Dance of the blessed spirits
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Saturdays, 7-9pm. Each Saturday night, Alex James explores the anniversaries, birthdays and 'on this day' events from the world of classical music for the week ahead. Text 61812, tweet @ClassicFM or email using the form below.
There are joyful births to celebrate and deaths to mourn; historic premieres to mark; and award ceremonies to remember. "If it happened in the week ahead, I’ll play it!" says Alex.