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)

  • Ten Facts Ten Pieces - Britten's Storm

    Tue, 30 Sep 14

    Duration:
    5 mins

    Suzy Klein reveals ten intriguing facts about Storm from Benjamin Britten's Four Sea Interludes - one of the works chosen for BBC Ten Pieces

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  • Ten Pieces - Nicola Benedetti 29 SEP 14

    Tue, 30 Sep 14

    Duration:
    6 mins

    As the BBC launches the Ten Pieces scheme, inspiring children to get creative with classical music, Suzy Klein speaks to one of the scheme's abassadors violinist Nicola Benedetti all about it.

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  • Ten Facts Ten Pieces - Beethoven's 5th Symphony

    Mon, 29 Sep 14

    Duration:
    6 mins

    Suzy Klein reveals ten intriguing facts about Beethoven's Symphony No.5 - one of the works chosen for BBC Ten Pieces

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  • Christopher Hogwood Obituary: 24 Sep 14

    Wed, 24 Sep 14

    Duration:
    18 mins

    Sean talks to David Thomas, Emma Kirkby, and Pavlo Beznosuik about the conductor, musicologist, and founder of the Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood.

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  • Chloe Hanslip 23 SEP 14

    Tue, 23 Sep 14

    Duration:
    10 mins

    Violinist Chlose Hanslip drops by to talk about her upcoming recital at London's Wigmore Hall on Thursday 25th September with pianist Igor Tchetuev, where they'll be performing works by Medtner, Scnittke and Beethoven. She also regails Sean Rafferty with her love of Shostakovich, and the story of the first time she picked up the violin - at the age of 3!

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  • Steven Isserlis Trench Cello 19 SEP 2014

    Fri, 19 Sep 14

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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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