Nick Shave writes for The Guardian and is contributing editor of BBC Music Magazine. A regular reviewer and blogger of the Proms, he can usually be found at the Royal Albert Hall with only seconds to spare, breaking into an ungainly powerwalk somewhere between the ticket collection desk and the stalls
Nick Shave allows himself to be swept up in Reich's unique soundworld
Nick Shave enjoys the drama of the Simón Bolívar Orchestra's Proms performance
Nick Shave is pleasantly surprised by the composer's work at Prom 19
Nick Shave has an unemotional experience during Bartók...
Nick Shave on an emotional evening at the Royal Albert Hall
Nick Shave on a fiery Prom 5
In our first Proms diary of 2011 Nick Shave wrestles with Brian's gargantuan First Symphony
Will the real imposter please stand up?
Union Jacks and high jinks were guaranteed, but would there be vuvuzelas? Nick Shave reports on the 2010 Proms finale from the Royal Albert Hall
What's the best way to judge a concert, asks Nick Shave, after going to the Orchestre National de France's Prom