March 2012

Yuja Wang: an incredible pianist on the verge of world domination. In our March issue we talk to the musician you simply have to hear


Yuja Wang
When Martha Argerich pulled out of a concert in 2008, an unknown Yuja Wang stepped in, to rave reviews. Nick Shave meets a young musician who is now astonishing audiences around the world


Music and depression
Many of our great composers suffered from bipolar depression, but did this affliction aid or inhibit their genius? Stephen Johnson finds out

Scott Joplin
The 'King of Ragtime' also wrote two operas and a ballet. We take a long-overdue look at his life

Michael Collins
BBC Radio 4's James Naughtie meets one of the world's finest clarinettists


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