Special: World War II in the Pacific (12/4/2021)

To mark the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Witness History brings you an hour of personal stories from the time.

We meet a survivor of Pearl Harbor, speak to actor George Takei about his time in a US internment camp, and hear from the son of a Japanese soldier who spent 28 years in the jungle – among other first-hand accounts of the major battles and the aftermath of the war in the Pacific.

Airs Saturday, December 4 at 9am

Turkey Confidential (11/25/2021)

Thanksgiving is full of high expectations, a huge menu and a house full of guests – which can make for a stressful day or two in the kitchen. That’s why holiday cooks, hosts and eaters tune into The Splendid Table’s “Turkey Confidential” on Thanksgiving morning. Francis Lam takes calls and comes to the rescue of Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers, and inner guests during the biggest cooking day of the year.

Airs Thanksgiving Day from 9–11 AM

BBC Proms on SymphonyCast (Aug. 11–Sep. 29)

BBC PromsFull concerts from the 2021 BBC Proms will air Wednesdays from 3–5pm. The line-up includes:

August 11, 2021

First Night of the 2021 BBC Proms
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Dalia Stasevska, conductor

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Serenade to Music
POULENC: Organ Concerto
MACMILLAN: When Soft Voices Die (World

August 18, 2021

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Elim Chan, conductor
Sol Gabetta, cello

PURCELL: Dido’s Lament
OGONEK: Cloudline (World Premiere)
SAINT-SAENS: Cello Concerto No. 1
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4

August 25, 2021

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, conductor

GIPPS: Symphony No. 2 in B major
ADES: The Exterminating Angel Symphony
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3

September 1, 2021

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Ryan Bancroft, conductor

THOMAS: Dance Foldings
IVES: Three Places in New England
DVORAK: Symphony No. 9

September 8, 2021

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Kirill Karabits, conductor
Johannes Moser, cello

BATES: Auditorium
ELGAR: Cello Concerto in E minor
JANACEK: Taras Bulba

September 15, 2021

The Philharmonia Orchestra
Santtu-Matias Rouvali, conductor
Vikingur Olafsson, piano

PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 1 in D major
BACH: Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV 1056
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 24, K 491
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 9

September 22, 2021

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo, conductor
Timothy Ridout, viola

BRAY: Where Icebergs Dance Away
WALTON: Viola Concerto
ARNOLD: Symphony No. 5

September 29, 2021

Last Night of the 2021 BBC Proms
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo, conductor
Stuart Sketon, tenor
Ksenija Sidorova, accordion

RAZAZ: Mother (World Premiere)
TRAD.: Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
ARNE: Rule, Brittania!
ELGAR: Pomp and Circumstance March No.1
PARRY: Jerusalem
UNKNOWN: The National Anthem (British)
TRAD.: Auld lang syne

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