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BBC Proms 2012 In Full

BBC Proms 2012 In Full

Full listings of all this year's 76 Proms at the Royal Albert Hall

The 2012 BBC Proms open on 13 July and end on 8 September. This is the full list of the 76 concerts. Book tickets here.

  •  Prom 1: First Night of the Proms

    Fri 13 July 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Mark-Anthony Turnage - Canon Fever (3 mins)
    • Elgar - Overture 'Cockaigne (In London Town)' (15 mins)
    • Delius - Sea Drift (25 mins)
    • Tippett - Suite for the Birthday of Prince Charles (16 mins)
    • Elgar - Coronation Ode (33 mins)
  • Prom 2: Lerner & Loewe – My Fair Lady

    Sat 14 July 2012, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Loewe - My Fair Lady (170 mins)
  • Prom 3: Debussy – Pelléas et Mélisande

    Sun 15 July 2012, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Debussy - Pelléas et Mélisande (145 mins)
  • Proms Chamber Music 1: Alice Coote sings French chansons

    Mon 16 July 2012, 1.00pm, Cadogan Hall

    • Gounod - Au printemps (2 mins)
    • Saint-Saëns - Aimons-nous (4 mins)
    • Fauré - Poème d'un jour (6 mins)
    • Fauré - Cinq mélodies 'de Venise' – En sourdine (3 mins)
    • Fauré - Au bord de l'eau (2 mins)
    • Fauré - Les roses d'Ispahan (3 mins)
    • Fauré - Le secret (2 mins)
    • Fauré - Notre amour (2 mins)
    • Satie - Je te veux (4 mins)
    • Hahn - L'énamourée (4 mins)
    • Hahn - Fumée (3 mins)
    • Hahn - Dans la nuit (2 mins)
    • Hahn - Chansons grises – L'heure exquise (2 mins)
    • Poulenc - Métamorphoses – C'est ainsi que tu es (2 mins)
    • Poulenc - Banalités – Hôtel, Voyages à Paris (2 mins)
    • Poulenc - Les chemins d'amour (4 mins)
  • Prom 4: Respighi, Ravel and Adams

    Mon 16 July 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Respighi - Roman Festivals (22 mins)
    • Ravel - Piano Concerto in G major (22 mins)
    • John Adams - City Noir (34 mins)
  • Prom 5: Strauss, Saariaho & Sibelius

    Tue 17 July 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • R. Strauss - Also sprach Zarathustra (32 mins)
    • R. Strauss - Four Last Songs (22 mins)
    • Kaija Saariaho - Laterna magica (22 mins)
    • Sibelius - Symphony No. 7 in C major (23 mins)
  • Prom 6: Lam, Rachmaninov & Prokofiev

    Wed 18 July 2012, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Fung Lam - Endless Forms (c9 mins)
    • Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor (35 mins)
    • Prokofiev - Symphony No. 6 in E flat minor (43 mins)
  • Prom 7: Handel – Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks

    Wed 18 July 2012, 10.15pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Handel - Water Music Suite No. 1 in F major (26 mins)
    • Handel - Water Music Suite No. 2 in D Major (10 mins)
    • Handel - Water Music Suite No. 3 in G major (10 mins)
    • Handel - Music for the Royal Fireworks (17 mins)
  • Prom 8: Handel – Judas Maccabaeus

    Thu 19 July 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Handel - Judas Maccabaeus (130 mins)
  • Prom 9: Beethoven Cycle – Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2

    Fri 20 July 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Beethoven - Symphony No. 1 in C major (25 mins)
    • Pierre Boulez - Dérive 2 (45 mins)
    • Beethoven - Symphony No. 2 in D major (35 mins)
  • Proms Saturday Matinee 1: Bach – The Art of Fugue

    Sat 21 July 2012, 3.00pm, Cadogan Hall

    • J. S. Bach - The Art of Fugue (arr. M. Esfahani) (70 mins)
  • Prom 10: Beethoven Cycle – Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4

    Sat 21 July 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Beethoven - Symphony No. 4 in B flat major (35 mins)
    • Pierre Boulez - Dialogue de l'ombre double (20 mins)
    • Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, 'Eroica' (50 mins)
  • Prom 11: Berlioz – The Trojans

    Sun 22 July 2012, 4.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Berlioz - The Trojans (255 mins)

     

  • Proms Chamber Music 2: Tenebrae

    Mon 23 July 2012, 1.00pm, Cadogan Hall

    • Steve Martland - Street Songs – selection (22 mins)
  • Prom 12: Beethoven Cycle – Symphonies Nos. 5 & 6

    Mon 23 July 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Beethoven - Symphony No. 6 in F major 'Pastoral' (40 mins)
    • Pierre Boulez - Mémoriale ('… explosante-fixe …' Originel) (8 mins)
    • Pierre Boulez - Messagesquisse (8 mins)
    • Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 in C minor (30 mins)
  • Prom 13: Beethoven Cycle – Symphonies Nos. 7 & 8

    Tue 24 July 2012, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 in F major (25 mins)
    • Pierre Boulez - Anthèmes 2 (25 mins)
    • Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 in A major (35 min)
  • Prom 14: Kronos Quartet

    Tue 24 July 2012, 10.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Sofia Gubaidulina - String Quartet No. 4 (12 mins)
  • Prom 15: Smetana, Prokofiev & Dvořák

    Wed 25 July 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Smetana - String Quartet No. 1 in E minor, 'From My Life' (orch. Szell) (28 mins)
    • Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major (22 mins)
    • Dvořák - Symphony No. 7 in D minor (35 mins)
  • Prom 16: Elgar, Wood, Ravel & Debussy

    Thu 26 July 2012, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Elgar - In the South (Alassio) (23 mins)
    • Hugh Wood - Concerto for Piano (25 mins)
    • Ravel - Une barque sur l'océan (8 mins)
    • Debussy - La cathédrale engloutie (orch. Henry Wood) (8 mins)
    • Debussy - La mer (25 mins)
  • Prom 17: Beethoven & Boulez

    Thu 26 July 2012, 10.15pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Beethoven - Piano Quintet in E flat major (25 mins)
    • Pierre Boulez - Le marteau sans maître (35 mins)
  • Prom 18: Beethoven Cycle – Symphony No. 9, 'Choral'

    Fri 27 July 2012, 6.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 in D minor, 'Choral' (77 mins)
  • Proms Saturday Matinee 2: Les 24 Violons du Roy

    Sat 28 July 2012, 3.00pm, Cadogan Hall

    • Lully - Armide – suite (15 mins)
  • Prom 19: Mason, Shostakovich, Langgaard & Tchaikovsky

    Sat 28 July 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Benedict Mason - meld (c25 mins)
    • Shostakovich - Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major (29 mins)
    • Langgaard - Symphony No. 11, ‘Ixion’ (5 mins)
    • Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique' (45 mins)
  • Prom 20: The Wallace & Gromit Prom: Musical Marvels!

    Sun 29 July 2012, 3.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Wallace & Gromit appear in a new Proms adventure, before a screening of A Matter of Loaf and Death – plus classical favourites.

  • Prom 21: Aldeburgh World Orchestra

    Sun 29 July 2012, 8.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Britten - Sinfonia da Requiem (21 mins)
    • Mahler - Symphony No. 10 – Adagio (22 mins)
    • Charlotte Bray - At the speed of stillness (c10 mins)
    • Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring (32 mins)
  • Proms Chamber Music 3: La Tarantella

    Mon 30 July 2012, 1.00pm, Cadogan Hall

    A sequence of Baroque, traditional and improvised music inspired by the age-old myth of the power of music to heal the venomous bite of the tarantula spider; including works by Falconieri, Kapsberger, Kircher and Soler.

  • Prom 22: Mozart, Mahler & Knussen

    Mon 30 July 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Mozart - Don Giovanni – overture (6 mins)
    • Oliver Knussen - Symphony No. 2 (17 mins)
    • Mahler - Symphony No. 7 (78 mins)
  • Prom 23: Vaughan Williams, Ireland, Delius & Walton

    Tue 31 July 2012, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (16 mins)
    • Ireland - These Things Shall Be (22 mins)
    • Delius - The Walk to the Paradise Garden (10 mins)
    • Walton - Belshazzar's Feast (36 mins)
  • Prom 24: BBC Radio 3 World Routes Academy

    Tue 31 July 2012, 10.15pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Egidio Cuadrado - World Routes Academy (75 mins)
  • Prom 25: Ives, Barber, Zimmermann & Tippett

    Wed 1 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Ives - The Unanswered Question (6 mins)
    • Barber - Adagio for strings (8 mins)
    • Zimmermann - Nobody knows de trouble I see (15 mins)
    • Tippett - A Child of Our Time (72 mins)
  • Prom 26: Bach – Mass in B minor

    Thu 2 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • J. S. Bach - Mass in B minor (110 mins)
  • Prom 27: Wagner & Bruckner

    Fri 3 Aug 2012, 7.45pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Wagner - Siegfried Idyll (18 mins)
    • Bruckner - Symphony No. 8 in C minor (80 mins)
  • Prom 28: Ulster Youth Orchestra of Northern Ireland & Ulster Orchestra

    Sat 4 Aug 2012, 2.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Chabrier - España (8 mins)
    • Mozart - Flute Concerto No. 2 in D major, K314 (20 mins)
    • Elaine Agnew - Dark Hedges (c12 mins)
    • Stravinsky - The Firebird (30 mins)
  • Prom 29: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

    Sat 4 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Varèse - Tuning Up (5 mins)
    • Nico Muhly - Gait (20 mins)
    • Messiaen - Turangalîla Symphony (77 mins)
    • Anna Meredith - HandsFree (12 mins)
  • Prom 30: The Angry Planet

    Sun 5 Aug 2012, 4.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Bob Chilcott - The Angry Planet (c45 mins)
  • Prom 31: National Youth Orchestra of Scotland & BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

    Sun 5 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • James MacMillan - Olympic Fanfare (4 mins)
    • Wagner - The Mastersingers of Nuremberg – overture (12 mins)
    • Bruch - Scottish Fantasy (30 mins)
    • R. Strauss - Don Juan (17 mins)
    • Thea Musgrave - Loch Ness – a Postcard from Scotland (c10 mins)
    • Respighi - Pines of Rome (23 mins)
  • Proms Chamber Music 4: Debussy & Ravel

    Mon 6 Aug 2012, 1.00pm, Cadogan Hall

    • Debussy - Violin Sonata (13 mins)
  • Prom 32: Bernstein – Mass

    Mon 6 Aug 2012, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Bernstein - Mass (103 mins)
  • Prom 33: Wagner, Bruckner & MacMillan

    Tue 7 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Wagner - Tristan and Isolde – Prelude (Act 1) (9 mins)
    • James MacMillan - Credo (c25 mins)
    • Bruckner - Symphony No. 6 in A major (55 mins)
  • Prom 34: Schubert, Dubugnon & R. Strauss

    Wed 8 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Schubert - Symphony No. 8 in B minor, 'Unfinished' (25 mins)
    • Richard Dubugnon - Battlefield Concerto (27 mins)
    • R. Strauss - Ein Heldenleben (45 mins)
  • Prom 35: Sibelius, Delius, Grieg & Nørgård

    Thu 9 Aug 2012, 6.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Sibelius - Symphony No. 6 in D minor (29 mins)
    • Delius - Cynara (10 mins)
    • Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor (29 mins)
    • Per Nørgård - Symphony No. 7 (27 mins)
    • Sibelius - Symphony No. 3 in C major (30 mins)
  • Prom 36: Glamorous Night: A Celebration of Ivor Novello

    Thu 9 Aug 2012, 10.15pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Novello - A Celebration of Ivor Novello (75 mins)
  • Prom 37: Elgar – The Apostles

    Fri 10 Aug 2012, 6.45pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Elgar - The Apostles (120 mins)
  • Prom 38: National Youth Jazz Orchestra

    Fri 10 Aug 2012, 10.15pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Ellington - Rockin' in Rhythm (6 mins)
    • Nikki Iles - Hush (8 mins)
    • Kenny Wheeler - Sweet Time Suite – Know Where You Are (6 mins)
    • Monk - 'Round midnight (arr. M. Armstrong) (5 mins)
    • Richardson - Groove Merchant (7 mins)
    • Chris Whiter - The Change (8 mins)
    • T. Stone - Return Flight (7 mins)
    • Ellington - Caravan (arr. Callum Au) (8 mins)
    • Ellington - The Queen’s Suite – Sunset and the Mockingbird (4 mins)
    • Tim Garland - Agro Alegría (c8 mins)
  • Proms Saturday Matinee 3: Britten Sinfonia

    Sat 11 Aug 2012, 3.00pm, Cadogan Hall

    • Brian Elias - Electra Mourns (c17 mins)
  • Prom 39: Berlioz – Requiem

    Sat 11 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Berlioz - Requiem (Grande messe des morts) (83 mins)
  • Prom 40: National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain & National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain

    Sun 12 Aug 2012, 3.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Vaughan Williams - Flourish for Glorious John (3 mins)
    • Holst - Suite No. 2 in F (11 mins)
    • Gavin Higgins - Der Aufstand (c10 mins)
    • Martin Ellerby - Paris Sketches (14 mins)
    • Walton - Crown Imperial (8 mins)
    • Lucas - Chorale and Variations (7 mins)
    • John Pickard - Wildfire (12 mins)
    • Gavin Bryars - After the Underworlds (c6 mins)
    • George Benjamin - Altitude (8 mins)
    • Derek Bourgeois - Blitz (12 mins)
  • Prom 41: Schoenberg – Gurrelieder

    Sun 12 Aug 2012, 8.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Schoenberg - Gurrelieder (99 mins)
  • Proms Chamber Music 5: Nicola Benedetti

    Mon 13 Aug 2012, 1.00pm, Cadogan Hall

    • Brahms - Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor (30 mins)
  • Prom 42: Prokofiev, Neurwirth & Bartók

    Mon 13 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet – Suite No. 1 (30 mins)
    • Olga Neuwirth - Remnants of Songs ... an Amphigony (20 mins)
    • Bartók - Concerto for Orchestra (37 mins)
  • Prom 43: Delius, Saint-Saëns & Tchaikovsky

    Tue 14 Aug 2012, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Delius - Paris (The Song of a Great City) (22 mins)
  • Prom 44: London Sinfonietta

    Tue 14 Aug 2012, 10.15pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Ligeti - Poème symphonique (8 mins)
    • Berio - Sequenza V (8 mins)
    • Xenakis - Phlegra (12 mins)
    • Jonathan Harvey - Mortuos plango, vivos voco (9 mins)
    • Louis Andriessen - De snelheid (18 mins)
    • Cage - 4' 33 (4:33 mins)
  • Prom 45: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra

    Wed 15 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Dvořák - Symphony No. 9 in E minor, 'From the New World' (45 mins)
    • Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man (4 mins)
    • Joan Tower - Fanfare for the Uncomman Woman (3 mins)
    • Villa-Lobos - Momoprécoce (28 mins)
    • Ginastera - Estancia – suite (12 mins)
  • Prom 46: Vaughan Williams – Symphonies Nos. 4, 5 & 6

    Thu 16 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 4 in F minor (30 mins)
  • Prom 47: Cage Centenary Celebration

    Fri 17 Aug 2012, 7.45pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Cage - 1O1 (12 mins)
    • Cage - Improvisation III (12 mins)
    • Christian Marclay - Luggage 2012 – improvisation for orchestra (c5 mins)
    • Cage - Atlas eclipticalis/Winter Music/Cartridge Music (30 mins)
    • Cage - Concerto for Prepared Piano and Orchestra (20 mins)
    • Cage - Four2 (7 mins)
    • Cage - But what about the noise of crumpling paper ... (15 mins)
    • Cage - Experiences II (3 mins)
    • Cage - ear for EAR (Antiphonies) (2 mins)
    • David Behrman, Takehisa Kosugi, Keith Rowe & Christian Wolff - Quartet – improvisation (c25 mins)
    • Cage - Branches (20 mins)
  • Proms Saturday Matinee 4: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

    Sat 18 Aug 2012, 3.00pm, Cadogan Hall

    • Alexander Goehr - … a musical offering (J.S.B. 1985) … (15 mins)
    • Oliver Knussen - Ophelia Dances (7 mins)
    • Oliver Knussen - Ophelia's Last Dance (10 mins)
    • Simon Bainbridge - The Garden of Earthly Delights (c35 mins)
  • Prom 48: Weber, Mahler & Tchaikovsky

    Sat 18 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Weber - Der Freischütz – overture (10 mins)
    • Mahler - Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (17 mins)
    • Tchaikovsky - Manfred (57 mins)
  • Prom 49: Gilbert & Sullivan – The Yeomen of the Guard

    Sun 19 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Sullivan - The Yeomen of the Guard (85 mins)
  • Proms Chamber Music 6: Escher Quartet

    Mon 20 Aug 2012, 1.00pm, Cadogan Hall

    • Debussy - String Quartet in G minor (25 mins)
  • Prom 50: Beethoven, Mozart, Delius & Nielsen

    Mon 20 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Beethoven - Egmont – overture (9 mins)
    • Mozart - Clarinet Concerto in A major (28 mins)
    • Delius - Eventyr (Once Upon a Time) (16 mins)
    • Nielsen - Symphony No. 5 (34 mins)
  • Prom 51: Glinka, Howard & Shostakovich

    Tue 21 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Glinka - Ruslan and Lyudmila – overture (5 mins)
    • Emily Howard - Calculus of the Nervous System (15 mins)
    • Shostakovich - Symphony No. 7 in C major 'Leningrad' (75 mins)
  • Prom 52: Prokofiev – Cinderella

    Wed 22 Aug 2012, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Prokofiev - Cinderella (105)
  • Prom 53: 1612 Italian Vespers

    Wed 22 Aug 2012, 10.15pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Viadana - Salmi a quattro chori (1612) – Deus in adiutorium; Dixit Dominus (7 mins)
    • Barbarino - Exaudi Deus (4 mins)
    • Viadana - Salmi a quattro chori (1612) – Laetatus sum (7 mins)
    • Viadana - O dulcissima Maria (2 mins)
    • Grandi - Plorabo die ac nocte (7 mins)
    • Gabrieli - Magnificat a 20/28 con il 'sicut locutus' (reconstr. H. Keyte) (9 mins)
    • Monteverdi - Salve Regina (4 mins)
    • Gabrieli - In eccelsiis (reconstr. H. Keyte) (7 mins)
  • Prom 54: Davies, Delius & Shostakovich

    Thu 23 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Sir Peter Maxwell Davies - Symphony No.9 (25 mins)
  • Prom 55: Britten – Peter Grimes

    Fri 24 Aug 2012, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Britten - Peter Grimes (150 mins)
  • Prom 56: Goehr, Knussen, Grime & Debussy

    Sat 25 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Debussy’s music for the play The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian is the culmination of a Prom including Knussen’s Third Symphony.

  • Prom 57: Wagner, Berg, R. Strauss & Ravel

    Sun 26 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Wagner - Parsifal – Prelude (Act 3) and Good Friday Music (20 mins)
    • Berg - Violin Concerto (25 mins)
    • R. Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier – suite (22 mins)
    • Ravel - La valse (12 mins)
  • Proms Chamber Music 7: Debussy & Schoenberg

    Mon 27 Aug 2012, 1.00pm, Cadogan Hall

    • Schoenberg - Pierrot lunaire (33 mins)
  • Prom 58: Family Matinee: A Journey to Far Corners of our Musical World

    Mon 27 Aug 2012, 3.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    A family-friendly global musical journey, with popular classics from Delius, Falla and others, plus Malian duo Amadou & Mariam.

  • Prom 59: The Broadway Sound

    Mon 27 Aug 2012, 8.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    John Wilson and his orchestra pay tribute to the composers who created the ‘Broadway sound’ – with excerpts from favorite shows.

  • Prom 60: Mozart – The Marriage of Figaro

    Tue 28 Aug 2012, 6.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Mozart - The Marriage of Figaro (190 mins)
  • Prom 61: Howells & Elgar

    Wed 29 Aug 2012, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Elgar’s First was a turning point in the British symphony. Martyn Brabbins conducts it, as well as Howells’s Hymnus Paradisi.

  • Prom 62: Eric Whitacre

    Wed 29 Aug 2012, 10.15pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Bernstein - Warm-Up (2 mins)
    • Eric Whitacre - Alleluia (9 mins)
    • Eric Whitacre - Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine (9 mins)
    • J. S. Bach - Bach Again (arr. E. London) (5 mins)
    • Eric Whitacre - Higher, Faster, Stronger (c8 mins)
    • Imogen Heap - The Listening Chair (arr. E. Whitacre) (c5 mins)
    • Traditional - Three Spirituals (arr. M. Hogan) (9 mins)
    • Eric Whitacre - Cloudburst (9 mins)
    • Eric Whitacre - Sleep (5 mins)
  • Prom 63: Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle

    Thu 30 Aug 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Debussy - Jeux (18 mins)
  • Prom 64: Berliner Philharmoniker – Brahms & Lutosławski

    Fri 31 Aug 2012, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Lutosławski - Symphony No. 3 (35 mins)
  • Prom 65: Taylor/Barker – The Spirit of Django

    Fri 31 Aug 2012, 10.15pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Martin Taylor/Guy Barker - The Spirit of Django – orchestral suite (54 mins)
  • Prom 66: Cameron Carpenter plays Bach

    Sat 1 Sept 2012, 4.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • J. S. Bach - Toccata and Fugue in F major, BWV 540 (8 mins)
    • J. S. Bach - Partita No. 3 in E major for solo violin, BWV 1006 – excerpt (arr. C. Carpenter) (8 mins)
    • J. S. Bach - Prelude and Fugue in A major, BWV 536 (6 mins)
    • J. S. Bach - Chorale Prelude 'Nun freut euch, lieben Christen', BWV 734 (arr. Busoni/C. Carpenter) (3 mins)
    • Cameron Carpenter - Improvisation on B–A–C–H (c12 mins)
    • J. S. Bach - Prelude and Fugue in E flat major, BWV 552, 'St Anne' (arr. Schoenberg/C. Carpenter) (14 mins)
  • Prom 67: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra – Mendelssohn

    Sat 1 Sept 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Mendelssohn - Overture 'Ruy Blas' (8 mins)
    • Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in E minor (27 mins)
    • Mendelssohn - Overture 'The Fair Melusine' (10 mins)
    • Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 5 in D major, 'Reformation' (27 mins)
  • Prom 68: Cameron Carpenter plays Bach

    Sun 2 Sept 2012, 4.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Cameron Carpenter - Improvisation on the Bourée from Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009 (c8 mins)
    • J. S. Bach - Fantasia and Fugue in G minor 'The Great' (8 mins)
    • J. S. Bach - The Well-Tempered Clavier Book I – Prelude and Fugue No. 15 in G major, BWV 860 (5 mins)
    • J. S. Bach and Mahler - Syncretic Prelude and Fugue in D major (arr. C. Carpenter) (30 mins)
  • Prom 69: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra – Messiaen & Mahler

    Sun 2 Sept 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Messiaen - Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum (31 mins)
    • Mahler - Symphony No. 6 in A minor (85 mins)
  • Proms Chamber Music 8: Pierre-Laurent Aimard plays Debussy

    Mon 3 Sept 2012, 1.00pm, Cadogan Hall

    • Debussy - Les soirs illuminés par l’ardeur du charbon (3 mins)
    • Debussy - Élégie (2 mins)
    • Debussy - Masques (5 mins)
    • Debussy - Préludes – Book 2 (38 mins)
  • Prom 70: Desert Island Discs 70th-Anniversary Prom

    Mon 3 Sept 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Marking 70 years of Desert Island Discs, Kirsty Young introduces former castaways from the programme and their musical choices.

  • Prom 71: St Louis Symphony

    Tue 4 Sept 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Brahms - Tragic Overture (14 mins)
    • Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D major (40 mins)
    • Schoenberg - Five Orchestral Pieces, Op. 16 (16 mins)
    • Gershwin - An American in Paris (18 mins)
  • Prom 72: John Adams – Nixon in China

    Wed 5 Sept 2012, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • John Adams - Nixon in China (180 mins)
  • Prom 73: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra – Beethoven & Bruckner

    Thu 6 Sept 2012, 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major (35 mins)
    • Bruckner - Symphony No. 9 in D minor (65 mins)
  • Prom 74: Staff Benda Bilili & Baloji

    Thu 6 Sept 2012, 10.15pm, Royal Albert Hall

    Congolese street musicians Staff Benda Bilili and Congolese-Belgo rapper Baloji bring their own pieces of Africa to the Proms.

  • Prom 75: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra – Haydn & R. Strauss

    Fri 7 Sept 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Haydn - Symphony No. 104 in D major, 'London' (30 mins)
    • R. Strauss - An Alpine Symphony (50 mins)
  • Prom 76: Last Night of the Proms 2012

    Sat 8 Sept 2012, 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall

    • Delius - Songs of Farewell (18 mins)


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