THE BBC Proms are an annual celebration of the best classical music artists around Britain.
Here’s everything you need to know about the 2021 event including venues and how to get tickets…
Sakari Oramo making the conductor’s speech at the Last Night Of The Proms 2017Credit: BBC/Chris Christodoulou
When are the BBC proms 2021? How can I get tickets?
The BBC proms 2021 will take place from July 30 – September 11 2021.
The annual festival includes a mixture of classical and world music as well as contemporary artists who perform at the Proms In The Park events.
Tickets for the Royal Albert Hall performances are now on sale and can be purchased online via the venue’s official website.
A booking fee of 2% of the total value (plus £2.00 per ticket up to a maximum of £25.00 per booking) applies.
Tickets can be purchased separately for each event and range between £9-£50 – weekend, day and season promming passes are also available.
Sadly this year’s Proms in the Park events in London’s Hyde Park as well as Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland has been cancelled due to the pandemic.
Rick Astley performed in Hyde Park for Proms In The Park 2016Credit: 2016 Jo Hale
What venues are hosting the BBC proms 2021?
The London venues which are hosting the celebrations are…
- Royal Albert Hall
- Cadogan Hall
What are the highlights of the BBC Proms 2021 schedule?
The BBC proms include various events at the Royal Albert Hall including …
July 30: First Night Of The Proms
August 1: An Evening of Mozart with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra
August 7: Nicola Benedetti and the NYOGB
August 11: Stravinsky from Memory
August 14: Víkingur Ólafsson Plays Bach and Mozart
August 17: Manchester Collective
August 22: Sir Simon Rattle Conducts the London Symphony Orchestra
August 24: Chineke! Orchestra
September 6:BBC Concert Orchestra & James McVinnie