Charles Hazlewood considers Tchaikovsky's musical reflections on the 18th century.
Itzhak Perlman claims Heifetz expanded violin technique to new heights, not equalled since
David Nixon and BBC NOW join Charles Hazlewood to explore Russian Ballet.
Conductor Leonard Slatkin proposes composer Sergei Rachmaninov for great life status.
Stephen Johnson explores Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances.
Stephen Johnson joins the BBC SO to look at Rachmaninov's tone poem Isle of the Dead.
Stephen Johnson explores Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto, with pianist Nelson Goerner.
Lucy Winkett on playing Rachmaninov in her church, St James's Piccadilly
Norman Lebrecht talks to one of the world's most sought-after conductors - Semyon Bychkov.
Charles Hazlewood reveals how dance music has inspired great works of the concert hall.
Stephen Johnson and the Royal String Quartet explore Shostakovich's 8th String Quartet.
Stephen Johnson on the intricacies of Shostakovich's two trios for piano and strings.
Stephen Johnson on how the music of Shostakovich helped him survive clinical depression.
Stephen Johnson joins Christian Poltera to explore Shostakovich's First Cello Concerto.
Stephen Johnson explores the music and ideas behind Shostakovich's 9th Symphony.
Economist Ruth Lea chooses the great Russian composer. Stephen Johnson adds his expertise.
Stephen Johnson examines Tchaikovsky's popular First Piano Concerto.
Classical music critic Norman Lebrecht talks to conductor Valery Gergiev.
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