Maria Callas
Michael Tanner explores the life and legacy of the legendary soprano


John Ogdon
The British pianist's wife, Brenda Lucas Ogdon, looks back on her life with the extraodinary virtuoso

Forgotten piano works
Members of the BBC Music Magazine team compete to find neglected piano masterpieces in second-hand shops with pianist David Owen Norris giving us his verdict on each

Elizabeth Davis on the composers who have tried to evoke nature's sounds in their music

Plus, on your free CD: Maria Callas, Lucia Popp and Elisabeth Söderström sing works by Puccini, Bizet, Mahler, Musorgsky and more!

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