5/5 By Paul Kildea. Biography of the composer, published in the year marking his centenary.
BBC Radio 4
Jonathan Swain with music by Nielsen, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, J Strauss II and Stenhammar.
BBC Radio 3
Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show.
With Andrew McGregor. Including Building a Library: Brahms: Piano Trio in B, Op 8.
Tom Service talks to Australian conductor Simone Young and reviews two books on Toscanini.
Catherine Bott visits Handel House to learn about Handel's librettist, Charles Jennens.
Live from Wigmore Hall, London. Calefax plays music by Brumel, Rameau and Debussy. (R)
2/4 Historian Bettany Hughes explores music connected with ancient worlds.
Live from New York's Metropolitan Opera, Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore.
Music by Niccolo Castiglioni for piano, choir and orchestra.
Oliver Knussen conducts his own works, including Choral, Requiem and Symphony No 3.
Jonathan Swain presents a concert of music by Jose de Nebra and Scarlatti.
Sunday 10 February 2013