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Seven of the best… works by Ernest Bloch

Seven of the best… works by Ernest Bloch

For Ernest Bloch's 136th birthday, Alec Evans selects the composer's finest works

The history of the BBC Proms on TV

The history of the BBC Proms on TV

The refined concerts we see today are a world away from the haphazard early television broadcasts

When are the BBC Proms on TV?

When are the BBC Proms on TV?

We bring you the schedule for the 2019 Proms broadcasts across BBC Two and Four

The best recordings of Elgar's Symphony No. 1

The best recordings of Elgar's Symphony No. 1

Acknowledged as a masterpiece, Elgar’s First remains arguably the finest symphony ever written by a British composer. We seek out the best recording of the many available...

The best recordings of Wagner

The best recordings of Wagner

We choose some of the finest recordings of Wagner's great operatic works on disc

Who was Franz von Suppé?

Who was Franz von Suppé?

A prolific composer of operetta and farce, this Austrian composer's music was adopted by Hollywood cartoon producers...

The best Proms for newcomers...

The best Proms for newcomers...

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.

The BBC Music Magazine Playlist

The BBC Music Magazine Playlist

The BBC Music Magazine team chooses the greatest new recordings each week

A guide to Vaughan Williams's Symphony No. 2 'A London Symphony'

A guide to Vaughan Williams's Symphony No. 2 'A London Symphony'

We explore the tales behind the brilliant composer's A London Symphony 

Five of the best: celebrity saxophonists

Five of the best: celebrity saxophonists

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.

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