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A Welsh Proms Classical Extravaganza

A Welsh Proms Classical Extravaganza

Owain Arwel Hughes leads Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra through a collection of classical favourites at the Welsh Proms

A trip to Oranjewoud Festival

A trip to Oranjewoud Festival

Freya Parr visits the Friesian festival that’s taking inspiration from its incredible surroundings

How video games inspire musicians and composers

How video games inspire musicians and composers

Pianist and composer Sean Chen, who won third prize at the Van Cliburn competition in 2013, describes how virtual worlds have influenced his real-life career

Music Festival Journal: Claire Jackson in Malta

Music Festival Journal: Claire Jackson in Malta

Claire Jackson visits the Malta International Music Festival and Piano Competition

An unusual competition for young musicians

An unusual competition for young musicians

Two Moors Festival founder Penny Adie discusses the magic of this unusual musical festival

How to programme Beethoven piano cycles

How to programme Beethoven piano cycles

Pianist Llŷr Williams explains the various ways he has chosen to programme Beethoven cycles over the years

Rosemary Johnson's final season at the Royal Philharmonic Society

Rosemary Johnson's final season at the Royal Philharmonic Society

As Rosemary Johnson steps down as the executive director of the RPS, aspiring young composer Jack Pepper pays tribute

The life-changing impact of Schubert's songs

The life-changing impact of Schubert's songs

Tenor Ian Bostridge takes us on his personal journey with Schubert's Liede

Brahms: The Innovator

Brahms: The Innovator

Pianist Pina Napolitano tells us why she thinks Brahms was a trailblazer of 20th-century music

Bach: The Universal Keyboardist

Bach: The Universal Keyboardist

Harpsichordist and music technologist Robin Bigwood decides whether Bach would be a fan of the synthesizer

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