We explore each Symphony in turn: the history, the music, and the best recordings.
Was Schubert blighted by Beethoven's success? We discuss.
We meet the Russian conductor.
Teachers of Genius
What did it take to teach the 'Great composers' how to write?
World of Music
Michael Church leads us on a musical tour around the globe.
Plus, on your free cover CD
Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 2 plus Overtures.
John Lill, BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Walter Weller, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Donald Runnicles