All Music News & Songs

Wednesday, 25th May 2016

  1. Win tickets to the RLPO's The Last Waltz, presented by John Suchet

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. This old lady sings Verdi with more joy and youthfulness 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

Monday, 9th May 2016

  1. John Williams 'not sure' if he will score Star Wars Episode VIII
  2. The end is nigh: terrifying robot choir sings Beethoven’s Ode To Joy
  3. Emotional Leicester City manager hushes fans so they can hear Andrea Bocelli sing Nessun Dorma

Friday, 6th May 2016

  1. Valery Gergiev performs ‘tasteless’ concert in the ruins of the recently recaptured Palmyra, Syria
  2. She starts off singing a beautiful operatic aria, but then something magical happens

Thursday, 5th May 2016

  1. Is this the best accordion version of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons ever?
  2. Here’s what happens to your mouth when you sing a beautiful operatic aria inside an MRI scanner

Tuesday, 3rd May 2016

  1. An organist just forced up this wedding service with this epic Star Wars organ voluntary

Tuesday, 26th April 2016

  1. This bit of The Force Awakens soundtrack sounds remarkably similar to Mahler’s First Symphony
  2. Opera singer Saimir Pirgu on the day Pavarotti asked him for an encore
  3. This metal version of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata is not even slightly relaxing

Monday, 25th April 2016

  1. Andrea Bocelli's UK & Ireland tour 2016

Thursday, 21st April 2016

  1. This absolutely epic Beethoven 9 flashmob is still the greatest

Wednesday, 20th April 2016

  1. Is this the most thrilling, joyous and uplifting three minutes of music ever written?

Monday, 18th April 2016

  1. This guy turned a piano squeak into something quite beautiful

Friday, 15th April 2016

  1. Jeremy Irons pretending to play the oboe is hilariously inaccurate

Thursday, 14th April 2016

  1. Classic FM plays 100th birthday request for former pupil of Holst

Wednesday, 13th April 2016

  1. How does a professional pianist choose an instrument?
  2. Science says music is good for you – and Eric Whitacre has proved it

Monday, 11th April 2016

  1. Beethoven’s 5th reworked in the style of Chopin - it’s absolutely exquisite

Friday, 8th April 2016

  1. Beethoven 5 mixed with Led Zeppelin on cello sounds like an absolute face-melter
  2. André Rieu launches brand new waltz for HM The Queen

Wednesday, 6th April 2016

  1. This genius explains exactly what makes Beethoven’s music so exquisite… through maths

Monday, 4th April 2016

  1. Exclusive album stream: Gorécki’s Symphony of Sorrowful Songs reworked by saxophonist Colin Stetson

Friday, 1st April 2016

  1. Just how massive was Rachmaninov's hand-span?
  2. Could this lawsuit change music? A viola player is suing the Royal Opera House for damaging his hearing in rehearsal
  3. Batman v Superman composer Hans Zimmer: 'I’ve officially retired from the superhero business'

Thursday, 31st March 2016

  1. Music for Queen’s 90th birthday written by Classic FM composer Debbie Wiseman

Wednesday, 30th March 2016

  1. Gorecki’s Symphony of Sorrowful Songs on massive saxophone sounds surprisingly wonderful