Q2 Music at the Proms

Saturdays at 7 pm from July 20 to September 9 on Q2 Music. On-demand audio will be available for 30 days.

Q2 Music at the Proms, hosted by Clemency Burton-Hill, is your ticket to the summer's hottest new-music festival, the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts of the Royal Albert Hall in London. This immersive series of exciting live in-concert recordings offers eight weekly highlights programs showcasing the very best in 20th and 21st-century music from the London Proms – including an array of world premieres from musical intellects as diverse as Thomas Adès, Philip Glass and Colin Matthews.

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Listen: Gorecki's Third Symphony and 4 Premieres

Last week, Q2 Music presented this smorgasbord of world premieres from the BBC Proms season, plus a performance of Gorecki's hugely popular Symphony No. 3, "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs." Hear the entire show on demand.

Listen: Warsaw Philharmonic Plays Lutoslawski, Shostakovich & Panufnik

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Tonight at 7 pm, Q2 Music at the Proms features the Antoni Wit and the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra making their BBC Proms debut with music by Witold Lutoslawski, Dmitri Shostakovich and Andrzej Panufnik. 

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Listen: World Premiere of Frederic Rzewski's Piano Concerto

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Q2 Music at the Proms features the premiere of Frederic Rzewski's Piano Concerto, the UK premiere of Gerald Barry's No Other People, and pieces by John White and Morton Feldman. 

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Listen: London Sinfonietta Performs Varèse, Martland...and The Stranglers

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Last week, Q2 Music at the Proms presented highlights from a London Sinfonietta performance pairing Anna Meredith punk-rock arrangements with modernist masters Edgard Varèse, Iannis Xenakis and Luciano Berio. Listen to the whole show on demand.

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Aurora Orchestra Presents Zappa and Glass Premiere

Saturday, August 10, 2013

On Saturday, August 10, Q2 Music at the Proms continued with a performance by the Aurora Orchestra. The ensemble makes its BBC Proms debut with two works by Frank Zappa. Today is the last day to hear the entire show on demand.

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Colin Matthews Premiere and Prokofiev with Violinist Daniel Hope

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Continuing Saturday, Aug. 3 at 7 pm, hear English composer Colin Matthew's Turning Point, along with Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11 and Prokofiev's Violin Concerto with soloist Daniel Hope.

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Listen: David Matthews World Premiere and Les Siècles's Stravinsky

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Q2 Music presents a special highlights show of premieres from the 2013 Proms, with music by English composer David Matthews and a unique period-instrument rendition of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring.

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Listen: Britten, Lutoslawski and Thomas Adès

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Q2 Music at the Proms kicks off with a program featuring the music of two centenarians, Benjamin Britten and Witold Lutoslawski, alongside a world premiere from British composer Thomas Adès.

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