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A quick guide to Verdi's Requiem

A quick guide to Verdi's Requiem

What you need to know about this Italian 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)

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)

A playlist of the best piano pieces by Franz Liszt

A playlist of the best piano pieces by Franz Liszt

In honour of tonight's Proms performance of Liszt's Second Piano Concerto, we take a look at the composer's keyboard masterpieces

Bernstein conducts Shostakovich

Bernstein conducts Shostakovich

Ahead of tonight's Prom, enjoy this meeting of two great 20th-century musical minds

An interview with conductor Joshua Weilerstein

An interview with conductor Joshua Weilerstein

Ahead of his ‘Sound of the Orchestra’ Prom on 26 August, we speak to the conductor about his favourite music

A guide to Bernstein's On the Town

A guide to Bernstein's On the Town

As we celebrate the centenary year of Leonard Bernstein, we give you the backstory to his hugely successful musical comedy

Five Recordings by Benjamin Grosvenor

Five Recordings by Benjamin Grosvenor

Ahead of this evening’s performance by pianist Benjamin Grosvenor we list his 5 recordings, released since his debut album in 2010…

The 50 greatest recordings of all time

The must-have classical performances on disc

What was the War of the Romantics?

What was the War of the Romantics?

The two composers on tonight's Budapest Festival Orchestra programme were at loggerheads when it came to the philosophy of music

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