Articles

9 December 2019
It's one of the longest and most difficult pieces in the solo piano repertoire, but what make's Messiaen's 20 contemplations on the baby Jesus such...
9 December 2019
A round-up of the classical music novels, biographies and guides that have received five-star reviews this year in BBC Music Magazine
6 December 2019
As we come to the end of the UK-Russia Year of Music, Russian pianist Yulia Chaplina names some of the greatest symphonic works by Russian composers
5 December 2019
Seize the rare opportunity to see this extraordinary event in beautiful Bavaria with Martin Randall Travel
4 December 2019
We round up some of this season’s best festive albums
4 December 2019
We choose the greatest pieces by the great British composer
2 December 2019
It’s probably one of the most recognisable pieces of festive music there is, but when was Sleigh Ride written and who composed it?
25 November 2019
With a new take on HG Wells's classic story on TV, we take a look at past adaptations and their music...
22 November 2019
Our quick quide to the Patron Saint of Music
21 November 2019
We tell the story of Wagner's opera, based on a 13th-century epic poem about an Arthurian knight on a quest for the Holy Grail
20 November 2019
We choose five unmissable pieces by the great Scottish composer
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