Exclusive interview: Bryn Terfel
The Welsh baritone raises a glass with us to mark Giuseppe Verdi's bicentenary – plus we explore the opera composer's greatest roles
James Naughtie meets the English tenor as he prepares to record Britten's War Requiem
Buying a piano
From frames to strings, dampers to hammers, David Owen Norris imparts invaluable advice on snapping up a second-hand instrument
Paul Riley surveys the life and melancholic works of the great 16th-century lutenist
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Verdi's Requiem: Enjoy a scintillating live performance, exclusive to BBC Music Magazine
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