Countdown to Classic FM Live
One of the biggest classical events of the year returns to the Royal Albert Hall on September 23. Enjoy Alfie Boe, Milos and, of course, fireworks!
The 12 stages of practising a musical instrument
10 irresistible musician chat-up lines
Want to crescendo your chances? These pick-up lines are perfect for awkward musicians everywhere
Today John has the exclusive premiere play of the brand new release from Chinese piano sensation Lang Lang.
Mozart/Nielsen: Clarinet Concertos - Julian Bliss/Royal Northern Sinfonia/Mario Venzago
John Suchet's Album of the Week, 15 September 2014
What's the best morning music to get you out of bed?
What pieces get you going on a dark, chilly autumn morning?
Nigel Kennedy changed classical music forever
If it wasn't for Nigel Kennedy’s version of Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, says John Brunning, you and I might not be listening to Classic FM today.
Maurice Jarre: a career in 15 movie soundtracks
He composed 'Lawrence of Arabia' in four weeks, scored the Mad Max film with Tina Turner in it - and created a theme for Jesus. Let's hear it for Maurice Jarre!
2014 Movie Music Hall of Fame: what do you think?
We've just announced the nation's favourite movie music – and we want to know what you think. What should have been in this year's chart? Why aren't there more women composers? Where are the latest film scores?
Classical Music Periods
Drown out the hustle and bustle of your daily commute with 50 Commuting Classics. Download now for just £6.99
Lose yourself in the endlessly fascinating world of classical music with this beautiful hardback book. Order now.
Open your eyes to the musical history of ‘The Eternal City’. Featuring music composed in, inspired or made famous by Rome.
If you enjoy listening to The Full Works Concerts on Classic FM, you'll love our CD range. Get 2 CDs for just £10 from HMV now!
Your chance to win a trip to Galway, Ireland.
You and your guests will be treated to a 3 course dinner, personal chef and a mixologist to make Martell Cognac cocktails
You and a guest could be at a concert in The Barbican next year, with a two-night stay in a 5-star hotel, thanks to Martell
Discover Chatsworth and all it has to offer as we have a weekend break for two to the Peak District to be won.
Classic FM presents Henry IV, parts I and II with the RSC.
Don't miss this six-day floral extravaganza set in the stunning surroundings of Wisley, and featuring the National Dahlia Society Annual Show, 2–7 September 2014.
Soloists Bryn Terfel, Ekaterina Scherbachenko and Stefan Rügamer join the RCS and London Philharmonic Orchestra to mark Remembrance Sunday and raise money for Veterans Aid.
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This week's Great Composer: Bizet
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