A wide-ranging list of opera singers, film stars, and rock icons, Freddie Mercury’s influences reveal why he was driven to create such a vast body of work.
Released just after the death of Princess Diana, ‘The Big Picture’ was described as dark and introspective.
Luciano Pavarotti, the world’s best loved tenor, is the best-selling classical artist of all time. Discover more about his life and music.
How much do you really know about Luciano Pavarotti, one of the most acclaimed and loved tenors of all times?
Today marks the 30th anniversary of The Three Tenors’ iconic first concert in Rome which is the best-selling classical album of all time.
To celebrate 30 years since The Three Tenors’ Rome concert that changed classical music forever a special CD/DVD set will be released in July.
From doorknobs to ‘Nessun Dorma’, Decca Records’ story is one of innovation, revolutionising the way sound has been recorded, sold and enjoyed.
Our selection of this year’s best classical music Christmas gifts include piano classics, opera favourites, movie themes and Christmas songs.
Read our guide to the essential Pavarotti and Donizetti operas including ‘La Fille Du Regiment’, ‘L’Elisir D’Amore’ and ‘Lucia Di Lammermoor’.
Superstar duets with artists including Bono and Andrea Bocelli and previously unreleased music featured on ‘Pavarotti’ soundtrack and ‘Greatest Hits’.
Read our guide to the essential Pavarotti and Verdi operas, a match made in heaven, featuring ‘Rigoletto’, ‘Il Trovatore’, ‘La Traviata’ and ‘Aida’.
Pavarotti is principally associated with only a handful of composers and prime among them is Puccini – read our guide to their essential operas.
Essential recordings from the first decade of Pavarotti’s 45 year recording career with Decca – an era of Puccini, Donizetti and Verdi.
Listen to all of Pavarotti's hits - including household favourites Nessun Dorma, O sole mio, Caruso, Santa Lucia, Volare and many more!
The Canadian artist was co-hosting Tiffany Calver's show on BBC Radio 1Xtra when he made the surprising revelation.