All Music News & Songs

Friday, 29th July 2016

  1. This Star Wars flute multi-track is basically everything we love and more

Thursday, 28th July 2016

  1. Can we please just take a moment to recognise how incredible Janine Jansen sounds here?

Tuesday, 26th July 2016

  1. Exclusive to Classic FM: a rare chance to listen to Einaudi's Piano Concerto
  2. Pavarotti’s widow tells Trump to stop using Nessun Dorma at rallies

Monday, 25th July 2016

  1. Watch adorable five-year-old Evan Le flawlessly perform Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 8

Thursday, 21st July 2016

  1. Simon Pegg: 'I'm a big apologist for Star Trek: The Motion Picture'

Tuesday, 19th July 2016

  1. ‘Don’t be satisfied with being a big fish in a small pond’: Antonio Pappano’s 5 tips for musicians
  2. Cecilia Bartoli holds this one note for an astonishingly long time (complete with showy crescendos and diminuendos)

Monday, 18th July 2016

  1. Two musicians played the theme from Star Wars outside John Williams’ house, and he popped out to meet them

Friday, 15th July 2016

  1. Nicola Benedetti tells us why Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto is utterly devastating

Thursday, 14th July 2016

  1. Star Wars played on 64 floppy disk drives is surprisingly pleasing

Monday, 11th July 2016

  1. Classic FM Live at the Royal Albert Hall: tickets from £12.50

Monday, 4th July 2016

  1. Take a 360-degree look at the LA Phil and Gustavo Dudamel in action

Friday, 1st July 2016

  1. Pianist tries to put his daughter to sleep, fails, cuteness ensues
  2. The exquisitely simple piece for cello and piano, with a breathtakingly beautiful impact

Wednesday, 29th June 2016

  1. Steven Isserlis on Brexit: ‘a major blight on the musical lives of many nations’

Tuesday, 28th June 2016

  1. Random New Yorkers were invited to conduct this orchestra on a street corner
  2. Watch a 14-year-old violinist break TWO strings, and not miss a beat
  3. Top conductor Daniel Barenboim issues a call for European patriotism after Brexit

Monday, 27th June 2016

  1. Musicians protest Brexit tensions with Beethoven's 'Ode to Joy' in London

Wednesday, 22nd June 2016

  1. This stirring, under-appreciated gem is the reason we miss James Horner so much

Tuesday, 21st June 2016

  1. This is the most beautiful musical depiction of the sea ever written

Monday, 20th June 2016

  1. Einaudi plays piano on an 'iceberg' as an Arctic glacier crumbles around him

Friday, 17th June 2016

  1. Album reviews and new releases: Morricone magic and film favourites for flute

Thursday, 16th June 2016

  1. Here’s a multi-trombone cover of ‘Duel Of The Fates’ from Star Wars

Wednesday, 15th June 2016

  1. This trombone fail will make you laugh and then immediately feel awful for laughing

Monday, 13th June 2016

  1. Tasmin Little performs piece by Classic FM's John Brunning
  2. Here are 5 very different ways of doing the insane rallentando from Khachaturian’s Adagio from Spartacus
  3. Joyce DiDonato has posted a powerful response to the Orlando shootings

Friday, 10th June 2016

  1. Alison Balsom awarded OBE in The Queen's Birthday Honours

Thursday, 9th June 2016

  1. The Star Wars theme combined with the Lark Ascending is unashamedly populist - and totally works

Wednesday, 8th June 2016

  1. A jazz version of Beethoven's Für Elise works REALLY well

Tuesday, 7th June 2016

  1. The Wedding March (drunk version) is the funniest thing you could hear on your special day
  2. Watch a brass section prank the entire orchestra with a little bit of John Williams

Monday, 6th June 2016

  1. This scene from Amadeus proves what an incredible, musical mind its writer was

Thursday, 2nd June 2016

  1. This kid air-conducting the end of Mahler 2 is ridiculously heart-warming

Wednesday, 1st June 2016

  1. This Handel shred is the most majestic piece of classical humour
  2. Watch Laura Bretan, 13, blow America’s Got Talent away with a dramatic ‘Nessun Dorma’

Tuesday, 31st May 2016

  1. A complete music nerd spent days composing Pachelbel’s Canon in Minecraft. And it’s surprisingly good
  2. Final work by Peter Maxwell Davies premiered at Battle of Jutland memorial

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