Presented by John Shea. With the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven: Symphony No 9.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show.
With Sarah Walker. Essential Choice: Wagner: Overture and Venusberg Music (Tannhauser).
4/5 Donald Macleod explores Felix Mendelssohn's last seven years. (R)
3/4 Nash Ensemble in Mozart: Piano Trio in G, K564. Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34. (R)
Michel Plasson conducts a performance of Bizet's opera The Pearl Fishers.
With live music from the Apollo Saxophone Quartet and harpsichordist Kah-Ming Ng.
Donald Runnicles and the BBC SSO perform Berlioz and Act 2 of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde.
Philip Dodd presents a special conversation with Lee Hall, writer of Billy Elliot.
4/10 From Free Thinking 2012, Emma Griffin gives a talk on what makes a good mother today.
Max Reinhardt with music from Rhodri Davies, the London Lucumi Choir and Ryuichi Sakamoto.
Nicola Christie presents the Warsaw Philharmonic in tone poems by Strauss and Janacek.
Friday 9 November 2012