Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker is performed here by the Mariinsky Ballet in St Petersburg. The orchestra is conducted by Valery Gergiev, artistic director of the Mariinnsky Theatre.
What's on at the Proms tonight?
Prom: Thursday 2 August, 7pm
Glinka Summer Night in Madrid (Spanish Overture No. 2)
Joby Talbot Guitar Concerto
Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker – Act 1
Miloš Karadaglić (guitar)
Finchley Children's Music Group
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Alexander Vedernikov
This Prom will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.