Established stars and new voices perform gems of the operatic repertory at Covent Garden.
Revealing the story of how Handel's Messiah helped save London's Foundling Hospital.
David Bintley on how British ballet was forged during the Second World War.
Tamara Rojo talks about the history of Swan Lake and dancing the ultimate role in ballet.
The BBC Symphony Orchestra performs three works by American composer Philip Glass. (2001)
The minimalist composer John Adams talks about his career to Charles Hazlewood. (2001)
Concert from London's Barbican featuring the music of composer John Cage. (2004)
Featuring works by Michael Berkeley, Benjamin Britten and Vaughan Williams. (2005)
Pierre Boulez conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a concert from the Barbican. (2005)