Blogs

Helen Wallace
Submitted by Helen Wallace
Tue Sep 20, 2011
Helen Wallace on the power of Mieczysław Weinberg's opera The Passenger, written in 1967 but only now receiving its UK premiere
Elizabeth Davis
Submitted by Elizabeth Davis
Mon Sep 19, 2011
Elizabeth Davis discovers a vibrant and varied autumn festival in an unexplored area of France
Blog creator, Nick Shave
Submitted by Nick Shave
Mon Sep 12, 2011
Over 8 weeks of classical music concerts at the Royal Albert Hall come to a close with the traditional Last Night concert. Nick Shave reports from a very British evening of music and balloons
Blog creator, Nick Shave
Submitted by Nick Shave
Sun Sep 11, 2011
Searing performances of Sibelius, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky and Ravel from an orchestra whose future is in doubt
Blog creator, Nick Shave
Submitted by Nick Shave
Tue Sep 06, 2011
Colourful Tchaikovsky from the Pittsburgh Symphony but Grimaud was the star attraction at this Prom
Blog creator, Nick Shave
Submitted by Nick Shave
Thu Sep 01, 2011
The pianist's account of Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 25 leaves Nick Shave cold
Blog creator, Nick Shave
Submitted by Nick Shave
Tue Aug 30, 2011
Nick Shave asks what's happened to the traditional concert experience
Blog creator, Nick Shave
Submitted by Nick Shave
Fri Aug 26, 2011
Late-night Liszt from the Canadian pianist wows Nick Shave
Tue Aug 23, 2011
We sent our German correspondent Stella Lorenz to experience the magic of the Proms for the first time
Blog creator, Nick Shave
Submitted by Nick Shave
Mon Aug 22, 2011
How will commissions from a trio of contemporary composers measure up? Nick Shave finds out
Blog creator, Nick Shave
Submitted by Nick Shave
Fri Aug 19, 2011
Lisa Batiashvili finds powerful emotion in the dark spirit of Shostakovich's First Violin Concerto
Mon Aug 15, 2011
Australian comedian, musician and actor Tim Minchin made history on Saturday by presenting the first ever Comedy Prom with comedian and Maestro winner Sue Perkins. Annie Reece went along to find out what all the fuss was about.