Artists, musicians and composers introduce fifty key pieces of classical music composed between 1950...
Hear and Now goes "Down Under" with a concert from this year's Antipodean-themed City of London Festival featuring the Australian-based Elision Ensemble. Their programme, recorded last month, includes works by some of Australia's leading composers.
There's also the second of two reports from Australian broadcaster Julian Day on cutting-edge Australian composers and new-music performers who are living and working in Europe.
Presenter Ivan Hewett is joined in the studio by Daryl Buckley, artistic director of Elision Ensemble.
Michael Finnissy: Aijal
Liza Lim: Invisibility
David Lumsdaine: Kangaroo Hunt
John Rodgers: Amor (from Inferno)
Percy Grainger: Random Round
Michael Finnissy: Red Earth
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor).
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