Classical Music

If you want to know what a piano can do, you really need to settle down with this absorbing world of sound

Roger Scruton’s appreciation of Richard Wagner will remain an important and inexhaustible part of his legacy

The outstanding Offenburg String Trio play a gripping compilation of some of the most richly coloured and painfully consequential music you are ever likely to hear

Clyne’s debut record is a validation of the continuing relevance of classical form in the twenty-first century

In terms of sheer wealth of experience, few conductors can compare to Gianandrea Noseda

The Bavarian Radio singers’ command of English will have to improve when Sir Simon Rattle arrives to take over

The ability to predict musical developments far in advance suggests different expressions of a single underlying logic of tonality

Of all clarinet concertos, including Mozart’s, Aaron Copland’s is Norman Lebrecht’s favourite by a Siamese smile

French pianist Bertrand Chamayou’s compilation of lullabies shows a degree of taste and independence unusual in a young soloist still at the start of his journey