22 Aug 2016

Week Four of the Proms

From Music Alive, 12:00 pm on 22 August 2016

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Mark your diary with your personal stand-outs:

Monday 22 August, 7pm

Steven Osborne (piano), BBC Philharmonic/Juanjo Mena

BRITTEN: Piano Concerto
SCHUBERT: Symphony No 9 in C, Great
(recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

Tuesday 23 August, 7pm

Kirill Gerstein (piano), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Thomas Dausgaard

PROKOFIEV: Scythian Suite
TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor (original 1879 version)
STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring
(recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

Wednesday 24 August, 7pm

John Wilson Orchestra/John Wilson

John Wilson and his orchestra pay tribute to George and Ira Gershwin, one of America’s most celebrated song-writing duos, with favourites including Embraceable You, Love Walked In, Fascinatin’ Rhythm and the ballet music from the 1951 film An American in Paris.
(recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

Thursday 25 August, 10am

Fretwork and Stile Antico

MORLEY: It was a lover and his lass
BYRD: O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth; Why do I use my paper, ink and pen?
WATKINS: The Phoenix and the Turtle
BYRD: Fantasia a 5
TOMKINS: Be strong and of a good courage
RAMSEY: Sleep, fleshly birth; BYRD: Browning a 5, The leaves be green
JOHNSON: Full fathom five
MUHLY: Gentle sleep
GIBBONS: In nomine No 1
WILBYE: Draw on, sweet night
(recorded in Cadogan Hall, London by the BBC)

Friday 26 August, 7pm

David Bowie tribute prom

Marc Almond, Paul Buchanan, John Cale, Anna Calvi, Laura Mvula, Conor O’Brien, Amanda Palmer (singers), Philippe Jaroussky (counter-tenor), s t a r g a z e /André de Ridder

A Berlin-based, genre-defying musicians’ collective and collaborators re-imagine the Bowie catalogue with fresh settings of classic works.
(recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

Sunday 28 August, 10am

The Sixteen/Harry Christophers

BACH: Komm, Jesu, komm! BWV 229
PÄRT: Nunc dimittis
BACH: Singet dem Herrn BWV 225
PÄRT: Triodion
BACH: Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227
(recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

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)