We talk to Juan Diego Flórez about the rich rewards and high risks of being the world's most in-demand bel canto tenor.
Juan Diego Florez
On the eve of Florez's solo Royal Albert Hall concert, John Allison meets the Peruvian tenor, whose bel canto opera performances have been astonishing audiences the world over
Music festival special
Time to dig out your diaries and picnic baskets as we recommend 2012's finest classical music festivals throughout the UK and beyond
Werther, Thaïs, Manon… but what about the rest of the 19th-century French composer's output?
James Naughtie meets one of today's most extraordinary pianists
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