September 2016

September 2016

The 20 Greatest Symphonies

We asked over 150 leading international conductors to tell us which symphonies they believe are the greatest ever written. Now, we reveal the results.


James Naughtie interviews... 

The British violinist Jennifer Pike


Fields of conflict

The real story behind Vaughan Williams's 'Pastoral' Third Symphony


Charles Gounod

The 19th-century French opera superstar's rise and dramatic fall from grace


Fingers on buzzers...

We tackle a few tricky questions in the company of Counterpoint, BBC Radio 4's much-loved music quiz 


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7th July 2016
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