Singer Alfie Boe is brutally honest about his dislike of the most esteemed opera houses.
Mark Kermode reviews Anima.
Singer Neil Tennant, who grew up in North Shields, talks to Philip Dodd about his career.
Recorded at BBC Maida Vale Studios, Sunday 6 December 2015
Bob Chilcott introduces My Prayer
Edward Goater listens to Peter Pears
Sheila Dillon with an exclusive food interview with former Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney.
The singer songwriter remembers difficult times after the Take That split.
Guy Garvey’s album Courting the Squall is available from Friday 30 October.
Guy Garvey spent a decade recording his dad’s stories and now he wants you to do the same.
A portrait of the English lyric tenor Ian Partridge, in his own words and recordings.
Jim Naughtie assesses the pair at the creative heart of the Beatles, Lennon and McCartney.
Muse frontman Matt Bellamy on how James Bond and financial crisis shaped their new album.
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.
Kirsty Lang talks to singer Sam Smith in January 2014.
Mark Coles profiles the Grammy-winning performer of the new James Bond theme, Sam Smith
At Madison Square Garden on Thanksgiving Night 1974, Elton John was joined by John Lennon.
Tracey Thorn reveals how George Michael ruined her new found anonymity.