Find out about the composers of the Ten Pieces and the stories behind those works.
Donald Macleod talks to America's most frequently performed living composer, John Adams.
Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Benjamin Britten
A guide to Britten's opera Peter Grimes, featuring the voices of Britten experts.
Charles Hazlewood explores the pieces Britten extracted from his opera.
Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Edvard Grieg.
A survey of Handel's career, as documented by his first biographer.
Donald Macleod explores the music Handel composed for Kings George I and II.
An exploration of the life and music of English composer Gustav Holst.
David Owen Norris surveys recordings of Holst's popular orchestral suite: The Planets.
Stephen Johnson explores Holst's The Planets.
Donald Macleod maps out Mozart's life and plays many of his favourite works.
Donald Macleod continues to map out Mozart's life story.
Donald Macleod explores the life and work of the radical composer Modest Mussorgsky.
Stephen Johnson and the BBC SSO explore the 1945 version of Stravinsky's Firebird suite.
William Mival personally recommends recordings of Stravinsky's Firebird Suite