Blogs

Tue Aug 18, 2009
What do marathon training and Harrison Birtwistle have in common? More than you might at first think, as Tristan Jakob-Hoff finds out
Tue Aug 11, 2009
A Prommer with a spectacular cough nearly upstaged pianist Stephen Hough, writes Tristan Jakob-Hoff
Fri Aug 07, 2009
Tristan Jakob-Hoff enjoys a taste of summer at the BBC Philharmonic's Italian-inspired Prom
Tue Aug 04, 2009
Contemporary composers should think twice before writing parts no one can hear, says Tristan Jakob-Hoff
Fri Jul 31, 2009
The Hallé and Mark Elder revealed a hidden treasure with their performance of the Second Symphony, says Tristan Jakob-Hoff 
Tue Jul 28, 2009
This year's Proms feature the major anniversaries of several well-known (and not so well-known) composers. But can that make the programmes a little predictable, asks Tristan Jakob-Hoff
Fri Jul 24, 2009
Thousands of people each year go Promming, but why is it so popular? Tristan Jakob-Hoff gives you four good reasons to brave the Arena crowds