BBC Proms

Prom 69: Thrilling Beethoven from Gardiner and his period forces

by Keith McDonnell

In Gardiner’s hands, Beethoven’s highly personal setting of the mass came across as a towering, original masterpiece



Prom 65: Daniel Harding leads the Berlin Philharmonic in Schnittke and Bruckner

by Sam Smith

Never less than accomplished, and often revelatory, playing in the orchestra’s final Prom of 2022

Prom 64: András Schiff’s Beethoven piano sonatas keep the audience transfixed throug...

by Sam Smith

All Beethoven, all the time from András Schiff in the Albert Hall

Prom 62: Mahler’s often neglected symphony given a star performance by Petrenko and t...

by Barry Creasy

Mahler’s oddly disjointed symphony No. 7 gets a thoroughly professional workout

Proms and the ENO at Printworks London: Glass Handel

by Benjamin Poore

Philip Glass and George Frideric Handel meet head-on in south London

Prom 59: Elgar, Gardner and the LPO: Angels and Demons (but much better than Dan Brown)

by Barry Creasy

Have you been naughty or nice? Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius presents the consequences

Prom 52: Larks, swans and seascapes: fantasies framed with Finnish flair

by Barry Creasy

Music of France, England and Finland stylishly presented at the Albert Hall

Prom 49: No need for Resurrection – still very much alive and kicking: Rattle, LSO an...

by Barry Creasy

The Proms reminds us, yet again, of the power of music

Prom 34: Moody introspection and menace from the BBC Philharmonic in an evening of Elga...

by Barry Creasy

Another eclectic mix of music from the Proms

Prom 32: Westron wynde when wyll thow blow: Tredegar Band takes the Proms by storm

by Barry Creasy

Whatever next? Heavy metal meets brass band at the Albert Hall

Prom 25: BBC Philharmonic and John Storgårds present an evening of orchestral textures...

by Barry Creasy

Spooky, electronic music echoed through the Albert Hall

Prom 21: From 8-bit to Infinity – gaming music comes to the Proms

by Barry Creasy

Ready Player One. Fun and games (music) at the Albert Hall

Prom 19: Three watery tales on a dry summer’s evening from Mark Elder and Hallé

by Barry Creasy

Familiar and not so familiar music in the Albert Hall

Prom 17: BBC Scottish SO serves a menu of fine dining and party food from Brahms and Wa...

by Barry Creasy

It was a Prom of two halves at the Albert Hall

Prom 13: Glyndebourne’s The Wreckers moves inland to the Albert Hall

by Sam Smith

Ethel Smyth’s opera comes to the BBC Proms for a second time

Prom 10: Roll up! Roll up! A Jubilee lucky dip from Barry Wordsworth and the BBC Concer...

by Barry Creasy

God save her. The BBC Proms adds its tribute to the Queen’s milestone

Prom 7: A memorable Dido and Aeneas from La Nuova Musica

by Benjamin Poore

David Bates leads an all-star cast in a poised performance that withstood the heat

Prom 6: Andrew Davis and the BBC Philharmonic provide the perfect antidote to a swelter...

by Barry Creasy

A baking Albert Hall hosts a blazing performance

BBC Proms: Verdi’s Requiem features on the first night at the Royal Albert Hall

by Keith McDonnell

Back to normal as an open house greets the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sakari Oramo

BBC Proms 2022 Preview: back to normal?

by Barry Creasy

Get ready for a season of great music at the Albert Hall and beyond

BBC Proms: The Last Night of the Proms 2021 @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Sam Smith

The first Last Night of the Proms with a live audience for two years raises the roof of the Albert Hall