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
Tadaaki Otaka
28 April 2014
Featuring BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Tadaaki Otaka
23 April 2014
We choose the best musical settings of Shakespeare's legendary play
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
17 April 2014
Our pick of the best pieces to listen to over the Easter weekend
3 April 2014
Deputy editor Jeremy Pound chooses six of the best pop and rock songs with classical music at their heart
3 April 2014
We present six composers who, whilst writing some of the finest music in history, managed to dedicate time to other talents
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