5/5 Stephen Sondheim joins Donald Macleod to focus on Passion, The Frogs and Road Show. (R)
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4/5 Donald Macleod explores Sondheim works including a musical based on a painting.
3/5 Donald Macleod focuses on two Sondheim musicals - Sweeney Todd and Merrily We Roll Along. (R)
2/5 Three Sondheim musicals: one without a plot, one in waltz time and one based on kabuki. (R)
1/5 Stephen Sondheim talks to Donald Macleod about his early life and career. (R)
5/5 Donald Macleod explores Verdi's Shakespeare operas - Macbeth, Otello and Falstaff.
4/5 Donald Macleod continues his exploration of the operas of Verdi with Don Carlos.
3/5 Donald Macleod explores Verdi's Giovanna d'Arco, I Masnadieri and Luisa Miller.
2/5 Donald Macleod continues his exploration of the operas of Verdi with Nabucco and Aida.
1/5 Donald Macleod explores the operas of Verdi, starting with Oberto and Rigoletto.
5/5 Donald Macleod follows the last years of Salieri's life. (R)
4/5 Donald Macleod on how Salieri began to look more to teaching and composing sacred music. (R)
3/5 Donald Macleod traces Salieri's successful career in the world of opera. (R)
2/5 Donald Macleod explores Salieri's work as composer for the Imperial Chamber in Vienna. (R)
1/5 Donald Macleod charts Salieri's formative years, focusing on the loss of his parents. (R)
5/5 Donald Macleod introduces a complete performance of Mahler's Symphony No 4.
4/5 Donald Macleod introduces arrangements of two Mahler songs by jazz musician Uri Caine.
3/5 Donald Macleod presents more Mahler songs inspired by Des Knaben Wunderhorn.
2/5 Donald Macleod explores links between Mahler's early songs and his First Symphony.
1/5 Donald Macleod focuses on Mahler's childhood and earliest compositions.
5/5 Donald Macleod discusses Faure's visit to a village fete in the Vale of Glamorgan.
4/5 Donald Macleod explores how Faure finally attained the job he had always sought.