Private Passions on BBC Radio 3 is an entry point for new listeners to classical music. Recent guests have included singer Rufus Wainwright, chef Ruth Rogers, the Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, poets Gwyneth Lewis, Paul Muldoon and Sean O’Brien, and historian Robert Macfarlane. Upcoming guests include the Archbishop of Canterbury and singer Laura Mvula. Composer Michael Berkeley has presented Private Passions for over 15 years.
Every Sunday at midday, BBC Radio 3.
Download past editions of the programme from the Radio 3 website.
Produced by Elizabeth Burke and Jane Greenwood
Presented by Michael Berkeley
Music research by Oliver Soden
Private Passions on the BBC