The annual BBC Proms, the world’s greatest classical music festival, runs from 13 July – 8 September 2018. This includes 8 weeks of concerts, talks, workshops, family events and more, ending with the famous Last Night of the Proms at London’s Royal Albert Hall. We’ve put together a list of the best concerts for families coming up in the next few weeks
We’ve put together a list of the best concerts for families coming up in the next few weeks
20 july : john williams celebration
A concert celebrating the music of the world-renowned film composer John Williams. Williams wrote the music for Harry Potter, Star Wars, Schindler’s List, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park and the Indiana Jones and the concert will include excerpts of his music! Williams has won five Academy Awards, 22 Grammy Awards and seven BAFTAs for his work.
19:30 Thu 20 Jul 2017 Royal Albert Hall
29 july: 10 pieces
This is the perfect classical music concert for all the family, with short pieces by Elgar, Copland, Tchaikovsky and more… Presented by CCBC presenter Naomi Wilkinson…. discover some amazing music for the family
13:00 Sat 29 July Royal Albert Hall
11 august: West side story!
A performance of the Leonard Bernstein’s classic West Side story. This was a pioneering musical on Broadway and hear famous songs like ‘I Feel Pretty’ and ‘Tonight’. It’s performed in a special production by the John Wilson Orchestra.
15:30 – Sat 11 August Royal Albert Hall
23 august: Hungarian soul
The Budapest Festival Orchestra takes you a journey to the sounds of Hungarian Gypsy music with performaces of works by Liszt, Sarasate and Brahms Symphony 1.
19:30 Thur 23 August
26 august: the sound of an orchestra
A tribute to Leonard Bernstein’s groundbreaking children’s music concerts. Led by Joshua Weilerstein, we’ll explore what is an orchestra, what sounds can it make and more.
19:30 – Sunday 26 August
27 August: relaxed prom
Sit back and relax with music by Bernstein, Holst and Tchaikovsky in this perfect family concert.
16:15 – Monday 27th August