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)

  • Evelyn Glennie on Proms 2015

    Fri, 24 Apr 15

    Duration:
    11 mins

    One of the world's greatest percussionists, Dame Evelyn Glennie, on how to listen, her project commissioning new music for percussionists, and performing a world premiere for a new instrument, the Aluphone, at the 2015 Proms as part of her 50th birthday celebrations.

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  • Leif Ove Andsnes on Proms 2015

    Fri, 24 Apr 15

    Duration:
    10 mins

    Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes on his complete cycle of Beethoven piano concertos at the 2015 Proms, marking the grand finale of his 'Beethoven Journey' with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra.

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  • Jack Liebeck and Professor Brian Cox

    Tue, 21 Apr 15

    Duration:
    14 mins

    Violinist Jack Liebeck and Professor Brian Cox talk to Suzy Klein about the nature of time, the universe & everything ahead of the upcoming Oxford May Music festival which starts next week. Brian Cox will give two lectures on time at the festival which will be followed by Jack Liebeck's Trio Dali and clarinettist Paul Dean performing Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time.

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  • Adrian Chandler 16 APR 2015

    Fri, 17 Apr 15

    Duration:
    10 mins

    Adrian Chandler, violinist and director of the acclaimed early music ensemble La Serenissima, talks to Sean Rafferty about reviving the Violino in Tromba Marina (a 3 stringed metallic sounding violin) favoured by Vivaldi and constructed and researched by Chandler himself. Adrian will be playing the instrument in a special La Serenissima concert at Cadogan Hall this weekend.

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  • Omer Meir Wellber 15 APR 2015

    Wed, 15 Apr 15

    Duration:
    11 mins

    Conductor Omer Meir Wellber on working as Daniel Barenboim's assistant, mimicking other conductors, playing the accordion, charity work and his debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

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  • Alan Gilbert 14 APR 2015

    Wed, 15 Apr 15

    Duration:
    15 mins

    Conductor of the mighty New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert, joins Sean to talk about the orchestra's residency at the Barbican, and the all-consuming demands made on an American Musical Director.

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  • Matthew Barley 13 APR 2015

    Tue, 14 Apr 15

    Duration:
    9 mins

    Cellist Matthew Barley talks to Sean Rafferty about HK Gruber's hugely challenging cello concerto which he will perform at Manchester's Bridgewater Hall this Friday (17th April) with the BBC Philharmonic and Gruber himself conducting.

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  • Paavo Jarvi 07 APR 2015

    Wed, 8 Apr 15

    Duration:
    12 mins

    Conductor Paavo Jarvi is currently in the UK to continue his great Nielsen Symphony Cycle with the Philharmonia Orchestra, performing Symphony No.4 throughout the week. Paavo talks to Sean Rafferty about the greatness of Nielsen's works, plus the challenges of his new CD of Shostakovich Cantatas, including the the political impact of peforming these patriotic Soviet pieces in Estonia recently.

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  • Alison Balsom 03 APR 2015

    Fri, 3 Apr 15

    Duration:
    11 mins

    Star trumpeter Alison Balsom on touring Bramwell Tovey’s piece 'Songs of the Paradise Saloon' with London Philharmonic Orchestra and the need to practice the natural trumpet

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  • James MacMillan 2nd APR 2015

    Thu, 2 Apr 15

    Duration:
    7 mins

    Composer James Macmillan talks to Sean Rafferty about his St Luke Passion and the relevance of Passions today. James himself will be conducting his St Luke Passion at King's College, Cambridge live on BBC Radio 3 on Good Friday at 7.30 before the piece receives its London premiere at the Barbican Hall on Easter Sunday.

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