Tom Service looks at why we are all so tense and silent during classical concerts. Shhhh!
Why are classical audiences so quiet?
Amateur musicians' vital role in music and performance over the last three centuries.
What is Sound Art? And why?
Tom Service considers the rise of Sound Art. Is it art music or something else?
Sound of the Underground
What does underground sound like? From earth-inspired music to sounds of the earth itself.
What's the point of practice?
Does practice make perfect? And what is perfect practice? Tom Service finds out.
Countertenors - classical rock gods!
A celebration of male singers who can hit those high notes!
Better than background music?
Is music for theatre more than just a prop?
Why do babies love music?
Tom Service asks why we seem to love music from the day we're born - are we born musical?
Is complicated music better than simple music?
Tom Service looks at complexity in music - can we actually hear what's going on?
Friday - Petroc's classical commute
Petroc Trelawny with Radio 3's classical breakfast show, live from the Royal Albert Hall.
Zosha di Castri, Dame Emma Kirkby, Haydn's Gypsy Rondo Trio
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music. Presented by Suzy Klein.
Donald Macleod talks to composer James MacMillan as he celebrates his 60th birthday
James MacMillan (b 1959)
A tryst, a grief and a dream
Music brings sharing to James’s community and solace to his family in difficult times.
Norfolk and Norwich Chamber Series: Schubert and Dvorak
Late chamber music by Dvorak and Schubert from the Norfolk and Norwich Chamber Series