A glimpse into the life of the virtuoso trumpeter taking charge of the Cheltenham Festival
Michael Berkeley's guest is sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar.
Tom Service talks to director Baz Luhrmann and composer Craig Armstrong.
Exploring the background to the pacifism which was central to Britten's creative vision.
Conductor Daniel Barenboim points a way forward for everyone through music.
Poet Don Paterson meets composer Thomas Adès.
A look at Peter Maxwell Davies's iconic music theatre work Eight Songs for a Mad King.
The English Cellist Jacqueline Du Pre is championed by solo percussionist Evelyn Glennie.
Charles Hazlewood and the BBC Concert Orchestra explore classical foxtrots for orchestra.
Musician and conductor Daniel Barenboim examines the physical phenomenon of sound.
Norman Lebrecht talks to celebrated mezzo-soprano Janet Baker.
The writer Joanne Harris meets the composer Howard Goodall.
Jim Naughtie assesses the pair at the creative heart of the Beatles, Lennon and McCartney.
Sir Nicholas Kenyon reflects on the life of composer Sir John Tavener.
Norman Lebrecht meets celebrated American mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato.
Stephen Johnson explores Lutoslawski's Symphonic Variations and Concerto for Orchestra.
Daniel Barenboim examines how music has the power to bring people together.
The story of the great violinist Yehudi Menuhin, using BBC archive material.
Stephen Johnson explores Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time.
The maverick violin star talks to Dr Anthony Clare about schooling, family and music.
Musician and composer Nitin Sawhney on the last moments of his mentor, Ravi Shankar.
Paul McCartney talks about his symphonic poem, Standing Stones, and other classical works.
Paul McCartney joins John Wilson and the audience at BBC Maida Vale to discuss songwriting
Paul McCartney describes what came out of the family kitchen.
James MacMillan pays tribute to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
Philip Glass's parallel lives of driving a taxi and composing music in 1970s New York.
Stephen Johnson explores Peter Maxwell Davies', A Reel of Seven Fishermen.
Stephen Johnson and the BBC SSO explore Peter Maxwell Davies's A Reel of Seven Fishermen.
Cellist Steven Isserlis meets novelist and playwright Sebastian Barry.