Jonathan Swain introduces music by Mendelssohn, Villa-Lobos and Mozart.
Rob Cowan presents music, including Sheng, Handel and Brahms.
Sarah Walker presents music by Gershwin, Bach, Bax, Guilmant and Alnaes.
2/5 Donald Macleod on Arensky's move from St Petersburg to teaching in Moscow's Conservatoire.
1/4 Performance by the Ebene Quartet. Mozart: Divertimento, K138. Beethoven: String Quartet.
Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Simon Bolivar SO in Mahler's epic Resurrection Symphony.
With the Spaghetti Western Orchestra and conductor Nicholas Collon.
1/2 Francois-Xavier Roth conducts the BBC NOW in music by Frank Bridge and Simon Holt.
Sebastiane Hegarty explores the music inspired by natural sound.
2/2 Francois-Xavier Roth conducts the BBC NOW in music by Dupre and Saint-Saens.
Harriett Gilbert explores the life and work of the late Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish. (R)
Including German cellist Nicolas Altstaedt in Elliott Carter's sonata.
2/5 Louise Welsh on the murders which marred the life and reign of James II King of Scots. (R)
Fiona Talkington's selection includes music from Lady Maisery and Dariush Dolat.
Jonathan Swain introduces a programme of piano quartets by Schumann and Brahms.
Wednesday 10 August 2011