Articles

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
Steven Layton's recording of Handel's Messiah is fresh and delicate
7 March 2017
Berta Joncus names the recordings that should have everyone shouting ‘Hallelujah!’
What music best represents the season of renewal and growth?
3 March 2017
Celebrate the turn of the season with our springtime playlist
3 March 2017
Not only could the great composers write inspiring, uplifting and inspirational music, they also were pretty good at producing a pithy one-liner about the...
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