Listen to a clip from Schmidt's Third Symphony

Vassily Sinaisky triumphs with his new recording

Cheltenham pace-setters

Jeremy Pound continues his report from the Cheltenham Music Festival

Kent Nagano leaves Munich post

Nagano to quit directorship of Bavarian State Opera

Listen to a clip of Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Simon Trpčeski performs on our free cover CD for August 2010

Valery Gergiev triumphs with Stravinsky

Listen to a clip from the Mariinsky Orchestra's Oedipus Rex recording here

Martha Argerich

The Argentine piano legend's unexpected appearance in London was a humbling lesson, writes Helen Wallace

Win! Tickets to Glyndebourne

Enter our online competition to see Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel

Vieuxtemps' violin to become world’s most expensive musical instrument

Instrument by top violin-maker ‘del Gesu’ to beat previous record price

Name the pianist

Win! Recordings of BBC Music Magazine’s Top 20 pianists

Cesare Siepi (1923-2010)

Italian bass known for his portrayal of Mozart’s Don Giovanni dies


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