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 June issue
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.