Late-blooming composers

Who were the composers who produced their masterpieces in later life? Rebecca Franks finds out

Norway's best chamber festivals

If you're heading North this year, says Neil McKim, then Norway has more than its fair share of chamber music festivals. Here's five of the best

Janine Jansen

After her win at this year's RPS awards, the Dutch violinist tells us why live performance matters. Hear an extract from her new disc here – and see her in action.

Hidden Treasures

Are there neglected masterpieces? Or is the idea just a myth, asks Iain Burnside

Nikolaj Znaider

Schoenberg, Korngold and Brahms: the Danish violinist tells us why he's tackling concertos by all three this May

Fishamble Street, Dublin

Head to the street that saw the premiere of Handel's most popular work

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

The French pianist on his triumphant win at this year's BBC Music Magazine Awards

Glyndebourne celebrations

As the summer opera festival reaches its 75th anniversary, Paul Riley reveals this season's unmissable productions

Graham Ross

As his debut disc gets glowing reviews, the composer-conductor tells us why he took on MacMillan's Seven Last Words


BBC Music Magazine Awards 2009

For the 2010 awards, please click here


Find out who triumphed at the 2009 awards and listen to clips from all the winning discs.

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