Last night of BBC Proms 2023 at Royal Albert Hall: Full info including show times, programme, TV and iPlayer

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London’s Royal Albert Hall will host the final night of BBC Proms 2023 this weekend.

The BBC Proms 2023 season is set to wrap up this week after almost two months of music festivities in the capital. The final evening of classical sounds at the Royal Albert Hall will be this Saturday (September 9).

Over the summer, Proms once again took over the iconic concert hall as audiences were played some timeless compositions as well as some modern pieces. The music festivities will come to an end this week after almost two months.

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The closing night is set to be the ‘biggest musical party of the year’ according to the Royal Albert Hall website. Both cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason and soprano Lise Davidsen are set to play alongside the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.

Here’s everything those heading to the Royal Albert Hall need to know about the last night of the BBC Proms 2023 season.

Door opening times for last night of BBC Proms 2023

As explained on the Royal Albert Hall website, doors for the last night of BBC Proms 2023 will open at 5.30pm.

Final night of BBC Proms 2023 show times and programme

The event will start at 7pm with and will have a 35-minute interval from 8.25pm. The second half will kick off at 9pm. The full programme for the evening is below:

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  • Richard Strauss - Don Juan (20 mins)
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor - Deep River (5 mins)
  • Max Bruch - Kol nidrei (12 mins)
  • James B. Wilson - 1922(5 mins) 
  • Richard Wagner - Tannhäuser – ‘Dich, teure Halle’ (3 mins)
  • Pietro Mascagni - Cavalleria rusticana – Easter Hymn (5 mins) Cavalleria rusticana – Intermezzo (5 mins)
  • Giuseppe Verdi Macbeth – ‘Vieni! t’affretta!’ (8 mins)
  • Emmerich Kálmán - The Gypsy Princess – ‘Heia, heia, in den Bergen ist mein Heimatland’ (3 mins)
  • Trad. - Fantasia on British Sea Songs (Jack’s the Lad (Hornpipe)) (7 mins)
  • Thomas Arne - Rule, Britannia! (3 mins)
  • Edward Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major, ‘Land of Hope and Glory’ (8 mins)
  • Hubert Parry - Jerusalem(2 mins)
  • Unknown - The National Anthem (2 mins)
  • Trad. - Auld Lang Syne (2 mins)
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When will the last night of BBC Proms 2023 festivities end?

The final night of BBC Proms 2023 is expected to wrap up around 10.20pm.

How to get last-minute tickets for last night of BBC Proms 2023

Music lovers may still be able to see the final night of BBC Proms 2023 by securing a ‘promming’ pass available on the venue’s website.

The concert hall reserves limited tickets that will be available for sale on the day of each Proms event. Promming tickets for the last night of BBC Proms 2023 will be available the morning of the event on September 9 at 10.30am.

How to watch the last night of BBC Proms 2023 online via iPlayer and TV

BBC Two is set to broadcast the final Proms live on Saturday from 7pm. Those who miss it will be able to watch it again on iPlayer.

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