First night of the 2016 BBC Proms

First night of the 2016 BBC Proms; recognition of the tragedy in France brought concert-goers to their feet.Chris Christodoulou / BBC

We're at the opening concert at the largest music festival in the world: the 2016 BBC Proms!

Episode Playlist

ROUGET DE LISLE: La Marseillaise

TCHAIKOVSKY: Fantasy Overture 'Romeo and Juliet'

ELGAR: Cello Concerto

VASKS: Dolcissima

PROKOFIEV: Cantata 'Alexander Nevsky'

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 2
Stephen Kovacevich, piano; Sir Colin Davis, conductor


Please note: there is no Encore Contest this week.