June 2010

The Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, who beat Bryn Terfel in the 'Battle of the Baritones', is back at his mighty best with a Pushkin-inspired CD celebrating his heritage. Click here to find out more.


Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Twenty years since the famous Battle with Bryn, the mighty baritone tells Hugh Canning why Russian is best


Home, sweet home
So, who lived in a house like this? David Nice visits the homes of some composing greats


Carnival of the Animals
Which is the finest recording of Saint-Saëns's famous musical menagery?