13 great gift ideas for classical music lovers this Christmas

13 great gift ideas for classical music lovers this Christmas

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Christmas

UK - Peter Wright's "The Nutcracker" in London

Royal Ballet tweaks ‘Arabian dance’ scene in The Nutcracker to ensure show is inclusive

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Royal Ballet

Pianist reimagines Beethoven's 'Für Elise' as an Einaudi miniature

If Einaudi had written ‘Für Elise’? Pianist reimagines Beethoven’s piano miniature

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Einaudi

Research finds buskers earn more if they play classical music on cold Sundays

Research finds buskers earn more if they play classical music on cold Sundays

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Marching Bands are a staple in American music education

How the marching band became a staple of American music education

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Music Education

Andrew Garfield plays Jonathan Larson in 'tick, tick...BOOM!' on Netflix

Yes, Andrew Garfield is really singing in ‘tick, tick… BOOM!’. He can also play piano.

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Janet Rollé and Beyoncé Knowles

Businesswoman who leads Beyoncé’s empire to head up leading US ballet company

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Are you a classical composer expert?

If you can name even just 10 of these classical composers, you’re an expert

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Lifestyle

The music industry is one of the last to recover post pandemic

83% of professional musicians unable to find regular work since pandemic, charity says

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Coronavirus

What are the lyrics to Coventry Carol? What is it about?

What are the lyrics to Coventry Carol, and what are they really about?

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Christmas

Is this the grandest Wetherspoons in the UK?

This former opera house is now pulling £2 pints after being restored into a pub

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was filmed in Gloucester Cathedral

Troll in the cloisters? The UK’s most beautiful cathedrals used in famous films

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Discover Music

This week’s on-air highlights – including Album of the Week and Drive Discovery

This week’s on-air highlights – including Album of the Week and Drive Discovery

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Ed Sheeran and Yo-Yo Ma

Ed Sheeran: ‘Yo-Yo Ma emailed me to tell me he loved my song Shape of You’

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Andrew Marr joins Classic FM

Andrew Marr joins Classic FM to present new classical music programme

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Will it be curtains for this year’s school christmas concerts?

Will school Christmas concerts be going ahead in 2021?

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