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Five essential works by Dvořák

Five essential works by Dvořák

We choose the best pieces by the Czech composing legend

Six of the best works by William Boyce

Six of the best works by William Boyce

Discover some fantastic music from the master of English Baroque

The BBC Music Magazine Quiz: Classical pop lyrics

The BBC Music Magazine Quiz: Classical pop lyrics

Can you name the pop songs these classical music references appear in?

The best recordings of Saint-Saëns's Carnival of the Animals

The best recordings of Saint-Saëns's Carnival of the Animals

We name the greatest recordings of Saint-Saëns’s musical menagerie 

Five of the best Zoltán Kodály recordings

Five of the best Zoltán Kodály recordings

We choose the greatest examples of the fascinating Hungarian composer’s work on disc

The best recordings of soprano Kiri Te Kanawa

The best recordings of soprano Kiri Te Kanawa

We choose the greatest examples of the legendary soprano on disc

The best recordings of Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7 'Leningrad'

The best recordings of Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7 'Leningrad'

Shostakovich's Leningrad Symphony is one of his most magnificent, but what are the best recordings?

A guide to Villa-Lobos's style

A guide to Villa-Lobos's style

Whether echoing the Amazonian forest or tripping along to local songs and dances, Heitor Villa-Lobos's music portrays his homeland's spirit like no other composer's...

Competitors announced for this year's BBC Cardiff Singer of the World

Competitors announced for this year's BBC Cardiff Singer of the World

Previous winners of the competition include Jamie Barton, Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Catriona Morison

Six of the best: Vivaldi works

Six of the best: Vivaldi works

We name the greatest pieces by the Baroque virtuoso

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