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KPR Presents the 2021 BBC Proms

KPR is thrilled to showcase the most memorable performances of the 2021 BBC Proms, the UK’s annual celebration of classical music from London’s Royal Albert Hall. This eight-week stretch of concerts, which KPR began airing on Friday, August 27, brings the best in classical music to the widest possible audience, which remains true to founder-conductor Henry Wood's original vision in 1895. Tune in to KPR on Friday afternoons from 1-3 for the next several weeks to enjoy this special broadcast!

Below is the complete list of concerts for the 2021 BBC Proms:

August 27: First Night of the 2021 BBC Proms
BBC Symphony Orchestra
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Serenade to Music
POULENC: Organ Concerto
MACMILLAN: When Soft Voices Die (World Premiere)

September 3
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
PURCELL: Dido’s Lament
OGONEK: Cloudline (World Premiere)
SAINT-SAENS: Cello Concerto No. 1
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4

September 10
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
GIPPS: Symphony No. 2 in B major
ADES: The Exterminating Angel Symphony
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3

September 17
National Orchestra of Wales
THOMAS: Dance Foldings
IVES: Three Places in New England
DVORAK: Symphony No. 9

September 24
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
BATES: Auditorium
ELGAR: Cello Concerto in E minor
JANACEK: Taras Bulba

October 1
The Philharmonia Orchestra
PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 1 in D major
BACH: Keyboard Concerto in F minor,
BWV 1056 MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 24, K 491
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 9

October 8
BBC Symphony Orchestra
BRAY: Where Icebergs Dance Away
WALTON: Viola Concerto
ARNOLD: Symphony No. 5

October 15: Last Night of the 2021 BBC Proms
BBC Symphony Orchestra
RAZAZ: Mother (World Premiere)
TRAD.: Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
ARNE: Rule, Brittania!
ELGAR: Pomp and Circumstance March No.1
PARRY: Jerusalem
UNKNOWN: The National Anthem (British)
TRAD.: Auld lang syne

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