BBC Proms on World Service

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Highlights from the 2018 season of BBC Proms, the UK’s greatest classical music festival.

Air dates: July 28 – September 8, 2018

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. More info.

Highlight Episodes

Episode One: Prom 3 – BBC Young Musician 40th Anniversary
Episode Two: Prom 12 – Karina Canellakis
Episode Three: Prom 26 – Two Sides of the Baroque
Episode Four: Prom 23 – World Music
Episode Five: Prom 41 – World War I
Episode Six: Prom 44 – 1918
Episode Seven: Prom 55 – The Spirit of Hungary


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