Articles

10 March 2020
Last Tango in Halifax is enjoying a long-awaited comeback on BBC One, but who composes the music for the popular comedy drama?
10 March 2020
Radio 3’s Elizabeth Alker will be joining hundreds of others at MediaCity in Salford to run 5km to 'beat' the music of Beethoven's Fifth...
9 March 2020
Film composers Rachel Portman and Isobel Waller-Bridge appear in this year’s list of most influential women in music alongside icons from the worlds of...
8 March 2020
In celebration of International Women’s Day, we round-up upcoming radio, TV and live events featuring some of the best female composers and artists to...
8 March 2020
We celebrate six women who defied social norms to perform, compose, teach and conduct classical music.  
6 March 2020
A selection of some of the wittiest and most profound statements the great composer made in his lifetime
5 March 2020
We choose some of the greatest adaptations of the great composer’s symphonies, concertos and instrumental works
4 March 2020
From Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange to the comic strip Peanuts, the great composer’s reach stretches far beyond the concert hall
2 March 2020
To mark the 250th anniversary of the great composer, the BBC is celebrating Beethoven across radio, television and live performance
2 March 2020
You may be surprised to know that the United States didn’t officially adopt its national anthem until March 1931 and that it was, in fact, composed by a...
25 February 2020
Tired of your usual running routine? Switch things up with this classical playlist full of music guaranteed to get your heart racing
25 February 2020
Celebrate the great composer's 250th anniversary with concerts across the UK
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