Alex Jennings on playing Benjamin Britten and reading his biography for BBC Radio 4.
Singer Alfie Boe is brutally honest about his dislike of the most esteemed opera houses.
Michael Berkeley's guest is composer Anna Meredith.
Charles Hazlewood delves into the world of Malcolm Arnold's Fifth Symphony.
Frances studies Butterworth's A Shropshire Lad song settings and orchestral rhapsody.
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.
Norman Lebrecht is joined by Deborah Borda, who runs the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Ed Balls discusses the influence of 20th-century composer Herbert Howells on his life.
Edward Goater listens to Peter Pears
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.
Kate Kennedy reviews four female string players who were pioneering in their own lifetimes
Gladys Parr recalls working with Benjamin Britten.
Creating a premiere for the biggest music festival in the world
National Trust Director General, Helen Ghosh, on her father’s favourite music.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson retraces Benjamin Britten's composing walks.
Tom Service is joined by ten-time Academy Award-nominated composer James Horner.
Charles Hazlewood looks at Lambert's Elegiac Blues and Piano Concerto.
Mary Ann Sieghart profiles Lucy Winkett, a favourite to become the first female bishop.
The Reverend Lucy Winkett discusses her musical passions as she prepares for Easter.