19th-century classical composers in all BBC programmes
Fabio Zanon on how Brazilian composer Carlos Gomes conquered La Scala in the 19th century.
Simon Heffer argues for a new understanding of Sir Hubert Parry
Mahan Esfahani discovers the past and present of African-American classical music.
Tom Service and others explore the ideas behind Wagner's own opera house in Bayreuth.
Roger Parker explores Verdi's status as an Italian national figure.
Stephen Johnson explores Wagner's heroes and charts how Wagner became a national hero.
Tom Service travels to Switzerland in search of the real Richard Strauss.