19th-century male musicians 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.
Roger Parker explores Verdi's status as an Italian national figure.
Tom Service travels to Switzerland in search of the real Richard Strauss.