Pre-concert talks from the Proms, usually broadcast during concert intervals. Featuring prominent thinkers, musicians and artists on themes related to the Proms season.
Katie focuses on the tango, with an interview with bandoneon player Julian Rowlands.
Martin Sixsmith on how the idea, image and interpretation of Stalin have haunted Russia.
Erik Levi and Nigel Simeone introduce Schmidt's 4th Symphony with Martin Handley.
Baritone Peter Snipp tackles an eternal dilemma: how to remember the words.
Hannah Conway with critic Ivan Hewett and composer William Mival examine Berio's Sinfonia
Louise Fryer is joined by her two guests to chat all things Bernstein and On the Town.
Musicologists John Butt and John Deathridge introduce Bruckner's Fifth Symphony.
Ralf Wallin talks to Kate Molleson about his musical journey and fractal algorhythms.
Norman Lebrecht & Nigel Simeone discuss Bernstein's relationship with the music of Mahler
Hannah Conway explores an initiative which seeks to redress male dominance in music.
Caroline Rae and Caroline Potter discuss the life and music of Lili Boulanger.
Leah Broad and Tim Howell introduce Sibelius's Fifth Symphony.
Hannah Conway discusses VW's cantata Dona nobis pacem with Kate Kennedy and AC Grayling.
Kate Molleson introduces 'West Side Story' together with David Benedict & Sophie Redfern.
Joe Moshenska and novelist Salley Vickers explore chaos and doom in the Old Testament.
An introduction to Wagner's Die Walküre
Humphrey Burton and Heather Wiebe discuss Copland's influence on Britten and Bernstein.
Revd Lucy Winkett and Katy Hamilton join Ian Skelly before Prom 33: A German Requiem.
Ivan Hewett discusses Ives' Symphony No. 2 with J.P.E. Harper-Scott and Geoffrey Smith.
A series of classical tales with poets Sandeep Parmar and Sean O'Brien.
Tom Redmond chats to Tamara Stefanovich and members of the National Youth Orchestra
Faithful but dull or unfaithful and interesting that is the question
Andrew McGregor is joined by Christopher Wheeldon and Joby Talbot to talk about ballet.
What happened in 1968? Looking back to the Proms when Czechoslovakia was invaded