A complete performance of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake ballet given by the Mariinsky Orchestra.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show.
With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Strauss: Ein Heldenleben.
3/5 Donald Macleod focuses on how Lalande and Marais achieved fame and fortune.
2/8 With a Beethoven string trio performed in Bristol and Schumann's Dichterliebe from Devon.
3/4 The BBC SSO plays music by Bartok and Tchaikovsky. Plus Olli Mustonen (piano) in Prokofiev
From Birmingham Cathedral.
Presented by Sean Rafferty. With live music from The Cardinall's Musick and Crows' Bones.
Vladimir Jurowski leads the London Philharmonic in music by Grisey and Mahler.
Are nation states relevant anymore? Plus best-selling evangelical US author W Paul Young.
3/5 Why is the oak tree the epitomy of Britishness when its existence is threatened?
Verity Sharp with music by Karine Polwart, Finnish jouhikko, Mendelssohn and Dajuin Yao.
John Shea presents a performance of Smetana's Ma Vlast from the 2011 Proms.
Thursday 13 December 2012