13 July – 8 September
The greatest journey into the Classical Music starts once again in London. Live the unique experience of Promming (standing in the Arena or Gallery areas of the Royal Albert Hall) and indulge yourself into the outstanding and informal atmosphere of the BBC Proms.
The classical music festival, BBC Proms 2018 it’s going to be a kaleidoscope of concerts, talks, workshops and family events and more happening nearly every day.
Across more than 90 concerts over eight-weeks, the Proms draws the world’s greatest classical musicians to London, including Kirill Petrenko with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Antonio Pappano with the Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome, Daniel Barenboim with the West–Eastern Divan Orchestra, Joyce DiDonato, Joshua Bell and Yuja Wang .
This year’s nine Late Night Proms offer an eclectic range of musical styles that reflects the more intimate setting of these ‘after-hours’ events. Ranging from the sound-worlds of traditional and contemporary Cuba and Jamaica to the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, and from Youssou Ndour to exploring Shostokovich with Tom Service and the Aurora Orchestra.
BBC Proms aims to bring the best in classical music to the widest possible audience including families. There are going to be regular matinees for all the family to enjoy, with tickets half-price for all young people aged 18 and under.
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.
For more information about the event visit: https://www.bbc.co.uk/proms