WINE OF SUMMER

The story of maverick composer Havergal Brian and Oscar Wilde's former lover 'Bosie'.

SOUNDS OF HORROR

Joseph Camilleri on the Gothic in classical music 

OF ILLNESS AND CREATIVITY

Young-Jin Hur explores how ill health and composition have been linked throughout the ages.

CONNECTION AND PERFECTION

Annabelle Lee examines the use of social media in classical music.

SHAKESPEARE IN SCANDINAVIA

Leah Broad looks at the various influences of Shakespeare’s plays on twentieth-century Nordic composers.

IN PURSUIT OF THE ONDES MARTENOT

Peter Asimov on his mission to meet the musicians who play the strange instrument that inspired Olivier Messiaen, and to learn it for himself.

ON NEGLECTED MUSIC

Kate Romano on the implications of 'neglected' repertoire.

DIFFERENT HEROES

From David Bowie to Radiohead, Bobby Jewell looks at how popular musicians have influenced modern composers.

Illuminating Classical Music