The BBC Proms

Just what a force to be reckoned with the founder of the Proms, Henry Wood, must have been was beautifully demonstrated by this 150th birthday concert in his honour, concentrating on works he either premiered, arranged or introduced to London. He had a delicious habit of not telling audiences at the time when he was popping one of his ”novelties” into the programme so as not to frighten them in advance…

The BBC Proms

Youth with experience, new with the old, fresh with the traditional, fame with unknown; however they are described these four concerts were imbued with a sense of generations meeting…