Opera on 3 Charpentier's Medea
Donald Macleod presents Charpentier's Medea performed at English National Opera.
Afternoon on 3 Thursday Opera Matinee, Rachmaninov - Aleko
Katie Derham presents a performance given in Turin of Rachmaninov's opera Aleko.
Twenty Minutes From Neptune to Nixon
Adrian Mourby examines the history of the operatic plot.
Twenty Minutes Suffolk Sounds
Simon Barnes on the sounds of the Suffolk coast, which inspired Britten's Peter Grimes.
Twenty Minutes The Captain's Apprentice
The history of a traditional song that influenced Benjamin Britten's opera Peter Grimes.