Including Vanhal's Christmas Mass and Tine Thing Helseth in Haydn's Trumpet Concerto.
Petroc Trelawny presents carols from the BBC Singers and the Advent Calendar.
With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Falla: El amor brujo.
4/5 The significance of Farrenc's position as a piano professor at the Paris Conservatoire.
7/8 Ebene Quartet in Mozart: Divertimentos: in D, K136; in F, K138; Quartet in D minor, K421.
Katie Derham introduces a performance of Verdi's grand opera Aida.
Sean Rafferty with live music from soprano Ruby Hughes and Will Gompertz's Christmas Card.
4/5 A performance of Vivaldi's Gloria, plus sacred works by Bach, Weelkes, Gibbons and Byrd.
Anne McElvoy discusses feminism in 2013, from Twitter trolls to identity politicss.
4/5 Rupert Goodwins tries to find if technology can limit his isolation from blindness.
Max Reinhardt with music from King Jammy, Howe Gelb, Naiyandi Melam and Sebastiane Hegarty
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French pianist Alexandre Tharaud with the Casals Quartet in Franck's Piano Quintet.