Shall we begin?

Welcome to the Classic FM Blog

By Owen Hopkin

The auditorium’s lights have dimmed, the musicians have taken the stage and the conductor is at the podium. Shall we begin?

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Il Trovatore

If it’s worth doing, it’s worth overdoing.

By Owen Hopkin

Over the past two weeks I’ve enthusiastically celebrated the pomp and preposterousness of opera.

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Classic FM Live

Classic FM Live is GO!!!

By Sam Jackson

With Classic FM Live now just days away, all eyes (well, mine anyway) are focused on making sure this concert goes with a mighty bang.

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Daniel Hope

Classic FM New Releases – w/c 7th March

By Sam Jackson

I’ve been listening to many of the new CDs that will be gracing shelf-space soon. There are plenty of great releases – here are a few highlights.

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