Miles Davis chosen by Adrian Utley of Portishead.
Alex Jennings on playing Benjamin Britten and reading his biography for BBC Radio 4.
Michael Berkeley's guest is pianist Alfred Brendel.
Alison Goldfrapp on the chaos and order of Ligeti's Atmosphères
Stephen Johnson investigates Part's approach to writing sacred choral music.
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
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
A musical portrait of how the jazz trumpeter Miles Davis became a painter in later life.
The story of how three trips to South America in the 1950s changed Pierre Boulez's life.
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.
Ken Clarke and Soweto Kinch discuss the relationship between two jazz pioneers.
A portrait of Hungarian composer Gyorgy Ligeti.
Charles Hazlewood and Debbie Wiseman with the BBC CO on composing for the cinema.
Conductor Daniel Barenboim points a way forward for everyone through music.
The legendary baritone talking to Mark Lawson on Front Row in 2000
Gladys Parr recalls working with Benjamin Britten.
John Tusa talks to composer Gyorgy Ligeti about his work.
Michael Berkeley’s guest is writer Helen Macdonald.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson retraces Benjamin Britten's composing walks.
Musician and conductor Daniel Barenboim examines the physical phenomenon of sound.
Norman Lebrecht talks to celebrated mezzo-soprano Janet Baker.
A musical time-traveller who bridges centuries and cultures
Laura Mvula and Jason Yarde, Laura Jurd, Kevin Le Gendre discuss jazz legend Miles Davis.
Conductor Charles Hazlewood chooses Leonard Bernstein.