Articles

Ginastera
11 April 2019
The music of Alberto Ginastera (11 April 1916 – 25 June 1983) combines an ascerbic modernism with a deep affectionate for his native Argentina. Here are...
11 April 2019
We announce the winners of this year's BBC Music Magazine Awards
10 April 2019
The star-studded line-up of winners include the Mahler maestro Adém Fischer, the brilliant Gabrieli Consort and former BBC Young Musician winner Laura Van der...
10 April 2019
Britain’s top choral conductors name their favourite works for the festival
10 April 2019
We choose the finest recordings of a chamber work that reveals the exceptional craft of a composer stifled by the era in which she lived
9 April 2019
The story of Beethoven’s majestic fifth symphony, renowned for its famous four-note opening
9 April 2019
Discover music by an American composer you might not be familiar with!
Prokofiev
9 April 2019
From youthful brilliance to the sophistication of adulthood, the challenges of Prokofiev’s piano concertos have proved a magnet to players. We search for...
Grazyna Bacewicz
8 April 2019
We name the must-hear pieces by the Polish composer
7 April 2019
We choose the best pieces by the Norweigan composer
4 April 2019
We choose some of the finest works by the inspiring African-American symphonist who fought racial prejudice to become one of America’s best composers
3 April 2019
We explore the finest recordings of one of the most vivid musical portrayals of the ocean
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