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.
Dinosaur costumes, working with animals and actual live music
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.
Braces, Brooms and Bach
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.
Virtual sessions and singing in the garden
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.
The Music goes on with choirs and violins
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.
Belly dancing Cellists, Handel and a Force of Nature
Katie Derham with pianist Rokas Valuntonis, cellist Nadege Rochat, and Eliza Carthy
Sublime Handel, Bach and Beethoven
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.