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KPR Presents the 2022 BBC Proms

KPR is thrilled to showcase the most memorable performances of the 2022 BBC Proms, the UK’s annual celebration of classical music from London’s Royal Albert Hall. This eight-week stretch of concerts, which KPR will begin airing on Wednesday, August 3, brings the best in classical music to the widest possible audience, which remains true to founder-conductor Henry Wood's original vision in 1895. Tune in to KPR on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. for the next several weeks to enjoy this special broadcast!

AUGUST 3: FIRST NIGHT OF THE BBC PROMS
BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Crouch End Festival Chorus
VERDI: Requiem

AUGUST 10
BBC Symphony Orchestra
BBC Singers
JOHANNSSON: The Miners’ Hymns – They Being Dead Yet Speaketh
RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 2 in c minor
HILDUR GUANADOTTIR: The Fact of the Matter
TCHAIKOVSKY: Fantasy-Overture ‘Romeo and Juliet’

AUGUST 17
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
RAVEL: Sheherazade – ouverture de feerie
SALLY BEAMISH: Hive
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade

AUGUST 24
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
DANNY ELFMAN: Wunderkammer
GERSHWIN: Rhapsody in Blue (orch. Grofe)
RAVEL: Daphnis et Chloe

AUGUST 31
Ulster Orchestra
WAGNER: Tannhauser – Overture
WAGNER: Tannhauser – Venusberg Music
STRAUSS: Four Last Songs
MAHLER: Blumine
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 4 in d minor

SEPTEMBER 7
Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
BARTOK: The Miraculous Mandarin – Suite
PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C
HANNAH EISENDLE: Heliosis
DVORAK: Symphony No. 7 in d

SEPTEMBER 14
London Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus
BIRTWISTLE: Donum Simoni MMXVIII
MAHLER: Symphony No. 2 in c minor, ‘Resurrection’

SEPTEMBER 21
Chineke! Orchestra
Chineke! Chorus
WALKER: Lilacs
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in d minor, ‘Choral’

SEPTEMBER 28: LAST NIGHT OF THE BBC PROMS
BBC Symphony Orchestra
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Singers
WILSON: 1922
COLERIDGE-TAYLOR: Deep River
WAGNER: Tannhauser – ‘Dich, teure Halle’
MASCAGNI: Cavalleria rusticana – Easter Hymn
VERDI: Macbeth – ‘Vieni! T’affretta!’
CARWITHEN: Overture ‘ODTAA (One Damn Thing After Another)’
DAVYDOV: At the Fountain; Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
ARNE: Rule, Britannia!
ELGAR: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1
PARRY: Jerusalem (orch. Elgar)
UNKNOWN: The National Anthem (arr. Britten)
TRADITIONAL: Auld Lang Syne

 

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