Articles

Swans
8 December 2014
We celebrate Jean Sibelius's birthday with a look at his – and others' – works inspired by swans
Anthony Hopkins
5 December 2014
Which famous people have also tried their hand at writing music?
Herbert von Karajan
3 December 2014
What have critics and performers said about the formidable Austrian conductor over the years?
BBC Music Magazine: Bars of wonder playlist (Christmas 2014 issue)
28 November 2014
Hear all 14 of our 'wow bars' in a special Spotify playlist
Classical pianist Lang Lang
31 October 2014
We celebrate the multi-faceted people’s pianist
'Ten Pieces' Special: Part 2 – Mozart's Horn Concerto No. 4
29 October 2014
Our children's guide to the lively third movement of Mozart’s concerto
15 Travelling Composers (David Lyttleton)
23 October 2014
The great composers inspired by wanderlust
Blogosphere
15 October 2014
Which are the best classical music micro-blogs?
Ralph Vaughan Williams
10 October 2014
We dispel common assumptions made about the great English composer
Beethoven © Jonty Clark
3 October 2014
Our children's guide to Beethoven’s famous Fifth Symphony
Paul Dukas
1 October 2014
Five lesser-known works by the 'Sorcerer's Apprentice' composer
George Gershwin
26 September 2014
Neil McKim selects six of the finest recordings of Gershwin's most famous song
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