BBC Symphony Orchestra
The backbone of the BBC Proms and one of the UK's finest orchestras, the BBC SO performs a thrilling, distinctive range of music, from works at the heart of classical music to contemporary premieres.
Family Total Immersion: Lift Off! - BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jump on board our symphonic space ship for a magical musical adventure.
BBC SO Total Immersion: Detlev Glanert - Guildhall Musicians
A performance of chamber music by Detlev Glanert and his teacher, Henze.
BBC SO/Bychkov: Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch
All the radioactive excitability and wicked irreverence of German composer Detlev Glanert in his latest major work, a spectacle for solo singers, choir and orchestra.
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Payare
From personal crisis to blazing triumph via music that sets out to seduce and to dazzle – the rollercoaster ride that is Mahler’s First Symphony under the charismatic Venezuelan Rafael Payare.
BBC Singers/Palmer: Songs and Festive Favourites
BBC Singers and special guest Clare Teal perform Christmas songs and festive favourites for choir and jazz band.
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Vedernikov
A heartwarming musical trip to cold Russia ending with Rachmaninoff’s most infamous and intoxicating dance with love and death, the unstoppable Paganini Rhapsody.
BBC Symphony Orchestra: David Lang’s prisoner of the state
215 years after the first performance of Beethoven’s Fidelio, David Lang’s fresh view of the opera’s story – and reflection on its enduring power – receives its European premiere.
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Saraste
Experience Shostakovich’s masterpiece of despair, grotesquery and anger from height of World War II and a brand new work from a compelling new voice from Finland.
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Spano
Ritual, lament and incantation lie at the heart of this varied concert, moving from the purity of Arvo Pärt to the rich weave of Rachmaninoff’s most epic, passionate and virtuosic concerto.
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Miss Julie
One of the most red-blooded operatic tragedies the UK has ever produced – William Alwyn’s tense and dramatic take on Strindberg’s Miss Julie is revived with a brilliant cast.
A journey from the foothills of Peru to the open skies of Estonia with evocative songs of love and longing from the 18 voices of the BBC Singers.
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Stasevska
Composed in the shadow of the Second World War, Britten’s Sinfonia da Requiem opens Dalia Stasevska’s first concert at the Barbican as the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Guest Conductor.
Singers at Six: BBC Singers/Spicer
From the urgent to the idyllic, the BBC Singers present visionary choral music from one of the masters of the twentieth century.
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Brabbins
Experience Vaughan Williams at his best, from the airborne rapture of The Lark Ascending to the earthbound passions of his spellbinding symphonic masterpiece.
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Oramo
The incomparable virtuoso Håkan Hardenberger shimmies, flirts, jaunts and blasts his way through a lively concert of works for trumpet and orchestra.
Composer Focus – Episode 5: Jean Sibelius with Sakari Oramo
In the final episode, host Edward Seckerson is joined by BBC Symphony Orchestra conductor Sakari Oramo to discuss his fellow countryman Jean Sibelius, and the themes of nature and Finnish national identity woven throughout his music.