For all music lovers, South Kensington has plenty to offer from masterclasses, percussion festivals, big bands, classical, world music, live orchestras, music for all the family and so much more.
As part of the Royal Albert Hall’s inaugural Festival of Science, explore Space through a series of concerts, talks. screenings and comedy events for space and sci-fi fans young and old.
An intimate Late Night Jazz series presents sensational music in the sultry setting of the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room. Various Thursday nights
Join the RCM Symphony Orchestra for our ever-popular rush-hour concert dedicated to orchestral favourites. Hear Bach performed as you've never heard it before in this unique arrangement of his Harpsichord Concerto.
Performers: Ian Brown (piano), Benjamin Nabarro (violin), Adrian Brendel (cello). A major contributor towards the recognition and promotion of contemporary composers and little-known or neglected works, the Nash Ensemble is the Resident Chamber Ensemble at Wigmore Hall since 2010.
Performers: Joseph Métral (violin), Justine Métral (cello), Victor Métral (piano) To celebrate Bastille day, the promising young French ensemble Trio Métral will perform a programme ranging from Haydn to Mendelssohn.
The Late Night Proms are a highlight of the Proms season, showcasing an eclectic array of music. This year try one of these nine late night gigs, which blur the lines of the classical genre.
This summer the Hall welcomes back some of classical music’s biggest names to the BBC Proms. The big names are pretty easy to spot, as in most years, but what about the rising stars and new names to watch? Here are some tips on who to watch this season.
Join in the Last Night of the Proms celebrations in Hyde Park, hosted by Michael Ball. The open-air concert features a host of musical stars. The traditional Last Night anthems will be performed live on the Hyde Park stage by Proms in the Park favourites, the BBC Concert Orchestra..
There are regular matinees for all the family to enjoy, with tickets half-price for all young people aged 18 and under. Or for families looking to delve deeper into the music, the Proms Family series offers the perfect introduction to the classical Proms. Whether you play an instrument or sing, whether you are a complete novice or an aspiring virtuoso, come and join in the fun at our family-friendly workshops.
Every day of the Proms season you will find a free pre-concert event at Imperial College Union’s Beit Venues, offering opportunities to look deeper and learn more about the ideas and history behind some of the music at the Proms. The events range from talks, discussions and readings to film screenings and live recordings of favourite radio programmes.
See the full line up of events for this year's 124th BBC Proms. Tickets are now on sale.
Join singers from the RCM International Opera School as they present a double bill of thrilling British operas: In the Locked Room by Huw Watkins and David Harsent, and The Lighthouse by Peter Maxwell Davies.
Experience the multi-Academy Award® winning 1996 motion picture, The English Patient on a vast HD screen while Gabriel Yared’s Oscar-winning score is performed live in-sync by a full orchestra, conducted by Ludwig Wicki.
A variety of Live Music & Food events take place in Verdi – the Royal Albert Hall's Italian Restaurant. From classical, jazz, gypsy swing to world music. We recommend you book in advance.
Enjoy great food, drink and free live music in the Hall’s Verdi – Italian Kitchen the perfect place to wind down, laugh and eat well with friends and family over a bottle of great Italian wine. These concerts take place at lunchtime and dinner - booking in advance is recommended.
Ridley Scott’s legendary five-time Academy Award®-winning film will be accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra performing Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard’s complete Oscar®-nominated, Golden Globe®-winning score live, conducted by Justin Freer, with vocal soloist Lisa Gerrard.
This unmissable screening of the film (winner of eight Academy Awards, four BAFTAs and four Golden Globes), will feature live music performed by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, who recorded the original film soundtrack, and the Philharmonia Chorus, conducted by Ludwig Wicki.
Celebrate one of the biggest movie franchises of all time with the Jurassic Park 25th Anniversary! Dinosaurs once again roam the Earth in an amazing theme park on a remote island. The action-packed adventure finds man up against prehistoric predators in the ultimate battle for survival.
Relive the magic of your favourite wizard in Harry Potter in Concert. Based on the third instalment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale accompanied by the music of a live symphony orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen.
The most popular classical music show in the UK returns to the Royal Albert Hall in November. From the very best classical music and state of the art technology to electrifying multi-coloured laser displays and our famous thundering finale to the music of the 1812 Overture!
A BBC Proms concert is never ‘sold out’ before the day because for each Prom up to 1,350 standing, or ‘Promming’ places are available in the Arena and Gallery on the day. A limited number of these tickets are released online in the morning and the rest are sold in person when the doors open. Find out how to get your £6 Promming ticket.