Exclusive Features

Articles, views and interviews with some of the biggest names in classical music
Latest Exclusives
Out and About
Owain Arwel Hughes CBE
22/07/2016
Owain Arwel Hughes leads Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra through a collection of classical...
Out and About
Parliament Choir (Credit: Johnny Millar)
13/07/2016
From barons singing Bach to motet-loving MPs, the Parliament Choir brings politicians together in...
Out and About
Sol Gabetta (Credit: Uwe Arens)
13/07/2016
Alec Evans presents a complete guide to the Proms' cello season.

Artist Interviews

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 
Yevgeny Sudbin
The Russian pianist celebrates ten years on BIS records this year.
Henri Dutilleux
Today is the 100 year anniversary of Henri Dutilleux's birth. We celebrate with a look back at a memorable interview with the late great composer.
A look at the life and legacy of the pioneering composer and conductor.
Conductor Suzi Digby
Hear the second reader-rendition of the 2015 BBC Music Magazine carol
The Yehudi Menuhin School Choir (Credit: Simon Larter-Evans)
Hear the first reader-rendition of the 2015 BBC Music Magazine carol
Stephen Layton
The conductor looks forward to the 30th St John's Smith Square Christmas Festival
Thomas Hewitt Jones (Credit: Will Dolphin)
We talk to Thomas Hewitt Jones, composer of the 2014 BBC Music Magazine carol 'Lullay, my liking'
Cheryl Frances-Hoad
We talk to the composer of the 2015 BBC Music Magazine carol
The Queen's Six
The vocal sextet tell us about recording our Christmas cover CD...
Daniel Barenboim
Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim talks about his deep relationship with Beethoven's music.     
Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, the judges of the Great British Bake Off
Hilary Hahn and Alexandra Dariescu on the art of cake-making…
Matthew Sharp, Cellist and Baritone
Matthew Sharp tells us about his career as both a cellist and baritone
Conductor Peter Phillips reflects on the choral ensemble's career to date

All Articles

Owain Arwel Hughes CBE
Owain Arwel Hughes leads Bournemouth Symphony...
The BBC Proms (Credit: Getty)
The Proms have a long and proud tradition of...
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, winner of BBC Young Musician.
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, the first black winner of BBC...
Handel at Boughton (Credit: Steve Dunlop)
Handel at Boughton has launched at Boughton House
Prommers inside the Royal Albert Hall (Credit: Getty)
Forget the seats. For many, the real joy of the Proms...
On the Moon (Credit: NASA)
On the 47th anniversary of man first walking on the...
The First Night of the BBC Proms (Credit: Chris Christodoulou)
A stirring and emotional performance opens the 2016...
Herbert von Karajan (Credit: Getty)
If a conductor has a tainted personal history, should...
BBC Philharmonic (BBC)
The orchestra has marked the fifth birthday of its BBC...
BBC Proms 2016
A look inside the official guide app for The Proms...
Queueing for the Proms (Credit: Getty)
Ivan Hewett takes a closer look at the tradition of...
Applications have opened for the station’s...
Parliament Choir (Credit: Johnny Millar)
From barons singing Bach to motet-loving MPs, the...
Sol Gabetta (Credit: Uwe Arens)
Alec Evans presents a complete guide to the Proms...
Bryn Terfel and Alma Deutscher at Henley Festival
Claire Jackson dons her Sunday best to enjoy an...
BBC Proms 2016
The Proms Guide, the queues, the flag waving......
The UK's Top 10 Specialist Classical releases...
Sol Gabetta (BBC and Sarah Jeyne)
The cello becomes a screen in a new film starring...
Pat Metheny at Ronnie Scott's
Oliver Condy enjoys the guitarist’s set at the...
Boris Giltburg plays Rachmaninov's Moments musicaux
'Boris Giltburg has impressed with the...
We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here