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School of music
The Score
with Peter Van de Graaff
Upcoming Specials
Saturdays at 12:06pm
The BBC Proms is the world's largest and longest summer music festival. Join Classical 89 from July 29 through September 9 for a series showcasing some of the most memorable moments of the 2017 season. July 29 Nicholas McGegan conducts the Royal Northern Sinfonia in Suites 2 and 3 from Handel’s “Water Music.” August 5 Edward Gardner conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and pianist Igor Levit in Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3, and world premiere of “Saint John’s Dance” by Tom Coult. August 12 John Mauceri conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in a Centenary Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie. August 19 Ryan Wigglesworth conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Elgar’s “Enigma Variations.” August 26 John Stogards conducts the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra in Schumann’s Cello Concerto, featuring cellist Alban Gerhardt. Also, incidental music from “Peer Gynt” by Grieg. September 2 Louis Langré conducts the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in Bernstein’s Symphonic Suite from “On the Waterfront” as well as Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait” September 9 Sakari Oramo conducts the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and soprano Renee Fleming in Barber’s “Knoxville: Summer of 1915” and an excerpt from “Daphne” by Richard Strauss.