bbc proms

Interview: John McLeod

Classical composer John Mcleod is celebrating his 80th birthday with the London premiere of The Sun Dances at the BBC Proms. We quizzed him about his career and music ahead of the performance…

The musical gender gap

PRS for Music Foundation’s Vanessa Reed wades into the classical music storm surrounding female conductors & creators

BBC Proms beats ticket sales record

Booking for the 2013 events opened at 9am on Saturday 11 May and more than 114,000 tickets were sold in the first 12 hours. Last year 97,000 tickets were purchased during the equivalent period.

BBC announces new strands to 2013 Proms

Laura Mvula, Fazer, Cerys Matthews, Laura Marling and The Stranglers are set to appear at this year’s BBC Proms under two new strands, the Urban Classic Prom and 6 Music Prom.