29 Aug 2016

Week Five of the Proms

From Music Alive, 12:00 pm on 29 August 2016

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Mark your diary with your personal stand-outs:

Monday 29 August, 7pm

Guy Johnston (cello), BBC Symphony Orchestra/Sakari Oramo

HAYDN: Symphony No 34 in D minor
BRAY: Falling in the Fire (BBC commission & world première)
MAHLER: Symphony No 5 in C# minor
(recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

Tuesday 30 August, 7pm

BBC Concert Orchestra/Keith Lockhart

WALTON arr. Mathieson: Richard III Suite
FINZI: Love’s Labour’s Lost, Suite
SULLIVAN: The Tempest, Overture to Act 4
WALTON: As You Like It, a poem for orchestra after Shakespeare
TALBOT: Springtime Dance, from The Winter's Tale
BERNSTEIN: West Side Story, Symphonic Dances
PORTER: Kiss Me Kate
RODGERS: The Boys from Syracuse
(recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

Wednesday 31 August, 7pm

Louise Alder, Carolyn Sampson (sopranos), Tanja Ariane Baumgartner (mezzo-soprano), Benjamin Hulett (tenor), Matthew Rose (bass), BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Ilan Volkov

GRISEY: Dérives
MAHLER: Rückert-Lieder
MOZART: Mass in C minor, K427
(recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

Thursday 1 September, 10am

Louis Lortie (piano)

ROSSINI arr Liszt: La regata veneziana; La pesca, Notturno; La danza, Tarantella, from Soirées musicales
FAURÉ: Barcarolles, No 5 in F# minor; No 7 in D minor
POULENC: Napoli|
LISZT: Venezia e Napoli
(recorded in Cadogan Hall, London by the BBC)

Friday 2 September, 7pm

Jamie Cullum (piano/vocals), The Roundhouse Choir, The Heritage Orchestra/Jules Buckley

Straddling the boundaries of jazz, pop and rock, Jamie Cullum offers his own take on a collection of pop songs, in the spirit of The Song Society - Cullum’s project to create fast and loose covers of favourite tracks. He brings an approach of new discovery both to his use of the wide array of instruments available and to exploring the distinctive space of the Royal Albert Hall.
(recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

Sunday 4 September, 10am

Stephen Hough (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra/Alexander Vedernikov

TCHAIKOVSKY: Hamlet, Fantasy-Overture;
RACHMANINOV: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
PROKOFIEV: Symphony No 3 in C minor Op 44
(recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

Monday 5 September, 7pm

Gabriela Montero (piano), São Paulo Symphony Orchestra/Marin Alsop

NOBRE: Kabbalah
GRIEG: Piano Concerto in A minor Op 16
VILLA‐LOBOS: Bachianas Brasileiras No 4, Prelude
 RACHMANINOV: Symphonic Dances Op 45
(recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)