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Doctor Who Cybermen
30/07/2014
The popular show is set to invade six UK cities in May
Carlo Bergonzi (1924-2014) Obituary
28/07/2014
Operatic great dies aged 90
BBC Music Magazine news
23/07/2014
Minister announces £18 million increase in funding

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Edward Elgar
23/05/2013
BBC Radio 3 announces extensive coverage of British music throughout June.
Nicola Benedetti
20/05/2013
Competition to include a Jazz Award for the first time
Swan Lake
20/05/2013
A Mariinsky performance of Tchaikovsky’s ballet Swan Lake will be broadcast live using 3D technology
Valentina Nafornita
17/05/2013
This month’s issue of BBC Music Magazine comes with a film of winning performances from the festival’s history - from Karita Mattila in 1983 to the most recent winner, Valentina Naforniţă, in 2011
Andris Nelsons
16/05/2013
Latvian conductor to take over from James Levine at one of America's most-respected orchestras
classical music news
16/05/2013
Tenor Alfie Boe, composer Rachel Leach and guitarist Gary Ryan recognised for outstanding contributions to music
Kirill Karabits
15/05/2013
Mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly and pianist Steven Osborne also recognised by the Royal Philharmonic Society
Brodsky Quartet
14/05/2013
Year-long celebration of chamber music includes pieces as voted for by you!
Wagner Dream
10/05/2013
New production to feature an ancient language that the Buddha would have spoken
Tannhäuser
09/05/2013
A production of Tannhäuser in Düsseldorf has been cancelled after causing ‘psychological and physical stress’ to audiences
08/05/2013
Maverick English composer dies aged 53