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August 2016
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> Karita Mattila sings leading role in Janáček’s opera “The Makropulos Case (Věc Makropulos)” conducted by Jiří Bělohlávek at the Proms, London, 19 August 2016

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London

3 August 2016 | 7.30pm
Proms 2016 — Prom 25
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Dutoit (conductor), Alban Gerhardt (cello), Ildikó Komlósi (Judith), John Relyea (Duke Bluebeard)
• Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104 (B.191)
• Bartók: Opera “Bluebeard’s Castle
VENUE: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP
Tickets O 0845 401 5040 [outside UK +44 20 7589 8212]
> www.bbc.co.uk/proms
> www.royalalberthall.com

8 August 2016 | 7.30pm
Proms 2016 — Prom 32
Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Voices (men’s voices), Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor), Simon Russell Beale (narrator)
• Schoenberg: A Survivor from Warsaw
• Dutilleux: The Shadows of Time
• Mahler: Symphony No.1 in D Major “Titan”
VENUE: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP
Tickets O 0845 401 5040 [outside UK +44 20 7589 8212]
> www.bbc.co.uk/proms
> www.royalalberthall.com

11 August 2016 | 5.15pm
Proms 2016 — Proms Extra
Author and musicologist Jan Smaczny introduces Dvořák’s Seventh Symphony and discusses the life and work of the composer. VENUE: Imperial College Union, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BB
> www.bbc.co.uk/proms
> www.royalalberthall.com

11 August 2016 | 7.00pm
Proms 2016 — Prom 35
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Thomas Søndergård (conductor), Tai Murray (violin)
• Bartók: Dance Suite, Sz.77 BB.86a
• Malcolm Hayes: Violin Concerto
• Dvořák: Symphony No.7 in D minor, Op.70 B.141
VENUE: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP
Tickets O 0845 401 5040 [outside UK +44 20 7589 8212]
> www.bbc.co.uk/proms
> www.royalalberthall.com

14 August 2016 | 7.30pm
Proms 2016 — Prom 39
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo (conductor), Guy Johnston (cello)
• Haydn: Symphony No.34 in D minor, Hob.I/34
• Charlotte Bray: Falling in the Fire
• Mahler: Symphony No.5 in C-sharp minor
VENUE: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP
Tickets O 0845 401 5040 [outside UK +44 20 7589 8212]
> www.bbc.co.uk/proms
> www.royalalberthall.com

16 August 2016 | 7.00pm
Proms 2016 — Prom 41
Hallé Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder (conductor), Leonard Elschenbroich (cello), Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano), Gregory Kunde (tenor)
• Berlioz: Overture “King Lear”
• Colin Matthews; Berceuse for Dresden
• Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
VENUE: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP
Tickets O 0845 401 5040 [outside UK +44 20 7589 8212]
> www.bbc.co.uk/proms
> www.royalalberthall.com

19 August 2016 | 5.45pm
Proms 2016 — Proms Extra
Nigel Simeone introduces Janáček’s opera The Makropulos Affair
VENUE: Imperial College Union, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BB
> www.bbc.co.uk/proms
> www.royalalberthall.com

19 August 2016 | 7.30pm
Proms 2016 — Prom 45
BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers, Jiří Bělohlávek (conductor), Karita Mattila (Emilia Marty), Aleš Briscein (Albert Gregor), Gustáv Beláček (Dr, Kolenatý), Jan Vacík (Vítek), Svatopluk Sem (Baron Jaroslav Prus) Aleš Voráček (Janek), Jan Ježek (Hauk-Šendorf), Jiří Klecker (Stage Technician), Yvona Škvárová (Cleaning Woman), Jana Hrochová (Chambermaid)
• Janáček: The Makropulos Case (Věc Makropulos)
VENUE: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP
Tickets O 0845 401 5040 [outside UK +44 20 7589 8212]
> www.bbc.co.uk/proms
> www.royalalberthall.com

20 August 2015 | 7.30pm
Proms 2016 — Prom 46
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Chorus, Ilan Volkov (conductor), Louise Alder (soprano), Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Tanja Ariane Baumgartner (mezzo-soprano), Benjamin Hulett (tenor), Matthew Rose (bass)
• Gérard Grisey: Dérives
• Mahler: Rückert Lieder
• Mozart: Great Mass in C minor, K.427
VENUE: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP
Tickets O 0845 401 5040 [outside UK +44 20 7589 8212]
> www.bbc.co.uk/proms
> www.royalalberthall.com

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Scotland

6 August 2016 | 11.00am
Edinburgh International Festival
Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti (director/violin), Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano0, Stuart Skelton (tenor)
• Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Mahler (arr.Schoenberg): Das Lied von der Erde
VENUE: Queen’s Hall, 85–89 Clerk Street, Newington, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG
Tickets O 0131 473 2000 (+44(0)131 473 2000)
> www.eif.co.uk

15 August 2016 | 11.00am
Edinburgh International Festival
Magdalena Kožená (mezzo-soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
• Dvořák: Four Songs from Op.2
• Wolf: Mörike Lieder (selection)
• Richard Strauss: Songs of Ophelia from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Op.67
• Fauré: Three Songs Op.23
• Schoenberg: Brettl-Lieder (Cabaret Songs)
VENUE: Queen’s Hall, 85–89 Clerk Street, Newington, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG
Tickets O 0131 473 2000 (+44(0)131 473 2000)
> www.eif.co.uk

18 August 2016 | 8.00pm
Edinburgh International Festival
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Tenebrae Consort, Edinburgh Festival Chorus (Christopher Bell, chorus master), Robin Ticciati (conductor), Magdalena Kožená (mezzo-soprano), Kenneth Tarver (tenor), John Relyea (bass)
• Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette
VENUE: Usher Hall, Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EA
Tickets O 0131 473 2000 (+44(0)131 473 2000)
> www.eif.co.uk


Edinburgh International Festival 25 August 2016 | 7.30pm
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano)
• Alma Mahler (orch.Colin & David Matthews): Lieder
• Mahler: Symphony No 10 in F sharp (performing version by Deryck Cooke
VENUE: Usher Hall, Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EA
Tickets O 0131 473 2000 (+44(0)131 473 2000)
> www.eif.co.uk

26 August 2016 | 11.00am
Edinburgh International Festival
Richards Goode (piano)
• Haydn: Piano Sonata in C major, Hob.XVI:50
• Janáček: In the Mists (V mlhách)
• Schumann: Humoreske in B flat major, Op.20
• Debussy: Préludes Book 2
VENUE: Queen’s Hall, 85–89 Clerk Street, Newington, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG
Tickets O 0131 473 2000 (+44(0)131 473 2000)
> www.eif.co.uk

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