Geoffrey Smith recalls the epic saxophone duels between Dexter Gordon and Wardell Gray.
2/2 Including Violeta Urmana singing music by Wagner with the Radio France Philharmonic.
Victoria Meakin presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Advent Calendar
Rob Cowan with music on the theme of motion and movement, plus a cantata by Scarlatti.
Michael Berkeley's guest is film director Tom Hooper.
4/12 The Pavel Haas Quartet performs Prokofiev and Haydn at the 2009 City of London Festival. (R)
Lucie Skeaping celebrates the 40th birthday of the Academy of Ancient Music.
From Lichfield Cathedral.
Mary King explores the critical relationship between choral composer and wordsmith.
Texts and music evoking the spirit of Wagner, with Juliet Stevenson and Michael Pennington (R)
Tom Service and others explore the ideas behind Wagner's own opera house in Bayreuth.
Angela Hewitt plays Bach English Suites and Beethoven piano sonatas at the Wigmore Hall.
Guy Meredith's drama about the great operatic rivalry between Verdi and Wagner. (R)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performs Piers Hellawell, Rolf Hind and Magnus Lindberg.
The Liege Royal Philharmonic in Henk de Vlieger's condensed version of Wagner's Ring cycle
Monday 9 December 2013