BBC Proms In The Park
Doors Open: 3:00PM
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LEGENDARY EARTH, WIND & FIRE TO PERFORM AT BBC PROMS IN THE PARK 2014
SPECIAL GUEST RUFUS WAINWRIGHT JOINS THE STELLAR LINE-UP
STAR ITALIAN TENOR VITTORIO GRIGOLO JOINS CLASSICAL LINE-UP FOR BBC PROMS IN THE PARK 2014
The legendary and critically acclaimed Earth, Wind & Fire are to appear at this year's BBC Proms in the Park in Hyde Park - the annual Last Night of the Proms spectacular broadcast live on BBC Radio 2. Now in its 19th year, it is Britain's largest outdoor classical music event and a rousing finale to two months of the finest music-making at the BBC Proms.
Pumeza Matshikiza soprano
and Special Guest
Earth, Wind & Fire
BBC Concert Orchestra
Richard Balcombe conductor
Royal Choral Society
Sir Terry Wogan presenter
Early evening entertainment:
Cast of 20th Century Boy
Tony Blackburn presenter
Join in the Last Night of the Proms celebrations in Hyde Park, hosted by Proms in the Park stalwart Sir Terry Wogan. The open-air concert features a host of musical stars, including Proms in the Park favourites the BBC Concert Orchestra under the baton of Richard Balcombe, and special guests Pumeza Matshikiza, Rufus Wainwright and Earth, Wind & Fire.
Presenter Tony Blackburn joins us again to get this year's party under way, introducing a range of artists, including the Dhol Foundation and the cast of 20th Century Boy.
Gates open 3.00pm
Main show starts 5.15pm
BBC Proms in the Park, Hyde Park is an iconic British event, a musical extravaganza with something to suit all tastes. The Last Night in London celebrations are full of wonderful tradition and spectacular scenes, featuring patriotic British pieces such as Land of Hope and Glory. The Last Night celebrations is arguably the most sought date of the Proms season and our hospitality provides guests with a superb evening of first class cuisine and great views of the evening's entertainment.
Please note that this information was correct at the time of going to press. The BBC reserves the right to make substitutions.
Please note: in the interest of safety, please do not bring glass items (including bottles), barbeques or flaming torches to the event.
The BBC Proms in the Park experience offers a live open-air concert with high-profile artists and presenters, culminating in a BBC Big Screen link-up to the Royal Albert Hall and a fireworks finale in the park. So gather together your friends and get ready for a fabulous night out.
Further Last Night celebrations around the UK will be announced. Please check bbc.co.uk/promsinthepark for details.
Highlights of the Hyde Park concert will be included as part of the live coverage of the Last Night on BBC One and BBC Two. Digital viewers can also access Proms in the Park content via the red button.
RADIO Live on BBC Radio 2
ONLINE Live and 'listen again' options at bbc.co.uk/proms
TV Live via the red button on BBC Television
For Proms in the Park FAQs please click here.
BBC Proms In The Park 2014 VIP Hospitality:
Experience the last night magic in style with a luxury dining experience in the Proms in the Park VIP restaurant. Set within a unique vantage point overlooking the arena, with an exclusive terrace looking across to the stage, VIP Hospitality is the perfect way to enjoy your experience of the event - whether you're enjoying a day out with friends, entertaining clients or treating staff and colleagues.
Click here for full details of our VIP Hospitality Package
BBC Proms in the park 2014 Hampers:
Why not pre-order a luxury picnic hamper for two to enjoy at this year's BBC Proms in the park?
Carefully created by a team of top professional chefs from our fantastic supplier, Jamie Oliver's Fabulous Feasts, we're offering a choice of two picnic hampers - traditional and vegetarian - for our guests at this year's BBC Proms in the Park and Radio 2 Live from Hyde Park. Both hampers come equipped bottles of mineral water, as well as a dessert of old-school sherry trifle and apple and brown sugar cake, and your choice of a bottle of red or white wine, or a bottle of homemade cloudy lemonade.
These fantastic hampers are the perfect accompaniment to BBC Proms in the Park, and are sure to make your experience even more enjoyable. Pre-order yours for collection at the event now!
Click here for full hamper menus and details on how to pre-order yours!
Disability Access and 2-for-1 Ticketing Scheme
Disabled Customers attending this year's BBC Proms in the park are required to apply for access to the on-site disabled customer facilities. This year we are also offering a 2-for-1 PA/carer ticketing scheme via the same application process. In order to apply for the 2-for-1 scheme you will need to have already purchased a ticket, and if your application is successful you will need to provide the name of your carer prior to the event.
The application is managed and run through our event promoters Festival Republic. We ask for you to apply for access so that we can best gauge the numbers that will be in attendance at the event so that in turn, we can provide the right facilities that work best for our customers.
Please click here to be taken to the online application form.