Stephen Johnson separates storytelling & autobiography in Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony.
Tchaikovsky: 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.
Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra perform music by Britten, Lin Zhao and Stravinsky.
Sunday - Elizabeth Alker
Elizabeth Alker presents Breakfast including a Sounds of the Earth slow radio soundscape.
The classical music show hosted by Fiona Le Tissier, featuring classical music requests.
Sarah Walker with Bach, Britten and Debussy
Sarah Walker with a broad range of music, including her Sunday Escape.
Michael Berkeley’s guest is the poet Hannah Sullivan, winner of the TS Eliot prize.