Telegraph critics pick the best rock and classical music from January until spring.
Beethoven’s progressive deafness shaped his later musical style as he switched to lower notes as he had difficulty hearing higher ones, a study has shown.
The composer Jonathan Willcocks recounts his experiences as a boy chorister in the Christmas Eve service at King’s College Chapel, Cambridge.
Hear nine lessons and carols from King’s in surround sound – on standard headphones.
Turning teenagers on to opera, they say. Whatever will those clever marketing people think of next?
‘There seems to be a need for a front man for opera and classical music. To get people excited about them is a huge opportunity’