World of Music

Six unexpected Proms moments

Six unexpected Proms moments

We take a look at when not all went as planned at the Albert Hall…

Six fascinating facts about Nielsen

How much do you know about Denmark's greatest composer?

Nine unusual facts about Ralph Vaughan Williams

Nine unusual facts about Ralph Vaughan Williams

We dispel common assumptions made about the great English composer

Audio slideshow: The Nutcracker

Listen to music from Tchaikovsky's masterpiece

Five Britten highlights on Radio 3 this weekend

What to tune into over the centenary weekend

A guide to the music of Sir John Tavener

We look at the unique genius of the great British composer who died this month

40 years of record label BIS

The independent classical label was founded 40 years ago this autumn – we take a look at some of their landmark releases

Picture gallery: Susan Chilcott

We celebrate some of her greatest operatic achievements

Roman Rabinovich's iPad sketches

Take a look at some iPad drawings by the Israeli pianist Roman Rabinovich

George Lloyd

We explore the life and music of a British composer who celebrates his 100th anniversary this week

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