Sue Perkins and Tom Service explore Beethoven's colossal symphonic legacy.
BBC business correspondent Peter Day explores Handel's financial dealings.
Roger Parker, Flora Willson and Semyon Bychkov explore Verdi's attitude to religion.
Is Wagner's music morally tainted by his anti-semitism? Engaging debate with Michael Buerk
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.
Details of the study of aphasia and the effect of the music of Mozart on the human brain.
Michael Flanders and Donald Swann's satirical revue closed on 2 May 1959.
Stephen Johnson explores the nuances in Barber's Violin Concerto and First Essay.
Tom Service talks to director Baz Luhrmann and composer Craig Armstrong.
Celebrates the 150th anniversary of Finnish composer, Jean Sibelius.
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.
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
Stephen Johnson and the Manchester Camerata explore Alban Berg's Chamber Concerto.
Stephen Johnson explores three of Luciano Berio's virtuosic and experimental Sequenzas.
Catherine Bott and David Cairns explore the nuances in Berlioz's Les nuits d'ete.
Charles Hazlewood examines the background and music to Berlioz's L'enfance du Christ.
Journalist Jonathan Coffey re-opens the secret FBI files on Leonard Bernstein
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
Simon Russell Beale explores the impact of Wagner on fin-de-siecle British culture.
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.