Articles

Mendelssohn at Christmas
19 December 2014
What did the great composers get up to at Christmas? We look at some of their letters to find out
Benjamin Grosvenor
18 December 2014
Five fantastic performances by the outstanding British pianist
Five of the best modern Christmas carols
18 December 2014
Composer and conductor John Rutter chooses five great Christmas works from the past 25 years
Five of the best ancient Christmas carols
17 December 2014
Director of The Sixteen Harry Christophers names his five favourite festive works from 1600 and before
Lisztomania
11 December 2014
We rate the portrayals of classical music’s greats on the big screen
Daniil Trifonov
10 December 2014
The pianist’s performance of works by Bach, Beethoven and Liszt is now available to watch on our website via medici.tv
Swans
8 December 2014
We celebrate Jean Sibelius's birthday with a look at his – and others' – works inspired by swans
Music To My Ears | BBC Music Magazine
8 December 2014
You could appear in the next issue of BBC Music Magazine!
Anthony Hopkins
5 December 2014
Which famous people have also tried their hand at writing music?
Herbert von Karajan
3 December 2014
What have critics and performers said about the formidable Austrian conductor over the years?
BBC Music Magazine: Bars of wonder playlist (Christmas 2014 issue)
28 November 2014
Hear all 14 of our 'wow bars' in a special Spotify playlist
Fanny Mendelssohn
21 November 2014
We celebrate the genius of the underrated Romantic composer and pianist
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