Articles

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
3 April 2014
Deputy editor Jeremy Pound chooses six fine pop and rock songs with classical music at their heart
John Butt
3 April 2014
Editor Oliver Condy meets John Butt to discuss his recent recording of Mozart's Requiem with the Dunedin Consort
21 March 2014
To mark Sport Relief, we have selected eight of our favourite pieces of music inspired by, or featuring, sport
6 March 2014
To mark World Book Day we select twelve works of fiction that feature classical music
In memory of Alice Herz-Sommer
24 February 2014
To commemorate the life of the oldest known Holocaust survivor and pianist, Alice Herz-Sommer, we re-visit Simon Broughton's insights into the creativity...