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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

The best recordings of Elgar's Symphony No. 1

The best recordings of Elgar's Symphony No. 1

Acknowledged as a masterpiece, Elgar’s First remains arguably the finest symphony ever written by a British composer. We seek out the best recording of the many available...

The best recordings of Wagner

The best recordings of Wagner

We choose some of the finest recordings of Wagner's great operatic works on disc

Who was Franz von Suppé?

Who was Franz von Suppé?

A prolific composer of operetta and farce, this Austrian composer's music was adopted by Hollywood cartoon producers...

The best Proms for newcomers...

The best Proms for newcomers...

A bit bowled-over by the BBC Proms? Not sure where to start? If you’re new to all things Proms, here’s are a few ideas to get you started.

A guide to Vaughan Williams's Symphony No. 2 'A London Symphony'

A guide to Vaughan Williams's Symphony No. 2 'A London Symphony'

We explore the tales behind the brilliant composer's A London Symphony 

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