01Saturday Classics20120609Novelist Linda Grant's personal choice of pieces illustrating her journey into, and late-flowering embrace of the world of classical music. With music by Bach, Schoenberg, Puccini, Beethoven, Delius and Franck in performances by Jacqueline du Pré, Glenn Gould, The Hollywood String Quartet, The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and recorder player Erik Bosgraaf.
02 LASTSaturday Classics20120616Inspired by hearing a Radio 3 Breakfast broadcast in March marking International Womens' Day, novelist Linda Grant continues her personal journey of discovery into classical music by presenting a programme devoted entirely to female composers, including Hildegard of Bingen, Clara Schumann, Ethel Smyth, Fanny Mendelssohn, Grace Williams, Germaine Tailleferre, Elizabeth Maconchy, Amy Beach and Louise Farrenc.