A Glorious Prom by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

02/08/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 17 – Sibelius, Prokofiev & R. Strauss: Gil Shaham (violin), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Yannick Nézet‐Séguin (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 31.7.2019. (CS)

Gil Shaham (c) C Micros Kulturprozent Classics

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Des canyons aux étoiles: BBC SO Under Oramo Gives Stellar Proms Messiaen Performance

01/08/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 13 – Messiaen, Des canyons aux étoiles: Martin Owen (horn), Nicolas Hodges (piano), David Hockings (xylorimba), Alex Neal (glockenspiel), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London. 28.7.2019. (CSa)

Sakari Oramo (c) Chris Christodoulou

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At the Proms, The Creation is Rescued by the BBC Phil and the Youth Choir

30/07/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 14 – Haydn: Sarah-Jane Brandon (soprano), Benjamin Hulett (tenor), Christoph Pohl (baritone), BBC Proms Youth Choir (chorus master: Simon Halsey), BBC Philharmonic / Omer Meir Wellber conductor, Royal Albert Hall, London, 29.7.2019. (AK)

BBC Proms Youth Choir sing Haydn’s The Creation (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Superlative Benedetti, Immaculate Wigglesworth, and Highly Efficient NYO

28/07/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 12 – Lera Auerbach, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev: Nicola Benedetti (violin), National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain / Mark Wigglesworth (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 27.7.2019. (AS)

Nicola Benedetti (violin), NYO & Mark Wigglesworth (conductor) (c) Chris Christodoulou

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At the Proms, Péter Eötvös Proves the Best Representative of the Bartókian Essence

28/07/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 8 – Invitation to the Dance: Isabelle Faust (violin), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Péter Eötvös (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 24.7.2019. (AK)

Péter Eötvös © Klaus Rudolph

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Omer Meir Wellber Impresses at his First Prom Appearance with the BBC Philharmonic

24/07/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 7Mozart, Ben-Haim, Schoenberg and Schumann: Yeol Eum Son (piano), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Omer Meir Wellber (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 23.8.2019. (AS)

Yeol Eum Son (piano), BBC Philharmonic and Omer Meir Wellber (conductor)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Jakub Hrůša and the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra’s Outstanding Proms Performance of Má Vlast

22/07/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 2 – Dvořák and Smetana: Joshua Bell (violin), Bamberg Symphony Orchestra / Jakub Hrůša (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 20.7.2019. (AS)

Joshua Bell (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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A Fabulous Evening at the Proms with Kirill Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony

22/07/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 4 – Adams, Barber, Holst: Nemanha Radulović (violin), Trinity Boys Choir, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Kirill Karabits (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 21.7.2019. (CC)

Nemanja Radulović (violin) (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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