Concerts, documentaries and features for the 450th anniversary of Monteverdi's birth.
Simon Russell Beale & The Sixteen explore the thrilling opening to Monterverdi's Vespers
Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Monteverdi's L'Orfeo.
The Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and Vox Luminis perform Monteverdi's monumental Vespers.
Robert Hollingworth explores the musical ideas of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo.
Donald Macleod on two centuries and more of Italian opera.
Building a Library - Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea
Donald Macleod follows Monteverdi's road to stardom at the court of Mantua.
Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Claudio Monteverdi.
David Vickers reviews recordings of Monteverdi's ‘forest of moral & spiritual’ meditation
Simon Heighes compares recordings of Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610
Donald Macleod visits Venice to explore the life and works of Monteverdi.
Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Claudio Monteverdi
Sara Mohr-Pietsch is joined by Robert Hollingworth to explore Monteverdi's madrigals.
Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss O Mirtillo, Mirtill'anima mia by Monteverdi.
Robert Hollingworth explores Monteverdi's Battle of Tancredi and Clorinda.
Lucie Skeaping explores Monteverdi's sacred music collection, Selva Morale e Spirituale.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch marks the 450th anniversary of the birth of composer Claudio Monteverdi
Verity Sharp presents a performance of Monteverdi's L'Orfeo, conducted by Ottavio Dantone
Al Ryan hears from musicians involved in the Sprit of Monteverdi jazz album.
James Jolly features the Record Review Building a Library choice: Monteverdi's L'Orfeo.
Rene Jacobs conducts a performance of Monteverdi's Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria.
Jeremy Summerly joins Andrew for a live review of recordings of Monteverdi's opera.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores Monteverdi's influence on contemporary music with James Weeks.
A performance of Monteverdi's final opera, L'incoronazione di Poppea.
Catherine Fletcher measures the impact of Monteverdi's real and fictional female figures.
Anna Picard picks the plums from recently released collections of Monteverdi's music