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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

Sound of Dance | Six of the best dances

Sound of Dance | Six of the best dances

Katie Derham picks her six favourite works of classical dance music...

'I thought classical music was for boys'

'I thought classical music was for boys'

The Royal Philharmonic Society's executive director Rosemary Johnson on how live music transformed her life

The story behind Liszt's unheard opera

The story behind Liszt's unheard opera

Can we really take Franz Liszt seriously as an opera composer? David Trippett makes the case for the Romantic genius.

A new tradition: girls in the choir

A new tradition: girls in the choir

Canterbury Cathedral’s David Newsholme on how his Girls’ Choir have taken ownership of a gendered musical heritage

Becoming an outward looking choral nation

Becoming an outward looking choral nation

British choirs should be inspired by the world, says deputy artistic director of the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain, Greg Beardsell

Fanny and Felix

Fanny and Felix

Sheila Hayman explores the complex relationship between classical music’s most famous siblings 

How the Tudors mastered musical propaganda

How the Tudors mastered musical propaganda

David Skinner on the part Queen Katherine Parr, Thomas Tallis and music played in King Henry VIII’s propaganda wars

The forgotten charm of Beethoven

The forgotten charm of Beethoven

Pianist Danny Driver on why Beethoven's early works should get a fairer hearing

Finding a voice

Finding a voice

Violinist Liza Ferschtman on how young musicians can break away from the sound of their heroes

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