'Racks, gibbets, sword and fire' from Handel's Theodora, from Christopher Purves's solo album on Hyperion.
Track courtesy of Hyperion Records. Click here to purchase the album.
Martyn Brabbins - Zemlinsky
Martyn Brabbins conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in the opening of Zemlinsky Symphony in D minor.
Andreas Haefliger - Schumann
Hear Andreas Haefliger in an excerpt from Schumann Fantasy in C Major, Op.17, I. 'Durchaus phantastisch vorzutragen', taken from his Perspectives 6 release on Avie Records.
The streaming of the music here is available with the kind permission of Avie Records. Click here for more information on the Avie website.
Dawid Kimberg - 'Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen'
Hear Dawid Kimberg sing Fritz's aria 'Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen' from Korngold's Die Tote Stadt.
Pumeza Matshikiza - 'Donde Lieta Usci'
Hear Pumeza Matshikiza sing Mimi's aria 'Donde Lieta Usci' from Puccini's La bohème.
Hear Eric Cutler sing 'Domine Deus' from Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle.
Louis Schwizgebel - Beethoven 'Moonlight' Sonata
Hear Louis Schwizgebel perform the opening of Beethoven Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.2 'Moonlight'.
Louis Schwizgebel is a BBC New Generation Artist for 2013-15.
Brett Dean - Fire Music
Hear the opening five minutes of Brett Dean's Fire Music, performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and conducted by David Robertson at its UK premiere recorded live at the Barbican Hall on 17 March 2012.
Sarah Tynan - Rinaldo
Hear Sarah Tynan sing 'Lascia ch'io pianga' from Handel's Rinaldo.
Alexander Lewis - Dies Bildnis
Alexander Lewis sings Tamino's aria 'Dies Bildnis' from Mozart's Die Zauberflöte.