All Music News & Songs

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

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
  3. We can’t stop watching the expression on this viola player’s face

Monday, 30th May 2016

  1. This one video proves precisely how incredibly virtuosic Martha Argerich is
  2. Donald Trump quotes sung by an opera singer are hilarious

Sunday, 29th May 2016

  1. Watch the Royal Scottish National Orchestra perform Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in their season finale

Saturday, 28th May 2016

  1. We still need positive action in classical music, says LA Phil boss

Friday, 20th May 2016

  1. Children perform a Star Wars concert (with lightsaber violin bows) a week after a fire at their school
  2. This is how the opening to 2001: A Space Odyssey was supposed to sound
  3. Let's enjoy that Monty Python sketch where they blow up the orchestra to the Blue Danube

Thursday, 19th May 2016

  1. The Star Wars Imperial March in a major key sounds bizarre and awful

Wednesday, 18th May 2016

  1. Fausta Truffa, the old lady who sings Verdi with more joy than singers half her age

Monday, 16th May 2016

  1. An in-depth masterclass on Bach’s Suites for solo cello

Thursday, 12th May 2016

  1. The Nutcracker performed by body poppers is an absolute revelation

Wednesday, 11th May 2016

  1. This is what happens when you sing Mozart’s Requiem to a toy koala

Tuesday, 10th May 2016

  1. RPS Awards: National Youth Orchestra and a multi-storey car park concert season honoured
  2. These singers performed a lip-wobblingly perfect Vaughan Williams song in a cave