British Classics with John Wilson at the Proms 17 July 2022: BBC Proms on BBC Four

British Classics with John Wilson at the Proms 17 July 2022: BBC Proms on BBC Four 21

The eagerly anticipated return of audience favourite John Wilson kicks off BBC Four’s 2022 Proms season. He conducts award-winning orchestra, Sinfonia of London, in a packed all-British programme.

Much-loved classics including Vaughan Williams’s Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis and Elgar’s Enigma Variations sit alongside Walton’s colourful Partita and Arnold Bax’s portrait of the Arthurian castle Tintagel. And it’s the Proms premiere of Huw Watkins’s dazzling Flute Concerto, written specially for tonight’s soloist, Adam Walker.

Katie Derham is joined by special guests.



About BBC Proms

This show is broadcast on BBC Four, also known as the British Broadcasting Corporation.