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The best classical music to discover during self-isolation

The best classical music to discover during self-isolation

The BBC Music Magazine team introduces you to the music that's helping them keep calm and focused during the coronavirus pandemic

Five of the best recordings of Beethoven's sonata cycles

Five of the best recordings of Beethoven's sonata cycles

We name some of the finest examples of Beethoven’s piano sonatas on disc

A message from the editor of BBC Music Magazine

A message from the editor of BBC Music Magazine

Coronavirus has delivered a blow to all our lives. As concerts and festivals are forced to cancel, musicians are being more innovative with sharing music than ever before. Here is a quick note from BBC Music Magazine's editor Oliver Condy.

The best works by Krzysztof Penderecki

The best works by Krzysztof Penderecki

Explore our selection of the late great Polish composer's finest pieces of choral, orchestral and chamber music

20 of the best Beethoven recordings of all time

20 of the best Beethoven recordings of all time

We name the albums and recordings any Beethoven lover needs to add to their collection

The best classical music for meditation

The best classical music for meditation

We name six pieces of classical music that help still the mind

Online piano recitals to watch on World Piano Day

Online piano recitals to watch on World Piano Day

Celebrate World Piano Day with livestreamed concerts and recitals from across the world

10 of the best books about Beethoven

10 of the best books about Beethoven

We pick out the best biographies, novels and poetry about the great composer

A guide to the 2020 remake of West Side Story

A guide to the 2020 remake of West Side Story

Could it be? Yes it could! We reveal the release date, cast and soundtrack details of the upcoming 2020 remake of West Side Story

Coronavirus: updated list of tours and festivals cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19

Coronavirus: updated list of tours and festivals cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19

An up-to-date round-up of the classical music festivals, tours, concerts and competitions affected by the coronavirus outbreak

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