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  1. Philippe Jaroussky, Peter Millican, Minimalism Unwrapped

    Tom Service is joined by countertenor Philippe Jaroussky and entrepreneur Peter Millican.

    First broadcast: 10 Jan 2015

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  2. Christmas Stocking Fillers

    Tom Service reviews three new books on music and a CD of Debussy songs.

    First broadcast: 20 Dec 2014

  3. Peter Sellars

    Tom Service meets opera, theatre and festival director Peter Sellars.

    First broadcast: 13 Dec 2014

  4. Pierre-Laurent Aimard, El Sistema, Ulster Orchestra

    Tom Service presents. With Pierre-Laurent Aimard and a new book on Venezuela's El Sistema.

    First broadcast: 06 Dec 2014

  5. Karajan on BBC Four, A Celebration of the Viola, George Frideric Handel - A Life with Friends

    Tom Service on a Handel biography, a Karajan documentary and a celebration of the viola.

    First broadcast: 29 Nov 2014

  6. Idil Biret, Lies and Epiphanies, Harry Partch, Anna Meredith's Postcard from China

    Tom Service with Idil Biret, Lies and Epiphanies, Harry Partch and a Postcard from China.

    First broadcast: 22 Nov 2014

  7. Riccardo Chailly

    Conductor Riccardo Chailly talks to Tom Service about his life and career in music.

    First broadcast: 15 Nov 2014

  8. Idomeneo, Beethoven - Anguish and Triumph, Nelson Freire and Anna Meredith's Postcard from China

    Petroc Trelawny reviews Idomeneo, talks to Jan Swafford & Nelson Freire plus Anna Meredith

    First broadcast: 08 Nov 2014

  9. Live from the Free Thinking Festival

    A debate about how far knowledge can enhance musical understanding and appreciation.

    First broadcast: 01 Nov 2014

  10. Nathalie Stutzmann, Adolphe Sax at 200, Anna Meredith's Postcard from China, Nikolai Lugansky

    Tom Service hears from Nikolai Lugansky and Nathalie Stutzmann. Plus Adolphe Sax's legacy.

    First broadcast: 25 Oct 2014

  11. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Jane Bathori, Colin and David Matthews, Claude Vivier

    With Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Jane Bathori, Colin and David Matthews, and Claude Vivier.

    First broadcast: 18 Oct 2014

  12. Sir Antonio Pappano

    Tom Service interviews Sir Antonio Pappano, music director of the Royal Opera House.

    First broadcast: 11 Oct 2014

  13. The Girl of the Golden West, Edward Gardner, Early 20th-Century Music Drama, Nike Wagner

    With The Girl of the Golden West, Edward Gardner and Vaughan Williams/English music drama.

    First broadcast: 04 Oct 2014

  14. Andrzej Panufnik, Christopher Hogwood Tribute

    Petroc Trelawny marks Andrzej Panufnik's centenary. Plus a tribute to Christopher Hogwood.

    First broadcast: 27 Sep 2014

  15. Jean-Philippe Rameau

    Tom Service presents a special edition focusing on French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau.

    First broadcast: 20 Sep 2014

  16. Riga - European Capital of Culture 2014

    Tom Service visits Riga in Latvia, European Capital of Culture 2014.

    First broadcast: 12 Jul 2014

  17. Live from Glyndebourne: Why Does Opera Matter Today?

    A special edition live from Glyndebourne asking 'why does opera matter today?'.

    First broadcast: 05 Jul 2014

  18. The Legacy of World War I in Music, Martin and Eliza Carthy

    Tom Service on the legacy of World War I in music, plus Martin and Eliza Carthy together.

    First broadcast: 28 Jun 2014

  19. Sir Peter Maxwell Davies and Sir Harrison Birtwistle at 80

    Tom Service talks to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies and Sir Harrison Birtwistle.

    First broadcast: 21 Jun 2014

  20. Strauss 150

    Tom Service with a special edition marking the 150th anniversary Richard Strauss's birth.

    First broadcast: 14 Jun 2014

  21. Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini, The Future of the Met, Lawrence Zazzo, David Lang's Crowd Out

    Benvenuto Cellini, Peter Gelb, Lawrence Zazzo and Crowd Out. Presented by Tom Service.

    First broadcast: 07 Jun 2014

  22. Jonas Kaufmann Interview

    Tom Service presents an extended interview with tenor Jonas Kaufmann.

    First broadcast: 31 May 2014

  23. Daniel Harding, Faure Songs, Poulenc

    Tom Service talks to Daniel Harding, a book and an opera by Poulenc and songs by Faure.

    First broadcast: 24 May 2014

  24. Hilary Hahn, Schoenberg's Moses und Aron, Nonesuch Records at 50

    Petroc Trelawny previews the new WNO production of Schoenberg's opera Moses und Aron.

    First broadcast: 17 May 2014

  25. ENO's Thebans, Sir James Galway, The Wallfischs and The Mozart Project

    Tom Service talks to Sir James Galway and reviews Julian Anderson's new opera, Thebans.

    First broadcast: 10 May 2014

  26. Olli Mustonen, Constant Lambert, Music Education, Politicians and the Arts

    Petroc Trelawny meets Olli Mustonen and reviews a biography of composer Constant Lambert.

    First broadcast: 03 May 2014

  27. David Zinman, Khovanskygate, Army Bands, Rameau's Zais

    Tom Service talks to conductor David Zinman and reviews Birmingham Opera's Khovanskygate.

    First broadcast: 26 Apr 2014

  28. Arditti Quartet at 40, La Salle Quartet, Gluck in London, Miklos Perenyi

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

    First broadcast: 19 Apr 2014

  29. Valentina Lisitsa, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Arnold Schoenberg

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

    First broadcast: 12 Apr 2014

  30. 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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