Articles

19 January 2017
Below we give details of how each of our 100 conductors voted
18 January 2017
Who are the maestros who inspire the maestros themselves? We invited 100 of today’s leading conductors to cast their vote…
18 January 2017
Seven leading Mendelssohn performers tell us which of his works inspire them above all others
13 January 2017
Geoff Brown delves into the worlds of literature and film to reveal a wealth of often brilliantly imagined, but utterly fictional, composers. 
(Illustration: Paul Blow)
13 January 2017
What happens when a composer writes a work that is simply too difficult for its intended performers? Jeremy Pound takes a look at ten such examples
Mailman whistling Schoenberg (Credit: Jonny Hannah)
12 January 2017
Did Schoenberg really consider himself the composer of catchy little tunes? Rick Jones tests out this theory on two junior human guinea-pigs
Gustav Mahler (Credit: Getty)
11 January 2017
Tragedy, persecution and emotional upheaval, yet a blank refusal to accept defeat – the hallmarks of Mahler’s life are there for all to hear in his...
25 December 2016
Every day throughout Advent, we'll be introducing a different cathedral from around the UK and occasionally beyond
24 December 2016
Every day throughout Advent, we'll be introducing a different cathedral from around the UK and occasionally beyond
St David's Cathedral, Wales
23 December 2016
Every day throughout Advent, we'll be introducing a different cathedral from around the UK and occasionally beyond
22 December 2016
Every day throughout Advent, we'll be introducing a different cathedral from around the UK and occasionally beyond
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