BBC Proms Highlights on World Service

BBC Proms Highlights on World Service

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Hosted by: BBC Staff
Genres: Classical , Music

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About the Show

Memorable performances from the 2023 BBC Proms season of great classical world music and jazz concerts; recorded in a unique atmosphere created every summer night in the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Air dates: August 5 – 26, 2023

The BBC Proms, what’s it all about?

The BBC Proms is a classical music festival held every summer at the Royal Albert Hall in London, and in recent years has explored new venue spaces through the innovative Proms at… series of events. Its aim is to bring the best in classical music to the widest possible audience, which remains true to founder-conductor Henry Wood’s original vision in 1895. Whether you are a classical connoisseur or think “classical music is not for me” there is surely something for everyone in the eight week stretch of concerts, workshops, talks and family events.


Episode #1
Double Proms debut. South Korean star violinist Bomsori and conductor Anja Bihlmaier make their Proms debuts with Bruch’s much-loved First Violin Concerto – the ‘richest’ and ‘most seductive’ of all the concertos for the instrument, according to 19th-century virtuoso Joseph Joachim. Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s youthful Ballade, alongside his Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast, established the composer’s reputation at […] […]

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