Articles

2 September 2018
As Kirill Petrenko comes to the Proms for the first time with the Berlin Philharmonic, we take a look back at his illustrious predecessors
1 September 2018
We look into the life of the composer, cellist and pianist ahead of tonight's Prom
Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring
31 August 2018
A quick guide to perhaps the most influential classical work of the 20th century – Stravinsky's ballet, 'The Rite of Spring'
30 August 2018
What you need to know about this evening’s BBC Proms masterpiece
Alassio
29 August 2018
Ahead of this evening’s Prom with Vasily Petrenko and the RLPO, we share the story behind the opening work, Elgar’s In the South (Alassio)
Alassio
29 August 2018
Ahead of this evening’s Prom with Vasily Petrenko and the RLPO, we share the story behind the opening work, Elgar’s In the South (Alassio)
28 August 2018
In honour of tonight's Proms performance of Liszt's Second Piano Concerto, we take a look at the composer's keyboard masterpieces
27 August 2018
Ahead of tonight's Prom, enjoy this meeting of two great 20th-century musical minds
Joshua Weilerstein
26 August 2018
Ahead of his ‘Sound of the Orchestra’ Prom on 26 August, we speak to the conductor about his favourite music
Bernstein's On the Town
25 August 2018
Ahead of Bernstein's centenary weekend, we give you the backstory to his hugely successful musical comedy
Benjamin Grosvenor
24 August 2018
Ahead of this evening’s performance by pianist Benjamin Grosvenor we list his 5 recordings, released since his debut album in 2010…
Top 50 recordings
23 August 2018
The must-have classical performances on disc
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