M at The Proms
The Proms 2011 drew to a close last weekend and, while the BBC announced that the festival had attracted record audiences, M caught up with composer Graham Fitkin to find out more about his Proms premiere.
Vartan Melkonian, the classical composer who busked his way from an orphanage in Lebanon to the stages of the West End, performed his latest symphony for the Queen last month.
Part 2 of our interview with classical composer Vartan Melkonian.
For our third instalment of M at The Proms, we spoke to Bolton-born composer Simon Holt about his life and work.