Tom meets conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali. Composer Kaija Saariaho inspired by TS Eliot. Read more
Music heard so deeply that it is not heard at all
Tom meets conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali. Composer Kaija Saariaho inspired by TS Eliot.
Tom meets Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto.
Welcome to the stage
Kate explores the life and legacy of Alma Mahler
Passing the music on
Sara Mohr-Pietsch reports on the decline of music A levels, and pianist Sulamita Aronovsky
AI and the future of music
A special edition exploring the impact of artificial intelligence on music.
Music, roots and heritage
A tale of two composers: Daniel Kidane and Erika Fox.
Sara Mohr Pietsch meets oud player Khyam Allami.
Tom looks over this past year in music.
In the community
New works by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.
BBC Music Day
Tom meets Sir Simon Rattle
The Orpheus myth
The stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters.
Music, Life and Changing Times
Presented by Kate Molleson.
Cole, Harry and the masks of theatre
The Mask of Orpheus at ENO, The Letters of Cole Porter, and music charities in the UK.
New York Special
Tom Service visits New York, a vibrant, breathing city with a rich culture and history.
The essence of musical personality
Alison Balsom, music criticism in the digital era, and photos from Ronnie Scott's.
Odaline de la Martinez, Alfred Brendel, and a lost work by Vaughan Williams
Michael Tilson Thomas, music and 30 years of the Berlin Wall's fall, and Paul Hillier
Mind, body and soul
Cultural Choices and Musical Chalices...
Tom talks to pianist Yuja Wang and conductor Jaap van Zweden.
Shifting cultures and musical crucibles
Australian Modernism in the 60s and 70s; Jonathan Dove; Lilian Hochhauser
Jonathan Dove, Australian Modernism, Lilian Hochhauser
Angela Gheorghiu, Mariss Jansons, La Traviata, Rossini
The 21st century comes of age
The World's Largest Island
Kate Molleson visits Greenland to explore the role of music for its communities today.
Kate speaks to Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Chris Watson, Alasdair Roberts and Laura Tunbridge
The stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters
Choreographic, operatic and symphonic revelations
Tom Service speaks to Carlo Rizzi, Sir Mark Elder, and four leading conductors
Tom Service celebrates Opera Rara at 50 and Beethoven's symphonies at the Barbican.