Rosalind Plowright introduces the music that has been most influential on her life and operatic career. Show more
Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato chooses some of the great American masterpieces and works by some of its best-loved composers including Gershwin, Barber, Gottschalk and Roy Harris. Show more
Violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen opens up a colourful selection of classical music from the inside - revealing familiar and unfamiliar works in a new light. Show more
Harpist and BBC Ten Pieces Ambassador Catrin Finch chooses favourite music. With Bach's Goldberg Variations, Ravel's Daphnis and Chloe and music by Welsh composer William Mathias. Show more
Rob Cowan introduces a selection of music, including Brahms, Boccherini, Sibelius and Prokofiev from performers including Sergiu Celibidache, Salvatore Accardo and Fabio Biondi. Show more
Pianist James Rhodes introduces a selection of music, recordings and musicians he is most passionate about. With music by Bach, Mendelssohn and Wagner. Show more
Composer Gabriel Prokofiev, whose Concerto for Turntables and Orchestra is one of the new BBC Ten Pieces aimed at secondary schools, with a personal choice of music.
Baritone Roderick Williams, an ambassador for the BBC project for introducing classical music to school children, explores the new Ten Pieces and related music. Show more
Katie Derham presents a selection of classical music inspired by dance, from the Viennese waltz to the Argentine tango, and reflects on her Strictly Come Dancing experience so far. Show more
Trumpeter Alison Balsom shares some of her favourite pieces and the musicians that continue to inspire her. Including pieces by Bach, Shostakovich and Strauss. Show more
As part of the New Year New Music season, composer Tansy Davies, whose opera Between Worlds recently premiered at the Barbican, presents a personal choice of music. Show more
Guitarist Milos Karadaglic presents a personal choice of music. With pieces for guitar and wide range of classical music, including Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Shostakovich. Show more
Singer-songwriter Neil Sedaka introduces a piano-themed selection of music, including works by Chopin, Debussy and Prokofiev. Show more
Operatic bass Robert Lloyd charts the cultural, social and technological changes of the opera stage over the past 50 years. Show more
The composer, pianist and producer Max Richter introduces some of the music that has inspired him.
Live from Sage Gateshead as part of the 2014 Free Thinking Festival, rock music journalist David Hepworth introduces some of the classical pieces from his extensive CD collection. Show more
Anna Meredith presents a personal selection of music live from Hull, UK City of Culture 2017. With a live performance from Hull's City Hall of Erollyn Wallen's piece Mighty River. Show more
Robert Ziegler with works by emigre composers including Rachmaninov, Stravinsky, Schoenberg and Rozsa. Show more
As part of the BBC Dance season, ballet dancer and choreographer Wayne Sleep presents his choice of some of his favourite music including works by Tchaikovsky, Delibes, and... Show more
Seeta Patel, Indian and contemporary classical dancer and choreographer, introduces music that has underscored and fuelled her rich and varied life in dance.