With Jonathan Swain. Christmas music for the Orthodox Church, the oratorio The Nativity.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents music by J Strauss II, Bach and Sibelius.
Rob Cowan presents music by Liadov, Sibelius and Beethoven.
2/5 Donald Macleod focuses on three operas from key moments in Handel's career.
9/12 Recital by Nicolas Angelich. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No 2 in A, Op 2; Sonata No 16 in G.
2/4 Louise Fryer with music from 2011's festivals, by J Strauss II, Handel, Ravel, Stravinsky.
Andrew Buchan and Josette Simon read poetry and prose about crime, police and the courts. (R)
Music from the ATOS Trio, Clara Mouriz (mezzo) and Christian Ihle Hadland (piano).
The Skampa Quartet and Stephen Hough perform music by Janacek, Smetana and Dvorak.
Anne McElvoy on the scientific breakthroughs anticipated to shape the 21st century.
2/5 Romesh Gunesekera on how Dickens addresses the move from childhood into the world beyond.
Fiona Talkington presents music from Messiaen and Dunajska Kapelye, plus Balinese gamelan.
Jonathan Swain presents Massenet's Christmas opera Le jongleur de Notre-Dame.
Wednesday 21 December 2011