The 20 greatest conductors of all time
We asked 100 of today's leading maestros to tell us which of their peers and predecessors they admire above all others. Here we present the results…


Festivals special!
As the festival season gets underway, we present our 36-page guide to the best classical music events in the UK and beyond this summer

James Rhodes
James Naughtie meets the maverick pianist who has torn up the concert hall rulebook

Britten and the Royals
John Bridcut tells the intriguing story of the composer's friendship with the Queen

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