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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

Five fabulous First Nights

Five fabulous First Nights

The First Night of the Proms is finally upon us! Here are five notable beginnings to the BBC Proms

The best classical music for summer

The best classical music for summer

We celebrate music inspired by the summer

Top of the Proms

Top of the Proms

We pick this year’s must-hear concerts…

The best BBC Proms on iPlayer...

The best BBC Proms on iPlayer...

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The forgotten gems of art song

The forgotten gems of art song

Four top singers reveal their favourite rare Lieder

What happened to Queen’s Hall?

What happened to Queen’s Hall?

In 1941, a German incendiary bomb destroyed Queen’s Hall, and the jewel in the crown of London’s music venues was lost. Andrew Green tells the story...

Best of Britten

Best of Britten

We explore the English composer's best works

Thomas Quasthoff

Thomas Quasthoff

Ahead of his new series on BBC Four, we revisit an interview with the German bass-baritone 

Dealing with stage fright

Dealing with stage fright

Don’t be fooled by the cool, calm exterior: stage fright affects even the very best musicians. Hannah Nepil investigates a phenomenon that can wreck careers...

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