Simon Heffer argues for a new understanding of Sir Hubert Parry
Frances studies Butterworth's A Shropshire Lad song settings and orchestral rhapsody.
presented by Mark Lawson, from Front Row 2 Jan 2008
Michael Berkeley's guests is dancer and choreographer Akram Khan.
Alex Jennings on playing Benjamin Britten and reading his biography for BBC Radio 4.
Alison Goldfrapp on the chaos and order of Ligeti's Atmosphères
Charles Hazlewood explores pieces by Strauss and Respighi inspired by music from the past.
Charles Hazlewood delves into the world of Malcolm Arnold's Fifth Symphony.
Stephen Johnson investigates Part's approach to writing sacred choral music.
Michael Flanders and Donald Swann's satirical revue closed on 2 May 1959.
Michael Berkeley talks to physicist Athene Donald.
Celebrates the 150th anniversary of Finnish composer, Jean Sibelius.
Stephen Johnson explores the nuances in Barber's Violin Concerto and First Essay.
Tom Service talks to director Baz Luhrmann and composer Craig Armstrong.
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
Stephen Johnson and the Manchester Camerata explore Alban Berg's Chamber Concerto.
Stephen Johnson explores three of Luciano Berio's virtuosic and experimental Sequenzas.
Journalist Jonathan Coffey re-opens the secret FBI files on Leonard Bernstein
On Christmas Day 1989, Leonard Bernstein conducted Beethoven's Choral Symphony.
Acclaimed conductor Marin Alsop remembers her mentor, the great Leonard Bernstein.
Andrew Green explores the life and little-heard romantic music of William Lloyd Webber.
interviewed by Mark Lawson on Front Row
The story of how three trips to South America in the 1950s changed Pierre Boulez's life.
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.
Conductor David Robertson explores ideas of place in the music of Charles Ives.
Stephen Johnson explores Chen Yi's Chinese Myths Cantata.
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