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BBC Proms 2017: Festival Guide

The 2019 BBC Proms will run from Friday 19 July to Saturday 14 September. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or an experienced Prommer, watching at home or listening on radio or online, the BBC Proms Festival Guide will help you to plan your summer of music and discover in depth what lies behind the Proms – from the composers to the performers to how the events are broadcast.

Inside this year's BBC Proms Festival Guide you can enjoy:

  • brand-new articles on featured composers, insights on performers, new music and accompanying events
  • full listings for every concert and event – repertoire, performers, time, location, ticket and broadcast information
  • details on how to book tickets
  • free season calendar to see all the concerts at a glance
  • readings by BBC Radio 3 presenters (in the audio version of the Guide)

With beautiful photographs and bespoke imagery throughout, this BBC Proms Festival Guide is the most comprehensive way to plan your summer’s Proms visiting, watching and listening.

Order the BBC Proms 2019: Festival Guide!

To pre-order your copy of the BBC Proms 2019: Festival Guide, published in April, visit our page at Bloomsbury Publishing.

More ways to enjoy the BBC Proms Festival Guide

The BBC Proms 2017 Festival Guide is also available in the following formats:

An eBook of this Festival Guide is available in epub format, priced £6.99, on the Bloomsbury publishing website.

Audio CD (including readings by BBC Radio 3 presenters) and Braille versions of this Festival Guide are available in two parts, ‘Articles’ and ‘Concert Listings/Booking Information’. Volumes are £3.50 each and can be ordered from the RNIB Helpline on 0303 123 9999 or the RNIB website.

A large-print version of this Festival Guide is available, priced £7.00. Please allow 10 working days for delivery.
To order large-print BBC Proms 2017 Festival Guide, programmes or texts, please call Deborah Fether on 020 7765 3246, or email PromsPublications@bbc.co.uk. Please note we can only accept payment by cheque, made payable to ‘BBC’.

Large-print concert programmes can be made available on the night (at the same price as the standard programme) if ordered at least five working days in advance. Large-print sung texts and opera librettos (where applicable) can also be made available on the night if ordered in advance. To order these please call Deborah Fether on 020 7765 3246, or email PromsPublications@bbc.co.uk.

The programmes and texts will be left for collection at the Door 6 Information Desk one hour before the start of the concert.