The stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters
Sara Mohr-Pietsch reports on the decline of music A levels, and pianist Sulamita Aronovsky
Kate explores the life and legacy of Alma Mahler
Sat 1 Jun 2019
Tom meets Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto.
Sat 25 May 2019
Tom meets conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali. Composer Kaija Saariaho inspired by TS Eliot.
Sat 18 May 2019
Tom talks to pianist Stephen Kovacevich and composer Thomas Ades.
Sat 23 Feb 2019
The Monstrous Child, composer Anthony Payne, piano duos, yoga, mountains and gods.
Sat 1 Dec 2018
Czech conductor Jakub Hrusa plus getting inside Luciano Berio's Sinfonia
Sat 24 Nov 2018
Punching Above Your Weight: Bassoons and Boxing, Dundee and Helsinki.
Sat 10 Nov 2018
New music for a century of Armistice days and 350 years of Francois Couperin
Sat 27 Oct 2018
Tom Service discusses Beethoven with Angela Hewitt, and crocodiles with Felix Stroeckens
Sat 6 Oct 2018
Tom Service meets Pascal Dusapin, as his new dance-opera Passion tours the country.
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'.
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.
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