1/3 Jonathan Swain's selection includes Massenet's Christmas opera Le jongleur de Notre Dame.
Clemency Burton-Hill presents carols from the BBC Singers and the Advent Calendar.
With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Rimsky-Korsakov: Christmas Eve Suite.
2/5 Donald Macleod explores how Beethoven's acceptance of his deafness spawned masterpieces.
2/7 Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja plays Enescu and the Pavel Haas Quartet perform Janacek.
2/5 With Haydn and Schubert conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Schoenberg from Simon Rattle
Sean Rafferty visits the home of Australian-born lyric soprano Danielle de Niese.
Performances from Christian Ihle Hadland (piano) and the Apollon Musagete Quartet.
A performance given at the Royal Albert Hall of Wagner's Die Walkure. (R)
Max Reinhardt presents music by Morton Feldman, James Brown, Charles Mingus, Otha Soul.
Bach: Christmas Oratorio. Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. With Jonathan Swain
Wednesday 25 December 2013