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In our latest issue...

Yo-Yo Ma
Helen Wallace meets the cellist whose musical boundary crossing has taken him from along the Silk Road to Appalachian America and beyond.

Perfect storms
Malcolm Hayes explores how composers have conjured up wind, rain, thunder and lightning in their scores.

Concerts in lockdown
We talk to the musicians streaming from home.

August Manns
Andrew Green on the Crystal Palace music director who brought the world’s greatest artists to South London.

The BBC Music Magazine Interview
Estonian conductor Paavo Järvi talks to James Naughtie.

Composer of the Month
George Hall on the hugely successful early-20th-century operetta composer, Franz Léhar.

Building a Library
Jessica Duchen picks the best versions of Tchaikovsky’s heart-rending fantasy-overture Romeo and Juliet.