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Six of the best: Last Nights of the Proms

Six of the best: Last Nights of the Proms

Which have been the most memorable Last Nights?

Five of the best pieces for the viola

Five of the best pieces for the viola

As the viola takes centre stage at tonight's Prom in Berlioz's Harold in Italy, we reflect on some of our favourite pieces for the instrument

An introduction to tango

An introduction to tango

Ahead of tonight's BBC Prom, strut your stuff to our tango playlist

How do you get tickets to the BBC Proms?

How do you get tickets to the BBC Proms?

We tell you everything you need to know in the run-up to this year’s BBC Proms season

Who are the Berlin Philharmonic's past chief conductors?

Who are the Berlin Philharmonic's past chief conductors?

As Kirill Petrenko comes to the Proms for the first time with the Berlin Philharmonic, we take a look back at his illustrious predecessors

An Interview with Andris Nelsons

An Interview with Andris Nelsons

We caught up with the Latvian conductor last week at Tanglewood in Massachusetts to discuss the Boston Symphony Orchestra's European Tour, which begins this weekend as part of the BBC Proms...

A guide to composer Franz Schmidt

A guide to composer Franz Schmidt

We look into the life of the composer, cellist and pianist ahead of tonight's Prom

A guide to Stravinsky's 'The Rite of Spring'

A guide to Stravinsky's 'The Rite of Spring'

A quick guide to perhaps the most influential classical work of the 20th century – Stravinsky's ballet, 'The Rite of Spring'

A quick guide to Verdi's Requiem

A quick guide to Verdi's Requiem

What you need to know about this evening’s BBC Proms masterpiece

Elgar on the Riviera

Elgar on the Riviera

Ahead of this evening’s Prom with Vasily Petrenko and the RLPO, we share the story behind the opening work, Elgar’s In the South (Alassio)

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