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5 of the best pieces for Piano Left Hand

5 of the best pieces for Piano Left Hand

Pianist Paul Wittgenstein lost his right arm during World War I, but that didn't stop him playing; in fact he went on to commission several new works for left hand only, including one from Ravel which is performed at tonight's Prom...

Behind the scenes with Sarah Connolly

Behind the scenes with Sarah Connolly

For today's Breakfast Promelette, here's a peek on location at our magazine cover photoshoot with the brilliant British mezzo-soprano

The great Irish composers

The great Irish composers

In honour of today's Prom of music from around Britain and Ireland, we've turned the spotlight on the Emerald Isle for a playlist by its finest classical composers

An interview with Broadway star Kelli O'Hara

An interview with Broadway star Kelli O'Hara

We talk to the Tony Award-winning singer and current star of The King and I at the London Palladium about her careers on Broadway and in opera

Watch Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker in full

Watch Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker in full

A film of Tchaikovsky's complete two-act ballet conducted by Valery Gergiev

What is the most memorable Prom in history?

What is the most memorable Prom in history?

Exploring Rostropovich's historic performance of Dvořák's Cello Concerto at the 1968 Proms

Six of the most inspiring women in music

Six of the most inspiring women in music

We celebrate six women who defied social norms to perform, compose, teach and conduct classical music.  

What are the London Symphonies?

What are the London Symphonies?

A quick guide to Haydn’s Symphony No. 104 and Vaughan Williams’s Symphony No. 2, both of which were inspired by the British capital

The Best of Richard Strauss

The Best of Richard Strauss

Richard Strauss's Alpine Symphony is one of the highlights of tonight's BBC Proms programme, so we thought we'd share some of the composer's best in a new playlist...

What is BBC Ten Pieces?

With the arrival of BBC Ten Pieces at this year's Proms, here's our quick guide to the project that's helping 7-14 year-olds discover classical music

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