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Saturday, 30 July 2016

  • 01:00

    Katie Breathwick Katie Breathwick

    Katie goes to the country with Poirot, celebrates old London town with Elgar and Rimsky-Korsakov recounts the tale of an oriental prince.

  • 04:00

    Jane Jones Jane Jones

    Jane has three hours of great music including a Dawn Chorus from Mozart's unfinished masterpiece and an Early Toast which involves drinking (too early in the day).

  • 07:00

    Alan Titchmarsh Alan Titchmarsh

    Alan's Lite Breakfast comes from the great American master of Light Music Leroy Anderson, and there's rare film music from Vaughan Williams as this week's Great British Discovery.

  • 10:00

    Bill Turnbull Bill Turnbull

    Bill has a performance by Maxim Vengerov, one of the stars of our next Classic FM Live and he'll also share a recording by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

  • 13:00

    Alexander Armstrong Alexander Armstrong

    Alexander has a new recording of an Elgar favourite along with a quick trip along the classical music alphabet with music by Albeniz and Zipoli.

  • 15:00

    Nicholas Owen Nicholas Owen

    This week Nicholas welcomes the Bolshoi Ballet to these shores with music from Swan Lake. Plus a Piano Concerto by Rachmaninov.

  • 17:00

    Saturday Night at the Movies Saturday Night at the Movies

    Andrew returns to the fascinating world of video game music in an all-requests special. The show includes music by Michael Giacchino, who started out composing for video games.

  • 19:00

    Alex James's Date Night Alex James's Date Night

    Alex discovers why Monteverdi got the sack, and how Scotland inspired one of Mendelssohn's best-loved works. There's also the first big success for Belgian inventor Adolphe Sax.

  • 21:00

    A Day in the Life with Anne-Marie Minhall A Day in the Life with Anne-Marie Minhall

    What did Rachmaninov get up to on a normal day? A man of deep, personal religious faith, yet he was passionate about fast cars and speedboats. Anne-Marie investigates.

  • 22:00

    Smooth Classics with Myleene Klass Smooth Classics with Myleene Klass

    Smooth classics tonight including Vaughan Williams's stunning 5 Variants of Dives and Lazarus and John Williams's stirring Hymn to the Fallen from Saving Private Ryan.

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