Cello Concerto in E minor Opus 85 (3) Edward Elgar Download 'Cello Concerto in E minor Opus 85 (3)' on iTunes
Film composers Craig Armstrong (pictured here with daughter Angeline) and Rachel Portman were among those classical artists honoured in the New Year's List.
Katherine Jenkins and Rolando Villazón judged the ITV1 series Popstar to Operastar in January and February.
Darius Campbell, winner of Popstar to Operastar.
Composer Michael Giacchino won a BAFTA and an Oscar for his soundtrack to the film Up.
The Philharmonia rehearses for Classic FM Live at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Julian Lloyd Webber performed Elgar's Cello Concerto.
The Band of the Coldstream Guards performed a fanfare.
Once again Ralph Vaughan Williams' The Lark Ascending made it to number one in the Hall of Fame.
Danielle de Niese, hostess of the Classical BRIT Awards on 12 April 2010.
The Classical BRIT Awards 2010 with NS&I were announced on 13 May. Only Men Aloud won the NS&I Album of the Year Award for Band of Brothers.
Classic FM's very own Myleene Klass presented.
Broadcast and Beethoven expert John Suchet joined Classic FM in June.
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras passed away in July.
The results of the Movie Music Chart were announced in September. Howard Shore's score for The Lord of the Rings was voted number one.
12-year-old Isabel Suckling became the youngest ever solo classical artist to be signed by a major record label in September.
Tim Lihoreau interviewed the stars backstage before Classic FM Live in September. Here he is with Vasily Petrenko. Photo by Harriet Armstrong.
Margherita Taylor, Jamie Crick and Mark Forrest presented the evening.
Jack Liebeck performed The Lark Ascending with the RLPO.
Gabriela Montero performed Grieg. Photo by Matt Crossick
Classic FM and Making Music's initiative 123sing! got people across the UK singing on 1, 2 and 3 October.
The world lost a great soprano in October: Australian soprano Dame Joan Sutherland.
Classic FM teamed up once again with The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts for Arts and Kids Week in October half-term.
The Schools Proms took place on three evenings in November. Margherita Taylor presented. Photo by Simon Fernandez.
The grand finale. Photo by Simon Fernandez.
The Classic FM Music Teacher of the Year awards were presented at the Schools Proms. Here Matthew Stimpson collects his Secondary School Music Teacher of the Year Award from Jeremy Hunt MP. Photo by Simon Fernandez.
The Classic FM Podcast launched in November. Einaudi was one of our first guests.
Composer Henryk Górecki, whose work Symphony of Sorrowful Songs Classic FM championed in 1992, passed away in November.
Our second National Listening Day in partnership with the Royal Philharmonic Society took place on Thursday 18 November.
Showman violinist André Rieu made chart history in November by reaching No.4 in the UK Pop Charts with his latest album of waltz tunes. Moonlight Serenade also became the fastest-selling instrumental album of the century so far!
Classic FM listeners sent us pictures of the arctic conditions in their areas. Here's one from Caroline Anderson.
We went slightly OTT decorating the studio for Christmas.