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BBC Music Magazine blog
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Thu Oct 19, 2017
The composer's musical fight for civil rights is the focus of an intriguing new digital exhibition, explains Anna Barry
Pianist Boris Giltburg
Submitted by Boris Giltburg
Mon Oct 09, 2017
Boris Giltburg takes us on a musical journey through one of the most exhilarating and intense works in the piano repertoire
Thu Sep 07, 2017
The star soprano Julie Dorus-Gras brushed shoulders with Donizetti and Meyerbeer, and created some of the best-known grand opera roles in history...
Wed Jul 26, 2017
Sight-reading is a skill for which British musicians are renowned and envied the world over. But, suggests Benjamin Goodson, this remarkable talent may be doing our music scene more harm than good.
Wed Jul 19, 2017
Claire Jackson visits the festival whose line up includes everything from Monteverdi to Mumford and Sons
Fri Jun 02, 2017
Katie Derham picks her six favourite works of classical dance music...
Tue May 02, 2017
The Royal Philharmonic Society's executive director Rosemary Johnson on how live music transformed her life
Wed Mar 29, 2017
Can we really take Franz Liszt seriously as an opera composer? David Trippett makes the case for the Romantic genius.
Mon Mar 27, 2017
Canterbury Cathedral’s David Newsholme on how his Girls’ Choir have taken ownership of a gendered musical heritage
Submitted by Elinor Cooper
Tue Mar 21, 2017
British choirs should be inspired by the world, says deputy artistic director of the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain, Greg Beardsell
Fri Mar 17, 2017
Sheila Hayman explores the complex relationship between classical music’s most famous siblings 
Mon Mar 13, 2017
David Skinner on the part Queen Katherine Parr, Thomas Tallis and music played in King Henry VIII’s propaganda wars
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