Articles

5 June 2019
A guide to how to buy tickets for this year's competition, plus listings for how to watch and listen on BBC Radio and TV
Jamie Barton
4 June 2019
The ‘Last Night’ is always something to look forward to, and it often sticks in the memory. Here’s a rundown of who to look out for at this...
3 June 2019
We highlight a female composer and pianist you may not have heard of (but should know about)
3 June 2019
We tell the story behind the English composer's violent Fourth Symphony
1 June 2019
Discover the best recordings of Rachmaninov’s variations for piano and orchestra based on Paganini’s 24 Caprices
29 May 2019
We look at the influence of music on the great writer's life, writing and beliefs
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
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...
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