Alexander Melnikov

The Russian pianist describes recording Shostakovich’s 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87 

Radio 3 clears schedules for ten hours of live music

The BBC Big Concert celebrates the BBC’s nationwide performing groups

Glorious Dvořák from Marin Alsop

Listen to a clip from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's latest disc here

Anneliese Rothenberger (1924-2010)

Germany’s beloved lyric soprano dies in Switzerland

Mahan Esfahani

The American harpsichordist on his reverence for Bach and recording Poulenc's Concert champêtre

Django Bates

The jazz composer, famous for his part in 1980s free jazz ensemble Loose Tubes, pays tribute to Charlie Parker in his new piano trio album Belovèd Bird

Danielle de Niese

The American soprano on mixing opera and reality TV for BBC Four's Diva Diaries

Argentina’s renowned Teatro Colón reopens

‘World’s finest opera house’ raises curtain

Augustin Hadelich

On the eve of his UK debut, the German violinist talks about the challenges of finding the right violin to play

Schmitt's Tragedy of Salome

Listen to a clip from the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra's disc here 

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