Articles

18 April 2019
We introduce you to the composer who became the first African-American woman to have a symphony performed by a major American orchestra
17 April 2019
83 years from the day of his death, we pick the best works by the underrated but genius Italian composer, Ottorino Respighi
17 April 2019
We tell you everything you need to know in the run-up to this year’s BBC Proms season
17 April 2019
Celebrations of the solar system and planet earth take centre stage this year, alongside anniversary events for Proms founder Henry Wood 
17 April 2019
Kate Bolton-Porciatti travels through all the major and minor keys on her journey to find the finest recordings of Bach’s extensive sets of preludes and...
17 April 2019
William Shakespeare inspired some of the greatest musical scores ever written. We explore the operas, ballets, overtures, incidental music, tone poems, choral...
16 April 2019
The BBC Music Magazine team chooses the greatest new recordings each week
16 April 2019
We tell the story of how Beethoven composed his Pastoral Symphony, and share one the best recordings
Henry Mancini
16 April 2019
The musical all-rounder who conquered Hollywood, the recording studio and the concert hall…
Vaughan Williams
16 April 2019
Vaughan Williams unleashed an unprecedentedly aggressive side to his musical personality when composing his Fourth Symphony. We pick the finest recordings...
15 April 2019
We analyse the major themes of the work of the great Austrian composer
14 April 2019
We name the best pieces by the Baroque master of opera and oratorio
We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here