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Who is performing at the Last Night of the Proms?

Who is performing at the Last Night of the Proms?

The ‘Last Night’ is always something to look forward to, and it often sticks in the memory. Here’s a rundown of who to look out for at this year’s grand finale concert on Saturday 14 September…

Six of the best works by Louise Farrenc

Six of the best works by Louise Farrenc

We highlight a female composer and pianist you may not have heard of (but should know about)

A guide to Vaughan Williams's Symphony No. 4

A guide to Vaughan Williams's Symphony No. 4

We tell the story behind the English composer's violent Fourth Symphony

The best recordings of Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

The best recordings of Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Discover the best recordings of Rachmaninov’s variations for piano and orchestra based on Paganini’s 24 Caprices

The musical life of Virginia Woolf

The musical life of Virginia Woolf

We look at the influence of music on the great writer's life, writing and beliefs

A guide to Ligeti's style

A guide to Ligeti's style

One of the most distinctive and original voices of Modernism, György Ligeti's music was complex, clever and challenging, yet surprisingly down to earth. Here's a guide to his style...

A guide to the 2019 BBC Proms premieres...

A guide to the 2019 BBC Proms premieres...

Want to know what new music to listen out for at this year's BBC Proms? Look no further...

A guide to Vaughan Williams's Symphony No. 3 'A Pastoral Symphony'

A guide to Vaughan Williams's Symphony No. 3 'A Pastoral Symphony'

We delve into the story behind the English composer's 3rd Symphony, A Pastoral Symphony 

Who is Jamie Barton?

Who is Jamie Barton?

Meet the American mezzo-soprano who stars at the 2019 Last Night of the Proms

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

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