The London Symphony Orchestra under Daniel Harding, with tenor Ian Bostridge.
Tippett: ' The Mask of Time' – Fanfare No 5
Tippett: Concerto for Double String Orchestra
Britten: Les illuminations
Elgar: Symphony No 2 in E flat
(Note: at 5.45pm in the Royal College of Music there is a Proms Plus Literary event. Actor Samuel West and writer Alexandra Harris explore the relationship between Britten's words and music, much of which was inspired by the work of many poets and novelists.)