Operas adapted into films in all BBC programmes
Stephen Johnson discusses why Beethoven composed four overtures for Fidelio.
Charles Hazlewood discusses various fairy tales set to music.
Looking at Kodaly's suite Hary Janos and profiling the cimbalom, which features in it.
Charles Hazlewood explores Mozart's The Magic Flute through the principal characters.
Catherine Bott explores Puccini's La Boheme.
Stephen Johnson and the BBC SO consider Verdi's opera Otello.
Stephen Johnson explores the ideas and music behind Verdi's Rigoletto.