Alex Jennings on playing Benjamin Britten and reading his biography for BBC Radio 4.
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.
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
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.
Kirill Gerstein chooses conductor, composer and virtuoso Ferruccio Busoni.
Conductor Daniel Barenboim points a way forward for everyone through music.
The legendary baritone talking to Mark Lawson on Front Row in 2000
Writer, broadcaster and charity founder Marjorie Wallace chooses composer Edward Elgar.
Norman Lebrecht talks to music director of English National Opera Edward Gardner.
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.
Suzy Klein explores the drama engendered by Toscanini's visits to the BBC SO in the 1930s.
Sir Antonio Pappano prepares for the Royal Opera's new production of Puccini's La Bohème.
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.
Conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen disccuses the impact of Finnish composer Sibelius