This Week's Top Picks - July 2017 Week 3

The BBC Proms continues to dominate the schedule this week, with performances from Nicola Benedetti, Behzod Abduraimov and John Williams among others. Chloe Hanslip and Danny Driver appear at the Wigmore Hall with a programme of Schubert and Beethoven. Our top pick is Prom 7, featuring Berlioz's imposing Symphonie Fantastique.

  • Prom 5: Sibelius, Rachmaninov and Shostakovich

    Monday, July 17, 2017 - 19:30

    • Behzod Abduraimov - Piano
    • BBC National Orchestra of Wales - Ensemble
    • Thomas Søndergård - Conductor
    • Sibelius - Symphony No.7
    • Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No.2
    • Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10

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  • Prom 6: Nicola Benedetti plays Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1

    Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 19:00

    • Nicola Benedetti - Violin
    • BBC National Orchestra of Wales - Ensemble
    • Thomas Søndergård - Conductor
    • Shostakovich - October
    • Shostakovich - Violin Concerto No.1
    • Sibelius - Symphony No. 2

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  • Prom 7: Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique

    Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 19:30

    • Alisa Weilerstein - Cello
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra - Ensemble
    • Joshua Weilerstein - Conductor
    • Rebel - Les élémens – Le cahos
    • Pascal - Dusapin Outscape
    • Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique

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  • Prom 8: Celebrating John Williams

    Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 19:30

    • Jamal Aliyev - Cello
    • Annelien Van Wauwe - Clarinet
    • Jess Gillam - Saxophone
    • BBC Concert Orchestra - Ensemble
    • Keith Lockhart - Conductor
    • Katie Derham - Presenter

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  • Clérambault, Couperin and de Montéclair

    Friday, July 21, 2017 - 19:00

    • Jonathan Cohen - Harpsichord
    • Sophie Gent - Violin
    • Bojan Čičić - Violin
    • Jonathan Manson - Viola da gamba
    • Thomas Dunford - Therorbo
    • Georgia Browne - Flute
    • Sophie Junker - Soprano
    • Clérambault - Cantata: Léandre et Héro
    • Couperin - Les Nations
    • Montéclair - Le retour de la paix

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  • Avex Recital Series 2017

    Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 13:00

    • Daishin Kashimoto - Violin
    • Alessio Bax - Piano
    • Mozart - Violin Sonata No. 18 in G major K301/293a
    • Szymanowski - Myths Op.30
    • Grieg - Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor Op. 45

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  • Schubert and Beethoven

    Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 11:30

    • Chloe Hanslip - Violin
    • Danny Driver - Piano
    • Schubert - Violin Sonata (Sonatina) in D major D384
    • Beethoven - Violin Sonata No. 9 in A major Op. 47 'Kreutzer'

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