Articles

Marin Alsop (Grant Leighton)
22 July 2019
Can you name the best female conductors working today? 
22 July 2019
Thwarted as a composer, was Alma Mahler really a ‘boundless narcissist’? A recently rediscovered song suggests a troubled soul lurking beneath
The 20 Greatest Violinists of All Time as chosen by 100 of today's best performe
22 July 2019
Who are the finest violinists ever to have been recorded on disc? We asked 100 of today’s leading players to name their inspirations…
21 July 2019
We introduce you to the Emmy-nominated Icelandic composer
19 July 2019
The BBC Music Magazine team sifts through the archives to find the best First Nights in history
Composers and their dogs - David Lyttleton
19 July 2019
We reveal the canine companions behind classical music's greatest composers
18 July 2019
History’s finest interpreters of the Russian composer’s landmark symphonies
17 July 2019
We explore what influenced Williams's Symphony No. 9
15 July 2019
A very happy 60th birthday to composer James MacMillan! Here's a playlist to celebrate...
14 July 2019
First performed on the Thames in front of a royal audience, the Water Music proved an instant success. We name the recordings that make the biggest...
11 July 2019
How good is your classical music knowledge? Butter up your knowledge and try our themed quiz. You'll find answers at the foot of the page. 
11 July 2019
Morgan State University Choir’s director Eric Conway chooses some of the best spirituals written for full SATB choir
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