Articles

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
26 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
The Proms Queue
22 July 2018
The BBC Music Magazine team shares its advice for making the most of a visit to the Royal Albert Hall
Royal Albert Hall organ
22 July 2018
A brief guide to the magnificent Henry Willis pipe organ, which takes up occupancy in London's Royal Albert Hall
21 July 2018
As Beethoven's  'Choral' Symphony No. 9 comes to the Proms, we introduce the unique orchestra who will be playing it
Mendelssohn
20 July 2018
With Mendelssohn's First Piano Concerto one of the highlights of tonight's BBC Proms programme, we share some of the composer's most memorable...
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