Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Tchaikovsky video

Top Tchaikovsky pieces

Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893 : Russia) Conductor: Claudio Abbado Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4534962

Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893 : Russia) Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel Ensemble: Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 477 9355

Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Conductor: Andre Previn Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra Record label: EMI Classics Catalogue ID: 9676842

Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893 : Russia) Conductor: Jakub Hrusa Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Nicola Benedetti Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4764092

Classic FM's Fast and Friendly Guide to Tchaikovsky


Most shared Tchaikovsky features

A young Joshua Bell plays in a 1982 violin masterclass

Unearthed footage of 15-year-old Joshua Bell playing Tchaikovsky is terrifyingly good

Heart-melting quotations from love letters written by composers

10 heart-melting quotations from composers’ love letters

Tianxu An during the Tchaikovsky Competition mixup

Soloist horrified as orchestra starts playing wrong concerto in piano competition nightmare

The 15 best violin concertos of all time.

The 15 greatest violin concertos of all time, ranked

Squid Game soundtrack: what classical music is in the Netflix show?

Squid Game soundtrack: what classical music is in the Netflix show?

Classical music inspired by autumn

11 evocative pieces of classical music inspired by the colours of autumn

Listening to music with your child has long been thought to help develop their mind and listening skills.

10 of the best pieces of classical music for children

Some of history's greatest composers were part of the LGBTQ+ community.

15 LGBTQ+ composers in classical music history that you probably already know

The Santa Clause 3

Why *that* tune from The Nutcracker is in every Christmas movie trailer

Ukraine’s Culture Minister, Oleksandr Tkachenko, has asked Western allies to pause all performances of music by the 19th-century Russian composer

Ukraine’s Culture Minister calls for Tchaikovsky boycott until the end of the war

Christmas is upon us, which means it's time to rediscover all those favourite festive pieces of music

The 20 best pieces of classical Christmas music

Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake at the London Coliseum (2011)

The best ballet scores of all time

The XIII International Tchaikovsky Music Competition

Russia’s Tchaikovsky Competition expelled from the World Federation of International Music Competitions

Tchaikovsky stayed in Trostyanets in his 20s; the city is now destroyed

Tchaikovsky’s house destroyed by Russian army in north-east Ukraine

Chihuahua dances Swan Lake routine at Crufts

Surprisingly graceful chihuahua performs ‘Swan Lake’ ballet routine at Crufts dog show

The all-Tchaikovsky programme was pulled from an upcoming concert

Cardiff Philharmonic pulls Tchaikovsky from concert programme over Ukraine conflict