Tom Service talks to French pianist François-Frédéric Guy. Read more
Tom Service talks to French pianist François-Frédéric Guy.
An organ fest for a silent Easter
With churches closed and organs silent this Easter, Kate Molleson presents an organ fest.
Ravi Shankar at 100
The stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters.
Jonathan Biss, Elizabeth Kenny, Susanna Malkki and Cheer Up!
The stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters
Music and mental health
Kate Molleson explores music and mental health.
Mark Anthony Turnage at 60
An interview with Mark-Anthony Turnage who turns 60. A new book on Copland's film scores.
Will classical music survive Covid?
A debate on rebuilding the classical music industry after Covid-19. Tom Service presents.
Mahler's 8th Symphony
A book on the Symphony of the Thousand, and how the Enlightenment affected concert halls.
Covid-19’s impact on singing and teaching
Sarah Connolly campaigns for singers. Plus the effects of Covid-19 on music education.
Race, equality and classical music
Roll-up, roll-up! Live music’s back…
Tom Service examines developments in the musical world during an unprecedented summertime.
Alex Ross on his book Wagnerism, and tenor Allan Clayton on the effects of Covid-19.
Music changes lives - and changes lanes
Lawrence Power, Annilese Miskimmon, Jane Mitchell, National Alzheimer's Day
Kate Molleson with the stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters
Stars and Strads
Tom Service with the stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters.
Messages of hope...
Bang on a Can's marathon; Musicians in our time: Rakhi Singh; Covid and schools in England
Live from Southbank Centre
A global temperature
Classical music and climate change
Disability and music
Tom Service takes a look at how the music industry deals with disability and its impact.
Focus on freelance musicians
Sam Amidon; US-USSR ballet exchange; music streaming; lockdown postcards
The Human Connection
Creating music in isolation
Benjamin Grosvenor and the prophetic voice of Glenn Gould.
The Lark Ascending
Music and myth, silence and AI
A book on Arvo Pärt. Luminosity in music. Beethoven's curtailed celebrations.
Light at the end of the tunnel
Democracy from Wynton Marsalis
New Music Innovators from today... and the 19th Century
Pianist Piotr Anderszewski. Songs of Fanny Hensel. Maxim Vengerov education masterclasses.
Jackie Kay, Meredith Monk and Virtual Nature
Kate Molleson talks to Meredith Monk, plus Jackie Kay on blues pioneer Bessie Smith.
Girl power in the 1940s
Uighur culture, Richard Tognetti, business models
Richard Tognetti. New relationship musicians-agents? The book Soundscapes of Uyghur Islam.
How music sculpts memory
The relationships between the crafts of porcelain and contemporary composition.
Pianist Anne Queffelec; a book on France and trauma during wars; the Endellion Quartet.
Sandrine Piau, Geraldine Mucha, Steven Isserlis
Tom Service speaks to soprano Sandrine Piau and cellist Steven Isserlis.
Celebrating a Century of Astor Piazzolla
Using archive, family members and musicians who played with him. Also Isabelle Faust.
The fierce joys of Spring
Music under threat in Kabul
Renaud Capuçon, Cecilia McDowall, Michael Spitzer
French violinist Renaud Capuçon talks about his new recording of Elgar's Violin Concerto.
A life in music