In Tune Highlights

In Tune Highlights

Highlights from BBC Radio 3’s weekday drivetime programme In Tune - featuring interviews with guests from the world of music and the arts. In Tune is broadcast every weekday 4.30-6.30pm, presented by Sean Rafferty or Suzy Klein.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • Steven Isserlis Trench Cello 19 SEP 2014

    Fri, 19 Sep 14

    10 mins

    Cellist Steven Isserlis and violin dealer Charles Beare tell the amazing story of a 'trench cello' from World War One and Steven plays on the instrument live in the studio

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  • Wallace Collection's Grand Gallery 18 SEP 2014

    Thu, 18 Sep 14

    9 mins

    After two years of renovations, the Wallace Collection's Grand Gallery finally reopens on Friday 19th September, playing host to a stunning selection of some of the world's greatest ever works of art from Hals’ The Laughing Cavalier, to Rubens’ The Rainbow Landscape, and Poussin’s A Dance to the Music of Time. Sean Rafferty was given a special sneak preview of this beautiful gallery by the Collection's director Dr Christoph Vogtherr, learning about the wonderful pieces and their connections to classical music of the period.

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  • Gramophone Awards Winners 17 SEP 2014

    Wed, 17 Sep 14

    21 mins

    Three Gramophone Award-winners: violinist Leonidas Kavakos (Artist of the Year), conductor Riccardo Chailly (Orchestral category) and conductor John Butt (Choral category) talk to Sean Rafferty.

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  • Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson 16 SEP 2014

    Tue, 16 Sep 14

    7 mins

    Welsh baritone and award winning actor Emma Thompson on performing Sweeney Todd at English National Opera next year

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  • Colin Currie & Steve Reich 15 SEP 2014

    Tue, 16 Sep 14

    16 mins

    As he gets ready to launch his percussion festival 'Metal Wood Skin' at the South Bank in London, percussionist Colin Currie talks to Sean Rafferty all about it, and performs an example of 'Body Percussion' live in the studio. We also call up one of Colin's best friends who happens to be the revered contemporary composer Steve Reich. He tells Sean all about working with Colin and how he once had a removals company with none other than Philip Glass...

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  • Terry Cryer 12 SEP 2014

    Fri, 12 Sep 14

    8 mins

    Legendary photographer Terry Cryer on working with the stars of jazz and blues over the past 60 years, blagging his way into the industry and a new retrospective exhibition at the RedHouse Originals Gallery in Harrogate

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  • Janine Jansen 11 SEP 2014

    Fri, 12 Sep 14

    11 mins

    Last Night of the Proms violinist, Janine Jansen talks to Suzy Klein about handling those Last Night nerves.

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  • Sir Peter Maxwell Davies 08 SEP 2014

    Tue, 9 Sep 14

    15 mins

    National Treasure, composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies shares his 80th birthday cake with Suzy Klein.

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  • Alison Balsom 08 SEP 2014

    Tue, 9 Sep 14

    13 mins

    Trumpeter Alison Balsom talks to Suzy Klein about her new album, tour, and inspiring young musicians and the importance of music education.

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  • James Rhodes 05 SEP 2014

    Mon, 8 Sep 14

    14 mins

    James Rhodes talks about his new Channel 4 documentary 'Don't Stop the Music', in which the outspoken pianist attempts to give schoolchildren the chance to learn a musical instrument by calling for an 'instrument amnesty'.

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