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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary showing the apparently self-confident Edward Elgar as a brilliant but neurotic musician with a chip on his shoulder about his lowly origins and his Catholic religion. Show more

BBC Proms

2019

First Night of the Proms (Part Two)

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Symphony Chorus, conducted by Karina Canellakis, perform Janácek’s Glagolitic Mass in the second half of First Night of the Proms 2019. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Katie Derham
Musician:
Ladislav Elgr
Musician:
Peter Holder
Musician:
Jan Martinik
Producer:
Cat Dixon
Production Company:
Livewire Pictures

BBC Proms

2019

First Night of the Proms (Part One)

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

The BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Karina Canellakis, perform Dvorak’s The Golden Spinning Wheel and a commission commemorating the 50th anniversary of the moon landings. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Cat Dixon
Presenter:
Katie Derham
Production Company:
Livewire Pictures

BBC Proms

2019

Schumann, Schoenberg and Mozart

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Suzy Klein introduces the BBC Philharmonic and Omer Meir Wellber in a performance of works by Ben-Haim, Schumann, Schoenberg and, with Yeol Eum Son, Mozart's Piano Concerto No 15 in B flat, K450. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Musician:
Yeol Eum Son
Producer:
Cat Dixon

BBC Proms

2019

Elgar's Enigma

Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performs music by Vaughan Williams, Brahms and a new work - a birthday tribute to conductor Martyn Brabbins - inspired by Elgar's 'Enigma' Variations. Show more

BBC Proms

2019

Strauss, Sibelius and Prokofiev

Duration: 2 hours

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Katie Derham presents flavours of Finland, Russia and Germany from three 20th-century favourites, featuring Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Show more

BBC Proms

2019

Sheku Plays Elgar

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

BBC 2016 Young Musician winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason performs Elgar's passionate Cello Concerto with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and their music director Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla. Show more

BBC Proms

2019

Happy Birthday Henry Wood!

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

A 150th anniversary tribute to Sir Henry Wood, founder-conductor of the Proms, featuring many of the works he both premiered and arranged across nearly 50 years of the festival. Show more

Contributors

BBC Proms

2012

The John Wilson Orchestra does Broadway

Duration: 2 hours, 4 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Katie Derham is joined by soprano Elizabeth Llewellyn to relive her 2012 performance when she joined John Wilson and his orchestra to celebrate the sounds of Broadway. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Katie Derham
Interviewed Guest:
Elizabeth Llewellyn
Producer:
Cat Dixon

BBC Proms

2019

Mozart's Requiem

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, conducted by Nathalie Stutzmann, with Fatma Said, Kathryn Rudge, Sunnyboy Dladla and David Shipley in Mozart's Requiem. Show more

BBC Proms

2018

Mozart and Mahler

Duration: 2 hours

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra led by Thomas Dausgaard performs Mozart's ever-popular Clarinet Concerto and Mahler's famous Fifth Symphony. Show more

BBC Proms

2007

Simon Bolivar National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela

Duration: 2 hours

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The Simon Bolivar National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela play Shostakovich's Tenth Symphony and symphonic dances from West Side Story. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Katie Derham
Interviewed Guest:
Gustavo Dudamel
Producer:
Cat Dixon
Director:
Ian Russell
Presenter:
Verity Sharp

BBC Proms

2021

Nicola Benedetti and the NYO

Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Jonathon Heyward conducts the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain in music by Laura Jurd, Jessie Montgomery and, with Nicola Benedetti, Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto. Show more

BBC Proms

2021

Simon Rattle and the LSO

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 2 months

Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra return to the Proms with an evening celebrating one of the trailblazers of 20th-century music, Igor Stravinsky. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Myrie
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Cross
Producer:
Cat Dixon

BBC Proms

2021

Beethoven’s Second Symphony

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 2 months

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ilan Volkov, perform Beethoven's Second Symphony and Ah! Perfido, with soprano Lucy Crowe, and a world premiere by George Lewis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jess Gillam
Interviewed Guest:
Sheila Hancock
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Romano
Conductor:
Ilan Volkov
Singer:
Lucy Crowe
Producer:
Cat Dixon
Director:
John Kirby

BBC Proms

2021

Mozart’s Final Symphonies

Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 28 days

In a Proms first, Maxim Emelyanychev conducts the Scottish Chamber Orchestra performing Mozart's final three symphonies. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary. Fashion photographer Rankin and artist Alison Lapper explore how digital photography, social media and selfie culture have affected people's sense of identity. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rankin
Presenter:
Alison Lapper
Executive Producer:
Ben Weston
Casting:
Cat Dixon
Production Manager:
Lucy Underwood

BBC Proms

2018

Elgar Cello Concerto

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Tom Service presents a performance of Elgar's much-loved Cello Concerto, composed in the wake of the First World War, with French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras as soloist. Show more

BBC Proms

2015

BBC Proms Sunday Symphony: James MacMillan Premiere

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

A new work from Scottish composer Sir James MacMillan, whose Fourth Symphony was written for the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and dedicated to their conductor Donald Runnicles. Show more

BBC Proms

2018

Andras Schiff Plays Bach

Duration: 2 hours, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

World-renowned pianist and Bach specialist Sir Andras Schiff returns to the BBC Proms with a performance of Bach's Book Two of The Well-Tempered Clavier. Show more

Contributors

Musician:
Andras Schiff
Director:
Helen Scott
Producer:
Cat Dixon