The World of Music

Interesting facts and quirky stories from around the classical music world
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Erik Satie
16/05/2016
A selection of the French composer's finest - and oddest – pieces
Fanny Mendelssohn
13/05/2016
Our quick guide to the exceptional 19th-century composer
Yehudi Menuhin and Daniel Hope
20/03/2016
We talk to three musicians who studied and worked with Yehudi Menuhin

The World of Music

Erik Satie
A selection of the French composer's finest - and oddest – pieces
Fanny Mendelssohn
Our quick guide to the exceptional 19th-century composer
Yehudi Menuhin and Daniel Hope
We talk to three musicians who studied and worked with Yehudi Menuhin
We pick the hymns that stand out from the rest  
We explore the performers who like to do things their own way…
We celebrate Australia Day with a line-up of Antipodean excellence
We celebrate Burns Night in the company of the great composers
Our musical New Year resolutions...
We reveal our grand plans for 2016
The Kings choristers enter the chapel
For many, Christmas just would not be Christmas without the magic of the TV broadcast of carols from King’s College, Cambridge. Rebecca Franks heads behind the scenes to find out how it’s filmed...
We spot six famous classical musicians who have appeared in movies

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British composer Joseph Phibbs tells us about his new...
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We meet five leading performers as they record our May...
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Clarinettist Annelien Van Wauwe on overcoming her fear...
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Pianist David Louie on completing an unfinished...
Judith Weir
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As Tuesday 8 March approaches we select five...
Khatia Buniatishvili
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We revisit our first ever interview with our March...
Yevgeny Sudbin
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The Russian pianist celebrates ten years on BIS...
Henri Dutilleux
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Today is the 100 year anniversary of Henri Dutilleux...
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A look at the life and legacy of the pioneering...
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