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Seven of the best… works by Ernest Bloch

Seven of the best… works by Ernest Bloch

For Ernest Bloch's 136th birthday, Alec Evans selects the composer's finest works

What is the World Orchestra for Peace?

What is the World Orchestra for Peace?

As Beethoven's  'Choral' Symphony No. 9 comes to the Proms, we introduce the unique orchestra who will be playing it

Mendelssohn's most memorable...

Mendelssohn's most memorable...

With Mendelssohn's First Piano Concerto one of the highlights of tonight's BBC Proms programme, we share some of the composer's most memorable music...

What is the Ondes Martenot?

What is the Ondes Martenot?

We explain the workings of the unusual instrument that takes centre stage in Messiaen's Turangalîla Symphony

An interview with Anne Denholm

An interview with Anne Denholm

The official harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales on playing at the royal wedding and why she loves the music of Sally Beamish and Barbara Strozzi

An interview with Joshua Bell

An interview with Joshua Bell

We meet the violinist ahead of his performance at Festival Napa Valley, where he is playing the soundtrack to The Red Violin 

An Introduction to Debussy's Pélleas et Mélisande

An Introduction to Debussy's Pélleas et Mélisande

Today's Breakfast Promelette celebrates tonight's complete Proms performance of Debussy's otherwordly opera about love, desire and power

Who is Aida Garifullina?

Who is Aida Garifullina?

We give you the lowdown on the soprano who sang at the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

A guide to Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7

A guide to Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7

Conductor Vasily Petrenko explores the Leningrad Symphony, as heard at the BBC Proms this evening

40 Years of BBC Young Musician

40 Years of BBC Young Musician

Prom 3 showcases four decades of the BBC's celebrated televised competition

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