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BBC ‘Ten Pieces’ Special: Part 6 – Britten 'Storm' from Peter Grimes (Jonty)
20 March 2015
Our children’s guide to the dramatic storm in Britten's seafaring opera
Julius Caesar
13 March 2015
We commemorate the Ides of March with a look at six operas based about ancient Roman rulers
Pianist
12 March 2015
We celebrate the world's most popular instrument with a look at 26 of its greatest features
Marin Alsop (Grant Leighton)
6 March 2015
To mark International Women's Day, we name 11 of the best female conductors working today
Cheryl Frances-Hoad
4 March 2015
Ahead of International Women's Day we salute the female composers you should know
Antonio Vivaldi
4 March 2015
We mark the anniversary of the Baroque composer’s birth with a look at the critical reception of his music over time
‘Ten Pieces’ Special: Part 5 – Stravinsky’s The Firebird (finale) - Jonty
27 February 2015
Our children’s guide to the ballet's fiery finale
George Frideric Handel
23 February 2015
We celebrate the great Baroque composer’s 330th birthday with a look at his musical style
The best recordings of Allegri’s Miserere BBC Music Magazine
18 February 2015
To mark Ash Wednesday, we name the four best recordings of the sublime choral work
Fanny Mendelssohn
4 February 2015
A brief introduction to one of history’s best known female composers
Piano
30 January 2015
Today’s top performers recommend concertos that have been undeservedly overlooked
BBC Music Magazine ‘Ten Pieces’ Special: Part 4 – Grieg’s In the Hall of the Mou
28 January 2015
Our children’s guide to the most exciting movement from the ‘Peer Gynt’ Suite
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