The World of Music

Interesting facts and quirky stories from around the classical music world
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We celebrate Australia Day with a line-up of Antipodean excellence
25/01/2016
We celebrate Burns Night in the company of the great composers
Our musical New Year resolutions...
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We reveal our grand plans for 2016

The World of Music

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
We take a look at when not all went as planned at the Albert Hall…
It’s Independence Day today, so here’s a brief musical nod to the good old US of A…
How much do you know about Denmark's greatest composer?
Erik Satie
A selection of the French composer's finest - and oddest – pieces
We name half-a-dozen legendary players from the orchestral ranks

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Yevgeny Sudbin
Artist Interviews
The Russian pianist celebrates ten years on BIS...
Henri Dutilleux
Artist Interviews
Today is the 100 year anniversary of Henri Dutilleux...
Artist Interviews
A look at the life and legacy of the pioneering...
Out and About
The first public screening of BBC Ten Pieces Secondary...
Conductor Suzi Digby
Artist Interviews
Hear the second reader-rendition of the 2015 BBC Music...
The Yehudi Menuhin School Choir (Credit: Simon Larter-Evans)
Artist Interviews
Hear the first reader-rendition of the 2015 BBC Music...
Stephen Layton
Artist Interviews
The conductor looks forward to the 30th St John's...
Thomas Hewitt Jones (Credit: Will Dolphin)
Artist Interviews
We talk to Thomas Hewitt Jones, composer of the 2014...
Cheryl Frances-Hoad
Artist Interviews
We talk to the composer of the 2015 BBC Music Magazine...
The Queen's Six
Artist Interviews
The vocal sextet tell us about recording our Christmas...
Daniel Barenboim
Artist Interviews
Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim talks about his...
Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, the judges of the Great British Bake Off
Artist Interviews
Hilary Hahn and Alexandra Dariescu on the art of cake-...
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