Simon Boccanegra, with Stephen Powell in the title role of Verdi's tale of struggle.
BBC Radio 3
Ian Skelly presents the breakfast show, with the Best of British Music Playlist.
With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Beethoven: Symphony No 6 (Pastoral).
3/5 Donald Macleod explores the stories behind Rossini's The Barber of Seville.
2/4 Brodsky Quartet in Borodin: Scherzo (Les Vendredis). Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No 3.
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in music by Berlioz, Mlynarski, Mendelssohn and Bartok
An archive broadcast from the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban. (R)
Live music from flautist Adam Walker with Huw Watkins and RCM String Quartet Collective.
Join Ben MacDougall for a whirlwind of classical music and movie soundtracks.
BBC Radio Cumbria
London Philharmonic under Osmo Vanska in music by Balakirev, Khachaturian and Kalinnikov.
Nick Luscombe features pop duo Alice & Michi, French jazz and Spain's Al Andaluz Project.
Trio Wanderer play a programme of Mozart and Chausson from a performance in Copenhagen.
Thursday 20 February 2014