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Please see our Jess Gillam, who was the star of the 2018 Last Night at the Proms, will join the presenting line-up for this year alongside Katie Derham, Suzy Klein and Tom Service.The BBC Proms always kicks off with First Night at the Proms and this year Katie will be presenting the incredible opening performances on BBC Two and BBC Four.Speaking ahead of the BBC Proms, Katie enthused: “I’m looking forward to being at the heart of the festival, and continuing to provide a thoroughly enjoyable window onto the BBC Proms.”First Night at the Proms starts tonight (Friday, July 19) on BBC Two at 7.30pm.The first half will be broadcast on BBC Two while the second half will be shown on BBC Four.Fans of the BBC Proms can expect to see the world premiere of Zosha di Castri’s Long Is The Journey - Short Is The Memory, which was a BBC commission.There will also be a performance of Dvorak’s The Golden Spinning Wheel and Janacek’s Glagolitic Mass.BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Chorus and BBC Symphony Orchestra will perform under conductor Karina Canellakis.The First Night at the Proms will be available to catch up on BBC iPlayer.Fans can also watch the First Night at the Proms on bbc.co.uk/proms and can listen via the BBC Sounds app.The First Night at the Proms will be available for 30 days after it is broadcast on BBC Two and BBC Four.Some of First Night at the Proms may also be aired on the highlights show Proms Encore, which will be broadcast on Saturday evenings on BBC Two throughout Proms season.Ahead of the BBC Proms, Jan Younghusband, Head of Commissioning BBC Music Television said: “We’re looking forward to sharing fantastic highlights from this year’s Proms season on TV through our concert broadcasts as well as our refreshed magazine show, Proms Encore.“There’s definitely something for everyone this summer as we dive into this iconic festival and the rich musical world to which it belongs, placing musicians centre stage and bringing audiences around the country the incredible atmosphere of the Proms from Royal Albert Hall.”The 25 Proms including First and Last Night will be shown across BBC channels and feature performances from the BBC Philharmonic, the John Wilson Orchestra.There will also be broadcasts of The Sound of Space: Sci-Fi Film Music and Mississippi Goddam: A Homage to Nina Simone. The First Night / Friday 19 July. BBC technology that turns your gadgets into speakers could be used for the Proms, says Radio 3 controller A new radio series trialing the technology airs tomorrow night By …

Leila Josefowicz is the soloist in Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto.

19 Jul 2019, Royal Albert Hall & Royal Albert Hall

... Janáček’s monumental Glagolitic Mass launches the BBC Proms with thunderous spiritual drama.

Many concerts are broadcast live on BBC Radio 3. Keep me up-to-date with news, events and opportunities to support the Royal Albert Hall. Get every Prom on BBC Sounds BBC Proms: The First Night at the Proms airs on BBC Two tonight Proms prodigy, 18, begs for help in hunt for stolen saxophoneDame Sarah Connolly pulls out of opera after breast cancer diagnosisBBC Proms: Jess Gillam will be presenting some of the performances BBC Proms: Katie Derham will be on hand to present the First Night at the Proms BBC Proms - 2015 - Radio 1 Ibiza Prom Proms 2019 Prom 1: First Night of the Proms. Older BBC Proms content We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. The BBC’s Our Classical Century series concludes with a new work that marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s mission to the Moon.. Janáček’s monumental Glagolitic Mass, steeped in Moravian rhythms, is heard alongside Dvořák’s fairy-tale tone-poem. Famous film soundtracks from the BBC Proms BBC Proms - 2020 - Mackerras and Brendel play Mozart newspaper archive.Last Night of the Proms SABOTAGED by REMOANERS who politicise music...Last Night of the Proms chief tells Remainer EU flag protestors to ...BBC Proms: What time does First Night at the Proms start tonight? Watch Proms on BBC iPlayer. A Late Night celebration of the thriving urban music scene.

The coverage starts with the First Night at the Proms … The Radio 3 schedule includes live concerts through the week. Read free illuminating articles specially written for this year’s Festival Guide, normally a bestseller, but this year unpublished Auditorium This year’s First Night programme concludes with Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass, which received its UK Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1930 The 150th-anniversary of his birth gives rise to one of the running threads of the new season. I consent to the Prom 3 / The CBeebies Prom / … Janáček’s monumental Glagolitic Mass launches the BBC Proms with thunderous spiritual drama.

Radio 2 Live At Home on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September will recreate the magic of BBC Proms in the Park and BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park which are cancelled for 2020.