BBC Music Magazine is the world’s best-selling and most respected classical music magazine. Each issue contains the latest news from across the classical music world, interviews with internationally renowned artists and features on all manner of subjects, from piano legends to the art of listening. And our reviews cover over 100 new classical recordings, DVDs and books, all of which are brilliantly and engagingly written by our specially selected experts. Plus each month, we profile a major composer and recommend recordings of a specific classical masterpiece.
- First Issue: November 2012
- Latest Issue: February 2023
- Issue Count: 134
- Published: Monthly
- ISSN: 2514-3344
BBC Music Magazine was first published in 1992 and is now published 13 times a year. As the BBC’s flagship classical music magazine, BBC Music Magazine publishes full Radio 3 listings and reflects the station’s broadcast output. For almost 25 years, BBC Music has given its readers unrivalled access to the world of classical music, from its biggest stars to its greatest masterpieces.
Writers for the magazine have included Humphrey Burton, Martin Sixsmith, James Naughtie among many other luminaries, with interviewees over the years including Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming, James Galway, Sir Colin Davis, the late Sir Yehudi Menuhin and countless more.