On John's show today, a preview of the award-winning trumpeters sensational new album
Following the Hall of Fame Hour at 9am every morning, the ever-enthusiastic John Suchet offers a further three hours of favourite classics and new discoveries.
Our favourite silver fox of a broadcaster, who may conceivably know more about Beethoven than the composer himself, sees it as his mission to provide the perfect soundtrack to your busy morning.
At 10.15 John features a daily track from his CD of the Week. It’s always a new album and, over the course of five days, John promises to reveal some fascinating stories about the composer, the performer, and the music in question.
This week's highlights
MONDAY John broadcasts live from the Bristol Old Vic, to open this year’s Bristol Proms. He'll feature lots of this year's performers including Bryn Terfel and Ji Liu.
John is live at the Bristol Old Vic again this morning, with more music connected to that great city and exclusive performances recorded last night at the Bristol Proms.
How often do you hear traditional music from South Africa on Classic FM? Well, today, John has a new recording of exactly that. Join him to see what you think of it.
Today's the day that the creator of one of the most famous wizards was born. No, not Paul Daniels, but J.K. Rowling. So John will have appropriate music this morning. He’s also lined up some great summer album releases to feature, including a new take on the Tchaikovsky piano concertos and a fresh release of music from Elgar.
This morning, John tells the remarkable story of what happened when a famous composer made his public debut on this day in history, aged just 4 years old.
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Nature or nurture? Does great musical talent come from genetics or simply practising those scales? John Suchet wonders if new research finally put this mystery to bed.
John Suchet shares his thoughts about opera on the big screen - is it an important innovation, or just a passing fad?
John Suchet gives his verdict on the new production of the classic musical from the creators of 'Les Mis'.
John Suchet albums and interviews
John Suchet's Album of the Week, 14 July 2014
Summer Guitar is the new album from no.1 classical guitarist Craig Ogden. Essential for your summer.
Album of the Week, 26 May 2014
John Suchet and John Lill talk about their pet subject - Beethoven, and specifically his piano sonatas
Classic FM presenter John Suchet arrives on the red carpet at the Royal Albert Hall for the 2013 Classic BRIT Awards, and calls for more young people to get into classical music.
Pianist Barry Douglas told us all about his upcoming concert with the London Symphony Orchestra
Talking classical recordings, choirs, operatic adventures - and a little rugby, of course - Bryn shares a patriotic chat with John Suchet
John Suchet and trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth take on The Godfather in a fantastic duet
It's a word often used to describe violinist Ida Haendel, but what's it like being a legend? She shares her thoughts in this charming interview
John Suchet makes no secret of his love for the music of Beethoven. But will the great man from Bonn feature in this one minute review of John's life?
Tim Lihoreau chats to Classic FM's John Suchet, one of the hosts of Classic FM Live in Wales, before he takes to the stage
Howard Shelley not only plays piano and conducts, but he also does both at the same time. He offers Classic FM's John Suchet a behind-the-scenes glimpse into his Beethoven recording session – and a bit of conductor gossip.
Speaking to Classic FM in 2010, Beethoven obsessive John Suchet explains the influence the composer has had on his life and career
Tim caught up with the Classic FM presenter before he hosted the evening's festivities at Classic FM Live.
Tim Lihoreau catches up with our Classic FM Live presenter ahead of the concert in Wales.
John reveals the recipe for a perfect start to the day is Beethoven, the broadsheets and bananas!
John Suchet will have the world's first play of Il Gran Mogol. Conductor Adrian Chandler says it has been worth the wait...
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