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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...
BBC Philharmonic Oedipus
17 February 2017
Mike George explains how he went about recreating a lost incidental score
16 February 2017
Tired of your usual running routine? Switch things up with this classical playlist full of music guaranteed to get your heart racing.
13 February 2017
We take a Valentine's Day look at the painful world of passion
7 February 2017
Hear the legendary cellist look back on her career after multiple sclerosis forced her to stop performing
Desert Island Discs
25 January 2017
As the BBC Radio 4 programme turns 75 years old, we pick favourites from the archive
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (Credit: Getty)
25 January 2017
Violinist Francesca Dego explores why the composer’s violin concerto has missed out on a place in standard repertoire
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