Broadcast highlights

The pick of the week's classical music programmes from 26 October-1 November

Tenor Plácido Domingo switches to baritone

Spanish singer triumphs as Verdi's Simon Boccanegra

Downloads help Britain sing 'Hallelujah'

BBC and ENO offer teach-yourself downloads for a nationwide Handel singalong

Computer composer secures record deal

Emily Howell to release first album

Maxwell Davies manager guilty of theft

Michael Arnold admits swindling composer

Nominations for British Composer Awards announced

New names emerge in 39-strong shortlist

Broadcast highlights

Our pick of the week's classical music programmes from 19-25 October

Royal Opera House announces young composer competition

Winning fanfares to be recorded by the ROH Orchestra

UK Jazz Radio station launches

New internet radio station is launched in the UK

EMI Classics's 'instant CDs'

Major label to record and press CDs on the night, of Gergiev concert at Birmingham's Symphony Hall

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