Music Matters

Music Matters

The latest news on classical music. Interviews with key UK and international performers, composers, directors, conductors and musicians. With features on opera, jazz, world and community music making. BBC Radio 3's 45 minute music magazine show presented by Tom Service and Suzy Klein. Broadcast every Saturday at 12.15pm (exc. last Sat in month). Please note, this podcast is only available in the UK.

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Recent episodes (3)

  • 24 Jan 15: Philharmonie de Paris Elgar Howarth

    Sat, 24 Jan 15

    45 mins

    26 days remaining

    Tom Service visits the new Philharmonie de Paris, takes a look at the Bogányi, a revolutionary new model of piano just unveiled in Budapest and talks to Elgar Howarth

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  • 17 Jan 15 Oliver Knussen

    Sat, 17 Jan 15

    45 mins

    19 days remaining

    Continuing Music Matters' series of in-depth conversations with today’s leading musicians, Tom Service meets the composer and conductor Oliver Knussen at his home in Suffolk, talking to him about his defining early years, his struggles with self-criticism, the influence of Leopold Stokowski on his conducting, and Berg, Stravinsky and Ravel on his music.

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  • 10 JAN 15: Jaroussky; Kennedy: Minimalism

    Sat, 10 Jan 15

    45 mins

    12 days remaining

    Tom Service meets the French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky, pays tribute to the music critic and biographer Michael Kennedy, talks to Peter Millican, CEO and creator of King's Place and looks at the past, present of future of Minimalism.

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