Alex Jennings on playing Benjamin Britten and reading his biography for BBC Radio 4.
Michael Berkeley's guest is sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar.
Paul Morley on the unknown Anthony Burgess - his northern roots and his work as a composer
Simon Heffer argues for a new understanding of Sir Hubert Parry
Charles Hazlewood delves into the world of Malcolm Arnold's Fifth Symphony.
Frances studies Butterworth's A Shropshire Lad song settings and orchestral rhapsody.
Michael Flanders and Donald Swann's satirical revue closed on 2 May 1959.
James Naughtie profiles one of the greatest composers of the 20th century.
An exploration of how the sea and Suffolk coast inspired Benjamin Britten's music
Andrew Green explores the life and little-heard romantic music of William Lloyd Webber.
interviewed by Mark Lawson on Front Row
Exploring the background to the pacifism which was central to Britten's creative vision.
Stephen Johnson joins the BBC SSO to explore the intricacies in Britten's Cello Symphony.
Ian Bostridge, Jonathan Reekie and writer Martin Kettle reflect on Britten's reputation
Charles Hazlewood looks at Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra.
Debbie Wiseman tells the fascinating story of the composer of Captain Noah and Rumpole.
Richter discusses his new eight-hour piece.
Poet Don Paterson meets composer Thomas Adès.
Charles Hazlewood studies Jonathan Dove's Figures in the Garden.
Writer, broadcaster and charity founder Marjorie Wallace chooses composer Edward Elgar.
Nick Robinson looks at how Edward Heath handled the top job in politics.
A look at Peter Maxwell Davies's iconic music theatre work Eight Songs for a Mad King.
Fiona Clampin tells the story of two Birmingham professors of music: Elgar and Bantock.
Robert Walker and David Owen Norris on composing a Piano Concerto from sketches by Elgar.
Exploring why Antony Hopkins's radio series Talking About Music was so fondly remembered.
How Antony Hopkins's radio show Talking About Music encouraged appreciation of Mozart.
Stephen Johnson on Antony Hopkins's broadcasts about Prokofiev, Stravinsky and Tippett.
Stephen Johnson explores how Antony Hopkins's broadcasts about music influenced him.
The English cellist Jacqueline Du Pre is championed by solo percussionist Evelyn Glennie.
Stephen Johnson explores in detail Gerald Finzi's In Terra Pax.