Hear about the logistical difficulties performing Berlioz's majestic 'Grande Messe des Morts', which will be performed by the world-renowned Edinburgh Festival Chorus at the Usher Hall on Saturday 22 August.
Discover the fascinating history behind Stravinsky's scandalous 'The Rite of Spring', which will be conducted by Valery Gergiev and performed by the London Symphony Orchestra at the Usher Hall on Sunday 30 August.
Explore the pulsating harmonies of John Adams's breath-taking Harmonium, which will be performed by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and the Edinburgh Festival Chorus as part of The Harmonium Project - a free outdoor event marking the opening of the 2015 Festival and the 50th anniversary of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus - at the Usher Hall on Friday 7 August.
Discover the illuminating story behind one of Baroque's best loved works, Vivaldi's 'The Four Seasons', which will be performed by pre-eminent violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter at the Usher Hall on Wednesday 26 August.
Unearth the suspicious tale behind one of Mozart's great masterpieces, the visionary 'Requiem', which will be performed by the Budapest Festival Orchestra conducted by Ivan Fischer at the Usher Hall on Tuesday 18 August.
Listen to the story behind Stravinsky and W.H. Auden's darkly sparkling operatic morality tale 'The Rake's Progress', which will be performed by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Royal Conservatoire Voices conducted by Sir Andrew Davis at the Usher Hall on Wednesday 12 August.
A brief history of Gilbert and Sullivan's sparkling nautical comic opera 'H.M.S. Pinafore', which will be performed by the Scottish Opera conducted by Richard Egarr, at the Usher Hall on Sunday 23 August.