John Shea presents a concert of Mozart chamber works given in Stockholm.
Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show.
With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Sibelius: Symphony No 6.
3/5 Donald Macleod explores John Adams's works written on a smaller canvas.
2/4 Leonidas Kavakos (violin) plays Beethoven. Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone) performs Schubert.
I Fagiolini under Robert Hollingworth performs Viadana, Bassano, Gabrieli and Monteverdi. (R)
Choral Evening Prayer from Neresheim Abbey, in southern Germany.
Presented by Sean Rafferty. With guests including Joseph Calleja and Valentina Lisitsa.
1/3 John Adams conducts Act 1 of his own opera Nixon in China.
Rana Mitter and Shuyun Sun debate the political context of John Adams' Nixon in China.
2/3 John Adams conducts Act 2 of his own opera Nixon in China.
Adrian Mourby examines the history of the operatic plot.
3/3 John Adams conducts Act 3 of his own opera Nixon in China.
3/4 Musicologist Richard Witts explores the significance of programme notes. (R)
Max Reinhardt's varied selection includes mouth music from the Western Isles.
John Shea presents the Pavel Haas Quartet performing two works by Dvorak.
Thursday 6 September 2012