Prize-winning writer Pat Barker and poet Owen Sheers discuss artists' responses to war.
Rana Mitter is joined by novelist Xiaolu Guo to discuss the culture of China today.
Ian Skelly hosts a talk on Verdi's orchestral writing and Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony.
Louise Fryer explores Bruckner and the man behind the music with expert Roderick Swanston.
Martin Handley talks to Paul Kildea about Britten and his place in 20th-century music.
Matthew Sweet talks to Anna Meredith and Miguel Mera about composing the sound of space.
Writers Philip Hoare and Jamila Gavin discuss Herman Melville's novella Billy Budd.
Debbie Wiseman and David Benedict on the ways film-makers have created mood with music.
Martin Handley discusses Parsifal with Stephen Fry and Stephen Johnson.
Andrew McGregor talks to Nick Reyland and Roxanna Panufnik about Lutoslawski and Panufnik.