Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the latest instalment of Peter Donohoe's 50 Great Pianists at 8.30am as part of the BBC's piano season. Show more
With Andrew McGregor. Including Building a Library: Bach: Concerto for two violins; Recent song discs, including Janet Baker; Disc of the Week: Sibelius: Symphonies Nos 5 and 6.
Tom Service talks to conductor Kent Nagano, newly appointed music director at Hamburg State Opera, and explores Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire with soprano Jane Manning.
Lucie Skeaping charts the development of the piano during the 18th century, considering the progression from its origins in Florence with Bartolomeo Cristofori. Show more
Live from London's Wigmore Hall. Mezzo-soprano and BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist Jennifer Johnston sings Wolf, Britten and Mahler accompanied by pianist Joseph Middleton. Show more
As part of the BBC's piano season, Canadian pianist and composer Marc-Andre Hamelin chooses a selection of works which feature extreme piano playing. Show more
For the BBC's piano season, Alyn Shipton presents requests for jazz including Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Hampton Hawes. Plus music by Benny Goodman and Kenny Burrell. Show more
Katie Mitchell's production of Handel's Jephtha, with Robert Murray (Jephtha) and Fflur Wyn (Iphis) with the orchestra and chorus of Welsh National Opera conducted by Paul Goodwin. Show more
By David Ireland. Darkly comic drama about estranged sisters who come to blows on the first day of a new Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Northern Ireland. Show more
Ivan Hewett presents music performed at the 2012 Vale of Glamorgan Festival, from Qigang Chen, Philip Glass and Per Norgard. Plus the Hear and Now 50: Per Norgard's Symphony No 2. Show more
Geoffrey Smith surveys the development of the piano trio in the 1940s and 50s, from Nat King and Cole and Oscar Peterson to Bill Evans and Ahmad Jamal. Show more
Presented by Susan Sharpe. Including a concert given at the 2009 Varazdin Festival in Croatia, with music by Armando Ivancic, Cimador, Dittersdorf and Haydn. Show more