Articles

Schubert's grave in Vienna's Zentralfriedhof
17 May 2017
Many composers have died very young – often, we assume, at the height of their creative powers. But if they’d hung on a little longer, Malcolm...
2 May 2017
The composers who wrote for the saxophone's sound 
A young Johannes Brahms
5 April 2017
What are the best pieces of music by the Romantic composer?
5 April 2017
Ivan Hewett, Bayan Northcott and Jessica Duchen take a look at the essence of this enigmatic composer. 
3 April 2017
Britain’s top choral conductors name their favourite works for the festival
28 March 2017
Britain’s top choral conductors name their favourite works for the festival
Forgotten operas (Credit: Risko)
16 March 2017
Robert Thicknesse names fifteen fabulous but forgotten operas 
Handel's Messiah is one of the most performed choral works of our time
9 March 2017
Looking for listening inspiration? We suggest six works to explore after Handel's Messiah
Hildegard of Bingen
8 March 2017
We select five performances that celebrate women composers and performers
Marianna Martines (1744-1812) is one of the five composers whose works will be r
8 March 2017
Five large-scale works by women composers will be recorded
Cheryl Frances-Hoad
8 March 2017
On International Women's Day we salute the female composers you should know
We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here