Artist Jonathon Brown gives his personal thoughts on the shape of melody over the centuries, from the middle ages to Brahms, Mahler - and beyond.
The concert continues with Lars Vogt (piano) and the BBC SO under Jiri Belohlavek in Brahms's Piano Concerto No 2. Show more
An extract from Iris Murdoch's classic novel centring two people's plan to replace the bell of a convent in order to convince its residents of the existence of miracles. Show more
Presented by Martin Handley, live from the Royal Albert Hall, London. The concert concludes with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Jiri Belohlavek performing Brahms's Symphony No 2. Show more