All Music News & Songs

Thursday, 2nd July 2015

  1. This piano improvisation on the Coronation Street theme is completely stunning

Wednesday, 1st July 2015

  1. Yuanfan Yang on his Classic FM Live debut
  2. How to play Grieg's Piano Concerto, by Gabriela Montero
  3. Wynne Evans serenaded us and we're feeling a bit emotional
  4. 'It's humbling and gratifying that my music is performed globally', says Sir Karl Jenkins

Tuesday, 30th June 2015

  1. Gabriela Montero played a piano improvisation just for us
  2. Opening night of Royal Opera’s William Tell met with boos at depiction of 'sexual assault'

Thursday, 25th June 2015

  1. This is what it's like to conduct the William Tell Overture
  2. Craig Ogden plays 'Sevilla' exclusively for Classic FM

Tuesday, 23rd June 2015

  1. James Horner's final Classic FM interview: turning down Lord of the Rings and the trouble with directors
  2. Film music composer James Horner killed in plane crash, aged 61

Monday, 22nd June 2015

  1. Kirill Petrenko is the chief conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic

Friday, 19th June 2015

  1. Vienna Philharmonic: Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn 2015

Tuesday, 16th June 2015

  1. Exclusive: André Rieu launches 'Ask André' at cinema screenings
  2. Daniel Barenboim and Gustavo Dudamel have recorded absolutely stonking Brahms concertos (and you can hear it here first)

Monday, 15th June 2015

  1. Joshua Bell and Academy of St. Martin in the Fields are Classic FM’s Artists in Residence

Friday, 12th June 2015

  1. Sir Neville Marriner becomes a companion of honour and Karl Jenkins is given a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list
  2. Karl Jenkins has been made a knight and we’re absolutely delighted

Tuesday, 9th June 2015

  1. Classical music can help lower blood pressure

Tuesday, 2nd June 2015

  1. 'I love ageing classical audiences', says Stephen Hough

Sunday, 31st May 2015

  1. Great War Symphony: free download of Patrick Hawes's WW1 centenary piece

Friday, 29th May 2015

  1. American Chamber Music: The Nash Ensemble

Tuesday, 26th May 2015

  1. Daniel Barenboim unveils a stunning new piano… with his name on it
  2. Sotheby's are auctioning actual locks of Mozart's and Beethoven's hair

Friday, 22nd May 2015

  1. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5/Romeo and Juliet - San Francisco SO/Tilson-Thomas

Tuesday, 19th May 2015

  1. A top cellist told us the secret of great vibrato

Thursday, 14th May 2015

  1. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra announces new season

Wednesday, 13th May 2015

  1. Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra announces 2015-2016 season

Tuesday, 12th May 2015

  1. Valery Gergiev exclusive: ‘It’s hugely important for young children to be included in the great world of classical music’

Monday, 11th May 2015

  1. Full Works Concert - Monday 11 May 2015, 8pm
  2. Nicola Benedetti: 'Children should be exposed to classical music just as they are to great books'

Friday, 8th May 2015

  1. André Rieu: Magic of the Violin

Tuesday, 5th May 2015

  1. Antonio Pappano, Andris Nelsons and Mary Bevan among RPS Awards winners

Friday, 1st May 2015

  1. Lang Lang Talks Practising
  2. The Tchaikovsky Album - RLPO/Petrenko

Thursday, 30th April 2015

  1. City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra becomes Classic FM's Orchestra in the Midlands

Wednesday, 29th April 2015

  1. Daniel Barenboim: ‘It’s belittling to think of Elgar as only an English composer’

Tuesday, 28th April 2015

  1. David Garrett in the Classic FM web chat
  2. Daniel Barenboim talks exclusively to Classic FM: ‘I am militant against instrumentalists who conduct’

Monday, 27th April 2015

  1. Craig Armstrong: Far from the Madding Crowd - Original soundtrack

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