A collection of Wagner programmes and clips from Radio 3 and the 2013 Proms season.
Professor John Deathridge explores the posthumous reputation of Wagner in the 20th century
With Andrew McGregor. Including Wagner 200 Building a Library: Wagner: Parsifal.
David Huckvale examines how Wagner has been depicted on screen over the last 100 years.
Michael Tanner explores the relationship between Wagner and Friedrich Nietzsche.
Christopher Janaway explores Wagner's encounter with the philosophy of Schopenhauer.
AC Grayling focuses on the crucial years before and after the Dresden uprising of 1849.
Roger Scruton explores the philosophical background that influenced the young Wagner.
Tom Service and others explore the ideas behind Wagner's own opera house in Bayreuth.
Tom Service with a portrait of pianist Rosalyn Tureck. Plus the Hilliard Ensemble at 40.
Designer Peter Mumford and Dr John Snelson of the ROH on the challenges of staging Wagner.
Wagner's relationship with French music and ideas. Tim Blanning and Sarah Hibberd discuss.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch, Nicholas Baragwanath and Mike Ashman discuss Das Rheingold.
A preview clip of Wagner's Das Rheingold.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch discusses Die Walkure with Patrick Carnegie and Elaine Padmore.
A preview clip of Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre.
Soprano Susan Bullock reveals what it takes to sing the role of Brünnhilde.
Stephen Johnson explores Wagner's orchestra and how he used it to evoke profound emotions.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces Wagner's Siegfried with Mark Berry and Paul Mason.
Sara Mohr-Pietsch joins Sarah Lenton and Philip Hensher for a guide to Gotterdammerung.
Orchestra members discuss the highs and lows of performing Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde.
Semyon Bychkov conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde.
James Jolly discusses Wagner's Tannhauser with Peggy Reynolds and Simon Rees.