BBC Proms 2021 is a Music programme.

BBC Proms 2021

Georgia Mann and Petroc Trelawny present the opening night of the event live from the Royal Albert Hall, with Dalia Stasevska conducting the BBC SO and Singers and organist Daniel Hyde in Vaughan Williams, Poulenc and Sibelius's Second Symphony. Dalia Stasevska leads a First Night featuring Vaughan Williams's ravishing Serenade to Music - written to celebrate Proms founder-conductor Henry Wood's 50 years on the podium and premiered by him at his jubilee concert in the Royal Albert Hall in 1938. James MacMillan offers a new companion piece to the Serenade and Poulenc's Organ Concerto is a piquant foil, showcasing the instrument in a vivid play of light and shade. Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music. Poulenc: Organ Concerto. Interval: Georgia and Petroc look ahead to six weeks of exciting live music-making at the Proms and chat to Tasmin Little about her highlights of the season. MacMillan: When Soft Voices Die. (BBC co-commission with Help Musicians: world premiere). Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D. Elizabeth Llewellyn (soprano), Jess Dandy (contralto), Allan Clayton (tenor), Michael Mofidian (bass-baritone), Daniel Hyde (organ). BBC Singers. BBC Symphony Orchestra. Dalia Stasevska (conductor).

Genre: Music

Running Time: 150 minutes (approx)

When is BBC Proms 2021 next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 3 July 30th, 7:30pm and on BBC Radio 3 July 31st, 7:30pm. See more...

Main Cast

Petroc Trelawny
Martin Handley
Kate Molleson
Georgia Mann
Tom Service
Tom McKinney
Andrew McGregor
Nicola Heywood Thomas