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.
BBC SO Total Immersion: The Music of Terezín – Film
The BBC Symphony Orchestra’s Total Immersion in music written in the prisons and ghettos of the Second World War opens with a film in testament to acts of creativity from the musicians of Terezín.
BBC Total Immersion: The Theresienstadt Orchestra
Musical testaments by Krása and Haas written inside Theresienstadt, and a compelling symphony by Schulhoff that warns of impending human catastrophe.
BBC SO Total Immersion: Music for the End of Time
Extraordinary music written amid the hopelessness of prison and concentration camps that dared to seek the truth – and to hope for better times.
BBC SO/Lintu: Journey's End
Hear evocative musical journeys by composers past and present – a sleigh-ride through frozen Finland, a road-trip from LA to San Diego and a fateful Austrian carriage-ride.
BBC SO/Stasevska: Before the Iron Curtain
BBC Symphony Orchestra Principal Guest Conductor Dalia Stasevska presents music from two titans of Russian music – separated by continents, but not yet the iron curtain.
BBC SO/Bychkov: Pictures at an Exhibition
In a concert marking 100 years of the BBC, conductor Semyon Bychkov and the BBC Symphony Orchestra look back to the year of the Corporation’s founding – and present a new piece by Bryce Dessner.
BBC SO: Sir Andrew Davis's Half Century
Celebrating fifty years of collaboration with the BBC SO, Conductor Laureate Sir Andrew Davis pairs works by two 20th-century giants, Alban Berg and Sergei Rachmaninov.
Patrick Watson, Jules Buckley & BBC Symphony Orchestra
An evening of music with Canada’s boutique singer-songwriter, reimagined with Jules Buckley and the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
BBC SO/Oramo: Elgar's Cello Concerto
Brutalism meets orchestral beauty as we mark 40 years of the Barbican Centre with music as idealistic, integral and provocative as the building itself.
BBC SO/Brabbins: Scott of the Antarctic
A compelling synthesis of film and music as the BBC SO perform Vaughan Williams’s ground-breaking orchestral score live to accompany a screening of Charles Frend’s landmark movie.
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus: Christmas Tales
Celebration and contemplation as the BBC Symphony Chorus performs music inspired by frozen landscapes and Christmas heroes.
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Oramo: A Masterpiece Rediscovered
Sakari Oramo and the BBC Symphony Orchestra showcase an explosive, reflective and rapturous Croatian symphony once buried by history.
Up for Grabs
Relive one of the beautiful game’s greatest final day dramas. Projected highlights of Anfield 89 get the symphonic treatment as Lee Dixon reunites members of Arsenal’s title-winning team to reminisce.
Up for Grabs: Members’ Meet and Greet with Lee Dixon
Members are invited to join us for an exclusive meet & greet with Lee Dixon.
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Jacqueline Wilson's Wonderful World
The best-selling children’s author reads from her books in a multimedia orchestral adventure through the imagination, with special guests including actor Dani Harmer (AKA Tracy Beaker herself).
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Davóne Tines: Truths You Need to Hear
Dalia Stasevska and Davóne Tines present music that feels as real as life itself – images of human struggles from the 1890s and the 2020s, truths hard to hear that need to be told.
A New Dawn: Oramo conducts Brahms
After 19 life-changing months, the BBC Symphony Orchestra open a new chapter. Join us in the Hall or online for music infused with the miracle of life, joy of existence and shadows of mourning.
BBC Singers/Jeannin: Mozart & Haydn
The BBC Singers and their Chief Conductor Sofi Jeannin are joined by the period instruments of The English Concert for two masterpieces of Austrian classical choral music.
Stravinsky’s symphonic workout meets Scriabin’s triumphant hymn to the glory of mankind in a concert of Russian artists exploring Russian sounds.
Exuberance from Anna Clyne and Lior Rosner is followed by the melancholy of Rachmaninov’s lustrous and impassioned third symphony.
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.