Past events in this series

Proms Chamber Music 1

Monday 15 July 2013, 1.00pm

Proms Chamber Music 1

Ravel, Mozart & Lutosławski

Norwegian violinist Vilde Frang explores the cool contours and tart syncopations of Ravel's jazz-influenced Violin Sonata with German pianist Michail Lifits. An expressive Partita...

Proms Saturday Matinee 1

Saturday 20 July 2013, 3.00pm

Proms Saturday Matinee 1

Handel in Rome

The year is 1707 and a young composer from Saxony, George Frideric Handel, has come to Rome to hear the music of the great violinist and innovator Arcangelo Corelli. In the first...

Proms Chamber Music 2

Monday 22 July 2013, 1.00pm

Proms Chamber Music 2

'Praise to Thee, O Lord!'

Continuing the exploration of Polish music in this year’s Proms, Paul Van Nevel and the Flemish singers and instrumentalists of the Huelgas Ensemble explore the little-known...

Proms Chamber Music 3

Monday 29 July 2013, 1.00pm

Proms Chamber Music 3

Britten Up-Close

A sequence of bittersweet works by Benjamin Britten with Imogen Cooper, Christianne Stotijn, James Gilchrist and Christoph Denoth.

Proms Saturday Matinee 2

Saturday 3 August 2013, 3.00pm

Proms Saturday Matinee 2

Britten, Tippett, Holst & L. Berkeley

Two great British works for voice and string orchestra appear in the second Proms Saturday Matinee, which focuses on Britten and his peers. Sarah Connolly joins conductor Sian...

Proms Chamber Music 4

Monday 5 August 2013, 1.00pm

Proms Chamber Music 4


Norwegian trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth brings her all-female 10-piece brass ensemble tenThing to Cadogan Hall for this colourful Proms Chamber Music concert. A bold new work by...

Proms Saturday Matinee 3

Saturday 10 August 2013, 3.00pm

Proms Saturday Matinee 3

Camerata Ireland

Pianist Barry Douglas directs Camerata Ireland in its Proms debut with a programme continuing the season’s focus on the music of Benjamin Britten and his contemporaries....

Proms Chamber Music 5

Monday 12 August 2013, 1.00pm

Proms Chamber Music 5

Holst & Sir Harrison Birtwistle

Nicholas Kok conducts the BBC Singers in the UK premiere of Sir Harrison Birtwistle's The Moth Requiem, alongside works by Gustav and Imogen Holst.

Proms Chamber Music 6

Monday 19 August 2013, 1.00pm

Proms Chamber Music 6

London Conchord Ensemble

Robin Tritschler sings Peter Warlock's The Curlew, with the London Conchord Ensemble, plus Poulenc's Sextet and Imogen Holst's Phantasy Quartet.

Proms Saturday Matinee 4

Saturday 24 August 2013, 3.00pm

Proms Saturday Matinee 4

English Chamber Orchestra

To mark the coronation in 1953, Lennox Berkeley, Britten, Arthur Oldham, Humphrey Searle, Tippett and Walton composed a series of variations on 'Sellinger’s Round', a melody...

Proms Chamber Music 7

Monday 26 August 2013, 1.00pm

Proms Chamber Music 7

Maconchy & Brahms

Nearly 21 years after her death, Elizabeth Maconchy remains one of 20th-century Britain’s most alluring forgotten voices. International in outlook, she wrote music of great...

Proms Saturday Matinee 5

Saturday 31 August 2013, 3.00pm

Proms Saturday Matinee 5

Camerata Nordica

The focus on Britten and his contemporaries continues with the world premiere of his Elegy for strings, contrasted with works by Tippett and Walton in the Proms debut of Camerata...

Proms Chamber Music 8

Monday 2 September 2013, 1.00pm

Proms Chamber Music 8


Tenor Ian Bostridge, lutenist Elizabeth Kenny and the viol consort Fretwork mark the 450th anniversary of Dowland's birth in a programme that explores his work at its saddest,...

BBC Proms 2013

The BBC Proms returns to Cadogan Hall for another season of Proms Chamber Music and Proms Saturday Matinees, featuring a range of artists and programmes complementing the Proms concerts at the Royal Albert Hall.

Proms Chamber Music
Treat yourself to an hour of chamber music each Monday lunchtime in a diverse series of concerts reflecting Proms artists, anniversaries and special focuses.

Proms Saturday Matinees
Explore musical territory old and new with focuses on the Baroque and on contemporary music, with new commissions and premieres.

Ticket Prices
Stalls: £12; Centre Gallery: £10
Day Seats (Side Gallery): £5

Tickets can be purchased online at, by phone on 0845 401 5040 or in person from the Royal Albert Hall from 9am on Saturday 11 May. From Saturday 18 May at 9am tickets can also be purchased from Cadogan Hall online, by phone or in person. Tickets can be purchased on the day of the concert – from Cadogan Hall only – from 10am.

£5 Tickets on the Day
At least 150 Side Gallery (bench) Day seats will be available for just £5 each from 10am on the day of the concert. These tickets can only be bought at Cadogan Hall. They must be purchased in person and with cash only, and are limited to two tickets per transaction.

Concert Information
Doors open at 11am for Proms Chamber Music concerts (entrance to the auditorium from 12.30pm); and at 1pm for Proms Saturday Matinees (entrance to the auditorium from 2.30pm). Please note there will be no intervals for these concerts.

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Discount Information

£30 Proms Chamber Music Series Pass

Hear all eight Proms Chamber Music concerts for just £30, with guaranteed entrance to the Side Gallery until 12.50pm (after which Proms Chamber Music Series Pass-holders may be asked to join the Day Queue).

Passes can be purchased from 9am on Saturday 11 May online, by phone or in person at the Royal Albert Hall. Two passport-sized photographs must be provided.

(Please note: Proms Chamber Music Series Passes cannot be purchased from Cadogan Hall. Proms Chamber Music Series Passes are not valid for Proms Saturday Matinee concerts at Cadogan Hall and are subject to availability.)