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BBC Music Magazine Awards 2023
From solo recitals to rampaging operatic dragons, we present the BBC Music Magazine Awards 2023, plus interviews with all the winning performers

Vive la révolution!
Roger Nichols explores in depth the wonderful variety of Saint-Saëns’s five groundbreaking piano concertos

A slave no more
Gayle Wood on the remarkable story of Joseph Emidy, from captivity in South America to violin superstar

Smooth operator
Conductor Oliver Zeffman tells Michael White about staging concerts in unlikely and imaginative spaces

Anne-Sophie Mutter
The legendary violinist celebrates her 60th birthday in the company of Ariane Todes

Composer of the Month
Andrew Stewart on William Byrd, a Catholic composer who defied the many dangers of Elizabethan England

Building a Library
The finest recordings of Rebecca Clarke’s Viola Sonata are named by Rebecca Franks, who tells the work’s story

Musical Destinations
Laurence Vittes heads to California’s Napa Valley

Music that changed me
Soprano Angel Blue