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Derek Jacobi narrates The Nutcracker on Christmas Day

Listen to Sir Derek Jacobi’s narration of The Nutcracker on Classic FM this Christmas

Jordan performs in The Nutcracker

Teenage ballerina in wheelchair achieves dream of dancing in Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker

1812 Overture

Percussionist perfectly dodges a flying bass drum mallet in a hilariously dramatic 1812 Overture

Bassoon squeaky chair

This duet for bassoon and squeaky chair is just hilarious

Mozart blood

6 pieces of music that killed their composers

Sydney SO Paper Bags

An orchestra performed Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture with PAPER BAGS


‘Explore as far as you can go with your imagination – and study like hell!’ – conductor Koen Kessels

tchaikovsky marble run

An epic marble run PERFECTLY synced up with Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker

Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: Soundtrack, trailer, cast and everything you need to know

Happy Birthday in the style of Wagner, Verdi and Debussy

What if Wagner had written Happy Birthday – or Verdi, Debussy or Tchaikovsky?

Line Rider set to Tchaikovsky’s ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’ is just perfect

Line Rider set to Tchaikovsky’s ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’ is utterly ingenious

The best classical music for morning

The best classical music for mornings

Case Notes Tchaikovsky

How did Tchaikovsky die?

Classical music in wartime

The most moving classical music composed in wartime

Nobuyuki Tsujii

Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich - live from Liverpool this Thursday!

Pieces the great composers hated

From Boléro to the 1812 Overture: these are the pieces that embarrassed the great composers

Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture lyrics

Here’s what Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture would sound like with LYRICS

Hall of Fame 2018

Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture tops the Classic FM Hall of Fame for the first time ever