Articles

28 May 2019
One of the most distinctive and original voices of Modernism, György Ligeti's music was complex, clever and challenging, yet surprisingly down to earth....
28 May 2019
Want to know what new music to listen out for at this year's BBC Proms? Look no further...
27 May 2019
We delve into the story behind the English composer's 3rd Symphony, A Pastoral Symphony 
Jamie Barton
27 May 2019
Meet the American mezzo-soprano who stars at the 2019 Last Night of the Proms
23 May 2019
The refined concerts we see today are a world away from the haphazard early television broadcasts
22 May 2019
We bring you the schedule for the 2019 Proms broadcasts across BBC Two and Four
Edward Elgar
22 May 2019
Acknowledged as a masterpiece, Elgar’s First remains arguably the finest symphony ever written by a British composer. We seek out the best recording of...
22 May 2019
We choose some of the finest recordings of Wagner's great operatic works on disc
21 May 2019
A prolific composer of operetta and farce, this Austrian composer's music was adopted by Hollywood cartoon producers...
21 May 2019
A bit bowled-over by the BBC Proms? Not sure where to start? If you’re new to all things Proms, here’s are a few ideas to get you started.
20 May 2019
We explore the tales behind the brilliant composer's A London Symphony 
17 May 2019
Big names from across the worlds of politics, film and even space exploration have picked up saxophones over the years. We choose some of the most memorable.
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