Music, performance and drama, inspired by the world's most northerly territories
Listen to the myths, sagas, and folk tales of the North.
Five writers from Northern nations choose artworks which reflect their homelands.
Fiona Talkington is joined by Anna Maria Friman to explore Nordic folk and medieval music.
Matthew Sweet is joined by Colm Toibin and others to discuss Bergman's Wild Strawberries.
Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Franz Berwald
A journey through the music, sounds and voices of the northernmost territories on earth.
Norwegian trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth with her choice of music that has inspired her.
Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough asks whether there is a shared culture in the north of Europe
The BBC NOW performs music by Nystroem, Stenhammar, Rautavaara, Leifs and Sibelius.
Joanne Harris and Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough discuss the god Loki and Norse beliefs.
Sidsel Endresen and Stian Westerhus perform as part of Radio 3's Northern Lights season.
Hayden Lorimer discusses ice with poets, musicians, explorers, doctors and physicists.
The Danish National Vocal Ensemble performs works by Gade, Sibelius and Nielsen.
Part of a concert given by the Nacka Music School in Stockholm to celebrate St Lucia's Day
The Danish String Quartet: Haydn: String Quartet in C, Op 54. Nielsen: String Quartet No 3
A celebration of contemporary Nordic writing in three new short plays.
The Helsinki Philharmonic and John Storgards play Sibelius from Birmingham.
Petroc Trelawny presents music for a Nordic Christmas sung by the Temple Church Choir.
Robert Worby and Sara Mohr-Pietsch present new music by Emily Hall and John Luther Adams.
The 1922 silent film Nanook of the North with a new score by Inuk singer, Tanya Tagaq.
Petroc Trelawny explores musical responses to the dark northern winters in Tromso, Norway.
The late Irish poet Seamus Heaney reads from his own translation of Beowulf.
Katie Derham presents music from Nordic countries
Texts and music about living in the frozen north. Readers: Bill Paterson and Janie Dee.
Donald Macleod discovers the musical culture of Iceland, including the work of Jon Leifs
Five writers each consider the significance of a work of art to their nation