Articles

Vivaldi
5 June 2014
We rediscover one of the most well known pieces of classical music
John Ogdon
4 June 2014
In anticipation of BBC Four’s John Ogdon documentary on Friday, we take a look at some tantalising glimpses of the pianist’s superlative gift on...
Elizabeth Watts as Zerlina
3 June 2014
Behind the scenes with soprano Elizabeth Watts
30 May 2014
The text for Elgar's The Spirit of England
2 May 2014
It's International Dawn Chorus day on Sunday 4 May. We've dug out our binoculars and spotted six of the best musical works depicting birdsong.
Tadaaki Otaka
28 April 2014
Featuring BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Tadaaki Otaka
BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall
25 April 2014
Our pick of some of the most important works to have received their first performances at the BBC Proms
William Shakespeare
23 April 2014
We mark Shakespeare's birthday with our choice of six of the best musical settings of Romeo and Juliet
William Shakespeare
23 April 2014
Iain Burnside explores how Shakespeare’s words have inspired countless musicians and pieces of music
BBC Music Magazine Awards 2014
17 April 2014
Watch highlights from the 2014 BBC Music Magazine Awards
JS Bach St Matthew Passion
17 April 2014
Our pick of the best pieces to listen to over Easter