Claire Jackson
Claire Jackson
Claire Jackson writes about classical music, opera and the arts for titles including BBC Music magazine and Opera Now. She contributes a fortnightly column on classical and contemporary music to The Big Issue.
Music in the mind – how deaf audiences are sharing the joy of performance
Music

Music in the mind – how deaf audiences are sharing the joy of performance

Video game music: The soundtracks moving from consoles to concert halls
Music

Video game music: The soundtracks moving from consoles to concert halls

Commemorating the can-can do man
Music

Commemorating the can-can do man

Turn your papers over, it’s time to start Revision Hour on Classic FM
Music

Turn your papers over, it’s time to start Revision Hour on Classic FM

Rio grand – from Brasil em Concerto to Absolute Bird (via Olivier Messiaen)
Music

Rio grand – from Brasil em Concerto to Absolute Bird (via Olivier Messiaen)

BBC Proms 2019 goes out of this world with space-themed concerts
Music

BBC Proms 2019 goes out of this world with space-themed concerts

All Handels on decks – the Baroque maestro (and other composers) remixed
Music

All Handels on decks – the Baroque maestro (and other composers) remixed

Post-classical pioneer Joep Beving concludes stunning trilogy with ‘Henosis’
Music

Post-classical pioneer Joep Beving concludes stunning trilogy with ‘Henosis’

Picking up the baton – female classical stars are finally getting their dues
Music

Picking up the baton – female classical stars are finally getting their dues

Why travelling musicians are worried about a no-deal Brexit
Music

Why travelling musicians are worried about a no-deal Brexit

A new wave of contemporary and accessible opera is hitting all the high notes
Music

A new wave of contemporary and accessible opera is hitting all the high notes

The wonder of Wolfgang: Even from a young age, Mozart rocked
Music

The wonder of Wolfgang: Even from a young age, Mozart rocked