The stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters
Sat 15 Sep 2018
Kate Molleson talks to Estonian-American conductor Neeme Jarvi and Else Marie Pade.
Sat 25 Aug 2018
Tom Service travels to New York City to discover Bernstein's musical and social legacy.
Sat 16 Jun 2018
Tom Service visits Chicago to talk to cellist Yo-Yo Ma and conductor Riccardo Muti.
Sat 2 Jun 2018
Tom Service talks to acclaimed British baritone Christopher Purves.
Sat 14 Apr 2018
Tom Service meets American composer and multi-media artist Laurie Anderson.
Sat 24 Feb 2018
Tom Service meets Christophe Rousset, the inspirational harpsichordist and conductor.
Sat 3 Feb 2018
Tom Service visits Reykjavik to ask whether Iceland is the world's most musical country.
Sat 4 Nov 2017
Music in the Catalonia crisis in Spain; a book on creativity and the brain, and Uri Caine.
Sat 16 Sep 2017
Tom Service talks to pianist Andras Schiff and artist Tom Phillips.
Sat 1 Jul 2017
Tom Service with conductor Semyon Bychkov and composer Brian Irvine.
Sat 17 Jun 2017
Sara Mohr-Pietsch talks to opera star Grace Bumbry and Broadway singer Audra McDonald.
Sat 27 May 2017
Tom Service is joined by composer-conductor Thomas Ades and composer Gerald Barry.
Sat 13 May 2017
Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores the radical side of Claudio Monteverdi's music.
Sat 29 Apr 2017
Tom Service meets violinist Nikolaj Znaider. Plus Philip Glass's Music in Twelve Parts.
Sat 15 Apr 2017
Sara Mohr-Pietsch talks to pianist Andreas Haefliger and visits a musical monastery.
Sat 4 Mar 2017
Featuring conductors Marin Alsop, Sylvia Caduff and Daniel Barenboim.
Sat 11 Feb 2017
Tom Service visits Symphony Hall in Birmingham to speak to conductor Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla
Sat 17 Dec 2016
Sara Mohr-Pietsch talks to conductor Daniele Gatti.
Sat 3 Dec 2016
Tom Service visits Berlin to explore the life and work of Busoni.
Sat 19 Nov 2016
Pianist Jonathan Biss on late works, Fiona Maddocks on music 'to carry you through'.
Sat 15 Oct 2016
Sara Mohr-Pietsch meets Kristjan Jarvi and Sally Beamish, and remembers Viola Tunnard.
Sat 23 Apr 2016
Tom Service on the music in Shakespeare's plays and Shakespearean music from BBC archives.
Steel and concrete can't beat good old wood to produce the best sounds for music.
Tom Service traces the rise of an exciting new genre, from bleeps to responsive scores.
Try our psychoacoustic experiment to see how tempo can affect your timekeeping abilities.