Friday Photos: BBC Proms

Kyra Hanson
By Kyra Hanson Last edited 33 months ago
Friday Photos: BBC Proms
Where the magic happens. Photo: Anatoleya (2012)
Where the magic happens. Photo: Anatoleya (2012)
Pretty in the rain. Photo: Kayode Okeyode (2008)
Pretty in the rain. Photo: Kayode Okeyode (2008)
Royal Albert Hall. Photo: Simon Crubellier (2007)
Royal Albert Hall. Photo: Simon Crubellier (2007)
Setting up... Photo: Dan Aaronson (2010)
Setting up... Photo: Dan Aaronson (2010)
Testing the lights. Photo: Ian Flinders (2013)
Testing the lights. Photo: Ian Flinders (2013)
The calm before the storm. Photo: turbosoundltd (2009)
The calm before the storm. Photo: turbosoundltd (2009)
In the spotlight. Photo: Steve Koo (2007)
In the spotlight. Photo: Steve Koo (2007)
Orchestra taking their seats. Photo: psyxjaw (2014)
Orchestra taking their seats. Photo: psyxjaw (2014)
He timed those balloons just right. Photo: Chris Beckett (2015)
He timed those balloons just right. Photo: Chris Beckett (2015)
View from the gallery. Photo: Robin Baumgarten (2012)
View from the gallery. Photo: Robin Baumgarten (2012)
View from the choir seats. Photo: Londonist (2011)
View from the choir seats. Photo: Londonist (2011)
Choir pulling party poppers on the last night of the proms. Photo: Londonist (2011)
Choir pulling party poppers on the last night of the proms. Photo: Londonist (2011)

BBC Proms begins today. The festival of orchestral delights takes place at The Royal Albert Hall over eight weeks. If you weren't excited already, you will be after viewing this lot. We've picked our favourite photographs which capture the spirit of the Proms and the beauty of its venue. And to help you plan your 2015 Proms experience we've put together a top 10 list of the most unmissable shows coming up over the next few weeks.

Thanks to the following photographers for use of their photos via the Londonist Flickr pool: Anatolia, Simon Crubellier, Dan Aaronson, Ian Flinders, Chris Beckett, Turbosoundltd, Steve Koo, Robin Baumgarten, Kayode Okeyode, Londonist, Kelvin Trundle, psyxjaw

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Last Updated 17 July 2015