Hannah French explores The Western Wind, a song that inspired many 16th-century masses.
The Western Wind
Possessed! Euphoria, Tarantula and Trance.
A journey into the mystery of possession: ecstasy, trances, spider bites and animism
Possessed! Demons, Witches and Sorcery.
A look at the mysterious world of possession: witchcraft, demons, sorcery and madness.
Composer Profile: Philip Rosseter
Countertenor Iestyn Davies marks the 450th anniversary of composer Philip Rosseter.
Couperin's Lecons de Tenebres
An exploration of Couperin's remarkable vocal music for Holy Week - his Lecons de Tenebres
Firework Music for Bonfire Night
Musical fireworks from Handel, Corelli, Bach and Rameau.
Boethius's 'The Consolation of Philosophy' in music
Lucie Skeaping, Sam Barrett and Ben Bagby on Boethius's The Consolation of Philosophy.
The Elizabethan Dance Band
Lucie Skeaping with music for the broken consort, the dance band in Elizabethan times.
Los Hermanos Pla
Hannah French explores the lives and music of three 18th-century Catalonian brothers.
The Sixteen at 40
Harry Christophers, founder of The Sixteen, celebrates the choir's 40th birthday.
Alessandro Scarlatti in Rome
Lucie Skeaping explores Alessandro Scarlatti’s relationship with Rome.
The Fitzwilliam Collection
Sophie Yates visits the Fitzwilliam Musem to explore a priceless collection of manuscripts
Johann Christoph Pepusch
The extraordinary life and music of Johann Christoph Pepusch.
An Evening in the Palace of Reason
Florilegium's Ashley Solomon looks at the life and music of Frederick the Great.
Barbara Strozzi 400th anniversary
A profile of the astonishing 17th-century singer and composer, Barbara Strozzi.
The Gibbons Clan
An exploration of the lives and music of a musical C17th dynasty - the Gibbons family.
Herbert of Cherbury
The life and legacy of the 16th-century musician and polymath, Edward Herbert
A profile of the 18th-century French violinist and composer Louis-Gabriel Guillemain.
Endless Pleasure, Endless Love: Handel's Semele
Lucie Skeaping presents highlights from Handel's racy music drama Semele.
Lucie Skeaping talks to Jacob Heringman about C16th lutenist and composer Valentin Bakfark
Dublin's Matthew Dubourg
The life and music of Irish violinist, composer and friend of Handel's, Matthew Dubourg.
Lithuanian ensemble Canto Fiorito performs music from the 15th-century Codex Faenza.
Treasures from the Royal Swedish Court
The Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble performs music from the C18th Swedish Royal Court
The Sonnambula Ensemble plays DeLalande, Charpentier and Jacquet de la Guerre.
Concerto Copenhagen at Melk International Baroque Days
Suites and concertos from around 17th century Europe performed by Concerto Copenhagen.