Articles

10 August 2018
When Bernstein subjected a young tenor to studio misery
10 August 2018
What you need to know about the Austrian's 'Titan'…
Johannes Brahms
6 August 2018
An inspiring quote from Johannes Brahms forms today's Breakfast Promelette, before tonight's performance of the German Requiem by the BBC Symphony...
Paul Wittgenstein
4 August 2018
Pianist Paul Wittgenstein lost his right arm during World War I, but that didn't stop him playing; in fact he went on to commission several new works for...
Mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly
3 August 2018
For today's Breakfast Promelette, here's a peek on location at our magazine cover photoshoot with the brilliant British mezzo-soprano
The music of Ireland
3 August 2018
In honour of today's Prom of music from around Britain and Ireland, we've turned the spotlight on the Emerald Isle for a playlist by its finest...
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...
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