Donald Macleod explores Dmitry Shostakovich through the lens of his family life Read more
Donald Macleod explores Dmitry Shostakovich through the lens of his family life
England's Golden Age
Donald Macleod introduces six composers who flourished under the rule of Elizabeth I
Donald Macleod on Jacques Offenbach - maestro of the Cancan and much more besides.
Donald Macleod explores “the poet of the piano”, Fryderyk Chopin.
Donald Macleod tells the story of the loss - and later rediscovery - of CPE Bach’s music
Donald Macleod explores Carl Nielsen’s worldview through his music.
Donald Macleod talks to composer James MacMillan as he celebrates his 60th birthday
Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Antonio Vivaldi.
Donald Macleod explores Edward Elgar’s music through the locations that inspired him.
Donald Macleod is joined by William Lyons to explore Guillaume Dufay's life and music.
Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Franz Schubert.
Donald Macleod explores the music and life of Henry Purcell
Donald Macleod explores the music and life of Gustav Mahler through five key themes.
Donald Macleod explores the music of Sergei Prokofiev and the story of his American dream
Donald Macleod delves into the life and work of piano prodigy Muzio Clementi.
Donald Macleod talks to Sir Harrison Birtwistle about his life, inspiration and music
Donald Macleod explores the life, music and perseverance of Antonín Dvořák.
Donald Macleod journeys through some of the contrasting sides and work of Malcolm Arnold
Mary Lou Williams
Donald Macleod charts the life of composer & jazz pianist Mary Lou Williams
Donald Macleod illustrates Leos Janacek’s inner tensions through five key relationships
Donald Macleod surveys the life, music and quirks of Australian composer, Percy Grainger.
Donald Macleod explores the music of Johannes Brahms through his close relationships.
Donald Macleod delves into the international successes of Arcangelo Corelli.
Donald Macleod explores the life and music of George Walker, with his son Gregory
Ludwig van Beethoven: Why Beethoven?
Donald Macleod, Marin Alsop and Simon Schama discuss why Beethoven still matters today
Donald Macleod explores the myriad influences on the life’s work of Karol Szymanowski
Ludwig van Beethoven: Making a Man
Donald Macleod on Beethoven’s childhood clues that point to the great man he would become
Donald Macleod delves into the life and work of Samuel Wesley
Ludwig van Beethoven: Conversations with Friends
Donald Macleod and his guests discuss Beethoven’s early chamber music..
Donald Macleod looks at five themes in Monteverdi's life through the letters he wrote.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Making His Way
Donald Macleod follows Beethoven as he sets himself up in his new home of Vienna