John Shea presents Grieg and Sibelius performed by the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana.
Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show.
With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Holst: The Hymn of Jesus.
2/5 Donald Macleod on 'Mendelssohn mania', plus RPS commissions by JB Cramer and Bartok.
5/8 Igor Levit in Beethoven: Piano Sonata No 28. Plus Beethoven: Piano Trio in B flat, Op 97.
BBC Philharmonic under Gianandrea Noseda in Borodin, Prokofiev, Cowie and Tchaikovsky. (R)
Presented by Sean Rafferty. With live music from Mad Men actor and singer Bryan Batt.
1/2 John Storgards conducts the BBC Philharmonic in music by Walton, Rubbra and Bruch.
Ian Sansom and Belfast's Wireless Mystery Theatre reflect on writing and inspiration.
2/2 John Storgards conducts the BBC Philharmonic in Korngold's Symphony in F sharp minor.
Jatinder Verma reports from India on how asceticism still matters in a modernising state. (R)
3/5 Poet and academic Robert Crawford explores Edward Lear's literary legacy. (R)
Fiona Talkington presents a varied choice of musical styles and traditions.
John Shea presents a programme of Mahler, Faure and Brahms with the Faure Quartet.
Wednesday 7 August 2013