Weekly Guide to the BBC Proms

Your TV and Radio guide to the BBC Proms.

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BBC Radio 3
Monday, August 17, 2015 (All day)
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 (All day)
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 (All day)
Thursday, August 20, 2015 (All day)
Friday, August 21, 2015 (All day)
Saturday, August 22, 2015 (All day)
Sunday, August 23, 2015 (All day)
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Experience the Proms from the comfort of your own home with our weekly run down of all the concerts and where you can listen.

 

Monday 17 August

Proms Chamber Music 5
A Sondheim Cabaret

Sian Phillips (vocalist), Kitty Whately (mezzo-soprano), Jamie Parker (actor), Richard Sisson (piano)

Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 at 1pm

 

Prom 43

Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E flat; Symphony No. 6 in D minor; Symphony No. 7 in C

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Osmo Vänksä

Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 at 7:30pm

 

Tuesday 18 August

Prom 44

Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1, Op. 9
Beethoven: Concerto in C for violin, cello and piano (Triple Concerto)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor.

Guy Braunstein (violin), Kian Soltani (cello); West Eastern Divan Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim (conductor/piano)

Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 at 7:30pm

 

Wednesday 19 August

Prom 45

Debussy (orch. Büsser): Petite suite
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat, K482
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 15 in A

Elisabeth Leonskaja (piano); Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Charles Dutoit

Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 at 7:30pm

 

Thursday 20 August

Prom 46

Nielsen: Overture – ‘Helios’
Brahms: Violin Concerto in D
Nielsen: Three motets; Hymnus amoris; Symphony No. 2, ‘The Four Temperaments’

Nikolai Znaider (violin), Anna Lucia Richter (soprano), David Danholt (tenor); Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Danish National Concert Choir/Fabio Luisi

Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 at 7:30pm

 

Friday 21 August

Prom 47

Sibelius: Tapiola
Leifs: Organ concerto
Anders Hillborg: Beast Sampler
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A

Stephen Farr (organ), BBC Symphony Orchestra/Sakari Oramo

Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 at 7pm

 

Prom 48

JS Bach: Mass in G minor BWV 235 ; Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F, BWV 1047; Magnificat in D, BWV 243

Sophie Bevan, Rebecca Evans (soprano), Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Nicky Spence (tenor), Roderick Williams (bass); BBC Singers, Academy of Ancient Music/David Hill

Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 at 10:15pm

 

Saturday 22 August

Prom 49

Brett Dean: Dramatis personae
Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in A minor

Håkan Hardenberger (trumpet); Boston Symphony Orchestra/Andris Nelsons

Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 at 6:30pm

 

Prom 50

JS Bach: Goldberg’ Variations

Sir András Schiff (piano)

Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 at 10:15pm

 

Sunday 23 August

Prom 51

Haydn: Symphony No. 90 in C
Barber: Essay No. 2
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor

Boston Symphony Orchestra/Andris Nelsons

Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 at 3pm

 

Prom 52

J.S. Bach: Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582; Chorale Prelude’In dir ist Freude’, BWV 615; Chorale Prelude ‘Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir’, BWV 686; Chorale ‘Christ ist erstanden’, BWV 746

Works by Brahms, Mendelssohn and Thierry Escaich, plus improvisations on themes of Bach.

Thierry Escaich (organ)

Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 at 7:30pm

 

Prom 44 highlights will be broadcast on BBC Four on Thursday 20 August at 7:30pm
Prom 19 highlights will be broadcast on BBC Four on Friday 21 August at 7:30pm
Prom 23 highlights will be broadcast on BBC Four on Sunday 23 August at 7pm

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