Helen Wallace is consultant editor of BBC Music Magazine.
It would be tragic if high-profile criminals like Philip Pickett undermined the tradition of one-to-one instrumental tuition, argues Helen Wallace
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High-voltage Sibelius kicks off Rattle's London Residency
Bryn Terfel stars in Tim Albery's acclaimed production
The Russian pianist on making the first recording of a new edition of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 based on the composer's own conducting score
Barbara Hannigan and the London Philharmonic Orchestra perform new music from Magnus Lindberg
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Sally Matthews, Mark Padmore and the LSO make a case for Schumann's lesser known work
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