BBC PROMS The Year 1905

  • Music
  • 20th century music (1900 – 2000)

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales under Thomas Søndergård,

with violinist Daniel Hope.

Colin Matthews: 
'Turning Point' (
UK Premiere)

Prokofiev: 
Violin Concerto No 2 in G minor

Shostakovich: 
Symphony No 11, 'The Year 1905'

(Thomas Søndergård and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales return to give the UK premiere of Colin Matthews’s mercurial 'Turning Point' and Daniel Hope is the soloist in the first of two 20th-century Russian masterpieces.)

(Note: in the Royal College of Music at 5.15pm, a Proms Plus Literary event. John le Carré, one of the greatest spy novelists, celebrates 50 years since the publication of his groundbreaking Cold War espionage novel, 'The Spy Who Came in from the Cold', with Anne McElvoy. Edited version broadcast on BBC Radio 3 during tonight's interval.)

Event phone: 0845 401 5040
Event website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/proms