Jonathan Swain presents music, beginning with a performance of Verdi's Stiffelio.
Martin Handley presents great pieces, great performances and a few surprises.
With Andrew McGregor. Including Dowland: In darkness let me dwell.
Alyn Shipton on Dryden and Purcell's collaboration on the semi-opera King Arthur. (R)
Lucie Skeaping explores the 'balet comique de la royne'. (R)
Vocal ensemble Stile Antico in Renaissance polyphony setting texts from the Song of Songs.
The Nash Ensemble and tenor Toby Spence perform music by Robin Holloway and Schumann.
Alyn Shipton is joined by Tim Richards to explore the recordings of pianist Wynton Kelly.
Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.
Schumann performances from baritone Henk Neven and viola player Maxim Rysanov.
1/2 Minnesota Orchestra/Osmo Vanska in Berg's Violin Concerto, with soloist Gil Shaham.
Rana Mitter and guests discuss Friedrich Schiller's Ode to Joy.
2/2 Minnesota Orchestra/Osmo Vanska in Beethoven: Symphony No 9 (Choral).
Alan Harris' dark fantasy about a man who has two lives. Starring Rory Kinnear. (R)
Ilan Volkov conducts the BBC SSO in works by Scottish and Irish composers.
Robert Hollingworth explores Monteverdi's powerful fourth book of madrigals. (R)
Jonathan Swain presens music by Svendsen, Bruch, Halvorsen, Schubert, Suk, Engel, Britten.
Sunday 29 August 2010