The best Beethoven works include symphony, concerto, opera, string quartet and piano sonata masterpieces from the legendary composer.
The best Mozart works include a range of influential opera, symphony, concerto, chamber and sonata masterpieces by the legendary composer.
The best Puccini works feature 10 masterpieces by the great composer including ‘La Bohème', 'Tosca', 'Madama Butterfly' and 'Turandot'.
Explore Beethoven’s only opera ‘Fidelio’, a masterpiece celebrating love and freedom, featuring our recommended recording starring Jonas Kaufmann.
Find out why Sir Georg Solti’s phenomenal recording of Wagner’s 'Ring' Cycle is regarded as the best recording ever made.
In an audacious collaboration with soprano singer Montserrat Caballé, Freddie Mercury fulfilled a life-long ambition with the ‘Barcelona’ album.
Verdi was the greatest Italian opera composer - the best Verdi works feature 10 masterpieces including 'Rigoletto', 'La Traviata' and 'Aida'.
Jessye Norman, the renowned international opera singer, has died aged 74. She was one of the most popular and highly regarded sopranos in the world.
Cecilia Bartoli’s new album commemorates the life and career of the most famous opera singer of the eighteenth century: the castrato Farinelli.
‘Classics Unlocked’, a classical music education podcast series presented by Graham Abbott, explores Wagner’s greatest opera ‘The Ring Cycle’.
Our masterpiece guide to Puccini’s ‘Nessun Dorma’, one of the greatest tenor arias ever written, features Pavarotti’s immortal recording.
Today marks the anniversary of the first performance of The Three Tenors - one of the most successful and influential classical acts of modern times.
Who are the best sopranos of all time? Read and listen to our top 10 sopranos guide featuring old-school divas and today’s superstars.
Read our guide to the essential Pavarotti and Donizetti operas including ‘La Fille Du Regiment’, ‘L’Elisir D’Amore’ and ‘Lucia Di Lammermoor’.
Lise Davidsen is the first operatic soprano to debut at No. 1 in the UK Classical Charts with her self-titled album of Strauss and Wagner songs.