1/2 Geoffrey Smith surveys the development of the piano trio in the 1940s and 50s.
Presented by Susan Sharpe. Including a concert from the 2009 Varazdin Festival in Croatia.
Martin Handley presents Radio 3's breakfast show, celebrating the BBC's piano season.
Rob Cowan on unfinished works, including Britten and Saint-Saens. Plus a Bach cantata.
Michael Berkeley's guest is choreographer Arlene Phillips.
2/2 The development of the piano, including instruments for which Beethoven and Haydn wrote.
The BBC Singers perform choral works from the 16th century as well as our own day.
From Bath Abbey. (R)
Gabriel Jackson joins Aled Jones to talk about his new work for the Vasari Singers.
Texts and music celebrating the piano. Readings by Louise Jameson and Joshua Richards.
3/3 Lopa Kothari with music from Chitraveena Ravikan and Shruti Sadolikar.
Claire Martin presents a gig performed by Phil Robson's the Immeasurable Code project.
Piano Season: Archive recordings from Maurizio Pollini, Martha Argerich and Aldo Ciccolini
Monday 15 October 2012