Askonas Holt Artists loom large in this year’s BBC Proms



Askonas Holt artists loom large in this year’s BBC Proms, making no less than 47 appearances over the course of the festival.  In addition to the many Askonas Holt singers, instrumentalists and conductors appearing this summer, our Touring Department is also responsible for bringing to the Albert Hall some of the world’s great orchestras including the Berlin, Seoul, China and Czech Philharmonic Orchestras and the Swedish Radio Orchestra in repertoire ranging from Bach to world premieres.  An overview of the contribution of Askonas Holt artists can be viewed below.

The full Proms programme can be viewed here.

18 July – Andrew Staples, Catherine Wyn Rogers – Elgar: The Kingdom (BBC Symphony/Sir Andrew Davis)
19 July – Elgar, Tchaikovsky, Liszt, Mussorgsky – (China Philharmonic/Long Yu)
22 July – Kate Royal – Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier (Glyndebourne Festival Opera/LPO/Robin Ticciati)
23 July – Sarah Connolly – Sir John Tavener: Gnosis, world premiere (BBC Symphony Orchestra/Jiri Belohlavek)
24 July – Yuri Vorobiev – Janacek: Glagolitic Mass (London Symphony Orchestra/Valery Gergiev)
26 July – Lucy Crowe, Neal Davies – Bach: St John Passion (Zurich Chamber Orchestra/Sir Roger Norrington)
27 July – Emmanuel Pahud – Simon Holt: Flute Concerto ‘Morpheus Wakes’, world premiere – (BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Thierry Fischer)
28 July – Kristian Bezuidenhout – C.P.E. Bach: Chamber Works
03 August – Christine Rice, Neal Davis – Mozart: Requiem (BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Donald Runnicles)
04 August – Heath Quartet – Sir John Tavener: Ikon of Light, Requiem Fragments, world premiere
07 August – Brindley Sherratt, Duncan Rock – Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex (BBC Symphony Orchestra/Sakari Oramo)
10 August – Stravinsky: Petrushka, Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no. 1, Birtwistle: Sonance Severance, Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra (National Youth Orchestra/Edward Gardner)
11 August – Strauss: Death and Transfiguration, Strauss: Burleske, Nielsen Symphony No. 5 Nielsen: Symphony no. 5 (BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Thomas Søndergård)
12 August – Sir Peter Maxwell Davies: Suite from Caroline Mathilde (Act II), Walton: Violin Concerto, Sibelius: Symphony no. 5 (BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Thomas Søndergård)
15 August – Rands Piano Concerto – Jonathan Biss with BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
16 August – Schubert: Symphony no. 5, Mahler: Symphony no. 4 (London Symphony Orchestra/Bernard Haitink)
18 August –  Albina Shagimuratova* & Mikhail Petrenko – Rachmaninov: The Bells  (BBC Symphony Orchestra/Edward Gardner)
21 August – Susan Gritton, Toby Spence, Hanno Müller-Brachmann – Britten: War Requiem (CBSO/Andris Nelsons)
22 August – Jonathan Biss – Schumann Piano Concerto (Iceland Symphony Orchestra/Ilan Volkov)
24 August – Alisa Weilerstein – Dvorak: Cello Concerto (Czech Philharmonic Orchestra/Jiri Belohlavek)
26 August – Lucy Crowe, Jennifer Johnston, Matthew Rose – Beethoven: Missa Solemnis (English Baroque Soloists/Sir John Eliot Gardiner)
27 August – Debussy: La Mer, Unsuk Chin: Su (concerto for sheng and orchestra), Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 6 (Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra/Myung-Whun Chung)
29 August – Kate Royal, Christianne Stotijn – Mahler: Symphony no. 2 (Swedish Radio Orchestra/Daniel Harding)
30 August – Rebecca Bottone – Sir Peter Maxwell Davies: Revelation and Fall (London Sinfonietta/Sian Edwards)
05 September – Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances, Stravinsky: Firebird Suite (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle)
06 September – Magdalena Kožená – Bach: St Matthew Passion  (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle)
06 September – Christine Rice – Birtwistle: Meridien (BCMG/Oliver Knussen)
08 September – Sir Peter Maxwell Davies 80th Birthday Concert (Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Ben Gernon)
08 September – Ian Bostridge – Walton: Facade (Nash Ensemble/John Wilson)
12 September – Dmitry Belosselskiy – Beethoven: Symphony no. 9 (Leipzig Gewandhausorchester/Riccardo Chailly)

*Albina Shagimuratova has stepped in last minute to replace Luba Orgonášová who is indisposed.

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