Articles

15 September 2019
We choose some of the best works by serialist composers
13 September 2019
We assess the finest recordings of this virtuoso showpiece which combines high-octane good spirits with gorgeous lyricism…
12 September 2019
Conductor Vasily Petrenko guides us through the history and analysis of Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony 'Leningrad'
11 September 2019
A guide to the American composer’s percussion music
9 September 2019
Jonny Greenwood is perhaps best known as being the lead guitarist/keyboardist of the rock band Radiohead. For over 15 years, though, Greenwood has established...
9 September 2019
The BBC Music Magazine team chooses the very best new recordings from the classical music world each week
9 September 2019
A brief history of Bernstein’s Second Symphony
5 September 2019
Conductor Vasily Petrenko guides us through the history and analysis of Shostakovich's Sixth Symphony
4 September 2019
We explore the lesser-known piano sonatas of Joseph Haydn 
2 September 2019
With a performance of Korngold's Violin Concerto at the Proms and a new recording of his Symphony in F sharp in need of a listen, we rundown some things to...
29 August 2019
Conductor Vasily Petrenko guides us through the history and analysis of Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony
28 August 2019
We tell the story of Wagner's opera Tannhäuser 
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