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Five essential works by Berlioz

Five essential works by Berlioz

We choose the best pieces by the outlandish romantic

Six of the best… unknown carols

Six of the best… unknown carols

We ask six top choirmasters to name their favourite little-known festive treats

The best recordings of Elgar's Cello Concerto

The best recordings of Elgar's Cello Concerto

With so many cellists, so many very different interpretations, we search for an account of Elgar's much-loved Concerto that best captures the work's emotional heartland

100 Years of King's Carols: A new BBC documentary

100 Years of King's Carols: A new BBC documentary

The new BBC Two documentary celebrating the centenary of King's College, Cambridge's Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

When are the 2019 BBC Proms?

When are the 2019 BBC Proms?

All the updates on the 125th season of the world's biggest classical music festival

Download the score of our exclusive Christmas carol by composer Dobrinka Tabakova

Download the score of our exclusive Christmas carol by composer Dobrinka Tabakova

Introducing this year's exclusive BBC Music Magazine carol

Five essential works by Beethoven

Five essential works by Beethoven

We choose the best works by the musical revolutionary

The best pieces of festive classical music

The best pieces of festive classical music

The BBC Music Magazine team gather round the metaphorical fire to choose their favourite seasonal pieces

Nine unexpected uses of Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker'

Nine unexpected uses of Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker'

How Tchaikovsky's ballet crops up here, there and everywhere in popular culture...

Five of the best modern Christmas carols

Five of the best modern Christmas carols

Composer and conductor John Rutter chooses five great Christmas works from the past 25 years

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