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of BBC Music Magazine
we ask ten top critics to argue it out in a furious and engaging debate. Plus, on our cover CD we feature Mendelssohn’s Second Symphony, conducted by Richard Hickox and featuring a prestigious line-up of performers including soprano Véronique Gens and tenor Robert Tear.
Who is music's greatest prodigy? Mozart, perhaps? Or maybe Schubert, Mendelssohn or Britten have a greater claim to having written the most accomplished masterpieces before their 18th birthday? In the