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A Welsh Proms Classical Extravaganza

A Welsh Proms Classical Extravaganza

Owain Arwel Hughes leads Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra through a collection of classical favourites at the Welsh Proms

RCM Museum celebrates the life of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

RCM Museum celebrates the life of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

The composer's musical fight for civil rights is the focus of an intriguing new digital exhibition, explains Anna Barry

Boris Giltburg on performing Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2

Boris Giltburg on performing Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2

Boris Giltburg takes us on a musical journey through one of the most exhilarating and intense works in the piano repertoire

Life of an 19th-century diva

Life of an 19th-century diva

The star soprano Julie Dorus-Gras brushed shoulders with Donizetti and Meyerbeer, and created some of the best-known grand opera roles in history...

Is sight-reading damaging our music scene?

Is sight-reading damaging our music scene?

Sight-reading is a skill for which British musicians are renowned and envied the world over. But, suggests Benjamin Goodson, this remarkable talent may be doing our music scene more harm than good.

Classical music goes camping

Classical music goes camping

Claire Jackson visits the festival whose line up includes everything from Monteverdi to Mumford and Sons

Sound of Dance | Six of the best dances

Sound of Dance | Six of the best dances

Katie Derham picks her six favourite works of classical dance music...

'I thought classical music was for boys'

'I thought classical music was for boys'

The Royal Philharmonic Society's executive director Rosemary Johnson on how live music transformed her life

The story behind Liszt's unheard opera

The story behind Liszt's unheard opera

Can we really take Franz Liszt seriously as an opera composer? David Trippett makes the case for the Romantic genius.

A new tradition: girls in the choir

A new tradition: girls in the choir

Canterbury Cathedral’s David Newsholme on how his Girls’ Choir have taken ownership of a gendered musical heritage

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