The Glorious (And Populist) Proms

The BBC Proms kicked off this weekend, and petty quibbles aside, there’s little doubt that the two-month festival remains the premier summer music event in the world. “For range of concert, the Proms is unmatchable, as audiences from every corner of the globe are happy to endorse. And, if you are willing to stand, as thousands are, you can get in for a fiver.”