Articles

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.
15 May 2019
Everything you need to know about the first night of this year's BBC Proms
15 May 2019
After his death in February this year, we find the top five recordings of the man of many musical talents: conductor, pianist and composer, André Previn 
15 May 2019
We bring you four of the finest examples of the work of Claudio Monteverdi on disc
Sir Henry Wood
14 May 2019
Summers would be different were it not for Sir Henry Wood, the Proms founder, orchestrator and conductor... 
Fanny Mendelssohn
14 May 2019
We enjoy the finest recordings of a chamber work that reveals the exceptional craft of a composer stifled by the era in which she lived…
13 May 2019
We give the story behind the composer's folk-song influenced A Sea Symphony 
11 May 2019
We choose some of the best pieces of music to listen to when it's pouring down outside
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