BBC Music Magazine
The Russian conductor who dramatically left the Bolshoi Theatre in 2009 talks about Rachmaninov, Scriabin and the difference between Russian and English orchestras
A new work by Sally Beamish and Melanie Reid proves moving and thought provoking
Elizabeth Davis hears one of the compositions commissioned as part of the Cultural Olympiad
Magnificent Mahler from the Philharmonia Orchestra
Download a free track from Mahler’s Sixth Symphony
Championing the ‘backroom’ people for the Hall of Fame
Producers, A&R directors and label founders
Student wins chance to record on 300-year-old Stradivarius
ABRSM competition winner also receives masterclass with Nicola Benedetti.
Elizabeth Connell, Opera Singer, Dies at 65
Elizabeth Connell, a South African-born opera singer who won acclaim internationally in roles by Wagner, Strauss, Beethoven and others, died on Saturday in London.
The Swan who danced herself to death
Rupert Christiansen salutes the magical Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova as a new performance honours her memory.