Twelve of the best books featuring classical music

Twelve of the best books featuring classical music

We select twelve of the best works of fiction that feature classical music

Within these walls: in memory of Alice Herz-Sommer

To commemorate the life of the oldest known Holocaust survivor and pianist, Alice Herz-Sommer, we re-visit Simon Broughton's insights into the creativity that thrived in the Terezín ghetto despite appalling conditions, originally published in our May 2010 issue

Stuart Skelton in ENO's Peter Grimes

Stuart Skelton in ENO's Peter Grimes

We catch up with Stuart Skelton, currently starring in Britten's dark opera

Anna Meredith's Handsfree provides soundtrack to Prada's s/s 2014 campaign

High art music meets high fashion in Prada’s latest campaign

Podcast special: Pat Metheny

An exclusive extended interview with the great jazz guitarist

Stephen Cleobury

The King's College Choir director on how he puts together the annual service

Britten 100: John Bridcut

We talk to the Britten expert about his memories of the composer and the vital role the Suffolk landscape plays in the Britten's music

Audio slideshow: The Nutcracker

Listen to music from Tchaikovsky's masterpiece

Andrew Poppy

We talk to the composer ahead of a performance of his music in the BBC Concert Orchestra's '19 eighties: the rhythm of a decade' concert

Five Britten highlights on Radio 3 this weekend

What to tune into over the centenary weekend

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