The Hall Of Fame

Who is…the ultimate HOF Meister*?

By Tim Lihoreau

As those who know me will all too soon tell you, I’m not too good with numbers. Despite being constantly told that “…surely, though, maths and music go together…” you explain that to my maths teacher, Berni Inns (yes, a nickname) who politely asked to sit out the maths ‘O’ level class. Even now, I…

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Binge or Wagner?

Listen to the Sea-D

By Stuart Campbell

Last week John Suchet in his morning show was asking listeners to go online and vote for their favourite piece of music inspired by the sea. Five lucky listeners won a cruise for placing their vote. It’s part of a bigger project Classic FM and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution have embarked upon. Voting closes…

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David Garrett

A Day in the Life of David Garrett – Part Five

By David Garrett

In David’s final video blog for Classic FM, you can hear him warming up before a big French TV show.

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The Wedding Of Camacho

The Wedding of Camacho

By Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

In the first blog post from our Orchestra in the North West, Vaily Petrenko guides us through their rehearsals for The Wedding Of Camacho and they send us two behind-the-scenes pictures of the production.

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We've another royal wedding on the way.

Our Royal Celebration

By Darren Henley

We’re gearing up for our Royal Wedding Celebration here on Classic FM, with a whole series of special programmes to celebrate the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. From Tuesday 26th April to Thursday 28th April, The Full Works Concert each night at 8pm will have a distinctly regal air. On the Tuesday evening,…

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David Garrett

A Day in the Life of David Garrett – Part Four

By David Garrett

Another intimate and revealing insight into the violinist’s life, we hope you’ll enjoy David’s penultimate video blog…

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Tom Lehrar

Tom ist der Lehrer!

By Tim Lihoreau

This Saturday, the 9th of April, sees the 83rd birthday of one of my musical heroes, Tom Lehrer.        Perhaps it is as much out of respect for his blend of wonderful words and music as it is a sense of mystery at his mastery of maths that I still go back to old…

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UK Radioplayer

Classic FM’s Star Player

By Owen Hopkin

We’ve got a new way to listen to Classic FM on-line. We’re so proud of the UK Radioplayer, John Suchet even invaded Radio 4 to tell them about it…

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David Garrett

A Day in the Life of David Garrett – Part Three

By David Garrett

David Garrett, en route to Paris, talks frankly about his jetset lifestyle, revealing that he spends almost the entire year in hotels.

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Hall Of Fame Book

Words about music

By Darren Henley

Writing a book is a long old process. First, a writer needs to come up with the idea and then the search begins for a publisher. Not just any publisher will do – it needs to be someone who is able to bring your scribblings to life in the way that you had envisaged. Sam…

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