Jonathan Swain presents the BBC Philharmonic in Act 2 of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker ballet.
Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch. Including a Christmas carol from the BBC Singers.
James Jolly with music by Faure, Gershwin, Mahler, Coates, Haydn, Scarlatti and Handel.
4/5 Donald Macleod on how Bach's family life reached a new peak with his second marriage.
3/4 Piano recital by Alexander Madzar. Chopin Impromptus, Op 29, 36, 51; 24 Preludes, Op 28.
Katie Derham presents a performance of Bizet's tragic opera Carmen.
A sequence of poetry, prose and music on the theme of hearing and listening. (R)
Daniela Lehner (mezzo) in songs by Kienzl. Escher Quartet in Haydn: String Quartet (Joke). (R)
Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge and OAE in Christmas music by Bach and Corelli.
Jazz saxophonist Soweto Kinch gives a lecture entitled Emancipation: A Listener's Guide.
4/5 Professor Miri Rubin explores how the Virgin Mary was used against medieval Jews.
Max Reinhardt presents music including Ty, Hannah Peel and Jason Yarde.
With Jonathan Swain. The London Symphony Orchestra performs Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty.
Friday 24 December 2010