The 124th season of the BBC Proms features more than 90 concerts over eight weeks, including four Last Night celebrations around the UK. Here is some useful advice for getting tickets during the Proms. Otherwise experience Proms Extra - the events that happen around the main Proms concerts including free workshops, talks and special events at Imperial College Union. Or take a tour of the Royal Albert Hall and hear the history of this unique venue.
Whether you are coming to the Proms or not this year, why not take a peak at the history of the first ever Proms - click here.
See the full line up of events for this year's 124th BBC Proms. Tickets are now on sale.
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.
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.
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.