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2005071520050718First Night of the Proms

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus launch the 111th season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts. Sir Roger Norrington conducts an all-star line-up in Tippett's powerful oratorio marking the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, Janine Jansen, performs the ever-popular Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, and this year's Proms theme of the sea is launched with Berlioz's thrilling overture. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Berlioz: Overture, The Corsair

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in Em

Elgar: Overture, Cockaigne

Tippett: A Child of Our Time

Janine Jansen (violin)

Indra Thomas (soprano)

Christine Rice (mezzo soprano)

Ian Bostridge (tenor)

Sir Willard White (bass)

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sir Roger Norrington (conductor)

2005071520050718Presented by Christopher Cook live from the Royal Albert Hall, London, the first instalment of the Proms Ring cycle. Antonio Pappano conducts a performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre.

Siegmund and Sieglinde are unaware that they are brother and sister when they fall passionately in love. The god Wotan determines to uphold the law and defend Sieglinde's husband, but his warrior daughter Brünnhilde defies him. As punishment, she is sentenced to become a mortal woman. She must sleep, surrounded by fire, until a man can awaken her.

Siegmund....Placido Domingo (tenor)

Sieglinde....Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)

Hunding....Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Wotan....Bryn Terfel (baritone)

Brünnhilde....Lisa Gasteen (soprano)

Fricka....Rosalind Plowright (mezzo-soprano)

Gerhilde....Geraldine McGreevy (soprano)

Ortlinde....Elaine McKrill (soprano)

Waltraute....Claire Powell (mezzo-soprano)

Schwertleite....Rebecca de Pont Davies (mezzo-soprano)

Helmwige....Irene Theorin (soprano)

Siegrune....Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano)

Grimgerde....Clare Shearer (mezzo-soprano)

Rossweisse....Elizabeth Sikora (mezzo-soprano)

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Antonio Pappano (conductor)

Evening

Morning

Afternoon

Part 3 of the performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre, live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Part 2 of the performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre. Live from the Royal Albert Hall.

First Night of the Proms

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus launch the 111th season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts. Sir Roger Norrington conducts an all-star line-up in Tippett's powerful oratorio marking the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, Janine Jansen, performs the ever-popular Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, and this year's Proms theme of the sea is launched with Berlioz's thrilling overture. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Berlioz: Overture, The Corsair

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in Em

Elgar: Overture, Cockaigne

Tippett: A Child of Our Time

Janine Jansen (violin)

Indra Thomas (soprano)

Christine Rice (mezzo soprano)

Ian Bostridge (tenor)

Sir Willard White (bass)

BBC Symphony Chorus

Sir Roger Norrington (conductor)

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus launch the 111th season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts. Sir Roger Norrington conducts an all-star line-up in Tippett's powerful oratorio marking the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II. Former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, Janine Jansen, performs the ever-popular Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, and this year's Proms theme of the Sea is launched with Berlioz's thrilling overture.

First Night of the Proms: In the concluding part of tonight's concert, Stephanie Hughes presents the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performing Tippett's A Child of Our Time.

Presented by Christopher Cook live from the Royal Albert Hall, London, the first instalment of the Proms Ring cycle. Antonio Pappano conducts a performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre.

Siegmund and Sieglinde are unaware that they are brother and sister when they fall passionately in love. The god Wotan determines to uphold the law and defend Sieglinde's husband, but his warrior daughter Brünnhilde defies him. As punishment, she is sentenced to become a mortal woman. She must sleep, surrounded by fire, until a man can awaken her.

Siegmund....Placido Domingo (tenor)

Sieglinde....Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)

Hunding....Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Wotan....Bryn Terfel (baritone)

Brünnhilde....Lisa Gasteen (soprano)

Fricka....Rosalind Plowright (mezzo-soprano)

Gerhilde....Geraldine McGreevy (soprano)

Ortlinde....Elaine McKrill (soprano)

Waltraute....Claire Powell (mezzo-soprano)

Schwertleite....Rebecca de Pont Davies (mezzo-soprano)

Helmwige....Irene Theorin (soprano)

Siegrune....Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano)

Grimgerde....Clare Shearer (mezzo-soprano)

Rossweisse....Elizabeth Sikora (mezzo-soprano)

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Antonio Pappano (conductor)

Evening

Morning

Afternoon

Part 3 of the performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre, live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Part 2 of the performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre. Live from the Royal Albert Hall.

First Night of the Proms

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus launch the 111th season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts. Sir Roger Norrington conducts an all-star line-up in Tippett's powerful oratorio marking the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, Janine Jansen, performs the ever-popular Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, and this year's Proms theme of the sea is launched with Berlioz's thrilling overture. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Berlioz: Overture, The Corsair

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in Em

Elgar: Overture, Cockaigne

Tippett: A Child of Our Time

Janine Jansen (violin)

Indra Thomas (soprano)

Christine Rice (mezzo soprano)

Ian Bostridge (tenor)

Sir Willard White (bass)

BBC Symphony Chorus

Sir Roger Norrington (conductor)

First Night of the Proms

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus launch the 111th season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts. Sir Roger Norrington conducts an all-star line-up in Tippett's powerful oratorio marking the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, Janine Jansen, performs the ever-popular Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, and this year's Proms theme of the sea is launched with Berlioz's thrilling overture. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Berlioz: Overture, The Corsair

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in Em

Elgar: Overture, Cockaigne

Tippett: A Child of Our Time

Janine Jansen (violin)

Indra Thomas (soprano)

Christine Rice (mezzo soprano)

Ian Bostridge (tenor)

Sir Willard White (bass)

BBC Symphony Chorus

Sir Roger Norrington (conductor)

First Night of the Proms

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus launch the 111th season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts. Sir Roger Norrington conducts an all-star line-up in Tippett's powerful oratorio marking the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II. Former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, Janine Jansen, performs the ever-popular Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, and this year's Proms theme of the Sea is launched with Berlioz's thrilling overture.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Janine Jansen (violin)

Indra Thomas (soprano)

Christine Rice (mezzo soprano)

Ian Bostridge (tenor)

Sir Willard White (bass)

Berlioz: Overture The Corsair

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in Em

Elgar: Overture Cockaigne

BBC Symphony Chorus

Sir Roger Norrington (conductor)

First Night of the Proms: In the concluding part of tonight's concert, Stephanie Hughes presents the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performing Tippett's A Child of Our Time.

First Night of the Proms

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus launch the 111th season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts. Sir Roger Norrington conducts an all-star line-up in Tippett's powerful oratorio marking the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II. Former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, Janine Jansen, performs the ever-popular Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, and this year's Proms theme of the Sea is launched with Berlioz's thrilling overture.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Janine Jansen (violin)

Indra Thomas (soprano)

Christine Rice (mezzo soprano)

Ian Bostridge (tenor)

Sir Willard White (bass)

Berlioz: Overture The Corsair

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in Em

Elgar: Overture Cockaigne

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sir Roger Norrington (conductor)

First Night of the Proms: In the concluding part of tonight's concert, Stephanie Hughes presents the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performing Tippett's A Child of Our Time.

2005071620050719Another chance to hear, from the Royal Albert Hall, a feast of sparkling music from Britain's most famous Victorian operatic duo - Gilbert and Sullivan.

Featuring The Yeoman of the Guard - overture; the Pineapple Poll suite, based on Gilbert's ballad The Bumboat Woman's Story, as originally arranged by Sir Charles Mackerras in the 1950s; and a voyage aboard HMS Pinafore. Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

Sir Joseph Porter.... Richard Suart (baritone)

Captain Corcoran.... Neal Davies (bass)

Ralph Rackstraw.... Timothy Robinson (tenor)

Josephine.... Sally Matthews (soprano)

Little Buttercup.... Felicity Palmer (mezzo-soprano)

Dick Deadeye.... Peter Sidhorn (baritone)

Bill Bobstay, Boatswain's Mate.... Owen Gilhooly (baritone)

Bob Becket, Carpenter's Mate.... Stephen Richardson (bass)

Cousin Hebe.... Wendy Dawn Thompson (mezzo-soprano)

Tim Brooke-Taylor (narrator)

Maida Vale Singers

BBC Concert Orchestra

Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

2005071620050719The world premiere of a newly commissioned Concerto for Orchestra opens the BBC National Orchestra of Wales' first Prom of the season, with its principal conductor. There is also Benjamin Britten's enchanting early song cycle and, after the interval, the rarely-performed original version of Vaughan Williams' A London Symphony, restoring the work's 'epic Mahlerian grandeur', according to Richard Hickox.

Presented by Chris de Souza, live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Michael Berkeley: Concerto for Orchestra (BBC commission, world premiere)

Britten: Quatre chansons françaises

Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (original version)

Susan Gritton (soprano)

Richard Hickox (conductor)

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales' Proms performance focuses on the original version of Vaughan Williams' A London Symphony. Live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Another chance to hear, from the Royal Albert Hall, a feast of sparkling music from Britain's most famous Victorian operatic duo - Gilbert and Sullivan.

Featuring The Yeoman of the Guard - overture; the Pineapple Poll suite, based on Gilbert's ballad The Bumboat Woman's Story, as originally arranged by Sir Charles Mackerras in the 1950s; and a voyage aboard HMS Pinafore. Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

Sir Joseph Porter....Richard Suart (baritone)

Captain Corcoran....Neal Davies (bass)

Ralph Rackstraw....Timothy Robinson (tenor)

Josephine....Sally Matthews (soprano)

Little Buttercup....Felicity Palmer (mezzo-soprano)

Dick Deadeye....Peter Sidhorn (baritone)

Bill Bobstay, Boatswain's Mate....Owen Gilhooly (baritone)

Bob Becket, Carpenter's Mate....Stephen Richardson (bass)

Cousin Hebe....Wendy Dawn Thompson (mezzo-soprano)

Tim Brooke-Taylor (narrator)

Maida Vale Singers

BBC Concert Orchestra

Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

The second part of the Gilbert and Sullivan fest from the Royal Albert Hall, with the focus on a voyage aboard HMS Pinafore, with a host of seafaring soloists.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, a feast of sparkling music from Britain's most famous Victorian operatic duo - Gilbert and Sullivan.

Featuring The Yeoman of the Guard - overture; the Pineapple Poll suite, based on Gilbert's ballad The Bumboat Woman's Story, as originally arranged by Sir Charles Mackerras in the 1950s; and in the second part, a voyage aboard HMS Pinafore.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

The world premiere of a newly commissioned Concerto for Orchestra opens the BBC National Orchestra of Wales' first Prom of the season, with its principal conductor. There is also Benjamin Britten's enchanting early song cycle and, after the interval, the rarely-performed original version of Vaughan Williams' A London Symphony, restoring the work's 'epic Mahlerian grandeur', according to Richard Hickox.

Presented by Chris de Souza, live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Michael Berkeley: Concerto for Orchestra (BBC commission, world premiere)

Britten: Quatre chansons françaises

Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (original version)

Susan Gritton (soprano)

Richard Hickox (conductor)

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales' Proms performance focuses on the original version of Vaughan Williams' A London Symphony. Live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Another chance to hear, from the Royal Albert Hall, a feast of sparkling music from Britain's most famous Victorian operatic duo - Gilbert and Sullivan.

Featuring The Yeoman of the Guard - overture; the Pineapple Poll suite, based on Gilbert's ballad The Bumboat Woman's Story, as originally arranged by Sir Charles Mackerras in the 1950s; and a voyage aboard HMS Pinafore. Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

Sir Joseph Porter....Richard Suart (baritone)

Captain Corcoran....Neal Davies (bass)

Ralph Rackstraw....Timothy Robinson (tenor)

Josephine....Sally Matthews (soprano)

Little Buttercup....Felicity Palmer (mezzo-soprano)

Dick Deadeye....Peter Sidhorn (baritone)

Bill Bobstay, Boatswain's Mate....Owen Gilhooly (baritone)

Bob Becket, Carpenter's Mate....Stephen Richardson (bass)

Cousin Hebe....Wendy Dawn Thompson (mezzo-soprano)

Tim Brooke-Taylor (narrator)

Maida Vale Singers

BBC Concert Orchestra

Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

Another chance to hear, from the Royal Albert Hall, a feast of sparkling music from Britain's most famous Victorian operatic duo - Gilbert and Sullivan.

Featuring The Yeoman of the Guard - overture; the Pineapple Poll suite, based on Gilbert's ballad The Bumboat Woman's Story, as originally arranged by Sir Charles Mackerras in the 1950s; and a voyage aboard HMS Pinafore. Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

Sir Joseph Porter....Richard Suart (baritone)

Captain Corcoran....Neal Davies (bass)

Ralph Rackstraw....Timothy Robinson (tenor)

Josephine....Sally Matthews (soprano)

Little Buttercup....Felicity Palmer (mezzo-soprano)

Dick Deadeye....Peter Sidhorn (baritone)

Bill Bobstay, Boatswain's Mate....Owen Gilhooly (baritone)

Bob Becket, Carpenter's Mate....Stephen Richardson (bass)

Cousin Hebe....Wendy Dawn Thompson (mezzo-soprano)

Tim Brooke-Taylor (narrator)

Maida Vale Singers

BBC Concert Orchestra

Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

The second part of the Gilbert and Sullivan fest from the Royal Albert Hall, with the focus on a voyage aboard HMS Pinafore, with a host of seafaring soloists.

Sir Joseph Porter....Richard Suart (baritone)

Captain Corcoran....Neal Davies (bass)

Ralph Rackstraw....Timothy Robinson (tenor)

Josephine....Sally Matthews (soprano)

Little Buttercup....Felicity Palmer (mezzo-soprano)

Dick Deadeye....Peter Sidhorn (baritone)

Bill Bobstay, Boatswains Mate....Owen Gilhooly (baritone)

Bob Becket, Carpenter's Mate....Stephen Richardson (bass)

Cousin Hebe....Wendy Dawn Thompson (mezzo-soprano)

Tim Brooke-Taylor (narrator)

Maida Vale Singers

BBC Concert Orchestra

Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, a feast of sparkling music from Britain's most famous Victorian operatic duo - Gilbert and Sullivan.

Featuring The Yeoman of the Guard - overture; the Pineapple Poll suite, based on Gilbert's ballad The Bumboat Woman's Story, as originally arranged by Sir Charles Mackerras in the 1950s; and in the second part, a voyage aboard HMS Pinafore.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

The second part of the Gilbert and Sullivan fest from the Royal Albert Hall, with the focus on a voyage aboard HMS Pinafore, with a host of seafaring soloists.

Sir Joseph Porter.... Richard Suart (baritone)

Captain Corcoran.... Neal Davies (bass)

Ralph Rackstraw.... Timothy Robinson (tenor)

Josephine.... Sally Matthews (soprano)

Little Buttercup.... Felicity Palmer (mezzo-soprano)

Dick Deadeye.... Peter Sidhorn (baritone)

Bill Bobstay, Boatswains Mate.... Owen Gilhooly (baritone)

Bob Becket, Carpenter's Mate.... Stephen Richardson (bass)

Cousin Hebe.... Wendy Dawn Thompson (mezzo-soprano)

Tim Brooke-Taylor (narrator)

Maida Vale Singers

BBC Concert Orchestra

Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, a feast of sparkling music from Britain's most famous Victorian operatic duo - Gilbert and Sullivan.

Featuring The Yeoman of the Guard - overture; the Pineapple Poll suite, based on Gilbert's ballad The Bumboat Woman's Story, as originally arranged by Sir Charles Mackerras in the 1950s; and in the second part, a voyage aboard HMS Pinafore.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

20050717The final two acts from the Proms performance of Purcell's The Fairy Queen, live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Presented by Sean Rafferty. Live from the Royal Albert Hall, a Proms performance of Purcell's The Fairy Queen, Acts 1-3.

Purcell's lavish semi-opera - a spectacular reworking of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream - was a huge success when it was premiered at the Dorset Garden Theatre in 1692, and contains some of the composer's most ethereal and sensual music. Oberon and Titania are the quarrelling King and Queen of the Fairies who inhabit a bizarre unfolding world of farce and wit.

Rebecca Outram, Mhairi Lawson, Julia Gooding, Susan Hemington-Jones (soprano)

Daniel Auchincloss, Charles Daniels, Mark Le Brocq (tenor)

Peter Harvey, Jonathan Best (bass)

Gabrieli Consort and Players

Paul McCreesh (director)

The final two acts from the Proms performance of Purcell's The Fairy Queen, live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Presented by Sean Rafferty. Live from the Royal Albert Hall, a Proms performance of Purcell's The Fairy Queen, Acts 1-3.

Purcell's lavish semi-opera - a spectacular reworking of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream - was a huge success when it was premiered at the Dorset Garden Theatre in 1692, and contains some of the composer's most ethereal and sensual music. Oberon and Titania are the quarrelling King and Queen of the Fairies who inhabit a bizarre unfolding world of farce and wit.

Rebecca Outram, Mhairi Lawson, Julia Gooding, Susan Hemington-Jones (soprano)

Daniel Auchincloss, Charles Daniels, Mark Le Brocq (tenor)

Peter Harvey, Jonathan Best (bass)

Gabrieli Consort and Players

Paul McCreesh (director)

20050718Part 2 of the performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre. Live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Presented by Christopher Cook live from the Royal Albert Hall, London, the first instalment of the Proms Ring cycle. Antonio Pappano conducts a performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre.

Siegmund and Sieglinde are unaware that they are brother and sister when they fall passionately in love. The god Wotan determines to uphold the law and defend Sieglinde's husband, but his warrior daughter Brünnhilde defies him. As punishment, she is sentenced to become a mortal woman. She must sleep, surrounded by fire, until a man can awaken her.

Siegmund....Placido Domingo (tenor)

Sieglinde....Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)

Hunding....Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Wotan....Bryn Terfel (baritone)

Brünnhilde....Lisa Gasteen (soprano)

Fricka....Rosalind Plowright (mezzo-soprano)

Gerhilde....Geraldine McGreevy (soprano)

Ortlinde....Elaine McKrill (soprano)

Waltraute....Claire Powell (mezzo-soprano)

Schwertleite....Rebecca de Pont Davies (mezzo-soprano)

Helmwige....Irene Theorin (soprano)

Siegrune....Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano)

Grimgerde....Clare Shearer (mezzo-soprano)

Rossweisse....Elizabeth Sikora (mezzo-soprano)

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Antonio Pappano (conductor)

Evening

Morning

Afternoon

Part 3 of the performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre, live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Part 2 of the performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre. Live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Presented by Christopher Cook live from the Royal Albert Hall, London, the first instalment of the Proms Ring cycle. Antonio Pappano conducts a performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre.

Siegmund and Sieglinde are unaware that they are brother and sister when they fall passionately in love. The god Wotan determines to uphold the law and defend Sieglinde's husband, but his warrior daughter Brünnhilde defies him. As punishment, she is sentenced to become a mortal woman. She must sleep, surrounded by fire, until a man can awaken her.

Siegmund.... Placido Domingo (tenor)

Sieglinde.... Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano)

Hunding.... Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Wotan.... Bryn Terfel (baritone)

Brünnhilde.... Lisa Gasteen (soprano)

Fricka.... Rosalind Plowright (mezzo-soprano)

Gerhilde.... Geraldine McGreevy (soprano)

Ortlinde.... Elaine McKrill (soprano)

Waltraute.... Claire Powell (mezzo-soprano)

Schwertleite.... Rebecca de Pont Davies (mezzo-soprano)

Helmwige.... Irene Theorin (soprano)

Siegrune.... Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano)

Grimgerde.... Clare Shearer (mezzo-soprano)

Rossweisse.... Elizabeth Sikora (mezzo-soprano)

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Antonio Pappano (conductor)

Evening

Morning

Afternoon

Part 3 of the performance of the new Covent Garden production of Wagner's Die Walküre, live from the Royal Albert Hall.

2005071920050720A newly commissioned Concerto for Orchestra opens the BBC National Orchestra of Wales' first Prom of the season, with its principal conductor. There is also Benjamin Britten's enchanting early song cycle; plus the rarely-performed original version of Vaughan Williams' A London Symphony, restoring the work's 'epic Mahlerian grandeur', according to Richard Hickox.

Presented by Chris de Souza.

Michael Berkeley: Concerto for Orchestra (BBC commission, world premiere)

Britten: Quatre chansons françaises

Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (original version)

Susan Gritton (soprano)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor)

The second part of the live concert from the Proms focuses on Nielsen's dramatic Symphony No 4.

Presented by Catherine Bott, live from the Royal Albert Hall.

The year's first Late Night Prom boasts an all-Haydn programme, with a heavenly motet, a rousing symphony and a seafaring Mass marking the bicentenary of the Battle of Trafalgar.

Haydn: Motet Insanae et vanae curae; Symphony No 90 in C; Missa in angustiis ('Nelson' Mass)

Luba Orgonáová (soprano)

Wilke te Brummelstroete (mezzo-soprano)

Robert Murray (tenor)

Alastair Miles (bass)

Monteverdi Choir

English Baroque Soloists

Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Continuing this season's theme of music related to the sea, Thea Musgrave's new set of Turneresque seascapes launches the Prom session, followed by Rachmaninov's sparklingly virtuosic concerto and, after the interval, Nielsen's dramatic symphony, which celebrates the elemental energy of life.

Presented live from the Royal Albert Hall by Sandy Burnett.

Thea Musgrave: Turbulent Landscapes (London premiere)

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp m

Nielsen: Symphony No 4, The Inextinguishable

Stephen Hough (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

A newly commissioned Concerto for Orchestra opens the BBC National Orchestra of Wales' first Prom of the season, with its principal conductor. There is also Benjamin Britten's enchanting early song cycle; plus the rarely-performed original version of Vaughan Williams' A London Symphony, restoring the work's 'epic Mahlerian grandeur', according to Richard Hickox.

Presented by Chris de Souza.

Michael Berkeley: Concerto for Orchestra (BBC commission, world premiere)

Britten: Quatre chansons françaises

Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (original version)

Susan Gritton (soprano)

Richard Hickox (conductor)

A newly commissioned Concerto for Orchestra opens the BBC National Orchestra of Wales' first Prom of the season, with its principal conductor. There is also Benjamin Britten's enchanting early song cycle; plus the rarely-performed original version of Vaughan Williams' A London Symphony, restoring the work's 'epic Mahlerian grandeur', according to Richard Hickox.

Presented by Chris de Souza.

Michael Berkeley: Concerto for Orchestra (BBC commission, world premiere)

Britten: Quatre chansons françaises

Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (original version)

Susan Gritton (soprano)

Richard Hickox (conductor)

The second part of the live concert from the Proms focuses on Nielsen's dramatic Symphony No 4.

Presented by Catherine Bott, live from the Royal Albert Hall.

The year's first Late Night Prom boasts an all-Haydn programme, with a heavenly motet, a rousing symphony and a seafaring Mass marking the bicentenary of the Battle of Trafalgar.

Haydn: Motet Insanae et vanae curae; Symphony No 90 in C; Missa in angustiis ('Nelson' Mass)

Luba Orgonáová (soprano)

Wilke te Brummelstroete (mezzo-soprano)

Robert Murray (tenor)

Alastair Miles (bass)

Monteverdi Choir

English Baroque Soloists

Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Continuing this season's theme of music related to the sea, Thea Musgrave's new set of Turneresque seascapes launches the Prom session, followed by Rachmaninov's sparklingly virtuosic concerto and, after the interval, Nielsen's dramatic symphony, which celebrates the elemental energy of life.

Presented live from the Royal Albert Hall by Sandy Burnett.

Thea Musgrave: Turbulent Landscapes (London premiere)

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp m

Nielsen: Symphony No 4, The Inextinguishable

Stephen Hough (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

The world premiere of a newly commissioned Concerto for Orchestra opens the BBC National Orchestra of Wales' first Prom of the season, with its principal conductor. There is also Benjamin Britten's enchanting early song cycle and, after the interval, the rarely-performed original version of Vaughan Williams' A London Symphony, restoring the work's 'epic Mahlerian grandeur', according to Richard Hickox.

Presented by Chris de Souza, live from the Royal Albert Hall.

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales' Proms performance focuses on the original version of Vaughan Williams' A London Symphony. Live from the Royal Albert Hall.

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales' Proms performance focuses on the original version of Vaughan Williams' A London Symphony. Live from the Royal Albert Hall.

The world premiere of a newly commissioned Concerto for Orchestra opens the BBC National Orchestra of Wales' first Prom of the season, with its principal conductor. There is also Benjamin Britten's enchanting early song cycle and, after the interval, the rarely-performed original version of Vaughan Williams' A London Symphony, restoring the work's 'epic Mahlerian grandeur', according to Richard Hickox.

Presented by Chris de Souza, live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Michael Berkeley: Concerto for Orchestra (BBC commission, world premiere)

Britten: Quatre chansons françaises

Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (original version)

Susan Gritton (soprano)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor)

2005072020050721Continuing this season's theme of music related to the sea, Thea Musgrave's new set of Turneresque seascapes launches the Prom session, followed by Rachmaninov's sparklingly virtuosic concerto and Nielsen's dramatic symphony, which celebrates the elemental energy of life. Presented from the Royal Albert Hall by Sandy Burnett.

Thea Musgrave: Turbulent Landscapes (London premiere)

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp m

Nielsen: Symphony No 4, The Inextinguishable

Stephen Hough (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, presented by Petroc Trelawny.

The second half of the concert focuses on Ravel's La valse and James MacMillan's new organ concerto, A Scotch Bestiary for organ and orchestra.

An exotic score by Stravinsky highlights this season's fairytale theme, and contrasts with, after the interval, Ravel's bittersweet homage to a vanished world. Also James MacMillan conducts his new organ concerto, a riotous piece that transforms the Royal Albert Hall's recently refurbished organ to produce a cacophony of animal sounds.

Stravinsky: The Nightingale (concert performance; sung in Russian)

Nightingale....Olga Trifonova (soprano)

Cook....Ailish Tynan (soprano)

Fisherman....Evgeny Akimov (tenor)

Emperor of China....Sergei Leiferkus (baritone)

Chamberlain....Darren Jeffery (bass-baritone)

Bonze....Daniel Borowski (bass)

Death....Irina Tchistyakova (mezzo-soprano)

Wayne Marshall (organ)

BBC Singers

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda, James MacMillan (conductor)

James MacMillan: A Scotch Bestiary for organ and orchestra (London premiere)

Ravel: La valse

Continuing this season's theme of music related to the sea, Thea Musgrave's new set of Turneresque seascapes launches the Prom session, followed by Rachmaninov's sparklingly virtuosic concerto and Nielsen's dramatic symphony, which celebrates the elemental energy of life. Presented from the Royal Albert Hall by Sandy Burnett.

Thea Musgrave: Turbulent Landscapes (London premiere)

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp m

Nielsen: Symphony No 4, The Inextinguishable

Stephen Hough (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

Continuing this season's theme of music related to the sea, Thea Musgrave's new set of Turneresque seascapes launches the Prom session, followed by Rachmaninov's sparklingly virtuosic concerto and Nielsen's dramatic symphony, which celebrates the elemental energy of life. Presented from the Royal Albert Hall by Sandy Burnett.

Thea Musgrave: Turbulent Landscapes (London premiere)

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp m

Nielsen: Symphony No 4, The Inextinguishable

Stephen Hough (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, presented by Petroc Trelawny.

The second half of the concert focuses on Ravel's La valse and James MacMillan's new organ concerto, A Scotch Bestiary for organ and orchestra.

An exotic score by Stravinsky highlights this season's fairytale theme, and contrasts with, after the interval, Ravel's bittersweet homage to a vanished world. Also James MacMillan conducts his new organ concerto, a riotous piece that transforms the Royal Albert Hall's recently refurbished organ to produce a cacophony of animal sounds.

Stravinsky: The Nightingale (concert performance; sung in Russian)

Nightingale....Olga Trifonova (soprano)

Cook....Ailish Tynan (soprano)

Fisherman....Evgeny Akimov (tenor)

Emperor of China....Sergei Leiferkus (baritone)

Chamberlain....Darren Jeffery (bass-baritone)

Bonze....Daniel Borowski (bass)

Death....Irina Tchistyakova (mezzo-soprano)

Wayne Marshall (organ)

BBC Singers

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda, James MacMillan (conductor)

James MacMillan: A Scotch Bestiary for organ and orchestra (London premiere)

Ravel: La valse

The second part of the live concert from the Proms focuses on Nielsen's dramatic Symphony No 4.

Presented by Catherine Bott, live from the Royal Albert Hall.

The year's first Late Night Prom boasts an all-Haydn programme, with a heavenly motet, a rousing symphony and a seafaring Mass marking the bicentenary of the Battle of Trafalgar.

Haydn: Motet Insanae et vanae curae; Symphony No 90 in C; Missa in angustiis ('Nelson' Mass)

Luba Orgonáová (soprano)

Wilke te Brummelstroete (mezzo-soprano)

Robert Murray (tenor)

Alastair Miles (bass)

Monteverdi Choir

English Baroque Soloists

Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Continuing this season's theme of music related to the sea, Thea Musgrave's new set of Turneresque seascapes launches the Prom session, followed by Rachmaninov's sparklingly virtuosic concerto and, after the interval, Nielsen's dramatic symphony, which celebrates the elemental energy of life.

Presented live from the Royal Albert Hall by Sandy Burnett.

The second part of the live concert from the Proms focuses on Nielsen's dramatic Symphony No 4.

Presented by Catherine Bott, live from the Royal Albert Hall.

The year's first Late Night Prom boasts an all-Haydn programme, with a heavenly motet, a rousing symphony and a seafaring Mass marking the bicentenary of the Battle of Trafalgar.

Haydn: Motet Insanae et vanae curae; Symphony No 90 in C; Missa in angustiis ('Nelson' Mass)

Luba Orgonáová (soprano)

Wilke te Brummelstroete (mezzo-soprano)

Robert Murray (tenor)

Alastair Miles (bass)

Monteverdi Choir

English Baroque Soloists

Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Continuing this season's theme of music related to the sea, Thea Musgrave's new set of Turneresque seascapes launches the Prom session, followed by Rachmaninov's sparklingly virtuosic concerto and, after the interval, Nielsen's dramatic symphony, which celebrates the elemental energy of life.

Presented live from the Royal Albert Hall by Sandy Burnett.

Thea Musgrave: Turbulent Landscapes (London premiere)

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp m

Nielsen: Symphony No 4, The Inextinguishable

Stephen Hough (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

2005072120050722From the Royal Albert Hall, presented by Petroc Trelawny.

Another chance to hear an exotic score by Stravinsky that highlights this season's fairytale theme. It contrasts with Ravel's bittersweet homage to a vanished world. Also James MacMillan conducts his new organ concerto, a riotous piece that transforms the Royal Albert Hall's recently refurbished organ to produce a cacophony of animal sounds.

Stravinsky: The Nightingale (concert performance; sung in Russian)

Nightingale.... Olga Trifonova (soprano)

Cook.... Ailish Tynan (soprano)

Fisherman.... Evgeny Akimov (tenor)

Emperor of China.... Sergei Leiferkus (baritone)

Chamberlain.... Darren Jeffery (bass-baritone)

Bonze.... Daniel Borowski (bass)

Death.... Irina Tchistyakova (mezzo-soprano)

Wayne Marshall (organ)

BBC Singers

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda, James MacMillan (conductor)

James MacMillan: A Scotch Bestiary for organ and orchestra (London premiere)

Ravel: La valse

2005072120050722The Proms concert spotlights Mahler's turbulent Symphony No 5.

From the Royal Albert Hall, presented by Petroc Trelawny.

Another chance to hear an exotic score by Stravinsky that highlights this season's fairytale theme. It contrasts with Ravel's bittersweet homage to a vanished world. Also James MacMillan conducts his new organ concerto, a riotous piece that transforms the Royal Albert Hall's recently refurbished organ to produce a cacophony of animal sounds.

Stravinsky: The Nightingale (concert performance; sung in Russian)

Nightingale....Olga Trifonova (soprano)

Cook....Ailish Tynan (soprano)

Fisherman....Evgeny Akimov (tenor)

Emperor of China....Sergei Leiferkus (baritone)

Chamberlain....Darren Jeffery (bass-baritone)

Bonze....Daniel Borowski (bass)

Death....Irina Tchistyakova (mezzo-soprano)

Wayne Marshall (organ)

BBC Singers

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda, James MacMillan (conductor)

James MacMillan: A Scotch Bestiary for organ and orchestra (London premiere)

Ravel: La valse

A favourite Proms soloist plays Mozart's folk-inspired violin concerto, and, after the interval, Mahler's turbulent symphony, with its heart-rending adagietto written for his wife as an expression of their love. Live from the Royal Albert Hall, presented by Tommy Pearson.

Mozart: Violin Concerto No 3 in Gm, K216

Christian Tetzlaff (violin)

Mahler: Symphony No 5 in C sharp m

Philharmonia Orchestra

Christoph von Dohnányi (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, presented by Petroc Trelawny.

The second half of the concert focuses on Ravel's La valse and James MacMillan's new organ concerto, A Scotch Bestiary for organ and orchestra.

An exotic score by Stravinsky highlights this season's fairytale theme, and contrasts with, after the interval, Ravel's bittersweet homage to a vanished world. Also James MacMillan conducts his new organ concerto, a riotous piece that transforms the Royal Albert Hall's recently refurbished organ to produce a cacophony of animal sounds.

Ravel: La valse

The Proms concert spotlights Mahler's turbulent Symphony No 5.

From the Royal Albert Hall, presented by Petroc Trelawny.

Another chance to hear an exotic score by Stravinsky that highlights this season's fairytale theme. It contrasts with Ravel's bittersweet homage to a vanished world. Also James MacMillan conducts his new organ concerto, a riotous piece that transforms the Royal Albert Hall's recently refurbished organ to produce a cacophony of animal sounds.

Stravinsky: The Nightingale (concert performance; sung in Russian)

Nightingale....Olga Trifonova (soprano)

Cook....Ailish Tynan (soprano)

Fisherman....Evgeny Akimov (tenor)

Emperor of China....Sergei Leiferkus (baritone)

Chamberlain....Darren Jeffery (bass-baritone)

Bonze....Daniel Borowski (bass)

Death....Irina Tchistyakova (mezzo-soprano)

Wayne Marshall (organ)

BBC Singers

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda, James MacMillan (conductor)

James MacMillan: A Scotch Bestiary for organ and orchestra (London premiere)

Ravel: La valse

A favourite Proms soloist plays Mozart's folk-inspired violin concerto, and, after the interval, Mahler's turbulent symphony, with its heart-rending adagietto written for his wife as an expression of their love. Live from the Royal Albert Hall, presented by Tommy Pearson.

Mozart: Violin Concerto No 3 in Gm, K216

Christian Tetzlaff (violin)

Mahler: Symphony No 5 in C sharp m

Philharmonia Orchestra

Christoph von Dohnányi (conductor)

From the Royal Albert Hall, presented by Petroc Trelawny.

Another chance to hear an exotic score by Stravinsky that highlights this season's fairytale theme. It contrasts with Ravel's bittersweet homage to a vanished world. Also James MacMillan conducts his new organ concerto, a riotous piece that transforms the Royal Albert Hall's recently refurbished organ to produce a cacophony of animal sounds.

Stravinsky: The Nightingale (concert performance; sung in Russian)

Nightingale....Olga Trifonova (soprano)

Cook....Ailish Tynan (soprano)

Fisherman....Evgeny Akimov (tenor)

Emperor of China....Sergei Leiferkus (baritone)

Chamberlain....Darren Jeffery (bass-baritone)

Bonze....Daniel Borowski (bass)

Death....Irina Tchistyakova (mezzo-soprano)

Wayne Marshall (organ)

BBC Singers

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda, James MacMillan (conductor)

James MacMillan: A Scotch Bestiary for organ and orchestra (London premiere)

Ravel: La valse

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, presented by Petroc Trelawny.

The second half of the concert focuses on Ravel's La valse and James MacMillan's new organ concerto, A Scotch Bestiary for organ and orchestra.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, presented by Petroc Trelawny.

An exotic score by Stravinsky highlights this season's fairytale theme, and contrasts with, after the interval, Ravel's bittersweet homage to a vanished world. Also James MacMillan conducts his new organ concerto, a riotous piece that transforms the Royal Albert Hall's recently refurbished organ to produce a cacophony of animal sounds.

Stravinsky: The Nightingale (concert performance; sung in Russian)

Nightingale.... Olga Trifonova (soprano)

Cook.... Ailish Tynan (soprano)

Fisherman.... Evgeny Akimov (tenor)

Emperor of China.... Sergei Leiferkus (baritone)

Chamberlain.... Darren Jeffery (bass-baritone)

Bonze.... Daniel Borowski (bass)

Death.... Irina Tchistyakova (mezzo-soprano)

Wayne Marshall (organ)

BBC Singers

BBC Philharmonic

Gianandrea Noseda, James MacMillan (conductor)

James MacMillan: A Scotch Bestiary for organ and orchestra (London premiere)

Ravel: La valse

20050722A favourite Proms soloist plays Mozart's folk-inspired violin concerto, and, after the interval, Mahler's turbulent symphony, with its heart-rending adagietto written for his wife as an expression of their love. Live from the Royal Albert Hall, presented by Tommy Pearson.

Mozart: Violin Concerto No 3 in Gm, K216

Christian Tetzlaff (violin)

Mahler: Symphony No 5 in C sharp m

Philharmonia Orchestra

Christoph von Dohnányi (conductor)

2005072220050726Tommy Pearson presents another chance to hear last Friday's Prom. The Philharmonia Orchestra and principle conductor Christoph von Dohnányi are joined by the young soloist Christian Tetzlaff in Mozart's folk-inspired Violin Concerto No 3. Followed by Mahler's heart-rending fifth symphony, written for his wife as an expression of their love.

Mozart: Violin Concerto No 3 in Gm, K216

Mahler: Symphony No 5 in C sharp m

Christian Tetzlaff (violin)

Philharmonia Orchestra

Christoph von Dohnanyi (conductor)

2005072220050726Tommy Pearson presents another chance to hear last Friday's Prom.

The Philharmonia Orchestra and principle conductor Christoph von Dohnányi are joined by the young soloist Christian Tetzlaff in Mozart's folk-inspired Violin Concerto No 3.

Followed by Mahler's heart-rending fifth symphony, written for his wife as an expression of their love.

Mozart: Violin Concerto No 3 in Gm, K216

Mahler: Symphony No 5 in C sharp m

Christian Tetzlaff (violin)

Christoph von Dohnanyi (conductor)

Tommy Pearson presents another chance to hear last Friday's Prom.

The Philharmonia Orchestra and principle conductor Christoph von Dohnányi are joined by the young soloist Christian Tetzlaff in Mozart's folk-inspired Violin Concerto No 3.

Followed by Mahler's heart-rending fifth symphony, written for his wife as an expression of their love.

Mozart: Violin Concerto No 3 in Gm, K216

Mahler: Symphony No 5 in C sharp m

Christian Tetzlaff (violin)

Christoph von Dohnanyi (conductor)

The Proms concert spotlights Mahler's turbulent Symphony No 5.

Tommy Pearson presents another chance to hear last Friday's Prom.

The Philharmonia Orchestra and principle conductor Christoph von Dohnányi are joined by the young soloist Christian Tetzlaff in Mozart's folk-inspired Violin Concerto No 3.

Followed by Mahler's heart-rending fifth symphony, written for his wife as an expression of their love.

Mozart: Violin Concerto No 3 in Gm, K216

Mahler: Symphony No 5 in C sharp m

Christian Tetzlaff (violin)

Christoph von Dohnanyi (conductor)

Tommy Pearson presents another chance to hear last Friday's Prom. The Philharmonia Orchestra and principle conductor Christoph von Dohnányi are joined by the young soloist Christian Tetzlaff in Mozart's folk-inspired Violin Concerto No 3. Followed by Mahler's heart-rending fifth symphony, written for his wife as an expression of their love.

Mozart: Violin Concerto No 3 in Gm, K216

Mahler: Symphony No 5 in C sharp m

Christian Tetzlaff (violin)

Christoph von Dohnanyi (conductor)

The Proms concert spotlights Mahler's turbulent Symphony No 5.

A favourite Proms soloist plays Mozart's folk-inspired violin concerto, and, after the interval, Mahler's turbulent symphony, with its heart-rending adagietto written for his wife as an expression of their love. Live from the Royal Albert Hall, presented by Tommy Pearson.

Mozart: Violin Concerto No 3 in Gm, K216

Christian Tetzlaff (violin)

Mahler: Symphony No 5 in C sharp m

Philharmonia Orchestra

Christoph von Dohnányi (conductor)

2005072320050727Another chance to hear Saturday's Prom. The old majestic sea port of Liverpool provides its finest musicians tonight for Mendelssohn's stormy crossing and Vaughan Williams' epic setting of Walt Whitman's sea poems inspiring a human voyage into the unknown. Bruch's violin concerto sees the triumphant return of the 2003 Last Night soloist Leila Josefowicz.

Mendelssohn: Overture, The Hebrides, Fingal's Cave

Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 in Gm

Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony

Leila Josefowicz (violin)

Janice Watson (soprano)

Dwayne Croft (baritone)

RLPO Chorus (c150)

Chester Festival Chorus (c100)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Gerard Schwarz (conductor)

2005072320050727Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

The majestic sea port of Liverpool provides its finest musicians tonight for Mendelssohn's stormy crossing and Vaughan Williams' epic setting of Walt Whitman's sea poems, inspiring a human voyage into the unknown. Bruch's violin concerto sees the triumphant return of the 2003 Last Night soloist Leila Josefowicz.

Presented by Chris de Souza.

Mendelssohn: Overture The Hebrides, Fingal's Cave

Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 in Gm

Leila Josefowicz (violin)

Janice Watson (soprano)

Dwayne Croft (baritone)

RLPO Chorus

Chester Festival Chorus

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Gerard Schwarz (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London. Chris de Souza presents the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic in the concluding part of this Prom, with work by Vaughan Williams. [Rptd Wed 2.00pm]

Gerard Schwarz (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

The majestic sea port of Liverpool provides its finest musicians tonight for Mendelssohn's stormy crossing and Vaughan Williams' epic setting of Walt Whitman's sea poems, inspiring a human voyage into the unknown. Bruch's violin concerto sees the triumphant return of the 2003 Last Night soloist Leila Josefowicz.

Presented by Chris de Souza.

Mendelssohn: Overture The Hebrides, Fingal's Cave

Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 in Gm

Leila Josefowicz (violin)

Janice Watson (soprano)

Dwayne Croft (baritone)

RLPO Chorus

Chester Festival Chorus

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Gerard Schwarz (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London. Chris de Souza presents the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic in the concluding part of this Prom, with work by Vaughan Williams. [Rptd Wed 2.00pm]

Another chance to hear Saturday's Prom. The old majestic sea port of Liverpool provides its finest musicians tonight for Mendelssohn's stormy crossing and Vaughan Williams' epic setting of Walt Whitman's sea poems inspiring a human voyage into the unknown. Bruch's violin concerto sees the triumphant return of the 2003 Last Night soloist Leila Josefowicz.

Mendelssohn: Overture, The Hebrides, Fingal's Cave

Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 in Gm

Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony

Leila Josefowicz (violin)

Janice Watson (soprano)

Dwayne Croft (baritone)

RLPO Chorus (c150)

Chester Festival Chorus (c100)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Gerard Schwarz (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

The majestic sea port of Liverpool provides its finest musicians tonight for Mendelssohn's stormy crossing and Vaughan Williams' epic setting of Walt Whitman's sea poems, inspiring a human voyage into the unknown. Bruch's violin concerto sees the triumphant return of the 2003 Last Night soloist Leila Josefowicz.

Presented by Chris de Souza.

Mendelssohn: Overture The Hebrides, Fingal's Cave

Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 in Gm

Leila Josefowicz (violin)

Janice Watson (soprano)

Dwayne Croft (baritone)

RLPO Chorus

Chester Festival Chorus

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Gerard Schwarz (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London. Chris de Souza presents the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic in the concluding part of this Prom, with work by Vaughan Williams. [Rptd Wed 2.00pm]

2005072420050728Another chance to hear Sunday's Prom. Noted Elgar conductor, Mark Elder, conducts what he calls a very special work, with many wonderful moments. This glorious setting of Cardinal Newman's poem, which was given to Elgar as a wedding present, inspires and compels with a joint choir of over 350 singers, as it follows the journey of Gerontius from his deathbed into the very presence of God.

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius

Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano)

Paul Groves (tenor)

Matthew Best (bass)

Hall退 Youth Choir (semi-chorus only) (60)

Hall退 Choir (120-140)

London Philharmonic Choir (150)

Hall退 Orchestra

Mark Elder (conductor)

2005072420050728Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius. Part 1

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Noted Elgar conductor, Mark Elder, conducts what he calls a very special work, with many wonderful moments. This glorious setting of Cardinal Newman's poem, which was given to Elgar as a wedding present, inspires and compels with a joint choir of over 350 singers, as it follows the journey of Gerontius from his deathbed into the very presence of God.

Presented by Sandy Burnett.

Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano)

Paul Groves (tenor)

Matthew Best (bass)

Hall退 Youth Choir

Hall退 Choir

London Philharmonic Choir

Hall退 Orchestra

Mark Elder (conductor)

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Part 2: Sandy Burnett presents the Hall退 Orchestra's concluding part of Elgar's setting of Cardinal Newman's poem. Live from the Royal Albert Hall. [Rptd Thu 2.00pm]

Mark Elder (conductor)

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius. Part 1

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Noted Elgar conductor, Mark Elder, conducts what he calls a very special work, with many wonderful moments. This glorious setting of Cardinal Newman's poem, which was given to Elgar as a wedding present, inspires and compels with a joint choir of over 350 singers, as it follows the journey of Gerontius from his deathbed into the very presence of God.

Presented by Sandy Burnett.

Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano)

Paul Groves (tenor)

Matthew Best (bass)

Hall退 Youth Choir

Hall退 Choir

London Philharmonic Choir

Hall退 Orchestra

Mark Elder (conductor)

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Part 2: Sandy Burnett presents the Hall退 Orchestra's concluding part of Elgar's setting of Cardinal Newman's poem. Live from the Royal Albert Hall. [Rptd Thu 2.00pm]

Another chance to hear Sunday's Prom. Noted Elgar conductor, Mark Elder, conducts what he calls a very special work, with many wonderful moments. This glorious setting of Cardinal Newman's poem, which was given to Elgar as a wedding present, inspires and compels with a joint choir of over 350 singers, as it follows the journey of Gerontius from his deathbed into the very presence of God.

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius

Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano)

Paul Groves (tenor)

Matthew Best (bass)

Hall退 Youth Choir (semi-chorus only) (60)

Hall退 Choir (120-140)

London Philharmonic Choir (150)

Hall退 Orchestra

Mark Elder (conductor)

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius. Part 1

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Noted Elgar conductor, Mark Elder, conducts what he calls a very special work, with many wonderful moments. This glorious setting of Cardinal Newman's poem, which was given to Elgar as a wedding present, inspires and compels with a joint choir of over 350 singers, as it follows the journey of Gerontius from his deathbed into the very presence of God.

Presented by Sandy Burnett.

Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano)

Paul Groves (tenor)

Matthew Best (bass)

Hall退 Youth Choir

Hall退 Choir

London Philharmonic Choir

Hall退 Orchestra

Mark Elder (conductor)

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Part 2: Sandy Burnett presents the Hall退 Orchestra's concluding part of Elgar's setting of Cardinal Newman's poem. Live from the Royal Albert Hall. [Rptd Thu 2.00pm]

2005072520050729Another chance to hear Monday's Prom, from the Royal Albert Hall.

This season's centenary celebrations of Michael Tippett continue with his extraordinary but rarely-performed depiction of St Augustine's 4th-century vision of eternity, while Shostakovich's epic symphony portrays the new sense of freedom found in Russia after the death of Stalin.

Tippett: The Vision of St Augustine

Shostakovich: Symphony No 10 in Em

Elizabeth Atherton (soprano)

Roderick Williams (baritone)

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor)

2005072520050729Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

This season's centenary celebrations of Michael Tippett continue with his extraordinary but rarely-performed depiction of St Augustine's 4th-century vision of eternity. Presented by Sarah Walker.

Tippett: The Vision of St Augustine

Elizabeth Atherton (soprano)

Roderick Williams (baritone)

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London, Sarah Walker presents the NOW playing Shostakovich's epic Symphony No 10 in Em. [Rptd Friday 2.00pm]

Blue Peter Prom. Out of this World

Blue Peter presenters Liz Barker, Zoe Salmon and Gethin Jones are the guides for an action-packed voyage across the high seas complete with storms, pirates and sailors and into the fantasy realms of sugar plum fairies and fairy godmothers.

Along the way they meet a Sorcerer's Apprentice and take a detour into the Sci-Fi worlds of Star Wars and Doctor Who. And on the final leg of the journey, there's a family sing-along, Last Night of the Proms style.

Paul Kieve (magician)

New London Children's Choir, in collaboration with Schools Music Association

Prince Consort (percussion)

Kevin Hathway (director)

BBC Philharmonic

Jason Lai (conductor)

Hope: Blue Peter theme

John Williams: Star Wars theme

Trad. What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor?

Trad. (Maori): Pokarekare Ana

Richard Wilkins: Pirates on Parade

Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker, Dance of Sugar Plum Fairy

Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice, cut version

Britten: Peter Grimes, Storm Interlude

Prokofiev: Cinderella Midnight and Waltz

Debussy: La Mer (3rd mvt)

Ron Grainger arr. Christopher Austin: Doctor Who theme

Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No 1

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

This season's centenary celebrations of Michael Tippett continue with his extraordinary but rarely-performed depiction of St Augustine's 4th-century vision of eternity. Presented by Sarah Walker.

Tippett: The Vision of St Augustine

Elizabeth Atherton (soprano)

Roderick Williams (baritone)

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London, Sarah Walker presents the NOW playing Shostakovich's epic Symphony No 10 in Em. [Rptd Friday 2.00pm]

Blue Peter Prom. Out of this World

Blue Peter presenters Liz Barker, Zoe Salmon and Gethin Jones are the guides for an action-packed voyage across the high seas complete with storms, pirates and sailors and into the fantasy realms of sugar plum fairies and fairy godmothers.

Along the way they meet a Sorcerer's Apprentice and take a detour into the Sci-Fi worlds of Star Wars and Doctor Who. And on the final leg of the journey, there's a family sing-along, Last Night of the Proms style.

Paul Kieve (magician)

New London Children's Choir, in collaboration with Schools Music Association

Prince Consort (percussion)

Kevin Hathway (director)

BBC Philharmonic

Jason Lai (conductor)

Hope: Blue Peter theme

John Williams: Star Wars theme

Trad. What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor?

Trad. (Maori): Pokarekare Ana

Richard Wilkins: Pirates on Parade

Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker, Dance of Sugar Plum Fairy

Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice, cut version

Britten: Peter Grimes, Storm Interlude

Prokofiev: Cinderella Midnight and Waltz

Debussy: La Mer (3rd mvt)

Ron Grainger arr. Christopher Austin: Doctor Who theme

Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No 1

Another chance to hear Monday's Prom, from the Royal Albert Hall.

This season's centenary celebrations of Michael Tippett continue with his extraordinary but rarely-performed depiction of St Augustine's 4th-century vision of eternity, while Shostakovich's epic symphony portrays the new sense of freedom found in Russia after the death of Stalin.

Tippett: The Vision of St Augustine

Shostakovich: Symphony No 10 in Em

Elizabeth Atherton (soprano)

Roderick Williams (baritone)

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

This season's centenary celebrations of Michael Tippett continue with his extraordinary but rarely-performed depiction of St Augustine's 4th-century vision of eternity. Presented by Sarah Walker.

Tippett: The Vision of St Augustine

Elizabeth Atherton (soprano)

Roderick Williams (baritone)

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Richard Hickox (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London, Sarah Walker presents the NOW playing Shostakovich's epic Symphony No 10 in Em. [Rptd Friday 2.00pm]

Blue Peter Prom. Out of this World

Blue Peter presenters Liz Barker, Zoe Salmon and Gethin Jones are the guides for an action-packed voyage across the high seas complete with storms, pirates and sailors and into the fantasy realms of sugar plum fairies and fairy godmothers.

Along the way they meet a Sorcerer's Apprentice and take a detour into the Sci-Fi worlds of Star Wars and Doctor Who. And on the final leg of the journey, there's a family sing-along, Last Night of the Proms style.

Paul Kieve (magician)

New London Children's Choir, in collaboration with Schools Music Association

Prince Consort (percussion)

Kevin Hathway (director)

BBC Philharmonic

Jason Lai (conductor)

Hope: Blue Peter theme

John Williams: Star Wars theme

Trad. What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor?

Trad. (Maori): Pokarekare Ana

Richard Wilkins: Pirates on Parade

Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker, Dance of Sugar Plum Fairy

Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice, cut version

Britten: Peter Grimes, Storm Interlude

Prokofiev: Cinderella Midnight and Waltz

Debussy: La Mer (3rd mvt)

Ron Grainger arr. Christopher Austin: Doctor Who theme

Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No 1

Hope: Blue Peter theme

2005072620050801From the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Fairy tales open and close this Prom, with Lyadov's trilogy of folk-infused tone poems and Stravinsky's ballet inspired by Hans Christian Andersen. Oliver Knussen's settings of four Walt Whitman poems contrast with a new dark and wild orchestral piece from leading German-born composer Detlev Glanert.

Presented by Christopher Cook.

Lyadov: Baba-Yaga; The Enchanted Lake; Kikimora

Oliver Knussen: Whitman Settings

Detlev Glanert: Theatrum bestiarum (BBC commission, world premiere)

Stravinsky: The Fairy's Kiss

Claire Booth (soprano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

John Storgårds (conductor)

2005072620050801Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Fairy tales open and close this Prom, with Lyadov's trilogy of folk-infused tone poems and Stravinsky's ballet inspired by Hans Christian Andersen. Oliver Knussen's settings of four Walt Whitman poems contrast with a new dark and wild orchestral piece from leading German-born composer Detlev Glanert.

Presented by Christopher Cook.

Lyadov: Baba-Yaga; The Enchanted Lake; Kikimora

Oliver Knussen: Whitman Settings

Detlev Glanert: Theatrum bestiarum (BBC commission, world premiere)

Claire Booth (soprano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

John Storgårds (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London. In the second part, Christopher Cook presents the BBC SO performing Stravinsky's The Fairy's Kiss. [Rptd Mon 2.00pm]

2005072620050801Tommy Pearson presents another chance to hear last Friday's Prom. The Philharmonia Orchestra and principle conductor Christoph von Dohnányi are joined by the young soloist Christian Tetzlaff in Mozart's folk-inspired Violin Concerto No 3. Followed by Mahler's heart-rending fifth symphony, written for his wife as an expression of their love.

Mozart: Violin Concerto No 3 in Gm, K216

Mahler: Symphony No 5 in C sharp m

Christian Tetzlaff (violin)

Christoph von Dohnanyi (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Fairy tales open and close this Prom, with Lyadov's trilogy of folk-infused tone poems and Stravinsky's ballet inspired by Hans Christian Andersen. Oliver Knussen's settings of four Walt Whitman poems contrast with a new dark and wild orchestral piece from leading German-born composer Detlev Glanert.

Presented by Christopher Cook.

Lyadov: Baba-Yaga; The Enchanted Lake; Kikimora

Oliver Knussen: Whitman Settings

Detlev Glanert: Theatrum bestiarum (BBC commission, world premiere)

Claire Booth (soprano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

John Storgårds (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London. In the second part, Christopher Cook presents the BBC SO performing Stravinsky's The Fairy's Kiss. [Rptd Mon 2.00pm]

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Fairy tales open and close this Prom, with Lyadov's trilogy of folk-infused tone poems and Stravinsky's ballet inspired by Hans Christian Andersen. Oliver Knussen's settings of four Walt Whitman poems contrast with a new dark and wild orchestral piece from leading German-born composer Detlev Glanert.

Presented by Christopher Cook.

Lyadov: Baba-Yaga; The Enchanted Lake; Kikimora

Oliver Knussen: Whitman Settings

Detlev Glanert: Theatrum bestiarum (BBC commission, world premiere)

Claire Booth (soprano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

John Storgårds (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London. In the second part, Christopher Cook presents the BBC SO performing Stravinsky's The Fairy's Kiss. [Rptd Mon 2.00pm]

From the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Fairy tales open and close this Prom, with Lyadov's trilogy of folk-infused tone poems and Stravinsky's ballet inspired by Hans Christian Andersen. Oliver Knussen's settings of four Walt Whitman poems contrast with a new dark and wild orchestral piece from leading German-born composer Detlev Glanert.

Presented by Christopher Cook.

Lyadov: Baba-Yaga; The Enchanted Lake; Kikimora

Oliver Knussen: Whitman Settings

Detlev Glanert: Theatrum bestiarum (BBC commission, world premiere)

Stravinsky: The Fairy's Kiss

Claire Booth (soprano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra

John Storgårds (conductor)

2005072720050802From the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Musical storytelling through fairy tales, letters and pictures. Two of Ravel's most enduring works, including his orchestration of Mussorgsky's ever-popular pianistic gallery, frame the young Stravinsky's fantastical scherzo and Dutilleux's sumptuous song cycle. Barbara Hannigan's soprano soars over haunting harmonies.

Presented by Paul Guinery.

Ravel: Mother Goose - Suite

Henri Dutilleux: Correspondances (London premiere)

Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique

Musorgsky orch. Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

Barbara Hannigan (soprano)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Sakari Oramo (conductor)

2005072720050802Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Paul Guinery presents the City of Birmingham SO performing work by Stravinsky and Musorgsky.

Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique

Musorgsky orch. Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

Musical story-telling through fairy-tales, letters and pictures. Two of Ravel's most enduring works, including his orchestration of Mussorgsky's ever-popular pianistic gallery, frame the young Stravinsky's fantastical scherzo and Dutilleux's sumptuous song cycle. Barbara Hannigan's soprano soars over haunting harmonies in this London premiere.

Presented by Paul Guinery.

Ravel: Mother Goose - Suite

Henri Dutilleux: Correspondances (London premiere)

Barbara Hannigan (soprano)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Sakari Oramo (conductor)

A Proms debut and a sparkling programme for a versatile chamber orchestra beginning with Beethoven's mythical overture and Tippet's tribute to British music through the ages. Soprano Kate Royal, winner of last year's Ferrier Award, joins them for two timeless Mozart arias, and the evening concludes with Beethoven's Little F major.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus - overture

Tippett: Divertimento on Sellingers Round

Mozart: Concert arias; Bella mia fiamma; Chi sà, chi sà, qual sia

Beethoven: Symphony No 8 in F

Kate Royal (soprano)

Manchester Camerata

Douglas Boyd (conductor)

Another chance to hear Saturday's Prom. The old majestic sea port of Liverpool provides its finest musicians tonight for Mendelssohn's stormy crossing and Vaughan Williams' epic setting of Walt Whitman's sea poems inspiring a human voyage into the unknown. Bruch's violin concerto sees the triumphant return of the 2003 Last Night soloist Leila Josefowicz.

Mendelssohn: Overture, The Hebrides, Fingal's Cave

Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 in Gm

Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony

Leila Josefowicz (violin)

Janice Watson (soprano)

Dwayne Croft (baritone)

RLPO Chorus (c150)

Chester Festival Chorus (c100)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Gerard Schwarz (conductor)

Musorgsky orch. Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

Sakari Oramo (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Paul Guinery presents the City of Birmingham SO performing work by Stravinsky and Musorgsky.

Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique

Musorgsky orch. Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

Musical story-telling through fairy-tales, letters and pictures. Two of Ravel's most enduring works, including his orchestration of Mussorgsky's ever-popular pianistic gallery, frame the young Stravinsky's fantastical scherzo and Dutilleux's sumptuous song cycle. Barbara Hannigan's soprano soars over haunting harmonies in this London premiere.

Presented by Paul Guinery.

Ravel: Mother Goose - Suite

Henri Dutilleux: Correspondances (London premiere)

Barbara Hannigan (soprano)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Sakari Oramo (conductor)

A Proms debut and a sparkling programme for a versatile chamber orchestra beginning with Beethoven's mythical overture and Tippet's tribute to British music through the ages. Soprano Kate Royal, winner of last year's Ferrier Award, joins them for two timeless Mozart arias, and the evening concludes with Beethoven's Little F major.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus - overture

Tippett: Divertimento on Sellingers Round

Mozart: Concert arias; Bella mia fiamma; Chi sà, chi sà, qual sia

Beethoven: Symphony No 8 in F

Kate Royal (soprano)

Manchester Camerata

Douglas Boyd (conductor)

Another chance to hear Saturday's Prom. The old majestic sea port of Liverpool provides its finest musicians tonight for Mendelssohn's stormy crossing and Vaughan Williams' epic setting of Walt Whitman's sea poems inspiring a human voyage into the unknown. Bruch's violin concerto sees the triumphant return of the 2003 Last Night soloist Leila Josefowicz.

Mendelssohn: Overture, The Hebrides, Fingal's Cave

Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 in Gm

Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony

Leila Josefowicz (violin)

Janice Watson (soprano)

Dwayne Croft (baritone)

RLPO Chorus (c150)

Chester Festival Chorus (c100)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Gerard Schwarz (conductor)

From the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Musical storytelling through fairy tales, letters and pictures. Two of Ravel's most enduring works, including his orchestration of Mussorgsky's ever-popular pianistic gallery, frame the young Stravinsky's fantastical scherzo and Dutilleux's sumptuous song cycle. Barbara Hannigan's soprano soars over haunting harmonies.

Presented by Paul Guinery.

Ravel: Mother Goose - Suite

Henri Dutilleux: Correspondances (London premiere)

Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique

Musorgsky orch. Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

Barbara Hannigan (soprano)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Sakari Oramo (conductor)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Paul Guinery presents the City of Birmingham SO performing work by Stravinsky and Musorgsky.

Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique

Musorgsky orch. Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Musical story-telling through fairy-tales, letters and pictures. Two of Ravel's most enduring works, including his orchestration of Mussorgsky's ever-popular pianistic gallery, frame the young Stravinsky's fantastical scherzo and Dutilleux's sumptuous song cycle. Barbara Hannigan's soprano soars over haunting harmonies in this London premiere.

Presented by Paul Guinery.

Ravel: Mother Goose - Suite

Henri Dutilleux: Correspondances (London premiere)

Barbara Hannigan (soprano)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Sakari Oramo (conductor)

2005072720050803Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

A Proms debut and a sparkling programme for a versatile chamber orchestra beginning with Beethoven's mythical overture and Tippet's tribute to British music through the ages. Soprano Kate Royal, winner of last year's Ferrier Award, joins them for two timeless Mozart arias, and the evening concludes with Beethoven's Little F major.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus - overture

Tippett: Divertimento on Sellingers Round

Mozart: Concert arias; Bella mia fiamma; Chi sà, chi sà, qual sia

Beethoven: Symphony No 8 in F

Kate Royal (soprano)

Manchester Camerata

Douglas Boyd (conductor)

2005072720050803Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

A Proms debut and a sparkling programme for a versatile chamber orchestra beginning with Beethoven's mythical overture and Tippet's tribute to British music through the ages. Soprano Kate Royal, winner of last year's Ferrier Award, joins them for two timeless Mozart arias, and the evening concludes with Beethoven's Little F major.

Presented by Stephanie Hughes.

Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus - overture

Tippett: Divertimento on Sellingers Round

Mozart: Concert arias; Bella mia fiamma; Chi sà, chi sà, qual sia

Beethoven: Symphony No 8 in F

Kate Royal (soprano)

Manchester Camerata

Douglas Boyd (conductor)

2005072820050803From the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Based on music composed for François Girard's award winning 1999 film, The Red Violin, John Corigliano's new concerto received its UK premiere, under their principal conductor, and winner of this year's Female Artist of the Year at the Classical Brit Awards. The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra also performs John Adams' popular foxtrot and excerpts from Prokofiev's passionate ballet score. Presented by Sarah Walker.

John Adams: The Chairman Dances

John Corigliano: Violin Concerto, The Red Violin (UK premiere)

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)

Joshua Bell (violin)

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Marin Alsop (conductor)

2005072820050803The Ravi Shankar Proms Concert continues with a traditional sequence of ragas.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Ravi Shankar, the legendary ambassador of Indian Classical Music, makes his Proms debut at the age of 85. His daughter and prot退g退e Anoushka joins the BBC Symphony Orchestra to perform his Sitar Concerto No.1, before the pair team up for a sequence of ragas.

The concert begins with Delhi-born composer Param Vir's 1994 orchestral work based on the story of Milarepa, the 11th-century Tibetan saint. Presented by Martin Handley.

Param Vir: Horse Tooth White Rock

Ravi Shankar: Sitar Concerto No 1

Trad (Indian) Sandhya (evening) ragas

Ravi Shankar, Anoushka Shankar (sitar)

Tanmoy Bose (tabla)

Jurjen Hempel (conductor)

From the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Based on music composed for François Girard's award winning 1999 film, The Red Violin, John Corigliano's new concerto received its UK prem