NEWS: Jazz at the 2018 BBC Proms

Jacob Collier
Photo credit: Monika S. Jakubowska

The jazz content at this year’s Proms – the programme has just been announced – is relatively low: it is focused on just two events: a full 7.30pm Prom for Jacob Collier and the Metropole Orkest and a late night Gershwin Prom with NYJO –  plus events to mark the Leonard Bernstein centenary. 


19 July Prom 7 Jacob Collier and guests with the Metropole Orkest Dir. Jules Buckley

16 August Prom 46 NYJO and Benjamin Grosvenor


18 July Prom 6 Gershwin’s An American in Paris (paired with Messiaen’s Turangalila)

31 July Prom 23 Havana meets Kingston – produced by Mista Savona (aka Jake Savona) 

8 August Prom 35: New York: Story of a City with Metropole Orkest Dir. Jules Buckley, Hercules and Love Affair, serpentwithfeet and Sharon Van Etten

11 August Proms 38 and 39 West Side Story Dir. By John Wilson
Two performances

25 August Prom 57 Bernstein’s On the Town 

31 Aug Prom 65A Youssou Ndour & Le Super Étoile de Dakar 

4 Sep Prom 70 Tango Prom

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  1. Alex Ridout winner of the 2016 BBC Young Musician Jazz Award and Alexander Bone who won the first in 2014 are both appearing in Prom 3.

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