Our selection of this year’s best classical music Christmas gifts include piano classics, opera favourites, movie themes and Christmas songs.
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.
Today marks the anniversary of the first performance of The Three Tenors - one of the most successful and influential classical acts of modern times.
From doorknobs to ‘Nessun Dorma’, Decca Records’ story is one of innovation, revolutionising the way sound has been recorded, sold and enjoyed.
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.
The book contains forewords from two of the label's most celebrated artists, Dame Vera Lynn and Sir Rod Stewart,
‘Pavarotti’, Ron Howard’s new documentary, is an intimate portrait of the life, loves and music of the world's best-loved operatic tenor.
Read our Top 10 guide and listen to the best tenors that ever lived including Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo and Enrico Caruso.
The celebrations include releases, broadcasts, exhibitions, a new book and rare David Bowie videos.