Albinoni's Adagio may be wrongly attributed but it still never fails to move us.
Paul Gambaccini goes behind the scenes of the first performance of Britten's masterpiece.
The legendary baritone talking to Mark Lawson on Front Row in 2000
Stephen Johnson explores Elgar's celebrated Enigma Variations.
Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Nimrod from Elgar's Enigma Variations.
How Elgar's poignant choral work has touched and changed people's lives.
David Willcocks and others reflect on the inspirational impact of Fauré's Requiem.
Stephen Johnson explores the nuances of Faure's Requiem in D minor.
Frances Fyfield's music series returns with the original score of Faure's Requiem.
Leonard Slatkin and the BBC Philharmonic look at the musical element harmony.
Stephen Johnson explores Holst's The Planets.
Crime writer Val McDermid on the importance of the sea in her life and in music
Frances Fyfield and team explore Leos Janacek's dazzling Glagolitic Mass.
Stephen Johnson explores Janacek's Glagolitic Mass.
Stephen Johnson examines the echoes of Mahler's songs in his later symphonies.
Stephen Johnson hosts a round table discussion about Mahler's Second Symphony.
The series celebrating music manuscripts returns with Mendelssohn's Oratorio Elijah.
Composer and conductor Paul Spicer explores the impact of Edward Elgar's Nimrod.
For Radio 3's Northern Lights season, Michael Berkeley's guest is writer Sara Wheeler.
Frances Fyfield is in Milan to explore the manuscript of Puccini's last opera Turandot.
Frances Fyfield and her team explore the manuscript of Ottorino Respighi's Roman Trilogy.
An exploration the life and music of the Russian composer, Alexander Scriabin.
Stephen Johnson explores Strauss's massive Alpine Symphony.
Stephen Johnson explores Strauss's tone poem Also sprach Zarathustra.
Howard Goodall and Suzy Klein discuss Dance of the Seven Veils from Strauss' Salome.
Stephen Johnson separates storytelling & autobiography in Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony.
The Most Rev Justin Welby talks to Mark Lawson
Frances Fyfield sees the handwritten score of Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius.
Charles Hazlewood examines Theme and Variations in music.
Music journalist Paul Morley describes finally seeing the future in Holst's The Planets.