Discovering Music

 Hallelujah! The story of Handel’s Messiah

Hallelujah! The story of Handel’s Messiah

George Pratt tells the story behind Handel's best-loved oratorio, the Messiah

Six of the best… classical works about Scotland

Six of the best… classical works about Scotland

Kirsten Beveridge picks some of the most stunning pieces inspired by Caledonia

The best recordings of Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2

The best recordings of Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2

We bring you the finest recordings on disc of Rachmaninov's most cherished concerto...

The best recordings of JS Bach's Brandenburg Concertos

The best recordings of JS Bach's Brandenburg Concertos

We reveal the finest recordings of Bach's six orchestral masterpieces

The best recordings of Parry's Songs of Farewell

The best recordings of Parry's Songs of Farewell

We bring you the finest recordings of one of Parry’s last works

Six of the best... classical saxophonists

Six of the best... classical saxophonists

We look at six players who have championed this lesser-known genre

The best recordings of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7

The best recordings of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7

We bring you the very best recordings on disc of Beethoven's masterpiece

The best recordings of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto

The best recordings of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto

We bring you the finest recordings of the Russian masterpiece

The best recordings of Respighi's Pines of Rome

The best recordings of Respighi's Pines of Rome

We bring you the finest recordings on disc of Respighi’s epic orchestral work

Best classical music inspired by autumn

Best classical music inspired by autumn

As the weather gets colder, we choose the best pieces of music to listen to by the fire

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