In our latest issue...

Carnival of the Animals
Jessica Duchen guides us creature by creature through Saint-Saëns’s perpetually popular musical menagerie

The Royal Albert Hall at 150
Rick Jones charts the history of ‘the nation’s village hall’

The return of the BBC Proms!
Your comprehensive guide to this year’s Proms season

Music and the Mind
James Goodwin explores the connections between listening to music and its effect on the human brain

Singing with Nightingales
Simon Broughton joins folk singer Sam Lee and cellist Matthew Barley as they venture into the Sussex woods

The BBC Music Magazine Interview
Anna Lapwood, the multi-talented organist, conductor and BBC broadcaster, talks to Amanda Holloway

Composer of the Month
Outstanding and outspoken, Ruth Gipps was a major 20th-century British talent, as Leah Broad explains

Building a Library
Erik Levi on Bartók’s Second Violin Concerto

Music that Changed Me Pianist Peter Donohoe