Debussy, Saariaho and perceptions of classical music
Tom Service talks to composer Kaija Saariaho about her opera L'Amour de loin, and looks at a new book charting the story of the creation of Debussy's PellÃ©as et MÃ©lisande.
Tom Service investigates the story of Debussy's PellÃ©as et MÃ©lisande through the lives of the women so closely involved in the opera's creation, as a new book examining the work is published.
As Kaija Saariaho's opera L'Amour de loin opens at English National Opera, Tom meets the composer and the director Daniele Finzi Pasca.
Sound artist Martin Parker discusses his new works for headphones, designed specially for locations around East Neuk in Scotland.
Tom explores perceptions of classical music with the help of BBC 6 Music's Chris Hawkins.