Syria’s musical traditions show histories and cultures that transcend contemporary politics and war. This is a country that gave the world song.
Row after row of Sangiovese grapevines cover the hills of Montalcino in Tuscany, where famed Brunello wine is made.
There’s no objective way to determine the best acoustics for concert halls, though most people agree on the basics.
A new cliff-side glass walkway has opened to the public in eastern China with an added novelty factor – it plays musical notes as visitors walk.
A world-class classical music venue in London may be years away so where can music lovers find truly outstanding acoustics? Trevor Cox picks 10 landmark concert halls around the world where brilliant design means beautiful sound