Scientists tested the impact of listening to Mozart and Haydn on epileptic patients and found Mozart’s music more effective for treating epilepsy.
Max Richter’s new album features the world premiere recording of his ballet score ‘Exiles’ and orchestral versions of some of his best-known works.
Saxophonist and presenter Jess Gillam has been awarded an MBE for Services to Music in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Alice Sara Ott’s new album ‘Echoes Of Life’ is an autobiographical musical journey featuring Chopin’s 24 Préludes and seven contemporary works.
Debbie Wiseman’s ‘The Music Of Kings & Queens’, celebrating the Queen’s 95th birthday, features narrations by Dame Helen Mirren and Damian Lewis.
Watch Andrea Bocelli performing ‘Nessun Dorma’ at the UEFA Euro 2020 Opening Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on 11 June 2021.
A selection of Decca and Deutsche Grammophon classical box sets are available with up to 45% off from Presto Classical until 9 August 2021.
BBC Proms 2021 welcome back audiences with six weeks of live concerts from the Royal Albert Hall in its 150th-anniversary year.
Mezzo-soprano Emily D’Angelo has signed to Deutsche Grammophon and will release her debut album for the label, 'enargeia', in October 2021.
Violinist Nicola Benedetti will release her new album ‘Baroque’, and the Benedetti Foundation present the first Baroque Virtual Sessions, in July 2021.
Pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason explores the musical landscape of 20th century America on her new album ‘Summertime’ released 9 July 2021.
Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s new album ‘Gustav Mahler – Symphony No. 8’ will be available in Dolby Atmos.
A new podcast and video documentary series explores the fascinating story behind the pioneering record label Mercury Living Presence.
Bernard Herrmann’s complete film score recordings for Phase 4 will be released to mark the 110th anniversary of the birth of the great composer.
World leading choral ensemble VOCES8 will release their new album ‘Infinity’ in August 2021 – watch the video for ‘Scene Suspended’ here!