Find out more about Aled Jones, team leader for #TeamRachmaninov
Will 2014 see Rachmaninov hold on to the top spot he currently occupies? Alan Titchmarsh and Aled Jones are heading up #TeamRachmaninov to make sure he's still no. 1.
This year, the Classic FM Hall of Fame is more competitive than ever before. The composers are going head to head in the ultimate classical battle, so they can claim the prize of being top of the top 300 in 2014.
Unfortunately, most of the composers in the Hall of Fame are, well, dead. So we've enlisted the help of a few of our presenters to champion their cause.
The double-header of Alan Titchmarsh and Aled Jones will be making the case for Sergei Rachmaninov to hold on to the top spot in the Hall of Fame - 2013 saw him at no. 1 again with his Piano Concerto No. 2.
Do you favour this giant of the piano repertoire, or is there another work of his that deserves more recognition? Could he be the first composer to top the chart with two different works?
It's time to support the current champ - and Alan and Aled are on hand to guide you through it.
Aled Jones and Alan Titchmarsh want YOU!
We've given Aled Jones and Alan Titchmarsh a bit of a Hall of Fame challenge: can they fit their love of Rachmaninov into a 15 second Instagram video? Watch why they think you should be on #TeamRachmaninov and vote for him in the Hall of Fame this year.
Aled Jones loves Rach so much, he couldn't reign in his enthusiasm! So he's spilled over onto two videos:
Think you can do better? Tweet us your Instagram videos @ClassicFM using the hashtag #TeamRachmaninov.
Tweets about #TeamRachmaninov
Reasons to be on #TeamRachmaninov
Get to know Alan Titchmarsh, leader of #TeamRachmaninov
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