MUSIC: PROMS 99: THE NEXT 7 DAYS

TODAY

FRENCH MUSIC

Easy-listening Faure, Offenbach and Milhaud from the New London Orchestra. 3pm

Tickets: a few available at all prices (pounds 9-20)

WALTON VIOLIN CONCERTO

A modern British masterpiece, played by the glamorous young Joshua Bell with Leonard Slatkin and the BBCSO. 7.30pm

Tickets: sold out

MONDAY

See Prom of the Week, below.

TUESDAY

JUDITH WEIR PREMIERE

A new piece for voice (Dawn Upshaw) and orchestra (BBC Philharmonic) by the acutely quirky Judith Weir. 7pm

Tickets: available at all prices

BANG ON A CAN ALLSTARS

Noisy new American works from the aptly named group. With Steve Martland's music. 10pm

Tickets: a few available, all at pounds 9

WEDNESDAY

RUSSIAN NIGHT

Kirov star Elena Prokina in a programme that includes Rakhmaninov's romantic one-act opera, Aleko. 7.30pm

Tickets: available at all prices

THURSDAY

STRAUSS NIGHT

Which Strauss? All of them. Waltzes by Johanns I and II, plus the closing scene from Richard's opera Daphne. 7pm

Tickets: circle and choir (pounds 9/pounds 13)

FRENCH CHORAL MUSIC

Harry Christophers conducts Durufle, Poulenc and the Faure Requiem. 10pm

Tickets: a few available, all at pounds 9

FRIDAY

LATE WORKS

An evening of last symphonies: Tchaikovsky 6, Lutoslawski 4 and Sibelius 7, conducted by Mark Wigglesworth. 7.30pm

Tickets: limited availability

SATURDAY

THE FOUR SEASONS

It's Vivaldi, but intercut with a tango-commentary by Piazzolla played by Gidon Kremer and his Kremerata Baltica. 7.30pm Tickets: sold out

Ticket information is correct at time of going to press. Five hundred standing tickets are on sale one hour before each concert.

All concerts at Royal Albert Hall, SW7 (0171 589 8212)

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