Antonio Cadenas plays piano

101-year-old man with Alzheimer’s shows us all the eternal power of music

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All the times classical music cropped up in unexpected places

13 mind-blowing times classical music cropped up in unexpected places

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Violin-shaped boat parades near the Accademia Bridge in Venice, Italy.

A giant 12-metre violin boat just sailed through the canals of Venice

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India’s ambulance sirens will play out traditional flute and tabla music

India to replace ambulance sirens with traditional flute and tabla music

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Classic FM’s Alexander Armstrong to sing 24 concerts in 24 hours for charity

Alexander Armstrong’s Music Marathon: Classic FM presenter takes on 24 concerts in 24 hours for charity

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Charity

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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Rice ball composers

Someone is turning great classical composers into rice balls and it’s a thing of beauty

4 days ago

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In Germany, super-sniffer dogs are detecting whether concertgoers have coronavirus

In Germany, super-sniffer dogs are detecting whether concertgoers have coronavirus

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Coronavirus

Best versions of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata

7 greatest-ever versions of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata

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Beethoven

Watch official trailer for West Side Story remake by Steven Spielberg

‘West Side Story’ Spielberg remake: 2021 UK release date, trailer, cast and soundtrack revealed

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Classic FM Live returns to the Royal Albert Hall

Classic FM Live at the Royal Albert Hall: last chance to get tickets to our spectacular concert

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Events

Pianist plays the ‘Psycho’ theme on a piano with actual knives

Pianist plays the ‘Psycho’ theme on a piano with actual knives – and it’s utterly terrifying

6 days ago

What does the music to Hans Zimmer’s ‘Dune’ sound like, and why are there three soundtracks?

Hans Zimmer’s ‘Dune’ score: what does it sound like, and why are there three soundtracks?

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Zimmer

Japanese conductor Kazuki Yamada will become the first non-European to lead the CBSO.

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra appoints Kazuki Yamada as chief conductor

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CBSO

Bach makes us reach for the biscuit tin, new classical music study shows

Bach makes us reach for the biscuit tin, new classical music study shows

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English Touring Opera drops half its orchestra in drive for diversity

English Touring Opera drops half its orchestra in controversial move, citing ‘increased diversity’

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