In an artistic about-turn that no one predicted, Sting confidently explored classical music across three albums that remain some of his most experimental.
Sheku Kanneh-Mason has released one of his own compositions for the first time – watch the video for his new single ‘Melody’ here.
Pianist and composer Yiruma has announced his new EP ‘Room With A View’ will be released in May - watch the video for his new single here.
Watch acclaimed composer and pianist Joep Beving’s video for his new single 'Solitude', composed and filmed during lockdown, here.
Explore our selection of the greatest ballet music including Tchaikovsky's ‘Swan Lake’, ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ and ‘The Nutcracker’.
‘Classics Unlocked’ podcast, presented by Graham Abbott, explores Elgar’s legendary ‘Cello Concerto’ and his magnificent ‘Violin Concerto’.
Today violinist Nicola Benedetti released her first single, 'Salut d’Amour', from her new Elgar album – watch the video here.
The performance has now been viewed in excess of 35 million times since Sunday evening.
Explore Vaughan Williams’ ‘The Lark Ascending’ – a ‘pastoral romance’ for violin and orchestra inspired by George Meredith’s poem.
Watch Andrea Bocelli’s extraordinary Easter Sunday performance from Milan’s empty Duomo cathedral, streamed live globally via YouTube, here.
Explore Handel’s 'Messiah' - an oratorio which traces the story of Jesus Christ and is one of the greatest choral works of all time.
Explore our guide to Bach’s ‘St Matthew Passion’ widely regarded as one of the greatest masterpieces of classical sacred music.
Max Richter’s landmark 8-hour work ‘Sleep’ will be broadcast globally on radio stations including BBC Radio 3 this Easter weekend.
On Easter Sunday Andrea Bocelli will give a solo performance at the Duomo Cathedral in Milan which will be livestreamed globally on YouTube.
From the scared to the secular, to the simply sublime, we’ve put together the ultimate playlist of the best classical music for Easter.
Explore our guide to Beethoven’s revolutionary ‘Eroica’ Symphony No. 3 – an extraordinary masterpiece which changed the musical world.