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  1. LaSalle Quartet

    Presented by Tom Service. Featuring Irvine Arditti talking about the LaSalle Quartet.

    First broadcast: 19 Apr 2014

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  2. Valentina Lisitsa, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Arnold Schoenberg

    Tom Service talks to pianist Valentina Lisitsa and profiles Bernd Alois Zimmermann.

    First broadcast: 12 Apr 2014

  3. Nina Stemme, John Ogdon Biography, Royal College of Organists at 150

    Tom Service meets soprano Nina Stemme and reviews a biography of pianist John Ogdon.

    First broadcast: 05 Apr 2014

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  4. Cavalli's L'Ormindo, Women Conductors, Scriabin

    Tom Service on Cavalli's L'Ormindo, a women's conducting course and the music of Scriabin.

    First broadcast: 29 Mar 2014

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  5. Live at Southbank Centre: The Future of Musical Criticism.

    Live from London's Southbank Centre, a debate about the future of musical criticism.

    First broadcast: 22 Mar 2014

  6. Brigitte Fassbaender

    Mezzo-soprano Brigitte Fassbaender talks to Tom Service about her life and career.

    First broadcast: 15 Mar 2014

  7. CPE Bach, Rudolf Buchbinder, Jonathan Reekie, Robert Ashley

    Petroc Trelawny on CPE Bach, and interviews with Rudolf Buchbinder and Jonathan Reekie.

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 2014

  8. Villa-Lobos, Ravel Correspondence, Iestyn Davies, Boulevard Solitude

    Tom Service explores the life and music of Villa-Lobos and talks to Iestyn Davies.

    First broadcast: 01 Mar 2014

  9. John McCabe, Mariusz Kwiecien, Venezuela, Christoph von Dohnanyi

    Tom Service talks to John McCabe, Mariusz Kwiecien and Christoph von Dohnanyi.

    First broadcast: 22 Feb 2014

  10. Rigoletto at ENO, Thea Musgrave

    With Tom Service. Includes a review of Verdi's Rigoletto at ENO and composer Thea Musgrave

    First broadcast: 15 Feb 2014

  11. John Lill at 70

    Petroc Trelawny meets acclaimed pianist John Lill as he approaches his 70th birthday.

    First broadcast: 08 Feb 2014

  12. Brokeback Mountain, Andre Tchaikowsky

    Tom Service talks to the creators of the new opera Brokeback Mountain.

    First broadcast: 01 Feb 2014

  13. Pinchas Zukerman and John Berry. And Claudio Abbado remembered

    With guests including Sir Clive Gillinson, Pinchas Zukerman and John Berry.

    First broadcast: 25 Jan 2014

  14. Maria Joao Pires, David and Christopher Alden, Andris Nelsons

    Presented by Tom Service. Including pianist Maria Joao Pires and conductor Andris Nelsons.

    First broadcast: 18 Jan 2014

  15. Steven Osborne, James Rhodes, Michael Kennedy, Music Hubs

    Petroc Trelawny presents a live edition with guests Steven Osborne and James Rhodes.

    First broadcast: 11 Jan 2014

  16. Christian Thielemann

    Tom Service presents an extended interview with German conductor Christian Thielemann.

    First broadcast: 04 Jan 2014

  17. It's A Musical World!

    In a special edition Tom Service surveys the current state of musical theatre.

    First broadcast: 14 Dec 2013

  18. Rosalyn Tureck, Hilliard Ensemble, Wagner on Screen, Mussorgsky

    Tom Service with a portrait of pianist Rosalyn Tureck. Plus the Hilliard Ensemble at 40.

    First broadcast: 07 Dec 2013

  19. Robert Levin, Hartmann, Balint Andras Varga

    Petroc Trelawny talks to Robert Levin. Plus Hartmann's music and a book on composers.

    First broadcast: 30 Nov 2013

  20. Sir John Tavener

    Tom Service pays tribute to composer Sir John Tavener with a recently-held interview.

    First broadcast: 16 Nov 2013

  21. John Eliot Gardiner

    Tom Service interviews conductor John Eliot Gardiner.

    First broadcast: 09 Nov 2013

  22. Live from Free Thinking

    Tom Service asks a panel of guests 'who's really in charge of the classical music world?'.

    First broadcast: 26 Oct 2013

  23. Robin Holloway, Fiona Shaw, Brass Band Competitions

    Tom Service is joined by director Fiona Shaw and composer Robin Holloway.

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2013

  24. Verdi 200

    Tom Service discusses Verdi's reputation and influence since his death in 1901.

    First broadcast: 05 Oct 2013

  25. Sound of Cinema: Zbigniew Preisner

    Tom Service interviews Polish film composer Zbigniew Preisner.

    First broadcast: 21 Sep 2013

  26. Verdi and Wagner 200

    Tom Service chairs a live discussion from the Royal Opera House about Verdi and Wagner.

    First broadcast: 14 Sep 2013

  27. Egypt

    Suzy Klein travelled to Cairo to find out how Egypt's cultural identity is evolving.

    First broadcast: 06 Jul 2013

  28. Music-Making in Cornwall

    Tom Service explores music-making in Cornwall, from folk to George Lloyd and Graham Fitkin

    First broadcast: 22 Jun 2013

  29. Michael Gove, The Full English, Forbidden Music

    Michael Gove, the Full English and Forbidden Music - Jewish composers banned by the Nazis.

    First broadcast: 15 Jun 2013

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