A choral Christmas
As St John's College, Cambridge notches up 500 years, we join its choir for a festive celebration
It's a gift!
From Wagner's Siegfried Idyll to a Shostakovich Violin Concerto, we peek under the wrapping paper of the greatest musical presents ever given
A Victorian tale
Andrew Green explores how Prince Albert helped restore Britain's musical life back to greatness
Hansel and Gretel
Neil Fisher chooses the tastiest recordings of Humperdinck's sumptuous fairy-tale opera