Classical Music

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The 10 best classical concerts of 2023

Despite relentless cuts to arts funding this year, music-making in Britain remains superb 

How 'Carol of the Bells' went from nationalist anthem to Christmas classic

The Sixteen at Wigmore Hall was the most thrilling carol service I've ever heard

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Theatre audiences are uptight - that's why we need 'relaxed performances'

BBC Singers' Messiah was heart-soaring. It’s a travesty they faced being axed