Lucie Skeaping presents the Orlando Consort at 2009's Brighton Early Music Festival.
David McGuinness explores the music which came from the Court of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Lucie Skeaping presents a profile of 16th-century Scottish composer Robert Carver.
Lucie Skeaping with highlights of a concert given by Ensemble Zefiro in Prague in 2009.
Lucie Skeaping introduces a concert given by organist Andrea Marcon and Venice Baroque.
Catherine Bott tells the unfortunate tale of Princess Marguerite of Austria.
Catherine Bott pays tribute to soprano Tessa Bonner, who died in 2008.
Catherine Bott talks to Turkish musician Kudsi Erguner.
Lucie Skeaping profiles the life and work of scholar and musicologist Dimitrie Cantemir.
Robert Hollingworth explores Monteverdi's powerful fourth book of madrigals.
Catherine Bott introduces a concert of English music given by the Rose Consort of viols.
The BBC Singers perform music by Palestrina and his forebears from 16th-century Italy.
Lucie Skeaping on the work of the Schola Cantorum early music school in Basel.
Lucie Skeaping profiles prize-winning group Le Jardin Secret. Music by Rossi, Campra, Fux.
Lucie Skeaping presents a concert by Joglaresa at the 2009 Brighton Early Music Festival.
Lucie Skeaping considers the background to a significant 'musical war' in the 1750s.
Catherine Bott delves into the music of Pergolesi, whose 300th anniversary falls in 2010.
Catherine Bott looks back on the origin of the Christmas carol.
Catherine Bott and Lucie Skeaping introduce a selection of their favourite Christmas music
Catherine Bott presents highlights from a concert featuring the ensemble La Fenice.
Catherine Bott meets pioneering conductor Claudio Scimone, founder of I Solisti Veneti.
Lucie Skeaping looks at the Vivaldi revival that began in the late 19th century.
Catherine Bott chairs a talk about the past, present and future of period performance.
Robert Hollingworth explores the life and work of Venetian composer Giovanni Croce.
Stile Antico perform Renaissance swansongs at the 2009 York Early Music Festival.
Lucie Skeaping profiles the blind 18th-century organist and composer John Stanley.
A concert of Purcell's little-known symphony songs given by Concordia at Wigmore Hall.
Lucie Skeaping presents a programme of organ music by Purcell and his contemporaries.
Lucie Skeaping and chef Clarissa Dickson Wright talk about Handel's love of food.
Catherine Bott explores the musical legacy and life of King Dinis of Portugal.