Listen to programmes examining the life and works of Dmitri Shostakovich.
Donald Macleod explores Shostakovich's youth - and the work of five lost musical souls.
Stephen Johnson on how the music of Shostakovich helped him survive clinical depression.
Stephen Johnson explores Shostakovich's Symphony No. 4.
Geoffrey Norris recommends his favourite recordings of Shostakovich's Symphony No.5
Stephen Johnson explores Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5.
Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Shostakovich's Leningrad Symphony.
Proms Music Guide: Shostakovich Symphony No. 7
Stephen Johnson explores Shostakovich's Eighth Symphony.
Stephen Johnson surveys and recommends recordings of Shostakovich's 8th Symphony
Stephen Johnson explores the music and ideas behind Shostakovich's 9th Symphony.
Stephen Johnson compares recordings of Shostakovich’s 10th Symphony.
Sean Shepherd on his new commission. Gerard McBurney on Shostakovich's Symphony No 10.
In this Music Guide, Stephen Johnson talks about Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1
Stephen Johnson and Christian Poltera explore Shostakovich's First Cello Concerto.
Stephen Johnson and the Royal String Quartet explore Shostakovich's 8th String Quartet.
Stephen Johnson on the intricacies of Shostakovich's two trios for piano and strings.