphony.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Walton: March 'Orb and Sceptre'

Rubbra: Ode to the Queen

Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor

8.25pm Interval

8.45pm

Korngold: Symphony in F sharp minor

Vilde Frang (violin)

Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano)

BBC Philharmonic

John Storgårds (conductor)

The BBC Philharmonic and its Principal Guest Conductor return to the Royal Albert Hall for the first Proms performance of Korngold's Symphony. Dedicated to the memory of Franklin D Roosevelt, the symphony refers back to Korngold's score for the 1939 Errol Flynn and Bette Davis romance 'The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex'. Rubbra's 'Ode to the Queen' and Walton's 'Orb and Sceptre' celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen's coronation, while Vilde Frang joins Storgårds and the orchestra for Bruch's ever-popular Violin Concerto.

32ALutoslawski & Holst - 120130807

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Edward Gardner perform music by Holst, including The Planets, live at the BBC Proms. Louis Lortie is the soloist in Lutoslawski's Piano Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Suzy Klein

Lutoslawski: Symphonic Variations

Holst: Egdon Heath

Lutoslawski: Piano Concerto

8.35m Interval

8.55pm

Holst: The Planets

Louis Lortie (piano)

BBC Symphony Chorus (women's voices)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Edward Gardner (conductor)

Leading champion of Lutoslawski's music and Music Director of English National Opera, Edward Gardner conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a programme contrasting one each of the Polish composer's earliest and latest works with music by the British composer Gustav Holst.

Completed shortly before the occupation of Poland, Lutoslawski's Symphonic Variations is juxtaposed with Holst's rarely heard tribute to Thomas Hardy, Egdon Heath. Louis Lortie is the soloist in Lutoslawski's monumental 1988 Piano Concerto in a concert that closes with Holst's extraordinarily visionary suite, The Planets.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Friday 9th August at 2pm.

32ALutoslawski & Holst - 120130807

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Edward Gardner perform music by Holst, including The Planets, live at the BBC Proms. Louis Lortie is the soloist in Lutoslawski's Piano Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Suzy Klein

Lutoslawski: Symphonic Variations

Holst: Egdon Heath

Lutoslawski: Piano Concerto

8.35m Interval

8.55pm

Holst: The Planets

Louis Lortie (piano)

BBC Symphony Chorus (women's voices)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Edward Gardner (conductor)

Leading champion of Lutoslawski's music and Music Director of English National Opera, Edward Gardner conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a programme contrasting one each of the Polish composer's earliest and latest works with music by the British composer Gustav Holst.

Completed shortly before the occupation of Poland, Lutoslawski's Symphonic Variations is juxtaposed with Holst's rarely heard tribute to Thomas Hardy, Egdon Heath. Louis Lortie is the soloist in Lutoslawski's monumental 1988 Piano Concerto in a concert that closes with Holst's extraordinarily visionary suite, The Planets.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Friday 9th August at 2pm.

32BLutoslawski & Holst - 220130807

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Edward Gardner perform music by Holst, including The Planets, live at the BBC Proms. Louis Lortie is the soloist in Lutoslawski's Piano Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Suzy Klein

Lutoslawski: Symphonic Variations

Holst: Egdon Heath

Lutoslawski: Piano Concerto

8.35m Interval

8.55pm

Holst: The Planets

Louis Lortie (piano)

BBC Symphony Chorus (women's voices)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Edward Gardner (conductor)

Leading champion of Lutoslawski's music and Music Director of English National Opera, Edward Gardner conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a programme contrasting one each of the Polish composer's earliest and latest works with music by the British composer Gustav Holst.

Completed shortly before the occupation of Poland, Lutoslawski's Symphonic Variations is juxtaposed with Holst's rarely heard tribute to Thomas Hardy, Egdon Heath. Louis Lortie is the soloist in Lutoslawski's monumental 1988 Piano Concerto in a concert that closes with Holst's extraordinarily visionary suite, The Planets.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Friday 9th August at 2pm.

32BLutoslawski & Holst - 220130807

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Edward Gardner perform music by Holst, including The Planets, live at the BBC Proms. Louis Lortie is the soloist in Lutoslawski's Piano Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Suzy Klein

Lutoslawski: Symphonic Variations

Holst: Egdon Heath

Lutoslawski: Piano Concerto

8.35m Interval

8.55pm

Holst: The Planets

Louis Lortie (piano)

BBC Symphony Chorus (women's voices)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Edward Gardner (conductor)

Leading champion of Lutoslawski's music and Music Director of English National Opera, Edward Gardner conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a programme contrasting one each of the Polish composer's earliest and latest works with music by the British composer Gustav Holst.

Completed shortly before the occupation of Poland, Lutoslawski's Symphonic Variations is juxtaposed with Holst's rarely heard tribute to Thomas Hardy, Egdon Heath. Louis Lortie is the soloist in Lutoslawski's monumental 1988 Piano Concerto in a concert that closes with Holst's extraordinarily visionary suite, The Planets.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Friday 9th August at 2pm.

33ABeethoven, Berlioz - 120130808

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Presented by Christopher Cook.

The pianist Mitsuko Uchida returns to the Proms after a long absence, joining the Bavarian Radio Symphony and Mariss Jansons for Beethoven's fourth piano concerto. The concert concludes with Berlioz's gothic masterpiece, his Symphonie fantastique.

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major

7.40pm Interval

8.00pm

Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

Mitsuko Uchida (piano)

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Mariss Jansons (conductor)

Mitsuko Uchida is a much loved figure on the concert platform, and this evening she returns to the Proms after an absence of almost 20 years, joining the Bavarian Radio Symphony for Beethoven's Piano Concerto no.4, in which musical ideas are tested to their limits in a dialogue between the keyboard and orchestra. The rest of the programme is devoted to Berlioz's monumental Symphonie fantastique, complete with opium-fuelled obsessions, a rural idyll and a danse macabre. The conductor Mariss Jansons, who celebrates his 70th birthday this year, is a regular at the Proms, and he demonstrates the closeness of his 10 year partnership with the Bavarian orchestra.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Sunday 11th August at 2pm.

33ABeethoven, Berlioz - 120130808

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Presented by Christopher Cook.

The pianist Mitsuko Uchida returns to the Proms after a long absence, joining the Bavarian Radio Symphony and Mariss Jansons for Beethoven's fourth piano concerto. The concert concludes with Berlioz's gothic masterpiece, his Symphonie fantastique.

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major

7.40pm Interval

8.00pm

Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

Mitsuko Uchida (piano)

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Mariss Jansons (conductor)

Mitsuko Uchida is a much loved figure on the concert platform, and this evening she returns to the Proms after an absence of almost 20 years, joining the Bavarian Radio Symphony for Beethoven's Piano Concerto no.4, in which musical ideas are tested to their limits in a dialogue between the keyboard and orchestra. The rest of the programme is devoted to Berlioz's monumental Symphonie fantastique, complete with opium-fuelled obsessions, a rural idyll and a danse macabre. The conductor Mariss Jansons, who celebrates his 70th birthday this year, is a regular at the Proms, and he demonstrates the closeness of his 10 year partnership with the Bavarian orchestra.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Sunday 11th August at 2pm.

33BBeethoven, Berlioz - 220130808

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Presented by Christopher Cook.

The pianist Mitsuko Uchida returns to the Proms after a long absence, joining the Bavarian Radio Symphony and Mariss Jansons for Beethoven's fourth piano concerto. The concert concludes with Berlioz's gothic masterpiece, his Symphonie fantastique.

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major

7.40pm Interval

8.00pm

Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

Mitsuko Uchida (piano)

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Mariss Jansons (conductor)

Mitsuko Uchida is a much loved figure on the concert platform, and this evening she returns to the Proms after an absence of almost 20 years, joining the Bavarian Radio Symphony for Beethoven's Piano Concerto no.4, in which musical ideas are tested to their limits in a dialogue between the keyboard and orchestra. The rest of the programme is devoted to Berlioz's monumental Symphonie fantastique, complete with opium-fuelled obsessions, a rural idyll and a danse macabre. The conductor Mariss Jansons, who celebrates his 70th birthday this year, is a regular at the Proms, and he demonstrates the closeness of his 10 year partnership with the Bavarian orchestra.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Sunday 11th August at 2pm.

33BBeethoven, Berlioz - 220130808

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Presented by Christopher Cook.

The pianist Mitsuko Uchida returns to the Proms after a long absence, joining the Bavarian Radio Symphony and Mariss Jansons for Beethoven's fourth piano concerto. The concert concludes with Berlioz's gothic masterpiece, his Symphonie fantastique.

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major

7.40pm Interval

8.00pm

Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

Mitsuko Uchida (piano)

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Mariss Jansons (conductor)

Mitsuko Uchida is a much loved figure on the concert platform, and this evening she returns to the Proms after an absence of almost 20 years, joining the Bavarian Radio Symphony for Beethoven's Piano Concerto no.4, in which musical ideas are tested to their limits in a dialogue between the keyboard and orchestra. The rest of the programme is devoted to Berlioz's monumental Symphonie fantastique, complete with opium-fuelled obsessions, a rural idyll and a danse macabre. The conductor Mariss Jansons, who celebrates his 70th birthday this year, is a regular at the Proms, and he demonstrates the closeness of his 10 year partnership with the Bavarian orchestra.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Sunday 11th August at 2pm.

34Vivaldi - The Four Seasons20130808

Nigel Kennedy, Palestine Strings & Members of the Orchestra of Life, live at the BBC Proms with Vivaldi's Four Seasons.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Presented by Martin Handley.

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Nigel Kennedy

Palestine Strings

Members of the Orchestra of Life

Following his two Proms appearances in 2008 and his more recent one in 2011 to play solo Bach, Nigel Kennedy returns with Vivaldi's The Four Seasons - with the Palestine Strings from the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music as well as members of his own Orchestra of Life. Revisiting a work he recorded to great acclaim nearly 25 years ago, Kennedy brings fresh insights to these visionary concertos, including the addition of his own improvised links between them.

34Vivaldi - The Four Seasons20130808

Nigel Kennedy, Palestine Strings & Members of the Orchestra of Life, live at the BBC Proms with Vivaldi's Four Seasons.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Presented by Martin Handley.

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Nigel Kennedy

Palestine Strings

Members of the Orchestra of Life

Following his two Proms appearances in 2008 and his more recent one in 2011 to play solo Bach, Nigel Kennedy returns with Vivaldi's The Four Seasons - with the Palestine Strings from the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music as well as members of his own Orchestra of Life. Revisiting a work he recorded to great acclaim nearly 25 years ago, Kennedy brings fresh insights to these visionary concertos, including the addition of his own improvised links between them.

36John Eliot Gardiner Conducts Bach20130809

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Catherine Bott

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists and Sir John Eliot Gardiner live at the BBC Proms in two oratorios by J S Bach - telling the story of Easter and the Ascension of Christ.

J. S. Bach: Easter Oratorio

J. S. Bach: Ascension Oratorio

Hannah Morrison (soprano)

Meg Bragle (alto)

Nicholas Mulroy (tenor)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Monteverdi Choir

English Baroque Soloists

Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Sir John Eliot Gardiner's acclaimed Bach team - most famous for their year-long 'Bach Pilgrimage' in 2000, performing every one of Bach's cantatas - reassemble at the Royal Albert Hall for another Bach feast. On the bill are two complementary oratorios, telling the story of two crucial events in the life of Christ: the Resurrection on Easter Day, and his Ascension into Heaven.

36John Eliot Gardiner Conducts Bach20130809

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Catherine Bott

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists and Sir John Eliot Gardiner live at the BBC Proms in two oratorios by J S Bach - telling the story of Easter and the Ascension of Christ.

J. S. Bach: Easter Oratorio

J. S. Bach: Ascension Oratorio

Hannah Morrison (soprano)

Meg Bragle (alto)

Nicholas Mulroy (tenor)

Peter Harvey (bass)

Monteverdi Choir

English Baroque Soloists

Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Sir John Eliot Gardiner's acclaimed Bach team - most famous for their year-long 'Bach Pilgrimage' in 2000, performing every one of Bach's cantatas - reassemble at the Royal Albert Hall for another Bach feast. On the bill are two complementary oratorios, telling the story of two crucial events in the life of Christ: the Resurrection on Easter Day, and his Ascension into Heaven.

38AFree Prom - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony - 120130811

Beethoven's Ninth Symphony: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, youth choirs and soloists Lisa Milne, Jennifer Johnston, Toby Spence & Gerald Finley live at the BBC Proms. Plus music by Vaughan Williams and a world premiere by Mark-Anthony Turnage.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Vaughan Williams: Toward The Unknown Region

Mark-Anthony Turnage: Frieze (BBC Co-Commission With The Royal Philharmonic Society And The New York Philharmonic: World Premiere)

20.00 Interval

20.25

Beethoven: Symphony No 9 In D Minor, 'Choral'

Lisa Milne (soprano)

Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-sporano)

Toby Spence(tenor)

Gerald Finley (bass)

Codetta

Irish Youth Chamber Choir

National Youth Choir of Great Britain

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

The first ever major free Prom with a host of youthful performers celebrates the bicentenary this year of the Royal Philharmonic Society with the most famous piece the Society ever played a role in commissioning - and a brand new one too. The 'most famous' is surely Beethoven's last completed Symphony, the groundbreaking Choral Symphony - for which the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain are joined by four soloists and three youthful choirs from the UK and Ireland, including from Derry-Londonderry, the UK City of Culture 2013. The 'brand new' is by British composer Mark-Anthony Turnage, who's been 'obsessed with Beethoven from the age of 8 - what a joy, therefore, to be asked by the RPS to write a piece inspired by Beethoven's great Symphony. Beethoven is a towering figure, but I find him more inspiring than intimidating.' Turnage's title refers to the famous Beethoven Frieze created in 1902 by the Viennese artist Gustav Klimt.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Tuesday 13th August at 2pm.

38AFree Prom - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony - 120130811

Beethoven's Ninth Symphony: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, youth choirs and soloists Lisa Milne, Jennifer Johnston, Toby Spence & Gerald Finley live at the BBC Proms. Plus music by Vaughan Williams and a world premiere by Mark-Anthony Turnage.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Vaughan Williams: Toward The Unknown Region

Mark-Anthony Turnage: Frieze (BBC Co-Commission With The Royal Philharmonic Society And The New York Philharmonic: World Premiere)

20.00 Interval

20.25

Beethoven: Symphony No 9 In D Minor, 'Choral'

Lisa Milne (soprano)

Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-sporano)

Toby Spence(tenor)

Gerald Finley (bass)

Codetta

Irish Youth Chamber Choir

National Youth Choir of Great Britain

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

The first ever major free Prom with a host of youthful performers celebrates the bicentenary this year of the Royal Philharmonic Society with the most famous piece the Society ever played a role in commissioning - and a brand new one too. The 'most famous' is surely Beethoven's last completed Symphony, the groundbreaking Choral Symphony - for which the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain are joined by four soloists and three youthful choirs from the UK and Ireland, including from Derry-Londonderry, the UK City of Culture 2013. The 'brand new' is by British composer Mark-Anthony Turnage, who's been 'obsessed with Beethoven from the age of 8 - what a joy, therefore, to be asked by the RPS to write a piece inspired by Beethoven's great Symphony. Beethoven is a towering figure, but I find him more inspiring than intimidating.' Turnage's title refers to the famous Beethoven Frieze created in 1902 by the Viennese artist Gustav Klimt.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Tuesday 13th August at 2pm.

38BFree Prom - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony - 220130811

Beethoven's Ninth Symphony: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, youth choirs and soloists Lisa Milne, Jennifer Johnston, Toby Spence & Gerald Finley live at the BBC Proms. Plus music by Vaughan Williams and a world premiere by Mark-Anthony Turnage.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Vaughan Williams: Toward The Unknown Region

Mark-Anthony Turnage: Frieze (BBC Co-Commission With The Royal Philharmonic Society And The New York Philharmonic: World Premiere)

20.00 Interval

20.25

Beethoven: Symphony No 9 In D Minor, 'Choral'

Lisa Milne (soprano)

Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-sporano)

Toby Spence(tenor)

Gerald Finley (bass)

Codetta

Irish Youth Chamber Choir

National Youth Choir of Great Britain

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

The first ever major free Prom with a host of youthful performers celebrates the bicentenary this year of the Royal Philharmonic Society with the most famous piece the Society ever played a role in commissioning - and a brand new one too. The 'most famous' is surely Beethoven's last completed Symphony, the groundbreaking Choral Symphony - for which the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain are joined by four soloists and three youthful choirs from the UK and Ireland, including from Derry-Londonderry, the UK City of Culture 2013. The 'brand new' is by British composer Mark-Anthony Turnage, who's been 'obsessed with Beethoven from the age of 8 - what a joy, therefore, to be asked by the RPS to write a piece inspired by Beethoven's great Symphony. Beethoven is a towering figure, but I find him more inspiring than intimidating.' Turnage's title refers to the famous Beethoven Frieze created in 1902 by the Viennese artist Gustav Klimt.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Tuesday 13th August at 2pm.

38BFree Prom - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony - 220130811

Beethoven's Ninth Symphony: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, youth choirs and soloists Lisa Milne, Jennifer Johnston, Toby Spence & Gerald Finley live at the BBC Proms. Plus music by Vaughan Williams and a world premiere by Mark-Anthony Turnage.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Vaughan Williams: Toward The Unknown Region

Mark-Anthony Turnage: Frieze (BBC Co-Commission With The Royal Philharmonic Society And The New York Philharmonic: World Premiere)

20.00 Interval

20.25

Beethoven: Symphony No 9 In D Minor, 'Choral'

Lisa Milne (soprano)

Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-sporano)

Toby Spence(tenor)

Gerald Finley (bass)

Codetta

Irish Youth Chamber Choir

National Youth Choir of Great Britain

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

The first ever major free Prom with a host of youthful performers celebrates the bicentenary this year of the Royal Philharmonic Society with the most famous piece the Society ever played a role in commissioning - and a brand new one too. The 'most famous' is surely Beethoven's last completed Symphony, the groundbreaking Choral Symphony - for which the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain are joined by four soloists and three youthful choirs from the UK and Ireland, including from Derry-Londonderry, the UK City of Culture 2013. The 'brand new' is by British composer Mark-Anthony Turnage, who's been 'obsessed with Beethoven from the age of 8 - what a joy, therefore, to be asked by the RPS to write a piece inspired by Beethoven's great Symphony. Beethoven is a towering figure, but I find him more inspiring than intimidating.' Turnage's title refers to the famous Beethoven Frieze created in 1902 by the Viennese artist Gustav Klimt.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Tuesday 13th August at 2pm.

39AHolst, Nishat Khan & Vaughan Williams - 120130812

East meets West in two visions of India and a portrait of London. Nishat Khan's Sitar Concerto and Vaughan Williams's London Symphony with David Atherton and The BBC National Orchestra of Wales live at the BBC Proms.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Suzy Klein

Holst: Indra

Nishat Khan: The Gate Of The Moon (Sitar Concerto No. 1) (BBC Commission: World Premiere)

19.45 Interval

20.10

Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (Symphony No. 2)

Nishat Khan (sitar)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

David Atherton (conductor)

Gustav Holst's fascination with Sanskrit literature found early expression in the 1903 tone-poem Indra, composed before the first set of his Hymns from the Rig Veda (heard on Radio 3 in Proms Chamber Music No 5, Monday 12 August 13:00). Sitar virtuoso Nishat Khan is a proms verteran, having first played as a soloist in 1989. This is the first time one of his own compositions has appeard at the Proms. Writing his concerto is a dream come true: "I have a huge love and respect for the Western classical tradition, and it's a daunting challenge to find a way of combining the sitar with this beautiful, gigantic orchestral sound". He's taken a minimalist approach, with the soloist partly playing composed lines and partly improvising; somtimes the forces meet in dialogue, sometimes embarking upon rhythmic exploration together, with a lot of interaction. He won't be using other indian instruments, though, rather exploiting the sounds of the orchestra. "I think of Western classical music as a huge ocean with so many different fish, plants and temperatures. Among the elements, he particularly loves the sound of the cello and the oboe, which he says combines beautifully with the sitar, bringing a "piercing nostalgia".

First performed in 1914, Vaughan Williams's A London Symphony evokes the chimes of Westminster, a chill November in Bloomsbury and the bright lights of the Strand in a city that would soon be scarred by war.

First half simulcast on BBC Asian Network.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Thursday 15th August at 2pm.

39AHolst, Nishat Khan & Vaughan Williams - 120130812

East meets West in two visions of India and a portrait of London. Nishat Khan's Sitar Concerto and Vaughan Williams's London Symphony with David Atherton and The BBC National Orchestra of Wales live at the BBC Proms.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Suzy Klein

Holst: Indra

Nishat Khan: The Gate Of The Moon (Sitar Concerto No. 1) (BBC Commission: World Premiere)

19.45 Interval

20.10

Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (Symphony No. 2)

Nishat Khan (sitar)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

David Atherton (conductor)

Gustav Holst's fascination with Sanskrit literature found early expression in the 1903 tone-poem Indra, composed before the first set of his Hymns from the Rig Veda (heard on Radio 3 in Proms Chamber Music No 5, Monday 12 August 13:00). Sitar virtuoso Nishat Khan is a proms verteran, having first played as a soloist in 1989. This is the first time one of his own compositions has appeard at the Proms. Writing his concerto is a dream come true: "I have a huge love and respect for the Western classical tradition, and it's a daunting challenge to find a way of combining the sitar with this beautiful, gigantic orchestral sound". He's taken a minimalist approach, with the soloist partly playing composed lines and partly improvising; somtimes the forces meet in dialogue, sometimes embarking upon rhythmic exploration together, with a lot of interaction. He won't be using other indian instruments, though, rather exploiting the sounds of the orchestra. "I think of Western classical music as a huge ocean with so many different fish, plants and temperatures. Among the elements, he particularly loves the sound of the cello and the oboe, which he says combines beautifully with the sitar, bringing a "piercing nostalgia".

First performed in 1914, Vaughan Williams's A London Symphony evokes the chimes of Westminster, a chill November in Bloomsbury and the bright lights of the Strand in a city that would soon be scarred by war.

First half simulcast on BBC Asian Network.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Thursday 15th August at 2pm.

39BHolst, Nishat Khan & Vaughan Williams - 220130812

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Suzy Klein

East meets West in two visions of India and a portrait of London. Nishat Khan's Sitar Concerto and Vaughan Williams's London Symphony with David Atherton and The BBC National Orchestra of Wales live at the BBC Proms.

Holst: Indra

Nishat Khan: The Gate Of The Moon (Sitar Concerto No. 1) (BBC Commission: World Premiere)

19.45 Interval

Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (Symphony No. 2)

Nishat Khan (sitar)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

David Atherton (conductor)

Gustav Holst's fascination with Sanskrit literature found early expression in the 1903 tone-poem Indra, composed before the first set of his Hymns from the Rig Veda (heard on Radio 3 in Proms Chamber Music no.5 Monday 12 August 13:00). Sitar virtuoso Nishat Khan is a proms verteran, having first played as a soloist in 1989. This is the first time one of his own compositions has appeard at the Proms. Writing his concerto is a dream come true: "I have a huge love and respect for the Western classical tradition, and it's a daunting challenge to find a way of combining the sitar with this beautiful, gigantic orchestral sound". He's taken a minimalist approach, with soloist partly playing composed lines and partly improvising; somtimes the forces meet in dialogue, sometimes embarking upon rhythmic exploration together, and a lot of interaction. He won't be using other indian instruments, though, rather exploiting the sounds of the orchestra. "I think of Western classical music as a huge ocean with so many different fish, plants and temperatures. Among the elements, he particularly loves the sound of the cello and the oboe, which he says combines beautifully with the sitar, bringing a "piercing nostalgia".

First performed in 1914, Vaughan Williams's A London Symphony evokes the chimes of Westminster, a chill November in Bloomsbury and the bright lights of the Strand in a city that would soon be scarred by war.

First half simulcast on BBC Asian Network.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Thursday 15th August at 2pm.

39BHolst, Nishat Khan & Vaughan Williams - 220130812

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Suzy Klein

East meets West in two visions of India and a portrait of London. Nishat Khan's Sitar Concerto and Vaughan Williams's London Symphony with David Atherton and The BBC National Orchestra of Wales live at the BBC Proms.

Holst: Indra

Nishat Khan: The Gate Of The Moon (Sitar Concerto No. 1) (BBC Commission: World Premiere)

19.45 Interval

Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (Symphony No. 2)

Nishat Khan (sitar)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

David Atherton (conductor)

Gustav Holst's fascination with Sanskrit literature found early expression in the 1903 tone-poem Indra, composed before the first set of his Hymns from the Rig Veda (heard on Radio 3 in Proms Chamber Music no.5 Monday 12 August 13:00). Sitar virtuoso Nishat Khan is a proms verteran, having first played as a soloist in 1989. This is the first time one of his own compositions has appeard at the Proms. Writing his concerto is a dream come true: "I have a huge love and respect for the Western classical tradition, and it's a daunting challenge to find a way of combining the sitar with this beautiful, gigantic orchestral sound". He's taken a minimalist approach, with soloist partly playing composed lines and partly improvising; somtimes the forces meet in dialogue, sometimes embarking upon rhythmic exploration together, and a lot of interaction. He won't be using other indian instruments, though, rather exploiting the sounds of the orchestra. "I think of Western classical music as a huge ocean with so many different fish, plants and temperatures. Among the elements, he particularly loves the sound of the cello and the oboe, which he says combines beautifully with the sitar, bringing a "piercing nostalgia".

First performed in 1914, Vaughan Williams's A London Symphony evokes the chimes of Westminster, a chill November in Bloomsbury and the bright lights of the Strand in a city that would soon be scarred by war.

First half simulcast on BBC Asian Network.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Thursday 15th August at 2pm.

406 Music Prom20130812

Laura Marling, Cerys Matthews, The Stranglers and London Sinfonietta live at the BBC Proms

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service and Steve Lamacq

Laura Marling (singer)

Cerys Matthews (singer)

Anna Stéphany (mezzo-soprano)

The Stranglers

London Sinfonietta

Andrew Gourlay (conductor)

They may come from different ends of the radio dial but, for one night only, BBC Radio 6 Music's Steve Lamacq and Radio 3's Tom Service combine their passions for music to produce the first ever collaboration between these two diverse and distinctive radio stations. As well as featuring double Mercury Prize-nominated Laura Marling, 6 Music's own Cerys Matthews and original punk rock purveyors The Stranglers, the line-up inlcudes the London Sinfonietta, playing works by Varese, Berio, John Adam and Anna Meredith.

406 Music Prom20130812

Laura Marling, Cerys Matthews, The Stranglers and London Sinfonietta live at the BBC Proms

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Tom Service and Steve Lamacq

Laura Marling (singer)

Cerys Matthews (singer)

Anna Stéphany (mezzo-soprano)

The Stranglers

London Sinfonietta

Andrew Gourlay (conductor)

They may come from different ends of the radio dial but, for one night only, BBC Radio 6 Music's Steve Lamacq and Radio 3's Tom Service combine their passions for music to produce the first ever collaboration between these two diverse and distinctive radio stations. As well as featuring double Mercury Prize-nominated Laura Marling, 6 Music's own Cerys Matthews and original punk rock purveyors The Stranglers, the line-up inlcudes the London Sinfonietta, playing works by Varese, Berio, John Adam and Anna Meredith.

41ABorodin, Glazunov, Gubaidulina & Mussorgsky - 120130813

The LSO and Valery Gergiev, live at the BBC Proms with music by Borodin, Glazunov, Gubaidulina and Musorgsky

Live from the Royal Albert Hall

Presented by Martin Handley

Borodin: Symphony No 2 in B minor

Glazunov: Piano Concerto No 2 in B major

8.20pm

8.45pm

Sofia Gubaidulina: The Rider on the White Horse (UK premiere)

Musorgsky, orch Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

Daniil Trifonov (piano)

London Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Valery Gergiev

Valery Gergiev conducts the LSO in a feast of Russian music, in which the UK premiere of Sofia Gubaidulina's The Rider on the White Horse is juxtaposed with Ravel's celebrated orchestration of Musorgsky's great Pictures at an Exhibition. Daniil Trifonov, who hit the headlines when he won the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 2011, makes his Proms debut with Glazunov's rarely heard Piano Concerto No 2, premiered in the first concert in Petrograd (St Petersburg) after the 1917 Revolution.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast will be broadcast on Friday 16th August at 2pm.

41ABorodin, Glazunov, Gubaidulina & Mussorgsky - 120130813

The LSO and Valery Gergiev, live at the BBC Proms with music by Borodin, Glazunov, Gubaidulina and Musorgsky

Live from the Royal Albert Hall

Presented by Martin Handley

Borodin: Symphony No 2 in B minor

Glazunov: Piano Concerto No 2 in B major

8.20pm

8.45pm

Sofia Gubaidulina: The Rider on the White Horse (UK premiere)

Musorgsky, orch Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

Daniil Trifonov (piano)

London Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Valery Gergiev

Valery Gergiev conducts the LSO in a feast of Russian music, in which the UK premiere of Sofia Gubaidulina's The Rider on the White Horse is juxtaposed with Ravel's celebrated orchestration of Musorgsky's great Pictures at an Exhibition. Daniil Trifonov, who hit the headlines when he won the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 2011, makes his Proms debut with Glazunov's rarely heard Piano Concerto No 2, premiered in the first concert in Petrograd (St Petersburg) after the 1917 Revolution.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast will be broadcast on Friday 16th August at 2pm.

41BBorodin, Glazunov, Gubaidulina & Mussorgsky - 220130813

Live from the Royal Albert Hall

Presented by Martin Handley

The LSO and Valery Gergiev, live at the BBC Proms with music by Borodin, Glazunov, Gubaidulina and Musorgsky

Borodin Symphony No 2 in minor

Glazunov Piano Concerto No 2 in B

8.20pm

8.55pm

Sofia Gubaidulina The Rider on the White Horse (UK premiere)

Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition

Daniil Trifonov (piano)

London Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Valery Gergiev

Valery Gergiev conducts the LSO in a feast of Russian music, in which the UK premiere of Sofia Gubaidulina's The Rider on the White Horse is juxtaposed with Ravel's celebrated orchestration of Musorgsky's great Pictures at an Exhibition. Daniil Trifonov, who hit the headlines when he won the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 2011, makes his Proms debut with Glazunov's rarely heard Piano Concerto No 2, premiered in the first concert in Petrograd (St Petersburg) after the 1917 Revolution.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast will be broadcast on Friday 16th August at 2pm.

41BBorodin, Glazunov, Gubaidulina & Mussorgsky - 220130813

Live from the Royal Albert Hall

Presented by Martin Handley

The LSO and Valery Gergiev, live at the BBC Proms with music by Borodin, Glazunov, Gubaidulina and Musorgsky

Borodin Symphony No 2 in minor

Glazunov Piano Concerto No 2 in B

8.20pm

8.55pm

Sofia Gubaidulina The Rider on the White Horse (UK premiere)

Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition

Daniil Trifonov (piano)

London Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Valery Gergiev

Valery Gergiev conducts the LSO in a feast of Russian music, in which the UK premiere of Sofia Gubaidulina's The Rider on the White Horse is juxtaposed with Ravel's celebrated orchestration of Musorgsky's great Pictures at an Exhibition. Daniil Trifonov, who hit the headlines when he won the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 2011, makes his Proms debut with Glazunov's rarely heard Piano Concerto No 2, premiered in the first concert in Petrograd (St Petersburg) after the 1917 Revolution.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast will be broadcast on Friday 16th August at 2pm.

45ATippett - The Midsummer Marriage - 120130816

Tippett's great opera The Midsummer Marriage with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sir Andrew Davis live at the BBC Proms

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage: Act 1

19.35 Interval

20:00

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage: Act 2

20.35 Interval

21:00

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage: Act 3

Mark - Paul Groves (tenor)

Jenifer - Erin Wall (soprano)

King Fisher - David Wilson-Johnson (baritone)

Bella - Ailish Tynan (soprano)

Jack - Allan Clayton (tenor)

Sosotris - Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo)

He-Ancient - David Soar (bass)

She-Ancient - Madeleine Shaw (mezzo)

BBC Singers

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

Stage Director, Kenneth Richardson

Last heard at the Proms in 1977, The Midsummer Marriage is Tippett's answer to Mozart's The Magic Flute, an opera rich in symbolism and psychology, trials and transformations. Paul Groves and Erin Wall are Mark and Jenifer, Ailish Tynan and Allan Clayton, Bella and Jack, two couples tested by a series of supernatural interventions on the shortest night of the year.

One of today's leading Tippett exponents, Sir Andrew Davis conducts the centrepiece of this summer's Proms focus on Tippett's music alongside Britten's centenary.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Tuesday 20th August at 2pm.

45ATippett - The Midsummer Marriage - 120130816

Tippett's great opera The Midsummer Marriage with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sir Andrew Davis live at the BBC Proms

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage: Act 1

19.35 Interval

20:00

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage: Act 2

20.35 Interval

21:00

Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage: Act 3

Mark - Paul Groves (tenor)

Jenifer - Erin Wall (soprano)

King Fisher - David Wilson-Johnson (baritone)

Bella - Ailish Tynan (soprano)

Jack - Allan Clayton (tenor)

Sosotris - Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo)

He-Ancient - David Soar (bass)

She-Ancient - Madeleine Shaw (mezzo)

BBC Singers

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

Stage Director, Kenneth Richardson

Last heard at the Proms in 1977, The Midsummer Marriage is Tippett's answer to Mozart's The Magic Flute, an opera rich in symbolism and psychology, trials and transformations. Paul Groves and Erin Wall are Mark and Jenifer, Ailish Tynan and Allan Clayton, Bella and Jack, two couples tested by a series of supernatural interventions on the shortest night of the year.

One of today's leading Tippett exponents, Sir Andrew Davis conducts the centrepiece of this summer's Proms focus on Tippett's music alongside Britten's centenary.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Tuesday 20th August at 2pm.

45BTippett - The Midsummer Marriage - 220130816
45BTippett - The Midsummer Marriage - 220130816
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45C03Tippett - The Midsummer Marriage - 320130816
48ARavel, Matthias Pintscher And Stravinsky - 120130818

Tine Thing Helseth, Marco Blaauw, BBC SSO and Matthias Pintscher live at the BBC Proms. Dance-inspired music by Stravinsky and Ravel alongside Pintscher's Double Trumpet Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Penny Gore

Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole

Matthias Pintscher: Chute d'étoiles (London premiere)

8.15pm Interval

8.35pm

Stravinsky: The Firebird

Tine Thing Helseth (trumpet)

Marco Blaauw (trumpet)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Matthias Pintscher (conductor)

Composer-conductor Matthias Pintscher combines his twin roles this evening, as he joins the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra to perform his own music alongside that of composers who have inspired him.

Proms featured artist Tine Thing Helseth joins Marco Blaauw as the pair of virtuoso soloists in the London premiere of Matthias Pintscher's Double Trumpet Concerto, Chute d'etoiles. A dramatic and multi-layered work, it takes inspiration from the sculptures of Anselm Kiefer and Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. The piece is painted in vivid colours, richly textured, and pushes the techniques of soloists and orchestra to shattering effect.

The concerto is sandwiched between two works which also combine a sense of drama with exquisite and masterfully orchestrated surfaces. Ravel's turn-of-the-century exploration of Spanish dance forms, Rapsodie espagnole and Stravinsky's ballet based on Russian folktales, The Firebird.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Wednesday 21st August at 2pm.

48ARavel, Matthias Pintscher And Stravinsky - 120130818

Tine Thing Helseth, Marco Blaauw, BBC SSO and Matthias Pintscher live at the BBC Proms. Dance-inspired music by Stravinsky and Ravel alongside Pintscher's Double Trumpet Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Penny Gore

Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole

Matthias Pintscher: Chute d'étoiles (London premiere)

8.15pm Interval

8.35pm

Stravinsky: The Firebird

Tine Thing Helseth (trumpet)

Marco Blaauw (trumpet)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Matthias Pintscher (conductor)

Composer-conductor Matthias Pintscher combines his twin roles this evening, as he joins the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra to perform his own music alongside that of composers who have inspired him.

Proms featured artist Tine Thing Helseth joins Marco Blaauw as the pair of virtuoso soloists in the London premiere of Matthias Pintscher's Double Trumpet Concerto, Chute d'etoiles. A dramatic and multi-layered work, it takes inspiration from the sculptures of Anselm Kiefer and Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. The piece is painted in vivid colours, richly textured, and pushes the techniques of soloists and orchestra to shattering effect.

The concerto is sandwiched between two works which also combine a sense of drama with exquisite and masterfully orchestrated surfaces. Ravel's turn-of-the-century exploration of Spanish dance forms, Rapsodie espagnole and Stravinsky's ballet based on Russian folktales, The Firebird.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Wednesday 21st August at 2pm.

48BRavel, Matthias Pintscher And Stravinsky - 220130818

Tine Thing Helseth, Marco Blaauw, BBC SSO and Matthias Pintscher live at the BBC Proms. Dance-inspired music by Stravinsky and Ravel alongside Pintscher's Double Trumpet Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Penny Gore

Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole

Matthias Pintscher: Chute d'étoiles (London premiere)

8.15pm Interval

8.35pm

Stravinsky: The Firebird

Tine Thing Helseth (trumpet)

Marco Blaauw (trumpet)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Matthias Pintscher (conductor)

Composer-conductor Matthias Pintscher combines his twin roles this evening, as he joins the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra to perform his own music alongside that of composers who have inspired him.

Proms featured artist Tine Thing Helseth joins Marco Blaauw as the pair of virtuoso soloists in the London premiere of Matthias Pintscher's Double Trumpet Concerto, Chute d'etoiles. A dramatic and multi-layered work, it takes inspiration from the sculptures of Anselm Kiefer and Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. The piece is painted in vivid colours, richly textured, and pushes the techniques of soloists and orchestra to shattering effect.

The concerto is sandwiched between two works which also combine a sense of drama with exquisite and masterfully orchestrated surfaces. Ravel's turn-of-the-century exploration of Spanish dance forms, Rapsodie espagnole and Stravinsky's ballet based on Russian folktales, The Firebird.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Wednesday 21st August at 2pm.

48BRavel, Matthias Pintscher And Stravinsky - 220130818

Tine Thing Helseth, Marco Blaauw, BBC SSO and Matthias Pintscher live at the BBC Proms. Dance-inspired music by Stravinsky and Ravel alongside Pintscher's Double Trumpet Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Penny Gore

Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole

Matthias Pintscher: Chute d'étoiles (London premiere)

8.15pm Interval

8.35pm

Stravinsky: The Firebird

Tine Thing Helseth (trumpet)

Marco Blaauw (trumpet)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Matthias Pintscher (conductor)

Composer-conductor Matthias Pintscher combines his twin roles this evening, as he joins the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra to perform his own music alongside that of composers who have inspired him.

Proms featured artist Tine Thing Helseth joins Marco Blaauw as the pair of virtuoso soloists in the London premiere of Matthias Pintscher's Double Trumpet Concerto, Chute d'etoiles. A dramatic and multi-layered work, it takes inspiration from the sculptures of Anselm Kiefer and Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. The piece is painted in vivid colours, richly textured, and pushes the techniques of soloists and orchestra to shattering effect.

The concerto is sandwiched between two works which also combine a sense of drama with exquisite and masterfully orchestrated surfaces. Ravel's turn-of-the-century exploration of Spanish dance forms, Rapsodie espagnole and Stravinsky's ballet based on Russian folktales, The Firebird.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Wednesday 21st August at 2pm.

49ABerlioz, Mendelssohn, Bach & Beethoven - 120130819

Stephen Hough, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Robin Ticciati live at the BBC Proms with music by Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Bach and Beethoven.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Berlioz: Overture - King Lear

Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor

7.50pm Interval

8.10pm

J. S. Bach, orch. George Benjamin: The Art of Fugue - Canon and Fugue

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, 'Eroica'

Stephen Hough (piano)

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Robin Ticciati (conductor)

Stephen Hough makes his second Proms appearance this summer with Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No 1, famously sight-read by Liszt in the Erard piano showroom in Paris in 1831. Under its Principal Conductor Robin Ticciati, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra performs another work of the same year: Berlioz's King Lear, alongside Beethoven's mighty "Eroica" symphony, described by Berlioz as 'a funeral oration for a great hero'. George Benjamin pays tribute to Bach with orchestrated excerpts from The Art of Fugue.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Sunday 25th August at 2pm.

49ABerlioz, Mendelssohn, Bach & Beethoven - 120130819

Stephen Hough, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Robin Ticciati live at the BBC Proms with music by Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Bach and Beethoven.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Berlioz: Overture - King Lear

Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor

7.50pm Interval

8.10pm

J. S. Bach, orch. George Benjamin: The Art of Fugue - Canon and Fugue

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, 'Eroica'

Stephen Hough (piano)

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Robin Ticciati (conductor)

Stephen Hough makes his second Proms appearance this summer with Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No 1, famously sight-read by Liszt in the Erard piano showroom in Paris in 1831. Under its Principal Conductor Robin Ticciati, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra performs another work of the same year: Berlioz's King Lear, alongside Beethoven's mighty "Eroica" symphony, described by Berlioz as 'a funeral oration for a great hero'. George Benjamin pays tribute to Bach with orchestrated excerpts from The Art of Fugue.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Sunday 25th August at 2pm.

49BBerlioz, Mendelssohn, Bach & Beethoven - 220130819

Stephen Hough, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Robin Ticciati live at the BBC Proms with music by Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Bach and Beethoven.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Berlioz: Overture - King Lear

Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor

7.50pm Interval

8.10pm

J. S. Bach, orch. George Benjamin: The Art of Fugue - Canon and Fugue

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, 'Eroica'

Stephen Hough (piano)

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Robin Ticciati (conductor)

Stephen Hough makes his second Proms appearance this summer with Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No 1, famously sight-read by Liszt in the Erard piano showroom in Paris in 1831. Under its Principal Conductor Robin Ticciati, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra performs another work of the same year: Berlioz's King Lear, alongside Beethoven's mighty "Eroica" symphony, described by Berlioz as 'a funeral oration for a great hero'. George Benjamin pays tribute to Bach with orchestrated excerpts from The Art of Fugue.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Sunday 25th August at 2pm.

49BBerlioz, Mendelssohn, Bach & Beethoven - 220130819

Stephen Hough, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Robin Ticciati live at the BBC Proms with music by Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Bach and Beethoven.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Berlioz: Overture - King Lear

Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor

7.50pm Interval

8.10pm

J. S. Bach, orch. George Benjamin: The Art of Fugue - Canon and Fugue

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, 'Eroica'

Stephen Hough (piano)

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Robin Ticciati (conductor)

Stephen Hough makes his second Proms appearance this summer with Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No 1, famously sight-read by Liszt in the Erard piano showroom in Paris in 1831. Under its Principal Conductor Robin Ticciati, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra performs another work of the same year: Berlioz's King Lear, alongside Beethoven's mighty "Eroica" symphony, described by Berlioz as 'a funeral oration for a great hero'. George Benjamin pays tribute to Bach with orchestrated excerpts from The Art of Fugue.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Sunday 25th August at 2pm.

50White, Barry, Rzewski & Feldman20130819

BBC SSO and Ilan Volkov live at the BBC Proms with Gerald Barry, Feldman's Coptic Light and the World Premiere of Frederic Rzewski's Piano Concerto with the composer as soloist.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

John White: Chord-Breaking Machine

Gerald Barry: No other people. (UK premiere)

Frederic Rzewski: Piano Concerto (BBC commission: world premiere)

Feldman: Coptic Light

Frederic Rzewski (piano)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Ilan Volkov (conductor)

Ilan Volkov brings his spirit of adventure to this late night Prom, featuring music as beautiful as it is ground breaking.

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performs music by a quartet of visionary and idiosyncratic composers, including two premieres. John White?s Chord-breaking Machine could be seen as belonging to a tradition of experimental English minimalists, deconstructing musical material into its constituent parts and reforming as repetitive machine structures; Irish maverick Gerald Barry?s No Other People, tonight receiving its first UK performance, also draws on repetition and seemingly simple musical figures, but here to create strongly contrasting canvases of bold, wild and stark music.

Frederic Rzewski?s BBC Radio 3-commissioned Piano Concerto, tonally kaleidoscopic and stylistically far reaching, receives its world premiere, with the composer as soloist. And the concert concludes with Morton Feldman?s late masterpiece, Coptic Light, a meditation for orchestra: a beatific and spiritual end to this late-night Prom.

50White, Barry, Rzewski & Feldman20130819

BBC SSO and Ilan Volkov live at the BBC Proms with Gerald Barry, Feldman's Coptic Light and the World Premiere of Frederic Rzewski's Piano Concerto with the composer as soloist.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

John White: Chord-Breaking Machine

Gerald Barry: No other people. (UK premiere)

Frederic Rzewski: Piano Concerto (BBC commission: world premiere)

Feldman: Coptic Light

Frederic Rzewski (piano)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Ilan Volkov (conductor)

Ilan Volkov brings his spirit of adventure to this late night Prom, featuring music as beautiful as it is ground breaking.

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performs music by a quartet of visionary and idiosyncratic composers, including two premieres. John White?s Chord-breaking Machine could be seen as belonging to a tradition of experimental English minimalists, deconstructing musical material into its constituent parts and reforming as repetitive machine structures; Irish maverick Gerald Barry?s No Other People, tonight receiving its first UK performance, also draws on repetition and seemingly simple musical figures, but here to create strongly contrasting canvases of bold, wild and stark music.

Frederic Rzewski?s BBC Radio 3-commissioned Piano Concerto, tonally kaleidoscopic and stylistically far reaching, receives its world premiere, with the composer as soloist. And the concert concludes with Morton Feldman?s late masterpiece, Coptic Light, a meditation for orchestra: a beatific and spiritual end to this late-night Prom.

55ALutoslawski, Shostakovich & Panufnik - 120130823

Antoni Wit and the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra play Lutoslawski and Panufnik, with Alexander Melnikov in Shostakovich's Second Piano Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra

Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major

8.30pm Interval

8.50pm

Panufnik: Tragic Overture

Panufnik: Lullaby

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6 in B minor

Alexander Melnikov (piano)

Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

Antoni Wit (conductor)

Antoni Wit and the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra make their Proms debuts as the festival continues its focus on Polish music during Lutoslawski?s centenary year.

Written for the Warsaw Philharmonic in 1954, Lutoslawski?s virtuosic folk-inflected Concerto for Orchestra creates a unique sound-world.

Lauded for his recording of Shostakovich?s Preludes and Fugues, pianist Alexander Melnikov is the soloist in the composer?s buoyant Piano Concerto No. 2.

Andrzej Panufnik?s Tragic Overture and Lullaby and Shostakovich?s Sixth Symphony paint a vivid picture of two nations in parallel periods of anxiety.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Friday 30th August at 2pm.

55ALutoslawski, Shostakovich & Panufnik - 120130823

Antoni Wit and the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra play Lutoslawski and Panufnik, with Alexander Melnikov in Shostakovich's Second Piano Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra

Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major

8.30pm Interval

8.50pm

Panufnik: Tragic Overture

Panufnik: Lullaby

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6 in B minor

Alexander Melnikov (piano)

Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

Antoni Wit (conductor)

Antoni Wit and the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra make their Proms debuts as the festival continues its focus on Polish music during Lutoslawski?s centenary year.

Written for the Warsaw Philharmonic in 1954, Lutoslawski?s virtuosic folk-inflected Concerto for Orchestra creates a unique sound-world.

Lauded for his recording of Shostakovich?s Preludes and Fugues, pianist Alexander Melnikov is the soloist in the composer?s buoyant Piano Concerto No. 2.

Andrzej Panufnik?s Tragic Overture and Lullaby and Shostakovich?s Sixth Symphony paint a vivid picture of two nations in parallel periods of anxiety.

An edited version of this Prom will be broadcast on Friday 30th August at 2pm.

56AGustav Mahler Jugendorchester - 120130824

The Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, conducted by Philippe Jordan, play Wagner's Rienzi, Shostakovich's 5th Symphony and Ravel's Piano Concerto in G, with Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Live from the Proms.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Wagner: Rienzi - Overture

Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major

8:15pm Interval

8:35pm

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor

Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)

Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester

Philippe Jordan (conductor)

Founded by Claudio Abbado in 1986, the pan-European Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester remains one of the most musically exciting and technically polished youth orchestras in the world. Tonight, Philippe Jordan directs the GMJO in the overture to Wagner's Rienzi and Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony, written in an atmosphere of intense scrutiny and artistic repression, after the public denouncement of his opera The Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District. Ravel's jazz-inflected Piano Concerto in G major completes the programme, with the flamboyant French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet as the soloist.

This Prom will be repeated on Sunday 1st September at 2pm.

56AGustav Mahler Jugendorchester - 120130824

The Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, conducted by Philippe Jordan, play Wagner's Rienzi, Shostakovich's 5th Symphony and Ravel's Piano Concerto in G, with Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Live from the Proms.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Wagner: Rienzi - Overture

Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major

8:15pm Interval

8:35pm

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor

Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)

Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester

Philippe Jordan (conductor)

Founded by Claudio Abbado in 1986, the pan-European Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester remains one of the most musically exciting and technically polished youth orchestras in the world. Tonight, Philippe Jordan directs the GMJO in the overture to Wagner's Rienzi and Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony, written in an atmosphere of intense scrutiny and artistic repression, after the public denouncement of his opera The Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District. Ravel's jazz-inflected Piano Concerto in G major completes the programme, with the flamboyant French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet as the soloist.

This Prom will be repeated on Sunday 1st September at 2pm.

56BGustav Mahler Jugendorchester - 220130824

The Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, conducted by Philippe Jordan, play Wagner's Rienzi, Shostakovich's 5th Symphony and Ravel's Piano Concerto in G, with Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Live from the Proms.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Wagner: Rienzi - Overture

Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major

8:15pm Interval

8:35pm

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor

Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)

Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester

Philippe Jordan (conductor)

Founded by Claudio Abbado in 1986, the pan-European Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester remains one of the most musically exciting and technically polished youth orchestras in the world. Tonight, Philippe Jordan directs the GMJO in the overture to Wagner's Rienzi and Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony, written in an atmosphere of intense scrutiny and artistic repression, after the public denouncement of his opera The Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District. Ravel's jazz-inflected Piano Concerto in G major completes the programme, with the flamboyant French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet as the soloist.

This Prom will be repeated on Sunday 1st September at 2pm.

56BGustav Mahler Jugendorchester - 220130824

The Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, conducted by Philippe Jordan, play Wagner's Rienzi, Shostakovich's 5th Symphony and Ravel's Piano Concerto in G, with Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Live from the Proms.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Wagner: Rienzi - Overture

Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major

8:15pm Interval

8:35pm

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor

Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)

Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester

Philippe Jordan (conductor)

Founded by Claudio Abbado in 1986, the pan-European Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester remains one of the most musically exciting and technically polished youth orchestras in the world. Tonight, Philippe Jordan directs the GMJO in the overture to Wagner's Rienzi and Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony, written in an atmosphere of intense scrutiny and artistic repression, after the public denouncement of his opera The Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District. Ravel's jazz-inflected Piano Concerto in G major completes the programme, with the flamboyant French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet as the soloist.

This Prom will be repeated on Sunday 1st September at 2pm.

57AWagner - Parsifal - 120130825

Wagner 200

The Hallé and Mark Elder perform Wagner's final opera Parsifal live at the BBC Proms, with Lars Cleveman in the title role and Katarina Dalayman as Kundry.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 1 (concert performance, sung in German)

6:00pm Interval 1

7:00pm

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 2

8:45pm Interval 2

9:20pm

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 3

Parsifal - Lars Cleveman (tenor)

Kundry - Katarina Dalayman (mezzo-soprano)

Gurnemanz - John Tomlinson (bass)

Amfortas - Detlef Roth(baritone)

Klingsor - Tom Fox (bass)

Titurel - Reinhard Hagen (bass)

Voice from above - Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano)

Knights - Robert Murray (tenor); Andrew Greenan (bass)

Flowermaidens - Elizabeth Cragg (soprano); Anita Watson (soprano); Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano); Ana James (soprano); Anna Devin (soprano); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano)

Squires - Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano); Joshua Ellicott (tenor); Andrew Rees (tenor)

Trinity Boys Choir

Royal Opera Chorus

Hallé Youth Choir

The Hallé

Mark Elder (conductor)

Sir Mark Elder, Music Director of the Hallé, conducts them in Parsifal, Wagner's final music drama, an exploration of the value of compassion. The Knights of the Holy Grail face devastation: the sorcerer Klingsor, whom they rejected, has dealt their King Amfortas a wound that never heals. Their only hope lies in a prophecy that their salvation could come through 'a pure fool, made wise by compassion' - is Parsifal the man?

57AWagner - Parsifal - 120130825

Wagner 200

The Hallé and Mark Elder perform Wagner's final opera Parsifal live at the BBC Proms, with Lars Cleveman in the title role and Katarina Dalayman as Kundry.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 1 (concert performance, sung in German)

6:00pm Interval 1

7:00pm

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 2

8:45pm Interval 2

9:20pm

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 3

Parsifal - Lars Cleveman (tenor)

Kundry - Katarina Dalayman (mezzo-soprano)

Gurnemanz - John Tomlinson (bass)

Amfortas - Detlef Roth(baritone)

Klingsor - Tom Fox (bass)

Titurel - Reinhard Hagen (bass)

Voice from above - Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano)

Knights - Robert Murray (tenor); Andrew Greenan (bass)

Flowermaidens - Elizabeth Cragg (soprano); Anita Watson (soprano); Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano); Ana James (soprano); Anna Devin (soprano); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano)

Squires - Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano); Joshua Ellicott (tenor); Andrew Rees (tenor)

Trinity Boys Choir

Royal Opera Chorus

Hallé Youth Choir

The Hallé

Mark Elder (conductor)

Sir Mark Elder, Music Director of the Hallé, conducts them in Parsifal, Wagner's final music drama, an exploration of the value of compassion. The Knights of the Holy Grail face devastation: the sorcerer Klingsor, whom they rejected, has dealt their King Amfortas a wound that never heals. Their only hope lies in a prophecy that their salvation could come through 'a pure fool, made wise by compassion' - is Parsifal the man?

57BWagner - Parsifal - 220130825

Wagner 200

The Hallé and Mark Elder perform Wagner's final opera Parsifal live at the BBC Proms, with Lars Cleveman in the title role and Katarina Dalayman as Kundry.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 1 (concert performance, sung in German)

6:00pm Interval 1

7:00pm

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 2

8:45pm Interval 2

9:20pm

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 3

Parsifal - Lars Cleveman (tenor)

Kundry - Katarina Dalayman (mezzo-soprano)

Gurnemanz - John Tomlinson (bass)

Amfortas - Detlef Roth(baritone)

Klingsor - Tom Fox (bass)

Titurel - Reinhard Hagen (bass)

Voice from above - Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano)

Knights - Robert Murray (tenor); Andrew Greenan (bass)

Flowermaidens - Elizabeth Cragg (soprano); Anita Watson (soprano); Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano); Ana James (soprano); Anna Devin (soprano); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano)

Squires - Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano); Joshua Ellicott (tenor); Andrew Rees (tenor)

Trinity Boys Choir

Royal Opera Chorus

Hallé Youth Choir

The Hallé

Mark Elder (conductor)

Sir Mark Elder, Music Director of the Hallé, conducts them in Parsifal, Wagner's final music drama, an exploration of the value of compassion. The Knights of the Holy Grail face devastation: the sorcerer Klingsor, whom they rejected, has dealt their King Amfortas a wound that never heals. Their only hope lies in a prophecy that their salvation could come through 'a pure fool, made wise by compassion' - is Parsifal the man?

57BWagner - Parsifal - 220130825

Wagner 200

The Hallé and Mark Elder perform Wagner's final opera Parsifal live at the BBC Proms, with Lars Cleveman in the title role and Katarina Dalayman as Kundry.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 1 (concert performance, sung in German)

6:00pm Interval 1

7:00pm

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 2

8:45pm Interval 2

9:20pm

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 3

Parsifal - Lars Cleveman (tenor)

Kundry - Katarina Dalayman (mezzo-soprano)

Gurnemanz - John Tomlinson (bass)

Amfortas - Detlef Roth(baritone)

Klingsor - Tom Fox (bass)

Titurel - Reinhard Hagen (bass)

Voice from above - Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano)

Knights - Robert Murray (tenor); Andrew Greenan (bass)

Flowermaidens - Elizabeth Cragg (soprano); Anita Watson (soprano); Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano); Ana James (soprano); Anna Devin (soprano); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano)

Squires - Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano); Joshua Ellicott (tenor); Andrew Rees (tenor)

Trinity Boys Choir

Royal Opera Chorus

Hallé Youth Choir

The Hallé

Mark Elder (conductor)

Sir Mark Elder, Music Director of the Hallé, conducts them in Parsifal, Wagner's final music drama, an exploration of the value of compassion. The Knights of the Holy Grail face devastation: the sorcerer Klingsor, whom they rejected, has dealt their King Amfortas a wound that never heals. Their only hope lies in a prophecy that their salvation could come through 'a pure fool, made wise by compassion' - is Parsifal the man?

57CWagner - Parsifal - 320130825

Wagner 200

The Hallé and Mark Elder perform Wagner's final opera Parsifal live at the BBC Proms, with Lars Cleveman in the title role and Katarina Dalayman as Kundry.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 1 (concert performance, sung in German)

6:00pm Interval 1

7:00pm

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 2

8:45pm Interval 2

9:20pm

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 3

Parsifal - Lars Cleveman (tenor)

Kundry - Katarina Dalayman (mezzo-soprano)

Gurnemanz - John Tomlinson (bass)

Amfortas - Detlef Roth(baritone)

Klingsor - Tom Fox (bass)

Titurel - Reinhard Hagen (bass)

Voice from above - Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano)

Knights - Robert Murray (tenor); Andrew Greenan (bass)

Flowermaidens - Elizabeth Cragg (soprano); Anita Watson (soprano); Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano); Ana James (soprano); Anna Devin (soprano); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano)

Squires - Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano); Joshua Ellicott (tenor); Andrew Rees (tenor)

Trinity Boys Choir

Royal Opera Chorus

Hallé Youth Choir

The Hallé

Mark Elder (conductor)

Sir Mark Elder, Music Director of the Hallé, conducts them in Parsifal, Wagner's final music drama, an exploration of the value of compassion. The Knights of the Holy Grail face devastation: the sorcerer Klingsor, whom they rejected, has dealt their King Amfortas a wound that never heals. Their only hope lies in a prophecy that their salvation could come through 'a pure fool, made wise by compassion' - is Parsifal the man?

57CWagner - Parsifal - 320130825

Wagner 200

The Hallé and Mark Elder perform Wagner's final opera Parsifal live at the BBC Proms, with Lars Cleveman in the title role and Katarina Dalayman as Kundry.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 1 (concert performance, sung in German)

6:00pm Interval 1

7:00pm

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 2

8:45pm Interval 2

9:20pm

Wagner: Parsifal - Act 3

Parsifal - Lars Cleveman (tenor)

Kundry - Katarina Dalayman (mezzo-soprano)

Gurnemanz - John Tomlinson (bass)

Amfortas - Detlef Roth(baritone)

Klingsor - Tom Fox (bass)

Titurel - Reinhard Hagen (bass)

Voice from above - Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano)

Knights - Robert Murray (tenor); Andrew Greenan (bass)

Flowermaidens - Elizabeth Cragg (soprano); Anita Watson (soprano); Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano); Ana James (soprano); Anna Devin (soprano); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano)

Squires - Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano); Joshua Ellicott (tenor); Andrew Rees (tenor)

Trinity Boys Choir

Royal Opera Chorus

Hallé Youth Choir

The Hallé

Mark Elder (conductor)

Sir Mark Elder, Music Director of the Hallé, conducts them in Parsifal, Wagner's final music drama, an exploration of the value of compassion. The Knights of the Holy Grail face devastation: the sorcerer Klingsor, whom they rejected, has dealt their King Amfortas a wound that never heals. Their only hope lies in a prophecy that their salvation could come through 'a pure fool, made wise by compassion' - is Parsifal the man?

61AStravinsky, Brahms And Charlotte Seither - 120130828

BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers and Josep Pons live at the BBC Proms. Stravinsky's Petrushka, a new work by Seither, and Frank Peter Zimmerman plays Brahms's much-loved Violin Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

German composer Charlotte Seither adapts the words of the 17th-century poet Francesco de Lemene in a new work for the BBC Singers and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, using voices and syllables as spots of 'human colour'. Josep Pons conducts this world premiere alongside the 1947 version of Stravinsky's Petrushka, the a cappella motets Ave Maria and Pater noster, and the four-minute novelty Scherzo à la russe, written in Hollywood for the bandleader Paul Whiteman.

Another German, the distinguished violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann, plays the concerto that Johannes Brahms composed for his great friend, Joseph Joachim.

Stravinsky: Scherzo à la Russe

Stravinsky: Ave Maria

Stravinsky: Pater noster

Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major

7:50pm Interval

8:10pm

Charlotte Seither: Language of Leaving (BBC Commission: world premiere)

Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947)

Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin)

BBC Singers

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Josep Pons (conductor)

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 2nd September at 2pm.

61AStravinsky, Brahms And Charlotte Seither - 120130828

BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers and Josep Pons live at the BBC Proms. Stravinsky's Petrushka, a new work by Seither, and Frank Peter Zimmerman plays Brahms's much-loved Violin Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

German composer Charlotte Seither adapts the words of the 17th-century poet Francesco de Lemene in a new work for the BBC Singers and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, using voices and syllables as spots of 'human colour'. Josep Pons conducts this world premiere alongside the 1947 version of Stravinsky's Petrushka, the a cappella motets Ave Maria and Pater noster, and the four-minute novelty Scherzo à la russe, written in Hollywood for the bandleader Paul Whiteman.

Another German, the distinguished violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann, plays the concerto that Johannes Brahms composed for his great friend, Joseph Joachim.

Stravinsky: Scherzo à la Russe

Stravinsky: Ave Maria

Stravinsky: Pater noster

Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major

7:50pm Interval

8:10pm

Charlotte Seither: Language of Leaving (BBC Commission: world premiere)

Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947)

Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin)

BBC Singers

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Josep Pons (conductor)

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 2nd September at 2pm.

61BStravinsky, Brahms And Charlotte Seither - 220130828

BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers and Josep Pons live at the BBC Proms. Stravinsky's Petrushka, a new work by Seither, and Frank Peter Zimmerman plays Brahms's much-loved Violin Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

German composer Charlotte Seither adapts the words of the 17th-century poet Francesco de Lemene in a new work for the BBC Singers and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, using voices and syllables as spots of 'human colour'. Josep Pons conducts this world premiere alongside the 1947 version of Stravinsky's Petrushka, the a cappella motets Ave Maria and Pater noster, and the four-minute novelty Scherzo à la russe, written in Hollywood for the bandleader Paul Whiteman.

Another German, the distinguished violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann, plays the concerto that Johannes Brahms composed for his great friend, Joseph Joachim.

Stravinsky: Scherzo à la Russe

Stravinsky: Ave Maria

Stravinsky: Pater noster

Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major

7:50pm Interval

8:10pm

Charlotte Seither: Language of Leaving (BBC Commission: world premiere)

Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947)

Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin)

BBC Singers

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Josep Pons (conductor)

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 2nd September at 2pm.

61BStravinsky, Brahms And Charlotte Seither - 220130828

BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers and Josep Pons live at the BBC Proms. Stravinsky's Petrushka, a new work by Seither, and Frank Peter Zimmerman plays Brahms's much-loved Violin Concerto.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Louise Fryer

German composer Charlotte Seither adapts the words of the 17th-century poet Francesco de Lemene in a new work for the BBC Singers and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, using voices and syllables as spots of 'human colour'. Josep Pons conducts this world premiere alongside the 1947 version of Stravinsky's Petrushka, the a cappella motets Ave Maria and Pater noster, and the four-minute novelty Scherzo à la russe, written in Hollywood for the bandleader Paul Whiteman.

Another German, the distinguished violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann, plays the concerto that Johannes Brahms composed for his great friend, Joseph Joachim.

Stravinsky: Scherzo à la Russe

Stravinsky: Ave Maria

Stravinsky: Pater noster

Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major

7:50pm Interval

8:10pm

Charlotte Seither: Language of Leaving (BBC Commission: world premiere)

Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947)

Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin)

BBC Singers

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Josep Pons (conductor)

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 2nd September at 2pm.

62A Celebration Of Charlie Parker20130828

The jazz pianist Django Bates hosts an evening with his Trio and the Norrbotten Big Band, in a celebration of the music of Charlie Parker.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Jez Nelson

Belovèd:

Django Bates (piano); Petter Eldh (double bass); Peter Bruun (drums)

Norrbotten Big Band

Ashley Slater (guest vocalist)

Music includes:

Django Bates: The Study of Touch (UK Premiere)

Plus versions of Charlie Parker classic tunes.

Twenty-six years after first appearing at the BBC Proms with the big band Loose Tubes, Django Bates returns with his own trio in conjunction with the Grammy-nominated Norrbotten Big Band from Sweden. Charlie Parker is a beloved hero of Bates, and by presenting a celebration of this bebop pioneer, he adds his own spin to Parker classics, as well as including some of his own new material.

62A Celebration Of Charlie Parker20130828

The jazz pianist Django Bates hosts an evening with his Trio and the Norrbotten Big Band, in a celebration of the music of Charlie Parker.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Jez Nelson

Belovèd:

Django Bates (piano); Petter Eldh (double bass); Peter Bruun (drums)

Norrbotten Big Band

Ashley Slater (guest vocalist)

Music includes:

Django Bates: The Study of Touch (UK Premiere)

Plus versions of Charlie Parker classic tunes.

Twenty-six years after first appearing at the BBC Proms with the big band Loose Tubes, Django Bates returns with his own trio in conjunction with the Grammy-nominated Norrbotten Big Band from Sweden. Charlie Parker is a beloved hero of Bates, and by presenting a celebration of this bebop pioneer, he adds his own spin to Parker classics, as well as including some of his own new material.

65AFilm Music Prom - 120130831

Film music from British war films dominate the first half including Walton's original music for 'Battle of Britain'. Part 2 is given over to music with a space connection including the UK premiere of music from the latest Star Trek.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Alwyn: The True Glory - March

Walton: Suite - Battle of Britain

Richard Rodney Bennett: Lady Caroline Lamb - Elegy

Lucas: Ice Cold in Alex - March

Addinsell: Warsaw Concerto (from 'Dangerous Moonlight')

8.25 Interval

8.50

Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra - opening

Ligeti: Atmosphères (excerpt)

Johann Strauss II: By the Beautiful Blue Danube - waltz (excerpt)

M. Giacchino: Suite from Star Trek: Into Darkness UK premiere

David Arnold: Independence Day - closing title

Jerry Goldsmith: Alien - closing title

John Williams: Star Wars Suite

Valentina Lisitsa (piano)

Lawrence Power (viola)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Keith Lockhart (conductor).

Capturing the sound of dark matter, comets and distant planets is one of the toughest tasks a film composer can face. Matthew Sweet discusses the ways in which they've risen to the challenge.

Recorded in front of an audience at the Royal College of Music as part of this summer's Proms Plus events.

65AFilm Music Prom - 120130831

Film music from British war films dominate the first half including Walton's original music for 'Battle of Britain'. Part 2 is given over to music with a space connection including the UK premiere of music from the latest Star Trek.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Alwyn: The True Glory - March

Walton: Suite - Battle of Britain

Richard Rodney Bennett: Lady Caroline Lamb - Elegy

Lucas: Ice Cold in Alex - March

Addinsell: Warsaw Concerto (from 'Dangerous Moonlight')

8.25 Interval

8.50

Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra - opening

Ligeti: Atmosphères (excerpt)

Johann Strauss II: By the Beautiful Blue Danube - waltz (excerpt)

M. Giacchino: Suite from Star Trek: Into Darkness UK premiere

David Arnold: Independence Day - closing title

Jerry Goldsmith: Alien - closing title

John Williams: Star Wars Suite

Valentina Lisitsa (piano)

Lawrence Power (viola)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Keith Lockhart (conductor).

Capturing the sound of dark matter, comets and distant planets is one of the toughest tasks a film composer can face. Matthew Sweet discusses the ways in which they've risen to the challenge.

Recorded in front of an audience at the Royal College of Music as part of this summer's Proms Plus events.

65BFilm Music Prom - 220130831

Film music from British war films dominate the first half including Walton's original music for 'Battle of Britain'. Part 2 is given over to music with a space connection including the UK premiere of music from the latest Star Trek.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Alwyn: The True Glory - March

Walton: Suite - Battle of Britain

Richard Rodney Bennett: Lady Caroline Lamb - Elegy

Lucas: Ice Cold in Alex - March

Addinsell: Warsaw Concerto (from 'Dangerous Moonlight')

8.25 Interval

8.50

Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra - opening

Ligeti: Atmosphères (excerpt)

Johann Strauss II: By the Beautiful Blue Danube - waltz (excerpt)

M. Giacchino: Suite from Star Trek: Into Darkness UK premiere

David Arnold: Independence Day - closing title

Jerry Goldsmith: Alien - closing title

John Williams: Star Wars Suite

Valentina Lisitsa (piano)

Lawrence Power (viola)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Keith Lockhart (conductor).

65BFilm Music Prom - 220130831

Film music from British war films dominate the first half including Walton's original music for 'Battle of Britain'. Part 2 is given over to music with a space connection including the UK premiere of music from the latest Star Trek.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Alwyn: The True Glory - March

Walton: Suite - Battle of Britain

Richard Rodney Bennett: Lady Caroline Lamb - Elegy

Lucas: Ice Cold in Alex - March

Addinsell: Warsaw Concerto (from 'Dangerous Moonlight')

8.25 Interval

8.50

Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra - opening

Ligeti: Atmosphères (excerpt)

Johann Strauss II: By the Beautiful Blue Danube - waltz (excerpt)

M. Giacchino: Suite from Star Trek: Into Darkness UK premiere

David Arnold: Independence Day - closing title

Jerry Goldsmith: Alien - closing title

John Williams: Star Wars Suite

Valentina Lisitsa (piano)

Lawrence Power (viola)

BBC Concert Orchestra

Keith Lockhart (conductor).

68ATchaikovsky, Szymanowski & Rachmaninov - 120130902

The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko, live at the BBC Proms, play Tchaikovsky's First Symphony, Szymanowski's First Violin Concerto (with Baiba Skride as soloist) and Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 in G minor, 'Winter Daydreams'

8.10 pm Interval

8.35

Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No.1

Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances

Baiba Skride (violin)

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

Proms debut violinist Baiba Skride joins the Oslo Philharmonic and its new Chief Conductor, Vasily Petrenko, to continue the Proms focus on Polish music in their performance of Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No. 1, an opulent nocturnal fantasy from a composer enchanted by the sound-worlds of North Africa and the southern Mediterranean, and inspired by the 'amorous conflagration' of Tadeusz Micinski's poem 'May Night'.

Tchaikovsky's youthful Symphony No. 1, 'Winter Daydreams', and Rachmaninov's nostalgic final work, the Symphonic Dances of 1940, frame the concerto in a programme rich with dreams.

68ATchaikovsky, Szymanowski & Rachmaninov - 120130902

The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko, live at the BBC Proms, play Tchaikovsky's First Symphony, Szymanowski's First Violin Concerto (with Baiba Skride as soloist) and Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 in G minor, 'Winter Daydreams'

8.10 pm Interval

8.35

Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No.1

Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances

Baiba Skride (violin)

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

Proms debut violinist Baiba Skride joins the Oslo Philharmonic and its new Chief Conductor, Vasily Petrenko, to continue the Proms focus on Polish music in their performance of Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No. 1, an opulent nocturnal fantasy from a composer enchanted by the sound-worlds of North Africa and the southern Mediterranean, and inspired by the 'amorous conflagration' of Tadeusz Micinski's poem 'May Night'.

Tchaikovsky's youthful Symphony No. 1, 'Winter Daydreams', and Rachmaninov's nostalgic final work, the Symphonic Dances of 1940, frame the concerto in a programme rich with dreams.

68BTchaikovsky, Szymanowski & Rachmaninov - 220130902
68BTchaikovsky, Szymanowski & Rachmaninov - 220130902
2013Pcm01: Ravel, Mozart And Lutoslawski - 12013071520130720

Vilde Frang and Michail Lifits live at the BBC Proms with music by Ravel, Mozart, and the Partita by one of this year's featured composers, Lutoslawski.

Live from Cadogan Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Ravel: Violin Sonata

Mozart: Violin Sonata in G major, K379

Lutoslawski: Partita

Vilde Frang (violin)

Michail Lifits (piano)

Petroc Trelawny introduces the first of this year's Proms Chamber Music concerts, live from Cadogan Hall in London. The charismatic young Norwegian violinist Vilde Frang makes her Proms concerto debut with the BBC Philharmonic later in the season, but today performs two of the best-loved chamber works in the repertory - Ravel's jazz-influenced work written in the 1920s, and Mozart's great sonata of 1781. And a rare chance to hear the expressive Partita by Witold Lutoslawski, whose centenary is celebrated across the Proms this year.

This concert will be repeated on Saturday 20th July at 2pm.

2013Pcm01: Ravel, Mozart And Lutoslawski - 12013071520130720

Vilde Frang and Michail Lifits live at the BBC Proms with music by Ravel, Mozart, and the Partita by one of this year's featured composers, Lutoslawski.

Live from Cadogan Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Ravel: Violin Sonata

Mozart: Violin Sonata in G major, K379

Lutoslawski: Partita

Vilde Frang (violin)

Michail Lifits (piano)

Petroc Trelawny introduces the first of this year's Proms Chamber Music concerts, live from Cadogan Hall in London. The charismatic young Norwegian violinist Vilde Frang makes her Proms concerto debut with the BBC Philharmonic later in the season, but today performs two of the best-loved chamber works in the repertory - Ravel's jazz-influenced work written in the 1920s, and Mozart's great sonata of 1781. And a rare chance to hear the expressive Partita by Witold Lutoslawski, whose centenary is celebrated across the Proms this year.

This concert will be repeated on Saturday 20th July at 2pm.

2013Poles In Britain20130717

: with half a million Poles now living in Britain the writer Eva Hoffman talks to Rana Mitter about the proliferation of contemporary art and literature being created by Polish artists.

2013Poles In Britain20130717

: with half a million Poles now living in Britain the writer Eva Hoffman talks to Rana Mitter about the proliferation of contemporary art and literature being created by Polish artists.

2013The History Of French Dance20130714

A discussion on the history of French ballet from Lully to Stravinsky and an examination of The Rite of Spring, 100 years after its premiere, with Jane Pritchard, Dance Historian at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

2013The History Of French Dance20130714

A discussion on the history of French ballet from Lully to Stravinsky and an examination of The Rite of Spring, 100 years after its premiere, with Jane Pritchard, Dance Historian at the Victoria and Albert Museum.