Rihanna, Studio Ghibli and Black Panther appear in new official piano syllabus

Rihanna, Studio Ghibli and Black Panther appear in new official piano syllabus

Dmytro Udovychenko in his winning performance

25-year-old Ukrainian wins prestigious competition with thrilling Shostakovich violin concerto

August Diehl stars as Shostakovich in a new film on the composer’s life, based on Julian Barnes’ novel, ‘The Noise of Time’.

Shostakovich is the subject of a new film, starring August Diehl

This week’s Classic FM radio highlights – including Album of the Week and Discovery of the Week

This week’s Classic FM radio highlights – including featured albums this week

9-year-old violinist Patrick is surprised by his favourite radio presenter, as Zeb Soanes turns up unannounced at his orchestra rehearsal.

Young musician surprised mid-orchestra rehearsal by his favourite radio presenter

Pavel Šporcl violin concert

Exuberant conductor knocks rare violin out of soloist’s hand in concerto nightmare