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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

James MacMillan discusses his new oratorio

James MacMillan discusses his new oratorio

Scottish composer Sir James MacMillan introduces his latest work, ‘All the Hills and Vales Along', which is being premiered at The Cumnock Trust next weekend

Diary of a Prommer

Diary of a Prommer

Forget the seats. For many, the real joy of the Proms means queuing to stand in the Arena. We sent deputy editor Jeremy Pound to experience the magic.

A trip to Oranjewoud Festival

A trip to Oranjewoud Festival

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

An anniversary in Arles

An anniversary in Arles

As Harmonia Mundi celebrates its 60th anniversary in style, the label is looking to the future, with new artists and fresh ideas, finds Rebecca Franks

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

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