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Articles, views and interviews with some of the biggest names in classical music
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Out and About
17/04/2019
We tell you everything you need to know in the run-up to this year’s BBC Proms season
World of Music
Grazyna Bacewicz
08/04/2019
We name the must-hear pieces by the Polish composer
World of Music
07/03/2019
Discover some fantastic music from the master of English Baroque

Artist Interviews

The actor and contralto takes us behind the scenes of her new play about Dame Ethel Smyth
12 Ensemble
Oliver Condy talks to 12 Ensemble’s Eloisa-Fleur Thom and cellist Max Ruisi about the ensemble and its debut album Resurrection
Andris Nelsons
We caught up with the Latvian conductor last week at Tanglewood in Massachusetts to discuss the Boston Symphony Orchestra's European Tour, which begins this weekend as part of the BBC Proms...
Composer Philip Venables
We talk to composer Philip Venables about his violin concerto Venables plays Bartók, which was premiered at the 2018 BBC Proms
We talk to the filmmaker about the process of creating his award-winning composer documentaries 
Kelli O'Hara
We talk to the Tony Award-winning singer and current star of The King and I at the London Palladium about her careers on Broadway and in opera
We talk to the composer about a landmark festival celebrating Vaughan Williams
The official harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales on playing at the royal wedding and why she loves the music of Sally Beamish and Barbara Strozzi
We meet the violinist ahead of his performance at Festival Napa Valley, where he is playing the soundtrack to The Red Violin 
In 2012, BBC Music Magazine interviewed the legendary British composer-conductor to celebrate his 60th birthday
Freya Parr talks to the renowned Chinese conductor as he hands over the baton after 20 years as artistic director of the Beijing Music Festival
'In general artists don’t make recordings to make money': the German record producer, who has six Grammy awards and over 600 recordings to his name, reflects on his illustrious career so far
Organist Anna Lapwood
'I was told to play more like a man': the British organist on why she's bringing together 22 female organists for a 24-hour Bach-a-thon
British composer Dan Jones provides insight into his soundtrack for the new film release of Ian McEwan’s classic novella
BBC Music Magazine talks to the winner of this year's winner of BBC Young Musician
The American singer-songwriter recently scored her first feature film, the award-winning Mudbound
Freya Parr talks to the legendary choreographer about his work with ballet’s finest scores
Leonard Elschenbroich and Mark Simpson
The composer and cellist tell us about the world premiere of Simpson's new Cello Concerto, commissioned by the BBC Philharmonic
We talk to British composer Chris Willis following his major feature film soundtrack debut

All Articles

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83 years from the day of his death, we pick the best...
We tell you everything you need to know in the run-up...
Celebrations of the solar system and planet earth take...
Kate Bolton-Porciatti travels through all the major...
William Shakespeare inspired some of the greatest...
The BBC Music Magazine team chooses the...
We tell the story of how Beethoven composed his...
Vaughan Williams
Vaughan Williams unleashed an unprecedentedly...
Henry Mancini
The musical all-rounder who conquered Hollywood, the...
We analyse the major themes of the work of the great...
We name the best pieces by the Baroque master of opera...
Leading choral conductors name their favourite works...
Karlheinz Stockhausen
We choose some of the greatest works by the pioneer of...
How composers have memorialised the events of 15 April...
A brief look at the life and work of the great music...
We choose the best examples of the Romantic composer...
Ginastera
The music of Alberto Ginastera (11 April 1916 –...
We announce the winners of this year's BBC Music...
The star-studded line-up of winners include the Mahler...
Britain’s top choral conductors name their...
We choose the finest recordings of a chamber work that...
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