John Barry is the legendary movie composer of such Oscar-winning soundtracks as Out of Africa, Dances with Wolves, not to mention eleven James Bond scores.
Monday, 28th October 2013
Friday, 12th July 2013
Young singers from across Essex enjoyed a music workshop and Q & A session with one of the UK's most in-demand composers
Friday, 26th April 2013
See the pictures from Howard Goodall's world premiere of new piece More Tomorrows at Classic FM Live at the Royal Albert Hall.
Friday, 9th November 2012
Preludes, nocturnes, waltzes - Chopin composed some of the greatest Romantic piano music. Learn more about him with our interesting facts.
Wednesday, 26th September 2012
Choral conductor, composer, YouTube sensation, and model (!) - get to know the multi-talented musician, Eric Whitacre
Tuesday, 25th September 2012
The composer and conductor performed a movement from one of his best-loved works, 'Benedictus', from The Armed Man
Friday, 21st September 2012
We take a look at the winners of the Outstanding Contribution to Music and Lifetime Achievement awards from over the years
Friday, 31st August 2012
Secretive sopranos and cunning composers – classical musicians don’t always tell the truth.
Thursday, 23rd August 2012
John Williams talks exclusively to Classic FM's Tommy Pearson
Tuesday, 21st August 2012
Classic FM takes a look at some of the artists, musicians and composers who achieved great things before they hit 18.
Wednesday, 15th August 2012
Mozart’s opera, The Magic Flute, is a fantastical tale that’s as moving as it is witty, and features some of Mozart’s most beautiful pieces
Tuesday, 14th August 2012
Mozart's opera Don Giovanni follows the adventures of the rougish, womanising Giovanni, mixing comedy, tragedy and drama with the supernatural
Monday, 13th August 2012
Three members of Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot have been jailed for hooliganism after they staged a guerrilla concert - but who is the classical music equivalent?
Discover the story behind Mozart's comedy opera Così fan tutte, a satirical tale of love that takes a cynical swipe at men and women
Friday, 10th August 2012
Our British composers of the past 400 years have so much to offer that we couldn't include it all, but here's a selection of some of the top songs and orchestral music that make us proud to wave our Union Jack.
Tuesday, 7th August 2012
E.L. James' book Fifty Shades Of Grey has inspired an album of fantastic classical music - here's our track by track album guide!
Monday, 6th August 2012
Opera, piano music, symphonies or concertos – Mozart’s music has something for everyone. Here's our pick of 15 great pieces, so you listen for yourself and discover the essential Mozart downloads.
Friday, 27th July 2012
Mozart's music has been used to soundtrack numerous movies, from romantic comedy to action thrillers. We take a look at some of the best Mozart music in movies
Tuesday, 24th July 2012
Take a look back at the classic movie Amadeus, the story of Mozart's life and death directed by Miloš Forman soundtracked by Mozart's greatest music
Monday, 9th July 2012
Tuesday, 3rd July 2012
The greatest American composers ever, all assembled in one handy gallery! Get to know Glass, Bernstein, Whitacre, Gershwin and all the rest
Friday, 27th January 2012
Born in Salzburg in 1756, Mozart is now recognised as one of the best classical composers of all times, with repertoire spanning opera to symphonies
Frederick Delius is an English Romantic composer, whose best pieces include 'A Mass of Life' and 'A Village Romeo and Juliet'. Find out more about the man and his most famous music with our handy guide.
Thursday, 19th January 2012
Celebrated composer Karl Jenkins premiered his brand new piece 'The Peacemakers' in New York's Carnegie Hall this week. See all the action from the concert here.
Monday, 31st January 2011
Thursday, 28th October 2010
Tuesday, 26th October 2010
Wednesday, 13th October 2010
Friday, 6th August 2010
Gustav Mahler's life and music was not short of incident and controversy - find out why with our handy facts gallery.
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