Sue Perkins and Tom Service explore Beethoven's colossal symphonic legacy.
Pianist Jeremy Denk takes Stig Abell on a 12-minute tour of western classical music.
Alex Jennings on playing Benjamin Britten and reading his biography for BBC Radio 4.
Michael Berkeley's guest is pianist Alfred Brendel.
Charles Hazlewood explores pieces by Strauss and Respighi inspired by music from the past.
Details of the study of aphasia and the effect of the music of Mozart on the human brain.
Stephen Johnson explores the nuances in Barber's Violin Concerto and First Essay.
A celebration through handwritten manuscript of Bela Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra.
Víkingur Ólafsson, our Lockdown Artist in Residence, live from the Harpa Hall on 15 May
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and influence of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
An exploration of Beethoven's first and last sonatas for cello and piano.
Stephen Johnson and the BBCSO with Grant Llewellyn explore Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.
Ernie Rea explores the place and nature of faith in today's world
Stephen Johnson explores Beethoven's String Quartet in A minor, Op 132.
Stephen Johnson explores Beethoven's Third Symphony in E flat, the Eroica.
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
Ben Okri on 'the effortless angel of the art of the music of the spirit' - Mozart
On Christmas Day 1989, Leonard Bernstein conducted Beethoven's Choral Symphony.
Acclaimed conductor Marin Alsop remembers her mentor, the great Leonard Bernstein.
interviewed by Mark Lawson on Front Row
Stephen Johnson explores Brahms's String Quartet No 3 in B flat, Op 67.
Stephen Johnson explores Brahms's challenging Violin Concerto.
Stephen Johnson explores Brahms' Second Symphony, with a performance by the BBCNOW.
Stephen Johnson explores Brahms's Symphony No 4, with excerpts and a complete performance.
Stephen Johnson explores Brahms's Fourth Symphony.
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.