BBC Proms reviews

BBC Proms: Bach’s St Matthew Passion @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Benjamin Poore

A sacred work performed in an iconic hall



BBC Proms: Hallé Orchestra / Elder @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Keith McDonnell

This year’s Prom season is nearing the end. Mark Elder and the Hallé Orchestra help to see it out

BBC Proms 39: Sinfonia of London / Wilson @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Sam Smith

John Wilson appears at the Proms, though not with his eponymous orchestra

BBC Proms: Organ Recital / Holder @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Sam Smith

Peter Holder performs a programme of the highest quality on ‘The Voice of Jupiter’ at the BBC Proms

BBC Proms: English Baroque Soloists / Monteverdi Choir / Gardiner @ Royal Albert Hall, ...

by Barry Creasy

Early choral works from Bach and Handel given sparkling performances by the Monteverdi Choir and Ann Hallenberg under John Eliot Gardiner at the BBC Proms

BBC Proms: Tristan und Isolde @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Sam Smith

Glyndebourne Festival Opera makes its annual visit to the Proms with a concert staging of Wagner’s masterpiece

BBC Proms: The Kanneh-Masons and friends / Family Prom @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Benjamin Poore

Animal magic features at this family friendly Prom

BBC Proms: Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Bell @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Barry Creasy

Four seasons in 18th century Venice and 20th century Buenos Aires compared by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and Joshua Bell at the BBC Proms

BBC Proms: Chineke! / Kanneh-Mason / Bovell @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Barry Creasy

The BBC Proms bring diversity to the fore with Chineke! and conductor Kalena Bovell

BBC Proms: Giunta / Shibe / Walker @ Cadogan Hall, London

by Barry Creasy

South America comes to London, courtesy of Wallis Giunta, Sean Shibe and Adam Walker at the BBC Proms

BBC Proms: London Symphony Orchestra / Rattle @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Sam Smith

The LSO perform an all-Stravinsky programme in the heart of Kensington

BBC Proms: BBC Singers / Feshareki / Jeannin @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Barry Creasy

An ambient concert from the BBC Proms curated by the BBC Singers and Shiva Feshareki, pairing Renaissance works with contemporary pieces

BBC Proms: Manchester Collective / Singh @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Barry Creasy

A contemporary nod to the Baroque at the BBC Proms

BBC Proms: BBC Philharmonic / Glassberg @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Keith McDonnell

‘A Night at the Opera’ was the subject of this BBC Prom

BBC Proms: Marian Consort / McCleery @ Cadogan Hall, London

by Barry Creasy

A cleverly crafted programme of the music of Josquin des Prez and his followers writing in praise of the Virgin Mary

BBC Proms: Organ Recital / Baker @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Barry Creasy

Martin Baker plays Bach and his own improvisations on the Royal Albert Hall’s mighty organ at the BBC Proms

BBC Proms: ‘The Golden Age of Broadway’ – BBC Concert Orchestra / Balcombe @ ...

by Barry Creasy

The BBC Proms serve up Broadway hits at the Albert Hall

BBC Proms: BBC SO / Stasevska @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Barry Creasy

The BBC Proms’ First Night serves up an emotional opener

Preview: BBC Proms 2021

by Barry Creasy

The BBC Proms are back with audience attendance. Here’s the programme lineup

Proms 2020 Live: The Last Night of the Proms @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Sam Smith

The 2020 BBC Proms is over. It was a Prom season like no other. Sam Smith saw it out

Proms 2020 Live: Aurora Orchestra / Collon @ Royal Albert Hall, London

by Barry Creasy

Barry Creasy continues our coverage of the live BBC Proms