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From classical music and opera to folk and contemporary music. These are the songs that make the whole world sing...
We go to Basilicata on a three-day pilgrimage full of music and dance
Marble guitars and antique string instruments are just some of the wonders awaiting you at Modena and Sabbioneta for a unique festival of early music
We go to Molise for an unusual music festival and discover not everyone wants to pipe in the new and that real men know their reeds
From Keith Jarrett to Miles Evans and Paolo Conte to Vinicio Capossela. July in Umbria means one thing - Jazz!
Giuseppe Verdi is arguably the best-loved composer of all time. In this the centenary of his death we take a look at the making of some of his greatest works - Nabucco, Aida, Rigoletto and La Traviata
For many Italians the first sign of Christmas is the sound of zampogne wafting through the air. We rediscover this traditional instrument and the groups that keep its music alive
Italian music and musicians bring the house down in Japan
For the first time in over fifty years La Scala is on the move. Join us as we preview the new season at Europe's most famous Opera House
We go to a traditional festival in Calabria and discover an ancient culture which is a living link to the glory that was Greece...
The Verona Arena gets a face-lift for its Verdi Festival.
From the Kathakali dance-dramas to Scandinavian jazz. We go to the RomaEuropa Festival 2001 for an extravaganza of traditional and innovative arts from all over the world
Lovers of baroque music will be heading to Cremona from May 24th to June 10th for the annual Claudio Monteverdi festival. We take a look at the Festival highlights.
We take a trip to the Marches for two of the summer's most important opera festivals