The World of Music

Interesting facts and quirky stories from around the classical music world
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01/07/2016
How the English composer's Cello Concerto is set to be performed for the first time ever in...
Conductor Neville Marriner
11/06/2016
We celebrate the great musicians still performing in their tenth decade
Erik Satie
16/05/2016
A selection of the French composer's finest - and oddest – pieces

The World of Music

How the English composer's Cello Concerto is set to be performed for the first time ever in concert
Conductor Neville Marriner
We celebrate the great musicians still performing in their tenth decade
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

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Credit James Cheadle
Artist Interviews
The appointment of Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla as conductor...
Artist Interviews
The Reverend Richard Coles is taking part in the BBC...
Out and About
Oliver Condy reports on a few days up in the Colorado...
ABRSM teacher Russell Hepplewhite
Artist Interviews
ABRSM examiner Russell Hepplewhite gives some...
Violinist Emily Sun
Artist Interviews
Australian violinist Emily Sun won the Royal Over-Seas...
BBC Radio 3's Sarah Walker
Artist Interviews
BBC Radio 3's Sarah Walker tells us about her...
Owain Arwel Hughes CBE
Out and About
Owain Arwel Hughes leads Bournemouth Symphony...
Parliament Choir (Credit: Johnny Millar)
Out and About
From barons singing Bach to motet-loving MPs, the...
Sol Gabetta (Credit: Uwe Arens)
Out and About
Alec Evans presents a complete guide to the Proms...
Bryn Terfel and Alma Deutscher at Henley Festival
Out and About
Claire Jackson dons her Sunday best to enjoy an...
Artist Interviews
Composer Graham Ross tells us about his new work...
Violinist Jennifer Pike
Artist Interviews
Violinist Jennifer Pike tells us how she will be...
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