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As we approach the halfway stage in this year's BBC Promenade Concerts - the world's greatest classical music festival - we take the opportunity to highlight some of the major artists and orchestras appearing in the remaining weeks of the festival, who have recorded either for Naxos or for one of its affiliated labels.

The full list of these soloists, orchestras and conductors is too long to give a complete account of their upcoming performances. What follows is a selection of artists who feature on six of our labels, together with details of their upcoming Proms appearances, a link to their discographies and the labels' catalogues, and audio extracts that demonstrate why these exciting artists are in such demand.

Marin Alsop,
conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Listen to Marin Alsop directing the Baltimore Symphony
in Bernstein's Symphony No. 2, 'The Age of Anxiety':
Variation IX: Più mosso [tempo di valse]


Listen to Pekka Kuusisto performing
Sibelius' Violin Concerto:
III. Allegro ma non tanto


Listen to the Swedish Chamber Orchestra performing Haydn's Symphony No. 50:
IV. Finale. Presto


Listen to Daniel Müller-Schott performing Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 1:
IV. Allegro con moto


Andrés
Orozco-Estrada,
conductor
Listen to Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducting Brahms' Symphony No. 1:
IV. Allegro non troppo ma con brio


Listen to Tabea Zimmermann performing Martinů's Rhapsody-Concerto:
I. Moderato


Listen to the Minnesota Orchestra performing Ravel's Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2


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