Celebrated pianist Stephen Hough reflects on a life spent practising.
Lucy Parham on how literature inspired Schumann to write some of his great piano cycles.
John Bridcut explores Britten's creative relationship with amateur singers.
Opera scholar Susan Rutherford traces Verdi's journey from composer to 'opera director.
Matthew Sweet explores Charlie Chaplin's career as composer.
Simon Russell Beale marks Notre Dame's 850th anniversary, exploring French sacred music.
The story of the orchestra who gave the first ever concert at the Royal Albert Hall.
Andrew Green tells the story of the last days of London's celebrated Queen's Hall.
Deborah Bull explores ballet music in late Victorian London, at the music hall theatres.
Richard Coles on the influence that the Authorised Version of the Bible has had on music.