From the Proms, the Philadelphia Orchestra in works by Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, Rachmaninov.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show.
With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Scriabin: Prometheus - the Poem of Fire.
2/4 Donald Macleod on Respighi's days during World War I and his love of pastiche.
3/5 Stravinsky and Beethoven from the Gregynog and Gower Festivals in Wales. With Louise Fryer
3/5 Music from the 2012 Lucerne and Verbier festivals, by Mozart, Ives and Sibelius.
From the Chapel of St Peter's College, Oxford with the Rodolfus Choir.
1/3 From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Act 1 of Wagner's Gotterdammerung. (R)
Leonard Elschenbroich and Alexei Grynyuk (piano) in Rachmaninov: Cello Sonata in G minor.
Riccardo Chailly conducts the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra in music by Mendelssohn. (R)
Joan Bakewell discusses belief with novelist Salley Vickers. (R)
London Sinfonietta/Andre de Ridder in Ligeti, Berio, Xenakis, Harvey, Andriessen and Cage.
Fiona Talkington introduces music from Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and jazz pianist Kit Downes.
The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Kodaly, Rachmaninov and Dvorak's Symphony No.9.
Thursday 3 January 2013