19 Sep 2016

Week Eight of the Proms

From Music Alive, 12:30 pm on 19 September 2016

Our BBC Proms season comes to a close this week with all the usual pomp and circumstance. The remaining concerts will be on air on RNZ Concert (NZT), and if you're not near a radio, find out all of the different ways you can listen to RNZ or hit the 'Listen Live' button at the top right of your screen.

Monday 19 September 2016, 7pm

Nikolaj Znaider (violin), Staatskapelle Dresden/Christian Thielemann

"... revelatory grace, wit and delicacy..." - Andrew Clements

BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto in D
REGER: Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Mozart
STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
(recorded in Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

Tuesday 20 September 2016, 7pm

Last Night of the Proms

Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flórez is the star soloist in a Last Night that also showcases a hand-picked selection of young singers in Vaughan Williams’s Serenade to Music.

Juan Diego Flórez (ten), Francesca Chiejina, Eve Daniell, Lauren Fagan, Alison Rose (sops), Claire Barnett-Jones, Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Anna Harvey, Katie Stevenson (mezzos), Trystan Llŷr Griffiths, Oliver Johnston, Joshua Owen Mills, James Way (tens), Bragi Jónsson, Benjamin Lewis, James Newby, Bradley Travis (basses)