Arvo Pärt


We celebrate the music of the spiritual composer, whose music has captivated a generation.

Stephen Kovacevich

James Naughtie meets the American pianist as he approaches his 75th Birthday.

Classical India

As western classical music thrives in Mumbai, John Allison takes a look at its first professional symphony orchestra in its 10th year.

Pencils and Post-its

We gain an insight into the musical interpretations of conductors, instrumentalists and singers through the written markings on their scores.

George Enescu

Erik Levi takes a look at the 'colourful craftsmanship' of the Romanian composer and violinist.

Plus on your free cover CD:

Arvo Pärt: A Celebration

Music by the Estonian composer including:
Adam's Lament
Canctus in memoriam Benjamin Britten

Click on the cover image below to download the CD inlay

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