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BBC Proms Launch 2018
The full programme for Proms 2018 will be launched on 19 April at 2.00pm.
Proms 2017 in 4 astonishing minutes
If you like this... the Proms 2018 season begins on 13 July 2018!
The Royal Albert Hall is the only official ticket seller for the BBC Proms. No tickets are on sale before May, including for Last Night of the Proms.
Proms Youth Choir Academy
The BBC Proms invite singers from the North East of England to join the 2018 Proms Youth Choir Academy.
BBC Proms Inspire Competition now open
If you're an aspiring composer aged 12-18 enter the 2018 BBC Proms Inspire Competition.
New Proms co-commission for 14-18 NOW
Five Telegrams is a collaboration between Anna Meredith and 59 Productions. The work is a co-commission between the BBC Proms and the Edinburgh International Festival.
Pre-order the 2018 BBC Proms Festival Guide
Plan your summer of music and enjoy in-depth insights into the music and artists with the Proms Festival Guide.
Dip in and find a treat!
Browse lots of clips of classical favourites, surprise moments, premieres and highlight montages from the eight weeks of Proms 2017.
Stream the Proms 2017 playlist
Stream the Proms playlist in your favourite music service. Features selected works programmed in the 2017 season.
Feeling quizzical or curious?
More quizzes and fact-filled features from the 2017 season.
The biggest moments from the Last Night celebrations
An audio video digest of the best bits of the Last Night celebrations.
Watch clip: Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 3
Pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk's exquisite performance of this impossibly demanding and hauntingly beautiful work.
Watch: Hornpipe from Fantasia on British Sea Songs
The part of the Sea Songs that Last Night Prommers love to bob up and down to!
Listen: Dvořák’s Violin Concerto (excerpt)
Soloist Anne-Sophie Mutter with The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck.
Watch highlights: Beneath the Underdog: Charles Mingus Revisited
Jules Buckley conducted the Metropole Orkest in a celebration of the life and music of the legendary Charles Mingus.
Listen: Schubert's String Quintet in C major (excerpt)
A Desert Island Disc favourite, Schubert's final chamber work is a piece of sublime beauty composed only two months before the composer’s death at the age of 31.
The UK’s first BAME-majority orchestra, Chineke!, had its Proms debut in 2017. Featuring BBC Young Musician winner, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
The inspirational real-life stories of seven Chineke! musicians
The UK's only majority black and ethnic minority orchestra was formed just two years ago by double bassist Chi-chi Nwanoku.
Watch clip: Philip Glass and Ravi Shankar Prom
In 2017 the Proms presented the first complete live performance of Philip Glass and Ravi Shankar’s 1964 concept album Passages.
Watch highlights: Classical Music of India and Pakistan
The Proms marked the 70th anniversary of partition and independence on the Indian subcontinent by celebrating three contrasting traditions.
Proms Poetry Competition winners
Read the 2017 winning entries and hear some of the music that inspired them.
Seven astonishing acts of kindness from the history of music
Generous patrons, benefit concerts, returned puppies and other heartwarming tales of extraordinary goodness in music.
8 pieces of music that will make you cry
Have a bawl at the Albert Hall with our selection of Proms that'll make you weep.
Proms Listening Service
Tom Service traces sonic pathways through the music of the season with mini essays, notes for each Prom and a playlist.
If you're looking for something a little more ambient try 45 minutes of piano tuning for Sir András Schiff's 7th September performance of Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier.
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