July 19th – First Night of the Proms
The BBC Symphony Orchestra perform Dvorak Symphonic Poem – The Golden Spinning Wheel
The BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Symphony Chorus conducted by Karina Canellakis, perform Janecek’s Giagolitic Mass
Joshua Bells plays Dvorak – Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Smetana’s Ma Vlast
Schuman, Schoenberh and Mozart – BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Nicola Benedetti with the NYO
Auerbach, Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto
Britten and Mahler – Edward Gardiner conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Mahlets Song Cycler”Des Lied von Der Erde” with Leif Ove Andsnese. Britten’s Piano Concerto
Angelique Kidjo – Making her proms debut with her 9 piece band in a tribute to salsa legend Celia Cruz
John Wilson Orchestra. Celebrating the music of the Wrner Bros Studios, including Works by Max Steiner and Erich Korngold
The Sound of Space – The London Contemporary Orchestra featuring sci-fi music from Alien:Covnenant, Interstellar, Under The Skin and Gravity.
The BBC National Orchestra and the Chorus of Wales conducted by Nathalie Stutzman with Fatima Said, Kathryn Rudge, Sunnyboy Dladla and David Shipley in Mozart’s Requiem
Sir Anthonio Pappano, the National Youth Orchestra of the USA, Mezzo Joyce Di Donato.
Queen Victoria’s Playlist – an evening of music to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s Birth
Sir Simon Rattle conducts the LSO and LSO Chofu in Walton’s Cantata and Belshazzar’s Feast.
BBC 2016 Young Musician Winner, Sheku-Kanneh Mason, performs Elgar’s passionate Cello Concerto with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and their music director Mirga Grainyte-Tyla
Strauss, Sibelius and Prokofiev – flavours of Finland, Russia and Germany featuring Yannick Nezet-Seguin and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Homage to Nina Simone – Celebrating the jazz and blues legend.
Happy Birthday Henry Wood. A 150th anniversary tribute to Sir Henry Wood, founder/conductor of the Proms featuring many of the works he both premiered and arranged across nearly 50 years of the festival.
The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra conducted by Long You, performs Mozart and Rachmaninov
In a proms premiere the Nu Civilisation Orchestra conducted by Peter Edwards, re imagine Duke Ellington’s three sacred concerts.
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performs music by Vaughan Williams, Brahms and a new work, a birthday tribute to conductor Martyn Brabbins, inspired by Elar’s “Enigma Variations”
Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique performed from memory by the Aurora Orchestra.
Jonny Greenwood Curates – Radiohead guitarist and film composer curates a late night prom.
The Last Night of The Proms