A reading from Zweig's The World of Yesterday, recalling precocious schooldays in Vienna.
David Almond, Eliza Carthy and Alison Light debate working class history with Anne McElvoy (R)
5/5 Stephen Johnson on the reactions of the first audiences to Stravinsky's The Firebird. (R)
Matthew Sweet introduces music from films made by the Hammer production company.
Daniel Grimley and Andrew Mellor on Sibelius's choral symphony Kullervo and its influences
1/2 First part of a Prom inspired by David Attenborough's BBC television series Life Story.
Michael Gunton and Murray Gold discuss the making of the BBC series Life Story.
2/2 Conclusion of a Prom inspired by David Attenborough's television series Life Story.
Exploring the work of the San Francisco Symphony, with guests including Nicholas Winter.
Hermione Lee discusses American writer Willa Cather's 1915 novel The Song of the Lark.