Christmas 2012

Find out how Charles Dickens and his fellow Victorians gave us our seasonal music traditions


A Dickensian Christmas
Add another log or two to the fire and gather the family, as David Owen Norris tells the story of how Charles Dickens and his Victorian peers gave us the seasonal musical traditions we know so well today


When we were young…
From Prokofeiv to Poulenc, Daniel Jaffé rolls back the years as he delights in some of the most enchanting pieces ever written for children

Voices of government
Jeremy Pound joins MPs and Lords alike as the Parliament Choir warms up for the festive season

Bernard Haitink
James Naughtie enjoys a rare exclusive interview with the acclaimed Dutch conductor

Plus on your free CD!
Laudibus sings Christmas choral music, recorded exclusively for BBC Music Magazine


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