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Playlist: the Best of Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

Playlist: the Best of Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

The American mezzo's performance in Glyndebourne's production of Handel's Theodora made history. Discover her miraculous artistry with our playlist

BBC Radio 3 announces its plans for the autumn season

BBC Radio 3 announces its plans for the autumn season

The new schedule includes a dedicated Slow Radio slot and a year-long exploration of the most momentous musical moments of the last century

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau on performing at the premiere of Britten's War Requiem

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau on performing at the premiere of Britten's War Requiem

We spoke to the legendary baritone in 2012 about his memories of this piece's first performance

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 takes over the reins of 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

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