World of Music

Five intriguing national anthems

Five intriguing national anthems

We pick the hymns that stand out from the rest

Classical music's rule-breakers

We explore the performers who like to do things their own way…

10 Mozart myths

10 Mozart myths

We rethink some commonly told ‘facts’ about Mozart

Our musical New Year resolutions...

Our musical New Year resolutions...

We reveal our grand plans for 2016

Carols at Kings: Behind the scenes

Carols at Kings: Behind the scenes

For many, Christmas just would not be Christmas without the magic of the TV broadcast of carols from King’s College, Cambridge. Rebecca Franks heads behind the scenes to find out how it’s filmed...

Six of the best: classical music film cameos

Six of the best: classical music film cameos

We spot six famous classical musicians who have appeared in movies

Six unexpected Proms moments

Six unexpected Proms moments

We take a look at when not all went as planned at the Albert Hall…

Six of the best: works to hear on Independence Day

It’s Independence Day today, so here’s a brief musical nod to the good old US of A…

Six fascinating facts about Nielsen

How much do you know about Denmark's greatest composer?

Nine unusual facts about Ralph Vaughan Williams

Nine unusual facts about Ralph Vaughan Williams

We dispel common assumptions made about the great English composer

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