2022 sees the BBC Proms restored to its full eight-week glory. Starting on 15th July 2022 there are 84 concerts over 57 days with over 3,000 musicians. The Classical Source shall bring you reviews up until the spectacular Last Night on Saturday 10th September.

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Prom 52

The arrival of effective but noisier air-conditioning allied to the ongoing decline in the behaviour of attendees has made Prom-going even more of a lottery.

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Prom 51

Fabien Gabel brought together three late-nineteenth-century works written within a decade of one another, with a major-minor-major traversal either side of the interval. And how

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Leonard Bernstein: Candide


Leonard Bernstein’s Candide contains some very fine music without convincing as operetta or musical. It has been

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