When are the BBC Proms on TV in 2022?

We bring you the schedule for the 2022 Proms broadcasts across BBC Two, BBC Four and BBC iPlayer

Published: July 13, 2022 at 11:15 am

If you’re unable to make it to the Royal Albert Hall for this year’s Proms, you can catch up on what you’ve missed by tuning into BBC Radio 3 or visiting the Proms website and BBC Sounds, which will have broadcasts of every single Prom.

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20 of this year's BBC Proms will be broadcast across BBC TV in the 2022 season, all of which will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer until 11 October.

It's likely that these Proms will all be broadcast on BBC Four, with a handful on BBC Two. The exact schedule and broadcast details of the Proms are yet to be announced, but we will update this page with any further information when it becomes available.

Check out the full concert schedule for the 2022 BBC Proms here.

Find out more about the history of the BBC Proms on TV.

If you want to attend the concerts in person, we explain how to buy tickets for the BBC Proms here.

The following Proms will be broadcast for BBC TV and iPlayer:

When are the BBC Proms on TV in 2022?

Friday 15 July
Broadcast on Friday 15 July

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Two

Presenter of the First Night of the Proms: Clive Myrie

Royal Albert Hall
First Night of the Proms 2022

Verdi: Requiem

Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasba (soprano)
Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano)
Freddie De Tommaso (tenor)
Kihwan Sim (bass-baritone)
BBC Symphony Chorus
Crouch End Festival Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Sakari Oramo

Find out about all the premiere performances in this year's BBC Proms.

Martin Owen, principal horn for the BBC Symphony Orchestra

Saturday 16 July
Broadcast on Sunday 17 July

Royal Albert Hall

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Huw Watkins: Flute Concerto
Bax: Tintagel
Walton: Partita for Orchestra
Elgar: ‘Enigma’ Variations

Adam Walker (flute)
Sinfonia of London/John Wilson

Saturday 16 July
Broadcast on Friday 22 July

Late Night Prom
Royal Albert Hall

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

Radio 1 Relax at the Prom

Relax with Radio 1’s Chillest Show presenter Sian Eleri, who appears onstage to introduce a stripped-back set of collaborations and explorations.

Sunday 17 July
Broadcast on Saturday 27 August

Royal Albert Hall

This Proms will be broadcast on BBC Two

Cynthia Erivo: Legendary Voices

British actress, singer, songwriter and producer Cynthia Erivo makes her BBC Proms debut in a performance celebrating legendary singers such as Nina Simone, Shirley Bassey, Billie Holiday and Gladys Knight.

Cynthia Erivo
BBC Concert Orchestra/Edwin Outwater

Friday 22 July
Broadcast on Sunday 24 July

Royal Albert Hall

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

Programme to include:
Handel: Coronation Anthem ‘Zadok the Priest’; Water Music – excerpts
Walton: Coronation March ‘Orb and Sceptre’
Britten: Courtly Dances from ‘Gloriana’
Parry: Coronation Anthem ‘I was glad’
Judith Weir: I love all beauteous things
Vaughan Williams: Silence and Music
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G major
and works by Byrd and Ireland, as well as a new commission by Cheryl Frances-Hoad

BBC Singers
BBC Concert Orchestra/Bramwell Tovey

Saturday 23 July
Broadcast T.B.C

This Prom will be broadcast on CBeebies

Royal Albert Hall

CBeebies Prom: A Journey into the Ocean

Nigel Clarke (from ‘The Baby Club’)
Rory Crawford (from ‘Teeny Tiny Creatures’)
Andy Day (from ‘Andy’s Adventures’)
Chantelle Lindsay (from ‘Teeny Tiny Creatures’)
Maddie Moate (from ‘Do You Know?’)
Puja Panchkoty (from ‘Andy’s Adventures’)

Southbank Sinfonia/Kwamé Ryan

Wednesday 27 July
Broadcast on Friday 29 July

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

Royal Albert Hall

Carwithen: Bishop Rock
G. Williams: Sea Sketches
Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony (Symphony No. 1)

Elizabeth Llewellyn (soprano)
Andrew Foster-Williams (bass-baritone)
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC National Chorus of Wales
BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Andrew Manze

Saturday 30 July
Broadcast on Sunday 31 July

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

Royal Albert Hall

Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Respighi: Fountains of Rome
Puccini: Il tabarro (concert performance; sung in Italian, with English surtitles)

George Gagnidze (Michele)
Natalya Romaniw (Giorgetta)
Ivan Gyngazov (Luigi)
Daniela Barcellona (La Frugola)
Alasdair Elliott (‘Tinca’)
Simon Shibambu (‘Talpa’)
Jung Soo Yun (Ballad-Seller)
RCM Opera Chorus
Hallé/Sir Mark Elder

Sunday 31 July
Broadcast on Sunday 7 August

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Two

Royal Albert Hall

Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra

Brought together by the Metropolitan Opera, New York, and the Polish National Opera, the brand-new Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra orchestra led by Canadian-Ukrainian conductor Keri-Lynn Wilson includes recently refugeed Ukrainian musicians, Ukrainian members of European orchestras and some of the top musicians of Kyiv, Lviv, Kharkiv, Odesa and elsewhere in Ukraine.

Valentin Silvestrov: Symphony No. 7
Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor
Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio – ‘Abscheulicher! … Komm, Hoffnung, lass den letzten Stern’
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor

Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra/Keri-Lynn Wilson

Monday 1 August
Broadcast on Friday 5 August

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

Royal Albert Hall

Gaming Prom: From 8-Bit to Infinity

Programme to include:
Hildur Guðnadóttir/Sam Slater, arr. Robert Ames: Battlefield 2042 – suite (European premiere)
Jessica Curry: Dear Esther – I Have Begun My Ascent

and excerpts from:
Yoko Shimomura: Kingdom Hearts
Kow Otani: Shadow of the Colossus

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Robert Ames

Organist Anna Lapwood, BBC Symphony Orchestra's principal horn Martin Owen, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, pianist Jeneba Kanneh-Mason and BBC Proms presenter Katie Derham.jpg

Saturday 6 August
Broadcast on Friday 19 August

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

Royal Albert Hall

Danny Elfman: Wunderkammer (London premiere)
Gershwin, orch. Grofé: Rhapsody in Blue
Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe

Simone Dinnerstein (piano)
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain/Andrew Gourlay

Sunday 7 August
Broadcast on Sunday 7 August

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro – overture
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major

Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano/director)

Thursday 11 August
Broadcast on Sunday 14 August

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

Royal Albert Hall

Anna Thorvaldsdottir: ARCHORA (BBC co-commission: world premiere)
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D major

Kian Soltani (cello)
BBC Philharmonic/Eva Ollikainen

Friday 12 August
Broadcast on Friday 12 August

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

Royal Albert Hall

Sibelius: Tapiola
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major
R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben

Yuja Wang (piano)
Oslo Philharmonic/Klaus Mäkelä

Saturday 13 August
Broadcast on Sunday 21 August

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

Royal Albert Hall

Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin – suite
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major
Hannah Eisendle: Heliosis (UK premiere)
Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor

Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra/Marin Alsop

Monday 22 August
Broadcast on Friday 26 August

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

Royal Albert Hall

Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul

In her 80th-anniversary year – and 50 years since the release of her album Young, Gifted and Black – the Proms pays tribute to the ‘Queen of Soul’, Aretha Franklin.

Sheléa Jules Buckley Orchestra/Jules Buckley

Wednesday 24 August
Broadcast on Sunday 28 August

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four.

Royal Albert Hall

Sir Harrison Birtwistle: Donum Simoni MMXVIII
Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C minor, ‘Resurrection’

Louise Alder (soprano)
Dame Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano)
CBSO Chorus
London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle

Saturday 27 August
Broadcast Monday 29 August

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Two

Royal Albert Hall
Earth Prom

Earth Prom

This audio-visual journey features scores by composers including Hans Zimmer and George Fenton, and music from around the globe, as well as the sounds of nature, imagery and spoken word.

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Ben Palmer

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason and pianist Jeneba Kanneh-Mason

Tuesday 30 August
Broadcast on Friday 2 September

Bradshaw Hall
Proms At: Birmingham

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

Public Service Broadcasting: This New Noise (BBC commission: world premiere)

Public Service Broadcasting
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Jules Buckley

Friday 2 September
Broadcast on Sunday 4 September

Royal Albert Hall

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

Walker: Lilacs
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, ‘Choral’

Nicole Cabell (soprano)
Raehann Bryce-Davis (mezzo-soprano)
Zwakele Tshabalala (tenor)
Ryan Speedo Green (bass-baritone)
Chineke! Voices
Chineke! Orchestra/Kevin John Edusei

Tuesday 6 September
Broadcast on Friday 9 September

Royal Albert Hall

This Prom will be broadcast on BBC Four

Thomas Adès: Three-Piece Suite from ‘Powder Her Face’ (Suite No. 1)
Wynton Marsalis: Violin Concert
Britten: Four Sea Interludes from ‘Peter Grimes
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from ‘West Side Story

Nicola Benedetti (violin)
Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Thomas Søndergård

Saturday 10 September
Broadcast on Saturday 10 September

The Last Night of the Proms will be broadcast across BBC Two and BBC One

Presenter of the Last Night of the Proms: Katie Derham

Royal Albert Hall
Last Night of the Proms 2022

Programme to include:

James B. Wilson: 1922 (BBC commission: world premiere)
Coleridge-Taylor, arr. Simon Parkin: Deep River
Wagner: Tannhäuser – ‘Dich, teure Halle’
Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana – Easter Hymn
Verdi: Macbeth – ‘Vieni! t’affretta!’
Carwithen: Overture ‘ODTAA (One Damn Thing After Another)’
Davydov, arr. Simon Parkin: At the Fountain
arr. Wood: Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
Arne: Rule, Britannia!
Elgar, arr. Anne Dudley: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major (‘Land of Hope and Glory’)
Parry, orch. Elgar: Jerusalem
arr. Britten: The National Anthem
Trad: Auld Lang Syne

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Lise Davidsen (soprano)
Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello)
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Dalia Stasevska

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Freya ParrDigital Editor and Staff Writer, BBC Music Magazine

Freya Parr is BBC Music Magazine's Digital Editor and Staff Writer. She has also written for titles including the Guardian, Circus Journal, Frankie and Suitcase Magazine, and runs The Noiseletter, a fortnightly arts and culture publication. Freya's main areas of interest and research lie in 20th-century and contemporary music.

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