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The British trumpeter on performing at the Royal Albert Hall's Love Classical festival
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Ahead of a career retrospective at the Royal Albert Hall, documentarian Christopher Nupen talks to...
World of Music
We celebrate Burns Night in the company of the great composers

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Soprano Fatma Said on her first musical experiences and her NGA experience so far...
Julian Lloyd Webber
Julian Lloyd Webber tells us about the treasures he found in the BBC archives for his TV programme Classical Cellists at the BBC
Marianela Núñez of the Royal Ballet on tackling one of ballet’s best-loved roles
The Rolston String Quartet in Banff, Canada
We meet the winners of this year's Banff International String Quartet Competition 
Judith Weir
The Master of the Queen's Music talks about her work, the importance of commissions and what it's like to write for BBC ensembles
Credit James Cheadle
The appointment of Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla as conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has generated huge excitement. As she makes her London debut with the orchestra, we share an excerpt of an exclusive interview by Helen Wallace
The Reverend Richard Coles is taking part in the BBC Virtual Orchestra this August as part of the BBC’s Get Playing initiative. We caught up with him to see how his organ practice is going…
ABRSM teacher Russell Hepplewhite
ABRSM examiner Russell Hepplewhite gives some advice for budding musicians.
Violinist Emily Sun
Australian violinist Emily Sun won the Royal Over-Seas League Competition earlier this year. She tells Elinor Cooper about how her career has been shaped by her global experience
BBC Radio 3's Sarah Walker
BBC Radio 3's Sarah Walker tells us about her Get Playing challenge
Composer Graham Ross tells us about his new work inspired by the landscape architect
Violinist Jennifer Pike
Violinist Jennifer Pike tells us how she will be playing her part
We speak to the 17-year-old cellist who won the 2016 competition
2014 competition winner Martin James Bartlett gives this year's finalists some advice. 
British composer Joseph Phibbs tells us about his new commission for the BBC Symphony Orchestra
We meet five leading performers as they record our May issue cover CD
Clarinettist Annelien Van Wauwe on overcoming her fear of the studio
Pianist David Louie on completing an unfinished composition
Khatia Buniatishvili
We revisit our first ever interview with our March issue cover star 

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Violinist Liza Ferschtman on how young musicians can...
Author Rose Tremain
A bestselling novel about two boys growing up in post-...
Illustrator: Gerald Scarfe
Ahead of his appearance on the BBC Radio 3 Essential...
Thierry Pecou (Credit: Cyrille Guir)
Composer Thierry Pecou reflects on how he decided to...
BBC Philharmonic Oedipus
Mike George explains how he went about recreating a...
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We take a Valentine's Day look at the painful...
Leading Swedish tenor dies at the age of 91
Hear the legendary cellist look back on her career...
Sir Colin Davis protegé to take up new post in autumn...
Malala Yousafzai
Speak Out commission part of BBC Radio 3's...
Classical music must address issues of diversity to...
Composer Dobrinka Tabakova takes over the creative...
Hugh Collins Rice argues the case for...
Desert Island Discs
As the BBC Radio 4 programme turns 75 years old, we...
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