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Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
Stephen Johnson explores Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5.
Schubert: Symphony No. 9 'Great'
Stephen Johnson explores Schubert's Symphony No. 9 in C 'Great'.
Beethoven's Symphony No. 7
Stephen Johnson explores Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.
Holst: The Perfect Fool
Stephen Johnson explores Holst's The Perfect Fool.
Schubert: Symphony No. 5
Stephen Johnson explores Schubert's Symphony No. 5.
Bruckner: Symphony No 2
Stephen Johnson explores Bruckner's Symphony No 2 in C minor.
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8
Stephen Johnson explores Shostakovich's Eighth Symphony.
Bach: St Mark Passion
Stephen Johnson examines the sources of Bach's setting of the St Mark Passion.
Bach: Mass in B minor
How Bach the devout Lutheran set about producing a mass in the Catholic tradition.
Dvorak: Piano Quartet No. 2
Stephen Johnson explores the intricacies of Dvorak's Piano Quartet No. 2 in E flat.
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde (Act 3)
Stephen Johnson explores Act 3 of Wagner's opera Tristan und Isolde.
Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem
Stephen Johnson explores Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem.
Tippett: Symphony No. 2
Stephen Johnson explores Tippett's Symphony No. 2.
John Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony
Stephen Johnson explores John Adams' Doctor Atomic Symphony.
Faure's Piano Quartet No 1
Stephen Johnson explores Faure's Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor.
Vaughan Williams: Five Tudor Portraits
Stephen Johnson analyses Vaughan Williams's Five Tudor Portraits.
Bizet's Symphony in C
Stephen Johnson explores the colourful world of Bizet's Symphony in C.
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
Stephen Johnson explores the unique sounds of Stravinsky's The Right of Spring.
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 9 'Razumovsky'
Stephen Johnson explores the musical language of Beethoven's third Razumovsky Quartet.
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 7
Stephen Johnson explores Prokofiev's seventh and final symphony.
Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Stephen Johnson explores Sibelius's Seventh Symphony.
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
Stephen Johnson explores themes of triumph and doubt in Beethoven's Symphony No. 9.
Mahler: Symphony No. 5
Stephen Johnson explores what Mahler's songs can tell us about his Symphony No. 5.
Mozart's Clarinet Quintet
Stephen Johnson explores Mozart's Clarinet Quintet in A, K581.
Sound of Cinema: On the Waterfront
Stephen Johnson explores On the Waterfront, Leonard Bernstein's only true film score.
Brahms and Berg Piano Sonatas
Stephen Johnson compares the first published works of Brahms and Berg, both piano sonatas.
Stephen Johnson explores Robert Levin's recompletion of Mozart's Requiem.
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3
Stephen Johnson explores the emotional heart of Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 3.
Stephen Johnson explores the musical paintings created by Debussy in Images.
Reich's The Desert Music
Stephen Johnson explores visions of nuclear armageddon in Steve Reich's The Desert Music.
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony
Stephen Johnson separates storytelling & autobiography in Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony.
Nielsen Symphony No. 4
Stephen Johnson explores the structure of Nielsen's Fourth Symphony.
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 'Scottish'
Stephen Johnson explores Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3 'Scottish'.
Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 7 'Sinfonia antartica'
How Vaughan Williams created his Symphony No. 7 from his most famous film score.
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 'Pathetique'
Stephen Johnson considers Tchaikovsky's final and most personal symphony, the Pathetique.
Walton: Symphony No.1
Exploring the potent mix of musical and personal influences behind Walton's First Symphony
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
Stephen Johnson explores Beethoven's most playful symphony, the Eighth.
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2
Stephen Johnson explores Rachmaninov's Second Symphony.
Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1
Stephen Johnson explores Schoenberg's First Chamber Symphony.
John Adams: City Noir
John Adams's orchestral paean to post-war Hollywood, and the world of the film noir.
Saturday - Martin Handley
Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
Andrew McGregor with Marina Frolova-Walker and Alexandra Coghlan
Building a Library on Prokofiev's 'Classical' Symphony and new choral recordings reviewed.
Jess Gillam with... Fiachra Garvey
Jess Gillam is joined by pianist Fiachra Garvey to swap and share the music they love.
Burst your musical preconceptions with soprano Lucy Crowe
Soprano Lucy Crowe opens up a colourful selection of music from the inside.
Wagner - Götterdämmerung from the Edinburgh International Festival
Sir Andrew Davis conducts the RSNO's epic finale of the Ring Cycle from the EIF