Jonathan Swain presents music by Suk, Schumann, Ibert, Beethoven, Abel, Scheidt, Josquin.
With Martin Handley.
With Andrew McGregor. Including Building a Library: Tchaikovsky's The Seasons.
Daniel Hope explores the history of the violin. (R)
Catherine Bott delves into the music of Pergolesi, whose 300th anniversary falls in 2010.
The Henschel Quartet. Schulhoff: String Quartet No 1. Mendelssohn: Quartet, Op 44 No 2.
1/5 Lucy Duran profiles Madagascan musician Justin Vali and records his Malagasy Orkestra.
Alyn Shipton invites leading jazz critics to look back on the best jazz albums of 2009.
Geoffrey Smith presents a special all-British selection of listeners' jazz requests.
Fabio Luisi conducts Angelika Kirschlager in a version of the Brothers Grimm fairytale.
Martha Argerich and the Royal Philharmonic in Ravel. Plus Mussorgsky and Prokofiev. (R)
1/4 Music from the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2009: James Dillon, Thomas Simaku.
Lucie Skeaping explores the 'balet comique de la royne'. (R)
John Shea presents music by Purcell, Handel, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Vivaldi and Viotti.
Sunday 3 January 2010