CBBC to present week of classical music programmes by BBC Ten Pieces

As part of CBBC’s ‘Get Creative Week’, BBC Ten Pieces will host a week of classical music programmes for 7-14 year olds

Published: May 20, 2021 at 4:06 pm

CBBC is set to host a week of classical music programming as part of the BBC Ten Pieces scheme. Music by composers including Ravi Shankar, Hans Zimmer, Bacewicz, Brahms and Gershwin.


Each day will explore a different theme, from Nature and Home to Around the World, Dance and Back in Time. Many of the pieces that will be featured in the programmes will have been featured in previous iterations of the BBC Ten Pieces programme.

The week of classical music on CBBC will start on 24 May. Full schedule below.

Monday 24 May, 10.15am
Ten Pieces: Nature

Tuesday 25 May, 10.15am
Ten Pieces: Home

Wednesday 26 May, 10.15am
Ten Pieces: Around the World

  • Ravi Shankar: Symphony finale (excerpt)
  • Bacewicz: Overture
  • Copeland: Hoe Down

Thursday 27 May, 10.15am
Ten Pieces: Dance

Friday 28 May, 10.15am
Ten Pieces: Back in Time


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