John Shea's selection includes the Guarneri Trio Prague in Mozart, Smetana and Beethoven.
Petroc Trelawny presents the breakfast show, with the Best of British Music Playlist.
With Sarah Walker. Sarah's Essential Choice: Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale.
Listen live (BBC Radio 3 homepage)
4/5 Donald Macleod on Bach's move to Leipzig, where he set about transforming musical life. (R)
3/4 With a Mozart piano sonata, guitar etudes by Villa-Lobos and Nielsen's String Quintet.
From the 2014 Pesaro Festival, Act 1 of Rossini's opera Aureliano in Palmira.
Sean Rafferty with Hungarian pianist Adam Gyorgy and Quebecois band De Temps Antan.
Olari Elts conducts the Halle in music by Strauss, Chopin, Beethoven and Brett Dean.
Anne McElvoy is joined by celebrated Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood.
4/5 Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman on Alice Walker's novel The Color Purple. (R)
With Verity Sharp. Including music by William Byrd, Gavin Bryars and James Holden.
With John Shea. Includes the Romanian Radio National Symphony Orchestra in Lalo and Enescu