Articles

Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker
2 August 2018
A film of Tchaikovsky's complete two-act ballet conducted by Valery Gergiev
Mstislav Rostropovich at the 1968 BBC Proms
1 August 2018
Exploring Rostropovich's historic performance of Dvořák's Cello Concerto at the 1968 Proms
31 July 2018
We celebrate six women who defied social norms to perform, compose, teach and conduct classical music.  
31 July 2018
A quick guide to Haydn’s Symphony No. 104 and Vaughan Williams’s Symphony No. 2, both of which were inspired by the British capital
Richard Strauss
30 July 2018
Richard Strauss's Alpine Symphony is one of the highlights of tonight's BBC Proms programme, so we thought we'd share some of the composer's...
29 July 2018
With the arrival of BBC Ten Pieces at this year's Proms, here's our quick guide to the project that's helping 7-14 year-olds discover classical...
Teodor Currentzis (MusicAeterna)
28 July 2018
The story of Beethoven’s majestic fifth symphony, renowned for its famous four-note opening
Lark Ascending
27 July 2018
In today’s Breakfast Promelette, we present a playlist of Vaughan Williams’s finest music from Lark Ascending to the glorious Symphony No. 5
26 July 2018
We explain the synopsis and story behind Stravinsky's legendary ballet The Firebird
25 July 2018
Beethoven's masterful 'Emperor' concerto takes centre stage at tonight's Prom...
24 July 2018
What do you need to know about the 20th-century German composer? Our 'Breakfast Promelette' today offers a quick guide
23 July 2018
We bring you the finest examples of contemporary electronic classical music
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