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Thomas Sparkes – Pilgrimage
Highly commended in the 2014 Proms Inspire Young Composers Competition (Junior category)
Of One Mind - A Murmuration of Starlings
David Bramwell captures the sounds of murmurating starlings near Glastonbury.
An Introduction to Der Rosenkavalier
Sara Mohr-Pietsch is joined by Hugo Shirley for an introduction to Der Rosenkavalier.
An Introduction to Janacek's Glagolitic Mass
Jan Smaczny tells Andrew McGregor about Janacek's Glagolitic Mass and its influences.
Bach's St John Passion
Ian Skelly talks to Giles Fraser and James Gilchrist about Bach's St John Passion.
Sacred and Secular Traditions in French Music
A discussion of the sacred and secular traditions in French music.
Petroc Trelawny considers Turkish culture and Western classical music's place within it.
Mahler's Fifth Symphony
Christopher Cook and Julian Johnson discuss Mahler's Fifth Symphony.
Strauss and the Voice
Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Graham Johnson explore Strauss's relationship with the human voice.
Martin Handley and Roderick Swanston discuss Mozart's final years and his Requiem.
The British Symphony
Martin Handley and Bruce Wood delve into the history of the British symphony.
Saint-Saëns and Franck
Christopher Cook and guests explore the unknown sides of Saint-Saens and Franck.
Beethoven's Eroica Symphony
Christopher Cook and guests discuss Beethoven's Third Symphony and the French Revolution.
Sibelius's Love of Nature
Martin Handley with Daniel Grimley and Simon Shaw-Miller on Sibelius's love of nature.
Vaughan Williams: Job - A Masque for Dancing
Tom Service with Ceri Owen and Jonathan Downing on Vaughan Williams's ballet Job.
Viennese Culture During the Lives of Schubert and Mahler
Christopher Cook and Harry Eyres explore cultural life in Schubert and Mahler's Vienna.
Rachmaninov's The Bells
Tom Service and David Huckvale explore Rachmaninov's setting of Poe's poem The Bells.
Global Orchestras: Czech Republic
Trelawny presents an exploration of the cultural situation in the Czech Republic.
Global Orchestras: Hungary
Petroc Trelawny presents an exploration of the cultural situation in Hungary.
Brahms and German Music
Laura Tunbridge and Nicholas Baragwanath on Brahms and German tradition, with Ian Skelly.
Global Orchestras: South Korea
Petroc Trelawny explores the cultural situation in South Korea.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch is joined by opera journalist Hugo Shirley to discuss Strauss's Salome.
Hugo Shirley presents an introduction to Strauss's opera Elektra.
Respighi's Roman Triptych
Ian Skelly and Benjamin Earle on Respighi's three Rome-inspired orchestral showpieces.
The Cultural Scene in Singapore
Petroc Trelawny and writer Simon Calder explore the cultural situation in Singapore.
Sir Roger Norrington
Eminent conductor Sir Roger Norrington talks to Tom Service about his life and career.
The Saxophone and Adolphe Sax
Andrew McGregor talks about the saxophone and its creator, Adophe Sax.
Bach's St Matthew Passion
Director Peter Sellars talks about his semi-staged production of Bach's St Matthew Passion
Tom Service hears from members of the Cleveland Orchestra about their lives and work.
Composer David Horne in conversation Andrew McGregor.
Sally Beamish discusses her music with Andrew McGregor and introduces her chamber works.
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
To mark his 80th birthday, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies talks to Andrew McGregor.
Composer Sir Harrison Birtwistle introduces performances of some of his chamber works.
What Is Chinese Culture Today?
Rana Mitter is joined by novelist Xiaolu Guo to discuss the culture of China today.
Responses to War: Owen Sheers and Pat Barker
Prize-winning writer Pat Barker and poet Owen Sheers discuss artists' responses to war.
Tavener and Literature
Michael Symmons Roberts and Richard Coles on the literature which inspired John Tavener.
The Taming of the Shrew
Janet Suzman and Alexandra Gilbreath discuss The Taming of the Shrew and sexual politics.
Poet Craig Raine discusses ways in which writers adopt a 'magpie' approach to language.
Poet and playwright Tony Harrison discusses his work over the last 50 years.
Dylan Thomas Centenary
Poet Gillian Clarke and artist Peter Blake celebrate the centenary of Dylan Thomas's birth
Nature writers Miriam Darlington and Horatio Clare discuss Scottish author Gavin Maxwell.
WWI's 'Lost Generation'
Writers Helen Dunmore and Simon Heffer discuss the idea of WWI's 'Lost Generation'.
Melbourne's Cultural Heritage
Carmen Callil and Helen Fitzgerald discuss Melbourne's cultural heritage.
Poets Fred d'Aguiar and Michael Longley discuss the work of WWI writer Wilfred Owen.
Eleanor Rosamond Barraclough joins novelist Joanna Kavenna to discuss Icelandic culture.
Author Martin Amis discusses his novel The Zone of Interest.
Philip Larkin and The Whitsun Weddings
Andrew Motion and Kate Clanchy discuss Philip Larkin and his work The Whitsun Weddings.
Writer Matthew Hollis and biographer Jay Parini discuss the American poet Robert Frost.
Proms Poetry Competition
Daljit Nagra and Ian McMillan with the winning entries in 2014's Proms Poetry Competition.
Uair a thìde de cheòl clasigeach
Air Gleus an t-seachdain sa ceòl le Handel, Maxwell Davies, Nyman agus gu leòr eile.
Olga Peretyatko, Classico Latino, Lonarc Oboe Trio
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.
From Bach to Ballet
In Tune’s curated playlist, including music by Sufjan Stevens and Rhiannon Giddens.
Love, song and travel
Live from BBC's Maida Vale Studios, Ben Gernon conducts the BBC SO in Britten and Mahler.
An immersive soundtrack for late-night listening.