He's one of classical music’s most important composers - and on the eve of his 80th birthday, we got to ask him what he thinks about the state of classical music in 2016.
Ever wondered what goes on behind-the-scenes at a recording session? These films by the company A Fly on The Wall get up-close and personal with some of the very best musicians, as they record…
Devilishly difficult Die Fledermaus
Daniel Petrica Ciobanu plays a devilishly difficult transcription of part of Johann Strauss II's Die Fledermaus.
Boris Giltburg plays Prokofiev
An up-close look at the virtuosic Suggestion Diabolique:
Cellist Alban Gerhardt plays Rostropovich
One of Rostropovich's flashiest and rarely performed pieces – captured on film.
Rosey Chan improvises between takes
A spot of jazz in a break at a recording session: