Researchers have found that people who listened to classical music felt calmer and preferred sweet foods such as chocolate biscuits.
Discover our selection of the best Elgar works featuring 10 masterpieces including the ‘Enigma Variations' and his Cello and Violin Concertos.
Discover our selection of the best classical music for St George’s Day including masterpieces by Elgar, Holst, Purcell and Vaughan Williams.
Our guide to the ‘Enigma Variations’ explores the unsolved mystery behind the masterpiece which established Elgar’s international reputation.
Discover our selection of the best classical romantic music for Valentine's Day including passionate opera arias and fairytale ballet dances.
From BBC Young Musician to one of the biggest names in music today: discover the life of brilliant Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti.
Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason shot to fame when he performed at the Royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex – discover his music.
Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim is one of the most famous classical musicians on the planet. Discover more about his life and music.
Explore our selection of the very best concertos featuring masterpieces by composers including Bach, Beethoven, Mozart and Rachmaninov.
Daniel Barenboim will release Elgar’s 'Sea Pictures / Falstaff', recorded with Staatskapelle Berlin and Elīna Garanča, in July.
Explore the intriguing musical mystery behind Edward Elgar’s ‘Violin Concerto’ – which to this day has never been wholly solved …..
Today violinist Nicola Benedetti digitally released her new album ‘Elgar’ featuring his vast ‘Violin Concerto’ and ‘Salut d’Amour’.
‘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.
Chart-topping cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason received the award for Best Classical Artist at the prestigious 2020 Global Awards last night.