David Nixon and BBC NOW join Charles Hazlewood to explore Russian Ballet.
David Nice and the BBC Symphony Orchestra examine Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony.
Stephen Johnson and the Royal String Quartet explore Shostakovich's 8th String Quartet.
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 on the intricacies of Shostakovich's two trios for piano and strings.
Stephen Johnson explores the music and ideas behind Shostakovich's 9th Symphony.
Historian Philip Bullock explores the staging of Die Walkure at the Bolshoi in 1940.
The dispute between Vavilov and Lysenko in 1920s Russia over food production.