All Music News & Songs

Monday, 31st August 2015

  1. Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No.2 tops 20-year poll of classical music

Thursday, 27th August 2015

  1. Vaughan Williams: Symphony No.1, 'A Sea Symphony'
  2. Elgar: Coronation Ode

Tuesday, 25th August 2015

  1. This prog-metal version of Rhapsody in Blue is quite something

Monday, 24th August 2015

  1. Piano virtuoso Lang Lang just raced sprinter Usain Bolt (on the keyboard) - and it was a tie

Friday, 21st August 2015

  1. Anne-Sophie Mutter: The Club Album - Live from the Yellow Lounge
  2. We've got our hands on Andrea Bocelli's new album (and were the first in the world to play it!)

Tuesday, 18th August 2015

  1. Watch this 14-year-old boy absolutely nail the Queen of the Night aria

Monday, 17th August 2015

  1. The Perlman Sound
  2. A Festival of Fučík - RSNO/Järvi
  3. This dog plays the piano and it sounds like Beethoven’s Waldstein sonata
  4. Marin Alsop’s Classic FM Conducting Masterclass: Beating time

Thursday, 13th August 2015

  1. Play piano on the new Einaudi single on your computer keyboard

Monday, 10th August 2015

  1. Marin Alsop’s Classic FM Conducting Masterclass: An introduction to conducting
  2. Daniel Barenboim and Gustavo Dudamel have recorded absolutely stonking Brahms concertos (and you can hear it all week)

Friday, 7th August 2015

  1. Brahms: Piano Concertos - Barenboim/Staatskapelle Berlin/Dudamel
  2. Songs from the Arc of Life: Yo-Yo Ma/Kathryn Stott
  3. A guide to why Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius is the most epic choral stupendousness

Monday, 3rd August 2015

  1. John Rutter celebrates his 70th birthday: 'I'm still 27 inside'

Saturday, 1st August 2015

  1. Cellist Peter Gregson on a new approach to Bach, working with dancers and the atmosphere at the Bristol Proms

Friday, 31st July 2015

  1. The Music of Patrick Doyle: Solo Piano

Thursday, 30th July 2015

  1. Alison Balsom plays 'The Way You Look Tonight'

Tuesday, 28th July 2015

  1. This is what Mozart's own violin actually sounds like (spoiler: it's delightful)
  2. Your choir could sing at a Paul Mealor premiere in New York. Auditions are open now
  3. Daniel Hope plays some hugely exciting Tchaikovsky

Monday, 27th July 2015

  1. Daniel Hope on the beef between Tchaikovsky and Brahms

Wednesday, 22nd July 2015

  1. New Bond soundtrack: what does the new Spectre trailer tell us?

Tuesday, 21st July 2015

  1. Director discovers secret film score for Magnificent Seven remake - after composer's death
  2. Pay what you like and bring in your beer – legendary UK orchestra tears up the concert-going rulebook
  3. Maria Callas's limousines sell for more than £156,000

Monday, 20th July 2015

  1. The time a quartet decided to play Vivaldi upside-down, and everyone lost their minds
  2. Sol3 Mio’s Pene Pati wins the audience prize at Plácido Domingo’s Operalia – and video blogs the whole thing

Saturday, 18th July 2015

  1. A top singer's guide to getting through that long, long rehearsal

Friday, 17th July 2015

  1. Martha Argerich: Carte Blanche

Wednesday, 15th July 2015

  1. Jonas Kaufmann’s new Puccini album just dropped, and you get to hear it before anyone else
  2. Sharks are a little less scary thanks to Joshua Bell and the London Symphony Orchestra

Friday, 10th July 2015

  1. ENO Artistic Director John Berry steps down

Wednesday, 8th July 2015

  1. Debbie Wiseman appointed Classic FM's new Composer in Residence

Sunday, 5th July 2015

  1. Craig Ogden’s new album goes straight to No.1 in the classical chart

Thursday, 2nd July 2015

  1. This pianist spontaneously turned the Coronation Street theme into a completely stunning piece of solo piano music