The BBC Proms has announced that it will be adding Japan to its growing list of international tours, following tours of Australia in 2016 and Dubai in 2017. The first BBC Proms Japan will take place next year from October 30 until November 4.

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (BBC SSO) will be led across the six-day festival by Thomas Dausgaard in venues including Bunkamura Orchard Hall in Tokyo and the Symphony Hall in Osaka.

The programme will include core classical repertoire, British music and new music, accompanied by a varied schedule of learning activity in the region.

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