BBC Music Magazine

BBC Music Magazine: Yeethoven - Kanye Hear Us, Ludwig?

BBC Music Magazine: Yeethoven - Kanye Hear Us, Ludwig?

Beethoven and Kanye West are not two names you'd expect on the same concert bill, let alone spliced together. But conductor Yuga Cohler and his Young Musicians Foundation Debut Chamber Orchestra have had other ideas.

BBC Music Magazine: Yekwon Sunwoo's Cliburn Gold 2017

BBC Music Magazine: Yekwon Sunwoo's Cliburn Gold 2017

"Superbly assured pianism from the recent winner of the Van Cliburn competition, sensitive in Haydn and full-blown in Ravel’s La Valse." - Rebecca Franks, BBC Music Magazine, Cliburn Gold 2017

BBC Music Magazine: Sunwoo Shines at the Cliburn Competition

BBC Music Magazine: Sunwoo Shines at the Cliburn Competition

Following his victory in the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas, pianist Yekwon Sunwoo says that he is 'extremely delighted and a little bit overwhelmed' by a success that will no doubt change the course of his career.

BBC Music Magazine: Behind the Baton

BBC Music Magazine: Behind the Baton

Gerard Schwarz's new memoir, Behind the Baton: An American Icon Talks Music, "refreshingly exchanges ephemera for an information-packed, sweeping narrative, full of optimism and affection, that reveals a man whose passionate dedication to music is evident on every page...