Articles

Paul Dukas
1 October 2014
Five lesser-known works by the 'Sorcerer's Apprentice' composer
George Gershwin
26 September 2014
To celebrate the birthday of George Gershwin (born 1898), Neil McKim selects six of the finest recordings of his famous song
Shostakovich
25 September 2014
‘Play it so that flies drop dead in mid-air, and the audience start leaving the hall from sheer boredom.’
Panufnik
24 September 2014
Our guide to the composer’s distinctive musical style
David Lyttleton: Composers and food
24 September 2014
The weird and extreme eating habits of classical music’s geniuses
Internet
19 September 2014
How the internet has changed classical music
Paul Lewis (photo: Amy T Zielinski)
19 September 2014
Alfred Brendel and Benjamin Grosvenor among the pianists featured
Last of the BBC Proms
12 September 2014
Which have been the most memorable Last Nights?
David Lyttleton: composers
10 September 2014
Which composers all too often felt the pinch?
Badly behaved composers: David Lyttleton
3 September 2014
Which classical composers wreaked the most havoc in their time?
Karlheinz Stockhausen
22 August 2014
We mark 86 years since the avant-garde composer’s birth
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
19 August 2014
The weird and wonderful uses for Mozart’s music we have seen over the years