Articles

31 May 2017
So, who wrote Albinoni’s beautiful Adagio? And what about Bach’s famous Toccata and Fugue in D minor? The answers are not that obvious, says...
30 May 2017
Stephen Johnson meets members of the orchestra whose trademark is its memory 
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
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