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Susanna Mälkki
02/09/2014
The Finnish conductor will take the post in 2016
BBC Radio 3 christmas carol
01/09/2014
Radio 3’s Breakfast show calls for settings of a new Christmas poem
Trumpet
21/08/2014
18-year-old trumpeter Florian Pichler will join the brass ranks

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Daniel Barenboim
30/10/2013
The Israeli-Argentine conductor to step down two years before contract expires
classical music news
24/10/2013
Violin that thieves tried to sell for £100 estimated to fetch £2m
Harrison Birtwistle
23/10/2013
Gabriel Jackson, Sir Harrison Birtwistle and Rebecca Saunders among nominees
Titanic bell
22/10/2013
Instrument that was played as the ship sank sold at auction in Wiltshire
Franz Welser-Möst
17/10/2013
Programmes commemorate the war through an exploration of its music
musical tastes linked with age
17/10/2013
Researchers at Cambridge University have identified five categories of taste over a lifetime
Steven Isserlis
11/10/2013
Musicians including cellist Steven Isserlis relive their experiences as castaways on Radio 4’s famous desert island
Alondra de la Parra
11/10/2013
Bruno Mantovani suggests lack of female conductors down to motherhood and lack of stamina
Riccardo Muti
10/10/2013
Conductor Riccardo Muti to be honorary president of EMMA for Peace, supported by UNESCO
Children in Need
09/10/2013
The Hallé and BBC Philharmonic Orchestra perform Steve Pycroft’s fusions of well-known pop and classical tracks for charity head-to-head
Tony Hall
09/10/2013
New brand ‘BBC Arts at…’ to showcase events from around the country