Was the iconic Russian the 20th century's most radical composer?
Tom Service tells the story of Shostakovich's 7th Symphony
The soprano's life after opera
We rediscover a neglected genius
Britain's heroic wartime pianist
Plus, on your free cover CD…
Butterworth: A Shropshire Lad – Rhapsody
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