The Emerald Isle has been home to many wonderful composers, from the inventor of the Nocturne, John Field, to the creator of the popular hit Riverdance, Bill Whelan. In this playlist, we celebrate Ireland's classical music heritage, with pieces by Stanford, Ina Boyle, William Vincent Wallace and Deirdre Gribbin.
What's on at the Proms tonight?
Prom 27: Friday 3 August 2018, 7.30pm
Folk music from around Britain and Ireland
Julie Fowlis (singer), Jarlath Henderson (singer), Sam Lee (singer), Alaw, The Unthanks, BBC Concert Orchestra/Stephen Bell
The Prom will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3