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In Tune Highlights

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Highlights from BBC Radio 3’s In Tune - featuring interviews with guests from the world of music and the arts. In Tune is presented by Sean Rafferty and Katie Derham.
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Sean Rafferty is joined by soprano Ailish Tynan with pianist James Baillieu, and talks Bach with the French pianist Emmanuel Despax. He also meets the versatile Solem Quartet, and hears some rare Vaughan Williams folk song settings courtesy of Mary Bevan, William Vann and Jack Liebeck.
Sean Rafferty introduces live music from the Georgian pianist Mariam Batsashvili and from Flauguissimo Duo with tenor Rory Carver. He also talks to the Belgian clarinettist Annelien Van Wauwe, French pianist Bertrand Chamayou, and conductor Jonathon Heyward.
Katie Derham talks to folk musicians Eliza and Martin Carthy, the film and TV composer George Fenton and choral conductor Suzi Digby. She also introduces live music from pianist Benjamin Grosvenor and cellist Guy Johnston.
Sean Rafferty is joined by conductor Osmo Vänskä, who has a new recording out featuring Mahler’s Seventh Symphony. Soprano Golda Schultz joins Sean from Bavaria, to look forward to the Last Night of the Proms, and Sean also catches up with pianist Angela Hewitt.
Katie Derham is joined by violinist Nicola Benedetti, and pianist Lars Vogt. The composer and conductor Odaline de la Martinez and baritone Roderick Williams also tell Katie how they are keeping themselves occupied under lockdown.
In the wake of the global shutdown of live music, Sean Rafferty hears from various artists about how they’re continuing to share their music, and how they’re encouraging people to participate. He’s joined by the violinists Rachel Podger and Tasmin Little, as well as Elena Urioste with pianist Tom Poster. The vocal leader and writer James Sills, and choral conductor and broadcaster Gareth Malone also talk to Sean.
Katie Derham with pianist Rokas Valuntonis, cellist Nadege Rochat, and Eliza Carthy
Joyce DiDonato talks to Sean about reprising the title role of Agrippina in a new production of Handel's opera at the Met in New York. Also, there's beautiful live performances from vocal quintet Papagena, cellist Nicolas Alstead plays Bach and it's an In Tune Highlights return for pianist Boris Giltburg as he embarks on his stunningly ambitious Beethoven 32 project, a ground-breaking Beethoven Sonatas journey to mark 250th anniversary of the composer’s birth.
This week, live performances and interviews with baritone Roderick Williams, pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard, the Pavel Haas Quartet and folk legends Peter Knight and John Spiers.
Sean Rafferty is joined by the Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective, which combines the cream of players from both sides of the Atlantic. He also welcomes the Kodo Drummers, players from London Winds, soprano Carolyn Sampson with pianist Joseph Middleton, and the virtuoso violinist Ning Feng.
Katie Derham with Stefan Jackiw, Sam Lee, Curtis Stigers, Golda Schultz and Colin Currie
Sean Rafferty is joined by Raphael Wallfisch,John York, Paul Wee and Andreas Scholl.
A Panoply of Pairings

A Panoply of Pairings


Sean Rafferty is joined by the conductor Marta Gardolińska with pianist Alfredo Ovalles, and storytelling and piano duo Olga and Matthew. He also welcomes the Marian Consort with the Monteverdi String Band, and French mezzo Mariann Crebassa sings live with Joseph Middleton at the piano.
Sean Rafferty with music from The York Waits, Simon Care and Andrei Korobeinikov
Viva, viva eta felice!

Viva, viva eta felice!


Angela Hewitt plays Couperin. Fieri Consort transport us to a 17th Century Roman Christmas, while Alice Coote and Julius Drake perform songs from Schubert's Winterreise.
A-Carolling we go

A-Carolling we go


Sean Rafferty is joined by the choir Ex Cathedra and folk supergroup The Melrose Quartet. He also pays tribute to Mariss Jansons, and Gabriela Montero improvises at the In Tune piano.
Sean Rafferty presents musical highlights from In Tune, including a Jazz Age extravaganza from Alex Mendham & His Orchestra. Plus The Gesualdo Six sing sacred music for Advent, and the Fauré Quartet play their own twist on Pictures at an Exhibition.
Katie Derham presents highlights from In Tune including baroque orchestra Tafelmusik, accordionist Bartosz Glowacki, and pianist Nino Gvetadze.
Sean Rafferty is joined by the Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain, the United Strings of Europe, and Gerald Finley ahead of his performance in Britten's Death in Venice.
Katie Derham with highlights from jazz star Kurt Elling, Richard Suart on performing The Mikado, Rowan Pierce sings Purcell and The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge.
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John Mulligan

Tosca; my favourite opera!

Jan 8th
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