Petroc Trelawny

Co-host of the RPS Music Awards Ceremony, 9 May 2018

Petroc Trelawny is one of the best known voices on BBC Radio 3 - where he presents the daily Breakfast programme. Last summer saw his nineteenth consecutive season introducing BBC Proms on radio and television. Petroc has introduced profiles of arts figures including Dame Fanny Waterman and Julian Bream, presents the Vienna Philharmonic New Year’s Day Concert on radio and television and last June introduced BBC Four coverage of ‘Cardiff Singer of the World’ for the tenth time. Last December he co-presented, with Darcey Bussell, the Royal Ballet’s performance of ‘The Nutcracker’ to viewers in over 1000 cinemas in 32 countries. In 2015 he hosted the first ever BBC Proms Australia, a week of concerts and recitals in Melbourne broadcast live on ABC Radio; last year he presented the first BBC Proms Dubai at the new Dubai Opera.  

Petroc is President of the Lennox Berkeley Society, Luton Music and the Three Spires Singers and a trustee of BZAM – a charity supporting the work of the Zimbabwe Academy of Music in Bulawayo. As well as concerts and opera he loves travel, food and wine, cinema, books and theatre.