bbc proms listening log 2019

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

July 21st

Joshua Bells plays Dvorak – Bamberg Symphony Orchestra

Smetana’s Ma Vlast

July 26th

Schuman, Schoenberh and Mozart – BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

July 28th

Nicola Benedetti with the NYO

Auerbach, Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

August 2nd

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

August 9th

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.

August 11th

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

August 16th

Sir Anthonio Pappano, the National Youth Orchestra of the USA, Mezzo Joyce Di Donato.

August 18th

Queen Victoria’s Playlist – an evening of music to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s Birth

August 23rd

Sir Simon Rattle conducts the LSO and LSO Chofu in Walton’s Cantata and Belshazzar’s Feast.

August 25th

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

August 30th

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.

September 1st

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.

September 6th

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.

September 8th

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”

September 13th

Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique performed from memory by the Aurora Orchestra.

Jonny Greenwood Curates – Radiohead guitarist and film composer curates a late night prom.

September 14th

The Last Night of The Proms

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