First Night of the BBC Proms

First night of the 2017 BBC Proms in the Royal Albert HallChris Christodoulou / BBC

We're at the opening concert at the largest classical music festival in the world: the 2017 BBC Proms!

Episode Playlist

COULT: St. John's Dance

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor

ADAMS: Harmonium

RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 1
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor


Carrie G. of Pittsburgh, PA, won this week's Encore Contest by correctly identifying the Ode to Joy from Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9.