Jonathan Swain presents Symphonies 3 and 6 by Tchaikovsky.
Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch. Including a Christmas carol from the BBC Singers.
James Jolly presents music by Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart, Donizetti, Handel and Chopin.
2/5 Donald Macleod on how Bach made the most of the instrumentalists around him in Cothen.
1/4 Distinguished pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja recreates Chopin's final concert in Scotland.
2/4 Katie Derham presents music including Mahler's Symphonic Prelude.
Jenny Agutter and Anton Lesser read works about wilderness from all corners of the globe. (R)
Performances by Andreas Brantelid, Bengt Forsberg, Ben Johnson and Mahan Esfahani.
Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra in a programme of Bach cantatas for Advent and Christmas.
Presented by Anne McElvoy. With religious writer Karen Armstrong discussing compassion.
2/5 Dr Helen Bond explores the life and times of Nazareth's most famous peasant girl, Mary.
Max Reinhardt with music from Djessou Mory Kante's Djandjon and Yanov-Yanovsky.
Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Wednesday 22 December 2010