Catherine Bott and Laurence Cummings explore Handel's Eight Great Keyboard Suites.
Lucie Skeaping presents music from both the courts of Philip II of Spain and Mary Tudor.
Lucie Skeaping examines the life and works of composer and teacher Nicola Porpora.
Lucie Skeaping talks to Laurence Dreyfus, founder/director of viol consort Phantasm.
Catherine Bott looks at some of the poets and texts set by Purcell.
Lucie Skeaping joins a meeting of the Merrie Fellowes Catch Club in Southwark.
Mahan Esfahani performs keyboard suites by Purcell.
Catherine Bott explores some of Thomas Gainsborough's portraits of musicians.
Catherine Bott and Lucie Skeaping's series on the links between art and early music
Art and Early Music Month homepage
A Valentine's Day series, with music exploring the complexities of love
Valentine's Music homepage
Catherine Bott talks to countertenor David Daniels about his career and recordings.
Catherine Bott on the Black Death's impact on early music. Including works by Machaut.
Lucie Skeaping presents highlights from the Utrecht Early Music Festival 2008
Utrecht Early Music Festival 2008 homepage
Simon Lole explores the Mulliner Book, a collection of Tudor keyboard music.
Another chance to hear Catherine Bott's interview with the late Christopher Hogwood.
Andreas Scholl and Accademia Bizantina perform arias written for the castrato Senesino.
Lucie Skeaping talks to Lynda Sayce about her work with lute ensemble Chordophony.
Catherine Bott ponders the question: What is Renaissance?
Lucie Skeaping presents highlights from the 2008 Gottingen Handel Festival in Germany.
Lucie Skeaping explores the music of the 15th-century English composer Nicholas Ludford.
Catherine Bott explores John Milton's masque Comus.
Catherine Bott discusses the composers and perfomers associated with Le Concert Spirituel.
Catherine Bott talks to Adrian Chandler about his recordings of Vivaldi concertos.
Lucie Skeaping explores the painting of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome
Lucie Skeaping introduces La Reverdie performing music by Dufay.
A portrait of the Italian composer, Alessandro Stradella.
Catherine Bott explores the Muiderkring, a group of 17th century Dutch cultural figures.
Lucie Skeaping explores the origins of the symphonie, for Radio 3's season on symphonies.
The first Italian portraits to characterise sitters by their profession.
Catherine Bott talks to Jeremy West and Jamie Savan from the wind ensemble.