Florilegium's Ashley Solomon looks at the life and music of Frederick the Great. Read more
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.
Schutz's Psalmen Davids
An exploration of Schutz's 26 psalm settings, published 400 years ago.
Puppetry in opera
The history of puppets in opera, with musician and director Thomas Guthrie.
The sacred works of Claude Le Jeune
The life and works of 16th-century French composer Claude Le Jeune.
History of the Chapel Royal
Lucie Skeaping talks to the director of the Chapel Royal, Joseph McHardy.
Thoinot Arbeau's Orchesographie
An exploration of Thoinot Arbeau's 16th-century dancing manual Orchesographie.
Early Music Show Special: Al-Andalus!
Hannah French and guests explore the music and culture of Al-Andalus.
The life and works of Jean Mouton
A remarkable early 16th-Century French composer, compared solely to Josquin des Prez.
Lucie Skeaping explores early music that evokes stormy weather and extreme climates.
La Serenissima at 25
Hannah French and violinist Adrian Chandler chat about 25 years of La Serenissima.
Stile Antico's Renaissance Christmas
Hannah French is joined by members of Stile Antico to explore festive choral music
Baroque Trumpets at the Bate Collection
Simon Desbruslais explores some early examples of trumpets in Oxford's Bate Collection.
Bach Collegium Japan - 30th Anniversary
Hannah French talks to Masaaki and Masato Suzuki about 30 years of Bach Collegium Japan.
A Black History
Celebrating the cultural contribution of black people in the 17th and 18th centuries.
The Judgement of Paris
Music from an intriguing 18th-century opera composing competition, The Judgement of Paris.
Hercules at the Crossroads
Hannah French explores two settings of the ancient Greek tale, Hercules at the Crossroads.
Thirty-five years of the York Early Music International Young Artists Competition (1)
Lucie Skeaping looks back at previous winners of the Young Artists Competition in York.
Thirty-five years of the York Early Music International Young Artists Competition (2)
Early music performance and features from the UK and around the world.
Le Consort at Pau Casals International Music Festival 2019
Le Consort performs an all-Bach recital at the Pau Casals Auditorium in Tarragona.
Richard Boothby at the York Early Music Festival
Richard Boothby plays C17th viol music by Ferrabosco, Dowland, Jenkins and William Lawes.
Matthew Wadsworth at the York Early Music Festival
Lutenist Matthew Wadsworth plays music by Dowland, Johnson, de Visee and Piccinini.