Jonathan Swain presents a performance of Rossini's comic opera Il Turco in Italia.
Rob Cowan presents music by Bizet and Khachaturian.
Sarah Walker presents music, including Walton, Elgar, Korngold, Liszt, Ireland, Bridge.
4/5 Donald Macleod on Arensky's move from the Moscow Conservatoire to the Imperial Chapel.
3/4 The Elias Quartet in Beethoven: String Quartet, Op 95. Mendelssohn: String Quartet, Op 13.
Christian Tetzlaff and BBC SO in Brahms's Violin Concerto and Mahler's Das klagende Lied.
With music from cellist Jamie Walton and an interview with conductor Roger Norrington.
1/2 Vassily Sinaisky conducts the BBC Philharmonic in music by Bridge and Brahms.
Lars Tharp asks Julian Lloyd Webber why the cello arouses such strong passions.
2/2 Vassily Sinaisky leads the BBC Philharmonic. Holst: Invocation. Elgar: Enigma Variations.
Sukhdev Sandhu travels to Chandigarh, the city in northern India built by Le Corbusier. (R)
4/5 Katie Stevenson focuses on James IV and his love of jousting, King Arthur and chivalry. (R)
Fiona Talkington's selection includes the National Duduk Ensemble of Armenia.
Jonathan Swain presents choral music by Brahms, Bach, Strauss and Mendelssohn.
Friday 12 August 2011