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A woman will an orchestra at the world's oldest and biggest music festival for the first time ever. The BBC Proms 118 years ago, 92 concerts over 8 weeks, but have never had a female conductor. American Marin Alsop will charge of the orchestra for the final concert – the legendary Last Night of the Proms. This is a distinctly British occasion to the "pomp and circumstance" of Britain. Ms Alsop told the BBC: "I the fact that I'm an American woman, the last night of the Proms is really a statement." of her achievement, she said: "I'm extraordinarily proud to be the first woman, but I'm also sad that it's 2013 and there still can firsts for women."

The director of the Proms Roger Wright he was happy to be part of the "man's world" of . He said: "Marin hasn’t been because she is a woman conductor. She knows and the Proms." Ms Alsop said: "I always enjoy with the British orchestral musicians and I'm particularly forward to with the audience, who such a crucial role in this a night that is utterly unique and special. It is a great honour that I know will be a highlight for me." She : "The whole world is you. You're the biggest audience of your career. It's the nearest a classical musician to an acceptance speech at the Oscars."

 


 
 

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