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What's on at the BBC Proms this week?

The programme for tonight's BBC Prom, with everything you need to know about how to watch or listen to it on BBC TV and radio

Published: August 2, 2022 at 1:14 pm
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The full programme for this week's Proms:

Tuesday 2 August

7.30pm • Royal Albert Hall

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Xenakis: O-Mega
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor

Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin)
Tom Service (presenter)
Nicholas Collon (conductor/presenter)
Aurora Orchestra

Wednesday 3 August

11am • Royal Albert Hall
Relaxed Prom

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor

Tom Service (presenter)
Nicholas Collon (conductor/presenter)
Aurora Orchestra

7pm • Royal Albert Hall

Caroline Shaw: Entr’acte
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor
Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G major

Clara-Jumi Kang (violin)
Miah Persson (soprano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Ryan Bancroft

Thursday 4 August

7.30pm • Royal Albert Hall

Kalevi Aho: Eight Seasons (Concerto for Theremin and
Chamber Orchestra – London premiere)
Kaija Saariaho: Vista
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 15 in A major

Carolina Eyck (theremin)
BBC Philharmonic/John Storgårds

Friday 5 August

7.30pm • Royal Albert Hall

Julian Anderson: Symphony No. 2, ‘Prague Panoramas’ (BBC co-commission: UK premiere)
Martinů: Concerto for Two Pianos
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances

Katia and Marielle Labèque (pianos)
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Semyon Bychkov

Marielle and Katia Labèque. Photo: Umberto Nicoletti

Saturday 6 August

7.30pm • Royal Albert Hall

Danny Elfman: Wunderkammer (London premiere)
Gershwin, orch. Grofé: Rhapsody in Blue
Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe

Simone Dinnerstein (piano)
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain/Andrew Gourlay

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four on Friday 19 August

Sunday 7 August

3pm • Royal Albert Hall

Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro – overture
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major

Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano/director)

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

7.30pm • Royal Albert Hall

Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D major, ‘Prague’
Mozart: Three Songs – Die Zufriedenheit; Der Zauberer; Das Veilchen
Mozart: Concert Aria ‘Ch’io mi scordi di te?’
Mozart: Masonic Funeral Music
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor

Christiane Karg (soprano)
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano/director)

Leif Ove Andsnes. Photo: Helge Hansen_Sony Music Entertainment

Monday 8 August

7pm • Royal Albert Hall

Gavin Higgins: Concerto Grosso for Brass Band and Orchestra (BBC commission: world premiere)
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

Tredegar Band
BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Ryan Bancroft

How can you listen to this week's BBC Proms?

All Proms will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.

Where can I find out exactly which BBC Proms are being televised this year?

Find more details on this year's BBC Proms TV schedule here.

How do you buy tickets for this week's Proms?

If you want to attend the concerts in person, we explain how to buy tickets for the BBC Proms here.

Find out more about the premiere performances scheduled for this year's BBC Proms.

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