Sibelius at the 2017 Proms

Sibelius’s music will be featured at six of the BBC Prom concerts in 2017. All of these concerts will take place at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

The concerts are as follows. Click on the links for further information and booking:

Saturday 15 July – Prom 2
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Elgar: Symphony No. 1
Lisa Batiashvili, violin; Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim

Monday 17 July  – Prom 5
Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2
Shostakovich: S
ymphony No. 10
Behzod Abduraimov, piano; BBC National Orchestra of Wales  / Thomas Søndergård

Tuesday 18 July – Prom 6
Shostakovich: October; Violin Concerto No. 1
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2
Nicola Benedetti, violin; BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Thomas Søndergård

Thursday 10 August – Prom 33
Sibelius: Karelia Suite; Luonnotar
Grieg: Peer Gynt, excerpts
Schumann: C
ello Concerto
Hindemith: S
ymphony ‘Mathis der Maler’
Lise Davidsen, soprano; Alban Gerhardt, cello; BBC Philharmonic / John Storgårds

Tuesday 22 August – Prom 51
Sibelius: Scènes historiques – Suite No. 1
Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor
Elgar/Payne: S
ymphony No. 3
Javier Perianes, piano; BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo

Saturday 9 September – Prom 75 (Last Night)
Wennäkoski: Flounce
Kodály: Budavári Te Deum
Sargent: An Impression on a Windy Day
Sibelius: Finlandia (with choir participation)
Wagner: Tristan and Isolde – Prelude and Liebestod
Adams: Lola Montez Does the Spider Dance
arr. Wood:
Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
Arne, arr. Sargent: Rule, Britannia!
El
gar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1
Parry, orch. Elgar: Jerusalem
The National Anthem
Soloists; BBC Singers;
BBC Symphony Chorus; BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo

One thought on “Sibelius at the 2017 Proms

  1. Certainly more Sibelius than last season and the Finnish Master is even featured during the ‘Last Night’ celebrations with Finlandia. I’m looking forward to the concerts.

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