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For Ernest Bloch's 136th birthday, Alec Evans selects the composer's finest works
To mark International Women's Day, we name 11 of the best female conductors working today
Which discs will you choose?
Below we give details of how each of our 100 conductors voted
Who are the maestros who inspire the maestros themselves? We invited 100 of today’s leading conductors to cast their vote…
Seven leading Mendelssohn performers tell us which of his works inspire them above all others
The Berlin Philharmonic's conductor tells Rebecca Franks why Beethoven's symphonies remain a true test
Geoff Brown delves into the worlds of literature and film to reveal a wealth of often brilliantly imagined, but utterly fictional, composers.
What happens when a composer writes a work that is simply too difficult for its intended performers? Jeremy Pound takes a look at ten such examples
Did Schoenberg really consider himself the composer of catchy little tunes? Rick Jones tests out this theory on two junior human guinea-pigs
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