Philip Langridge (1939-2010)

One of Britain's finest tenors dies aged 70

Sue Perkins

Comedian Sue Perkins, who in 2008 won the BBC’s Maestro! conducting competition, has spent the winter months trying to resurrect the fortunes of a brass band

Stéphane Denève heads for Stuttgart

French conductor named as Norrington’s successor

Keeping it live

Oliver Condy explains why he puts himself through the pain of early-morning practice

Bernard Coutaz (1922-2010)

Founder of Harmonia Mundi label dies

Youngest ever BBC Young Musician winner to make CD debut

Trombonist Peter Moore records Edward Gregson Concerto for Chandos

'A rare Bach treat' from La Petite Bande

Listen to a clip from the latest cantata disc here

Lorin Maazel to take up Munich Philharmonic post?

Munich mayor breaks story of new music director

Liverpool venue plans new hall

Philharmonic Hall to be extended

Broadcast highlights

The pick of the week's classical music programmes from 24 to 28 February 2010

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