Sightread4Piano in action

The new way of learning how to read music

By Sam Jackson

When I began learning the piano, it was all about sheet music. Now, it seems, it’s all about the iPad…

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Live

Classic FM Live is back!

By Sam Jackson

Find out more about our preparations for a very big party at London’s Royal Albert Hall…

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Alan Titchmarsh gets ready for Saturday

Something for the weekend?

By Sam Jackson

There’s even more to look forward to on the weekend as we unveil a new face, a familiar face, and some excellent new programmes.

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Birmingham 1

Pavel Haas Quartet Tour Diary

By PavelHaasQuartet

The critically acclaimed quartet hit the road recently and sent us back a diary and some snaps…

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Just out of shot: Anne-Maire in the front row.

All you need is… a Paul McCartney interview

By Anne-Marie Minhall

So, there I was a few years back sitting in a wine bar in north London with one of my best friends and, on the table was a bottle of fizz and two glasses. It was quite an occasion, you see. The conversation was going something like this: ME: “But, he was just, you know

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At the controls...

Jamie Crick’s Video Diary – Part 3

By Jamie Crick

The final part of Jamie’s video diary sees him take to the airwaves and present Classic FM’s weekday afternoon show.

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Jamie Video Part 2

Jamie Crick’s Video Diary – Part 2

By Jamie Crick

In part two of his video diary, Jamie chats with producer Phil Noyce… after struggling manfully with the studio door.

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Jamie hits the road

Jamie Crick’s Video Diary – Part 1

By Jamie Crick

Jamie goes behind-the-scenes at Classic FM to shed a little light on the preparations behind his daily weekday afternoon show.

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Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall Of Fame

By Sam Jackson

What are you doing on 4th October? If your diary’s looking pretty free at the moment, can I make a suggestion? Why not join us at London’s Royal Albert Hall for one of the biggest nights of the classical music calendar, as we celebrate another Classic FM Live!

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Maestro Michael Seal

Getting the perfect ‘Soundtrack To Your Summer’

By City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

We continue our film theme as Michael Seal, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s Associate Conductor, tells us about the challenges of conducting and performing film music.

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