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Chi-chi Nwanoku plays in the Chineke! Orchestra at Classic FM Live

Chi-chi Nwanoku: ‘After a three-decade career in classical music, I was still the only person of colour on stage’

Alexandra Dariescu is a ground-breaking Romanian pianist playing at Classic FM Live 2021

Who is Alexandra Dariescu? The groundbreaking Romanian pianist’s biography, performances and recordings

From left: leading composers Louise Farrenc, Clara Schumann and Dani Howard

Women compose only 5 percent of the pieces scheduled in classical music concerts today

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From left: Anna Clyne, Ayanna Witter-Johnson and Errollyn Wallen

‘We have proved we are trailblazers’ – inspiring women of Edinburgh International Festival share hopes for classical music

Forgotten female composers feature in interactive map

Explore the world’s forgotten women composers in this incredible interactive map

Elinor Remick Warren was one of America’s most in-demand 20th century composers

The incredible story of Elinor Remick Warren, one of America’s most in-demand 20th century composers

Composer, conductor and pianist Avril Coleridge-Taylor

Meet Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s daughter Avril, a trailblazing conductor, composer and pianist in her own right

Colette Maze: "The piano is always faithful"

Watch inspiring 107-year-old pianist Colette Maze, who has played for more than a century

The real story of American heiress Florence Foster Jenkins, the ‘world’s worst opera singer’

The real story of American heiress Florence Foster Jenkins, the ‘world’s worst opera singer’

Lili Boulanger

Ever heard the music of Lili Boulanger, one of the 20th century’s most exciting composers?

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Composer Shirley J Thompson writes new work for BSO Resound

‘We need to tell the unskewed history of music’ – classical composer writes new work for disabled-led ensemble

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World’s oldest active boys’ choir to establish separate choir for girls, for first time in 1,000-year history

World’s oldest active boys’ choir to establish separate choir for girls, for first time in 1,000-year history

Catharina Pratten, the superstar guitarist and composer who taught Queen Victoria’s children

Ever heard of Catharina Pratten, the star guitarist and composer who taught Queen Victoria’s daughters?

Meet Margaret Bonds, a student of Florence Price and the first Black musician to perform with the Chicago Symphony

Margaret Bonds studied with Florence Price, and was the first Black soloist to perform with Chicago Symphony

Meet Dorothy Rudd Moore, the composer who studied with Nadia Boulanger and established the Society of Black Composers

Ever heard of Dorothy Rudd Moore, the trailblazing melodist who established a society for Black composers?

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The music of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom on Netflix – how blues musicians transcended racial barriers

The music of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom on Netflix – how blues musicians transcended racial barriers