Musical entertainment for all tastes and ages
Barclay Card British Summer Time Hyde Park Event 6 – 14 July
An awe-inspiring line up of live music featuring The Cure, Bruno Mars, Michael Buble and Eric Clapton. 'Open House' welcomes everyone (even if you don’t have a ticket to one of our concerts days!) offering a host of weekday activities sandwiched between the two weekends of legendary musical line-ups. Make the most of the long days and warm summer evenings.
Somerset House Summer Series, Somerset House 5-15 July
Metronomy, De La Soul, Jorja Smith, Sigrid and Don Letts fill the courtyard of Somerset House with pulsating music. This is one of the best summer music festivals in London. In addition to the eleven nights of live music there is The Influence Project, a photography exhibition that digs deep into the roots and influence of modern R&B, Funk, Soul and Afrobeat.
The Proms, The Albert Hall 13 July – 8 September
The BBC Proms is a classical music festival held every summer at the Royal Albert Hall in London, and in recent years has explored new venue spaces through the innovative Proms at... series of events. Its aim; to bring the best in classical music to the widest possible audience, which remains true to founder-conductor Henry Wood's original vision in 1895. Whether you are a classical connoisseur or think 'classical music is not for me' there is surely something for everyone in the 8 week stretch of concerts, workshops, talks and family events.
Proms in Hyde Park 8 September
The World’s greatest classical music festival. Join in the Last Night of the Proms celebrations in Hyde Park, hosted by Michael Ball. The open-air concert features a host of musical stars. In a new addition for this year the traditional Last Night anthems will be performed live on the Hyde Park stage by Proms in the Park favourites, the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Richard Balcombe. Forty thousand voices will join them for the mass singalong as the evening brings to a close two months of music-making with a spectacular finale.