Concerts I went to in London

10/16/2015

Sunday, August 9, 3:30 PM
BBC Proms
Eric Whitacre conducting the BBC Singers, BBC Symphonic Choir & the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; 
Martin James Bartlett, piano; Leonard Elschenbroich, cello
Jonathan Newman: Blow it up, start again
Eric Whitacre: The River Cam cloudburst
George Gershwin, arranged by Ferde Grofe: Rhapsody in blue
Aaron Copland: Quiet city
Eric Whitacre: Equus
Eric Whitacre: Deep field

Monday, August 10, 7:30 PM
BBC Proms
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Kirill Karabits conducting; Nicola Benedetti, violin
Benjamin Britten: Four sea interludes, from "Peter Grimes"
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Violin concerto
Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No 5 in B flat major

Friday, August 14, 7:00 PM
BBC Proms
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The abduction from the seraglio
Glyndebourne Festival Opera & the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Robin Ticciati, 
conductor; Edgaras Montvidas, Belmonte; Sally Matthews, Konstanze; Mari Eriksmoen, Blonde; 
Brenden Patrick Gunnell, Pedrillo; Tobias Kehrer, Osmin; Franck Saurel, Pasha Selim

Sunday, August 16, 3:30 PM
BBC Proms
Sherlock Holmes, a musical mind
BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth conducting; Mark Gattis & Matthew Sweet, presenters; 
Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano; Jack Liebeck, violin; Stile Antico

Tuesday, August 18, 7:30 PM
BBC Proms
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim conducting
Guy Braunstein, violin; Kian Soltani, cello
Arnold Schoenberg: Chamber symphony No 1
Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto in C major for violin, cello & orchestra (Triple concerto)
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 4 in F minor

Wednesday, August 19, 7:30 PM
BBC Proms
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Dutoit conducting; Elisabeth Leonskaja, violin
Claude Debussy, orchestrated by Busser: Petite suite
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano concerto No 22 in E flat major
Dmitri Shostakovitch: Symphony No 15 in A major

Saturday, August 22, 7:30 PM 
St Martin in the Fields
Festive Orchestra of London; Catherine Manson, violin/director; Miki Takahashi, violin
Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for two violins in D minor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento No 3 in F
Johann Pachelbel: Canon & gigue in D
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for two violins in A minor
Antonio Vivaldi: The four seasons

Sunday, August 23, 7:30 PM
BBC Proms
Thierry Escaich, solo organ
Works by Bach, Brahms & Mendelssohn & improvisations on themes of Bach by the organist

Wednesday, August 26, 7:30 PM
BBC Proms
SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden & Freiburg, Francois-Xavier Roth conducting; Sophie Cherrier, flute
Pierre Boulez: explosante-fixe....
Gyorgy Ligeti: Lontano
Bela Bartok: Concerto for orchestra

Friday, August 28, 7:30 PM
St Martin in the Fields
Trafalgar Simphonia, Ivor Settlefield conducting; Chris Lee, piano
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Eine kleine nachtmusik
George Frederic Handel: Air, from Water music
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The arrival of the queen of Sheba
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Prelude & fugue after Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach: Aria, from the Goldberg variations
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento No 3
Johann Sebastian Bach: Siciliano, from Keyboard concerto in E
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenata notturna