BBC Proms 2020 on TV: Full schedule

A guide to this year's Proms season on TV, and when you can watch archive Proms broadcasts on BBC Four

Katie Derham at the BBC Proms

Sunday 19 July

7pm: First Night of the Proms (concerts from 2017, 1995 and 2007)


Iain Farrington: Beethoveniana (BBC commission, world premiere)
BBC Grand Virtual Orchestra

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
Igor Levit (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra/Edward Gardner (First Night of the Proms 2017)

Harrison Birtwistle: Panic
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Andrew Davis (Last Night of the Proms 1995)

Mahler: Symphony No. 3
Anna Larsson (mezzo-soprano), Trinity Boys Choir, London Symphony Chorus, Lucerne Festival Orchestra/Claudio Abbado (BBC Proms 2007)

Sunday 19 July

7.05pm: 2017 Prom

Beethoven: Overture ‘Leonore’ No. 3
Stravinsky: Violin Concerto
Gerald Barry: Canada (BBC commission, world premiere)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

Leila Josefowicz (violin), Allan Clayton (tenor), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla)

Sunday 26 July

2012 Prom: The Broadway Sound

Hollywood Rhapsody Prom:
Newman: Street Scene
Kaper: Confetti
Raskin: Laura – New Suite
Hermann: Psycho Suite
Hermann: Salammbo Aria (Citizen Kane)
Korngold: Robin Hood Suite
Moross: The Big Country
Steiner: Casablanca Suite
Waxman: A Place in the Sun
Rósza: Ben-Hur Suite

Venera Gimadieva (soprano), Matthew Ford (vocalist), Jane Monheit (vocalist), John Wilson Orchestra/John Wilson

Friday 31 July

2015 Prom

Ibiza Prom

Pete Tong (DJ), Ella Eyre (singer), John Newman, (singer), Heritage Orchestra/Jules Buckley

Sunday 2 August

2017 Prom

Hannah Kendall: The Spark Catchers (BBC commission, world premiere)
Dvořák: Rondo in G minor, Op. 94
Popper: Hungarian Rhapsody, Op. 68 (orch. M Schlegel)
Walker: Lyric for Strings
Handel: Julius Caesar – ‘Da tempeste il legno infranto’
Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Au penchant qui nous entrâine (orch. Mauricio Rodriguez)
Handel: Messiah – ‘Rejoice greatly’
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34

Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Jeanine De Bique (soprano), Chineke! Orchestra/Kevin John Edusei

Friday 7 August

2015 Late Night Prom: 11.30pm

BBC Radio 1Xtra Prom

Stormzy: Know Me From
Stormzy: Shut Up
Wretch 32: 6 Words
Little Simz: Wings
Little Simz: Bars Simzson
Fekky: Way Too Much
Fekky: Still Sittin’ Here
Wretch 32: Alright With Me
Krept & Konan: Freak Of The Week (feat. Jeremih)
Krept & Konan: Don’t Waste My Time
Wretch 32: Don’t Go
Chip: Medley
Lethal Bizzle: Medley
Wretch 32: Something
Wretch 32: Traktor

Sunday 9 August

2002 Prom

Mahler: Symphony No. 8 ‘Symphony of a Thousand’

Rosemary Joshua (soprano), Christine Brewer (soprano), National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain/Simon Rattle

Sunday 16 August

2016 Prom

Jörg Widmann: Con brio
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1
Wagner: Tannhäuser Overture
Wagner: Götterdämmerung – Dawn and Siegfried’s Rhine Journey,
Wagner: Götterdämmerung – Siegfried’s Death and Funeral March
Wagner: The Mastersingers of Nuremberg Overture

Martha Argerich (piano), West-Eastern Divan Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim

Friday 21 August

2019 Prom

Angélique Kidjo (singer), Roberto Fonseca (piano)

Sunday 23 August

2007 Prom

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10
Bernstein: West Side Story – Symphonic Dances
Moncayo: Huapango
Márquez: Danzón No. 2 (Proms premiere)
Ginastera: Alma Llanera
Bernstein: West Side Story – Mambo
Ginastera: Estancia – Suite No. 4 Danza final: Malambo

Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela/Gustavo Dudamel

Friday 11 September

2017 Prom: 11.05pm

A tribute to Stax Records, the southern soul label founded in 1957.

Artists featured include Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, Booker T Jones, Sam Moore and Tom Jones.


This page will be updated when further Proms broadcasts have been announced.