With John Shea. Including performances of Strauss's tone poems Aus Italien and Macbeth.
Clemency Burton-Hill presents the breakfast show, with the Best of British Music Playlist.
With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Sibelius: Tapiola, Op 112.
2/5 The story behind the writing of Khachaturian's famous work, the Sabre Dance from Gayane.
1/4 Francois Leleux (oboe) and friends in Poulenc, Dutilleux, Vaughan Williams, Saint-Saens.
5/7 Live in Salford, BBC Philharmonic in Grieg, Rimsky-Korsakov. Plus Sibelius: Symphony No 5.
With Sean Rafferty. Baritone Florian Boesch and cellist Jan Vogler perform live.
Live from Sheffield, the Elias Quartet plays three string quartets by Beethoven.
With Matthew Sweet. Mike Leigh on his new film, plus an exhibition of artists' mannequins.
3/5 Michele Roberts on existentialist women writers and how these have influenced her own work (R)
Anne Hilde Neset with an eclectic mix of music including Ethio-jazz pioneer Hailu Mergia.
Including Strauss's Don Juan, Tod und Verklarung and Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche.
Wednesday 29 October 2014