7.00 First Night of the BBC Proms 2020

Tonight sees the launch of a series of highlights from the past three decades of the Proms, featuring memorable performances from an array of the world’s greatest soloists, orchestras and conductors.

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Photo: BBC Proms

Programme:

Iain FARRINGTON: Beethoveniana;

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor Op 37;

BIRTWISTLE: Panic;

MAHLER: Symphony No 3 in D minor

Igor Levit (piano), Paul Clarvis (percussion), The BBC Orchestras and BBC Singers, Anna Larsson (mezzo), Trinity Boys Choir, Lucerne Festival Orchestra conducted by Edward Gardner, Andrew Davis, Claudio Abbado