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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  • 12 Sep 4MB

    R3InTune: Terry Cryer 12 SEP 2014

    Legendary photographer Terry Cryer on working with the stars of jazz and blues over the past 60 years, blagging his way

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 12 Sep 5MB

    R3InTune: Janine Jansen 11 SEP 2014

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

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 09 Sep 7MB

    R3InTune: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies 08 SEP 2014

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

    Duration: 15 mins

  • 09 Sep 6MB

    R3InTune: Alison Balsom 08 SEP 2014

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

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 08 Sep 7MB

    R3InTune: James Rhodes 05 SEP 2014

    James Rhodes talks about his new Channel 4 documentary 'Don't Stop the Music', in which the outspoken pianist attempts

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 08 Sep 5MB

    R3InTune: Eric Whitacre and Professor Stephen Clift 05 SEP 2014

    Choral composer Eric Whitacre and Professor Stephen Clift discuss the huge benefits of singing and the science behind it

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 05 Sep 6MB

    R3InTune: Joyce DiDonato 04 SEP 2014

    American mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato on preparing for auditions, owning a role, voice type and performing with Sir

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 04 Sep 4MB

    R3InTune: Marin Alsop 03 SEP 2014

    Conductor Marin Alsop talks to Sean Rafferty about tackling Mahler's First Symphony with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 02 Sep 7MB

    R3InTune: Lang Lang 2nd SEP 2014

    The superstar pianist Lang Lang drops by the In Tune studio to talk about his new series of books 'Mastering the Piano',

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 02 Sep 4MB

    R3InTune: Anoushka Shankar 01 SEP 2014

    Sitar star Anoushka Shankar talks to Sean Rafferty about Indian classical music, playing with her father, Ravi Shankar,

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 29 Aug 6MB

    R3InTune: Christine Goerke 29 AUG 2014

    American soprano Christine Goerke talks to Sean Rafferty about her upcoming performance as the title role of Strauss'

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 28 Aug 5MB

    R3InTune: Donald Runnicles 28 AUG 2014

    Conductor Donald Runnicles on performing Strauss' Salome at the Proms and adapting to the acoustic and surroundings of

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 26 Aug 5MB

    R3InTune: Michael Fine and Wu Wei 26 AUG 2014

    Producer and Artistic Advisor of Seoul Philharmoniuc Orchestra Michael Fine and Chinese sheng player Wu Wei discuss the

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 22 Aug 4MB

    R3InTune: Sir András Schiff 22 AUG 2014

    The world renowned pianist Sir András Schiff talks to Sean Rafferty all about his upcoming recital at the Edinburgh

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 21 Aug 4MB

    R3InTune: Natalie Clein 20 AUG 2014

    Cellist Natalie Clein talks about her upcoming recitals at the Purbeck Chamber Music Festival, including a special WW1

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 15 Aug 5MB

    R3InTune: Stuart Skelton 15 AUG 2014

    Tenor Stuart Skelton on singing at the BBC Proms, working with Edward Gardner, playing the lead role in Verdi's Otello

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 14 Aug 5MB

    R3InTune: Frans Brüggen remembered 13 AUG 14

    On Wednesday 13th August, conductor and renowned baroque flautist Frans Brüggen passed away. In this podcast, we delve

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 14 Aug 5MB

    R3InTune: Stevie Wishart 13 AUG 14

    Composer and musician Stevie Wishart talks to Suzy Klein about composing for the Proms back in 2011, and her upcoming

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 12 Aug 5MB

    R3InTune: Toby Spence 12 AUG 14

    Tenor Toby Spence on his relationship with his voice, surfing and performing Britten at Edinburgh International Festival

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 12 Aug 5MB

    R3InTune: Jonathan Biss 12 AUG 14

    American pianist Jonathan Biss discusses his approach to performing the works of Beethoven and Schumann, and his

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 11 Aug 6MB

    R3InTune: James Ehnes 11 AUG 2014

    Proms artist, violinist James Ehnes, talks to Suzy Klein about his love of chamber music, the Stradivarius violin he

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 06 Aug 4MB

    R3InTune: Sir Neville Marriner 06 AUG 2014

    Proms artist, conductor Sir Neville Marriner talks to Suzy Klein about turning 90, the Academy of St Martin in the

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 01 Aug 4MB

    R3InTune: Peter Phillips 31 JUL 2014

    Peter Phillips, director of the Tallis Scholars, talks about the choir's upcoming Late Night Prom celebrating the late

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 01 Aug 7MB

    R3InTune: Chilly Gonzales 30 JUL 2014

    The Canadian pianist, producer, rapper and 'sit-down comedian' talks to Sean Rafferty about his new book and CD

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 30 Jul 4MB

    R3InTune: Gabriel Prokofiev 29 JUL 2014

    Composer Gabriel Prokofiev discusses his new Violin Concerto, ahead of its world premiere at the Proms this year.

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 28 Jul 4MB

    R3InTune: Pumeza 28 JUL 2014

    South African soprano Pumeza on singing at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony, Bristol Proms and operatic roles for

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 25 Jul 7MB

    R3InTune: Sir Roger Norrington 25 JUL 2014

    Proms artist, conductor Sir Roger Norrington talks to Sean Rafferty about coming back to Bach and preparations for his

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 24 Jul 5MB

    R3InTune: Barry Douglas 23 JUL 2014

    Pianist Barry Douglas on recording Brahms, inspiring young musicians and his Proms 2014 appearance with conductor Valery

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 24 Jul 5MB

    R3InTune: Tasmin Little 23 JUL 2014

    Proms artist, violinist Tasmin Little on performing the Moeran Violin Concerto with the BBC Philharmonic and Juanjo Mena

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 23 Jul 6MB

    R3InTune: Judith Weir 22 JUL 2014

    Newly-appointed Master of the Queen's Music, Judith Weir CBE, talks to Sean Rafferty about her new royal role.

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 22 Jul 6MB

    R3InTune: Gerald Finley 21 JUL 2014

    Baritone Gerald Finley talks to Sean Rafferty about singing Durufle's Requiem at the BBC Proms, and climbing Mount

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 21 Jul 24MB

    R3InTune: Gareth Malone 18 JUL 2014

    Conductor Gareth Malone talks to Sean Rafferty about conducting the Proms Military Wives Choir and the upcoming War

    Duration: 52 mins

  • 21 Jul 5MB

    R3InTune: Roderick Williams 18 JUL 2014

    Baritone Roderick Williams talks to Sean Rafferty about performing at the Last Night of the Proms.

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 04 Jul 4MB

    R3InTune: WW1 Musical Story 10/10 - RCM Plaque

    As part of Radio 3's Music in the Great War, David Owen Norris considers remembrance and visits the Royal College of

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 03 Jul 4MB

    R3InTune: WW1 Musical Story 9/10 - Indian Army

    As part of Radio 3's Music in the Great War, David Owen Norris turns his attention to the former British colonies.

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 02 Jul 4MB

    R3InTune: 02 Jul 14

    Violinist and conductor Pinchas Zukerman on his forthcoming UK tour commemorating Canada's role in the First World War.

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 02 Jul 3MB

    R3InTune: WW1 Musical Story 8/10 - Alexander's Ragtime Band

    As part of Radio 3's Music in the Great War, David Owen Norris's turn his attention to the US and a particular song:

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 01 Jul 3MB

    R3InTune: WW1 Musical Story 7/10 - Alexander Scriabin

    As part of Radio 3's Music in the Great War, David Owen Norris hears about the extraordinary musical vision of the

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 30 Jun 3MB

    R3InTune: WW1 Musical Story 6/10 - Marechal

    As part of Music in the Great War on Radio 3, David Owen Norris finds out about the instruments that soldiers used at

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 30 Jun 4MB

    R3InTune: WW1 Musical Story 5/10 - Fritz Kreisler

    As part of Music in the Great War on Radio 3, David Owen Norris hears about the extraordinary account of life at the

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 30 Jun 3MB

    R3InTune: WW1 Musical Story 4/10 - Lilian Baylis

    As part of Music in the Great War on Radio 3, David Owen Norris takes a look at music on the Home Front and takes a trip

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 25 Jun 3MB

    R3InTune: WW1 Musical Story 3/10 - Bechstein Hall

    As part of Music in the Great War on Radio 3, David Owen Norris takes a look at the fate of the celebrated piano makers

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 24 Jun 3MB

    R3InTune: WW1 Musical Story 2/10 - Highland Pipers

    As part of Music in the Great War on Radio 3, David Owen Norris hears about the incredible bravery of the pipers who led

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 24 Jun 5MB

    R3InTune: Nicola Benedetti 24 JUN 2014

    Renowned violinist Nicola Benedetti on playing folk violin, music education and her new album 'Homecoming - A Scottish

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 23 Jun 3MB

    R3InTune: WW1 Musical Story 1/10 - King Albert’s Book

    As part of Music in the Great War on Radio 3, David Owen Norris explores an extraordinary charity anthology put together

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 20 Jun 6MB

    R3InTune: James Rhodes 19 JUN 2014

    Pianist James Rhodes on connecting with young audiences, the healing powers of music, his passion for music education

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 19 Jun 4MB

    R3InTune: Karita Mattila 19 JUN 2014

    Finnish star soprano Karita Mattila on her upcoming performance of Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos at the Royal Opera

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 10 Jun 6MB

    R3InTune: John Williams 10 JUNE 2014

    Legendary guitarist John Williams tells Suzy why he's not retiring, his thoughts on music teaching and why playing the

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 09 Jun 5MB

    R3InTune: Kirill Gerstein 09 JUN 2014

    Russian American pianist Kirill Gerstein on jazz, growing up in Russia and recording the music of Mussorgsky and

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 04 Jun 6MB

    R3InTune: Bernard Haitink 04 JUN 2014

    One of the world's greatest conductors, Bernard Haitink, on his love of working with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe,

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 02 Jun 7MB

    R3InTune: Jools Holland 02 JUN 2014

    Pianist, bandleader and broadcaster Jools Holland on touring with his orchestra, his love of Oscar Peterson and Duke

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 02 Jun 5MB

    R3InTune: Brenda Lucas 02 JUN 2014

    Brenda Lucas discusses her late husband, John Ogdon, one of Britain's greatest ever classical pianists, ahead of a new

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 28 May 8MB

    R3InTune: Iestyn Davies 28 MAY 2014

    Counter-tenor Iestyn Davies talks to Swean Rafferty about the upcoming testosterone-fuelled 'Rinaldo' at Glyndebourne

    Duration: 17 mins

  • 28 May 17MB

    R3InTune: Hay Literary Festival Special 27 MAY 2014

    Gillian Clarke talks Welsh poetry, Ruby Wax on staying sane, William Dalrymple on the art of Mughal Delhi and Sebastian

    Duration: 35 mins

  • 28 May 4MB

    R3InTune: Alfred Brendel 27 MAY 2014

    Legendary pianist-turned-poet Alfred Brendel talks to Sean Rafferty about music and writing, and reads some of his

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 21 May 4MB

    R3InTune: Nico Muhly 21 May 2014

    American composer Nico Muhly talks about composing liturgical music, his love of the choir and working for Philip Glass

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 20 May 5MB

    R3InTune: Chelsea Flower Show 20 MAY 2014

    Sean visits the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and talks to Monty Don, Alan Titchmarsh and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen about this

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 19 May 7MB

    R3InTune: Stephen Hough May 19 2014

    Stephen Hough talks to Sean Rafferty about the music of the night, as explored on his latest CD.

    Duration: 15 mins

  • 19 May 3MB

    R3InTune: Exponential Horn at the Science Museum 19 MAY 2014

    Sean Rafferty visits the new Exponential Horn installation by sound artist Aleksander Kolkowski at the Science Museum in

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 15 May 6MB

    R3InTune: Sir Antonio Pappano 15 MAY 2014

    Music Director of the Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and the Royal Opera House discusses Rossini,

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 15 May 4MB

    R3InTune: Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil 15 MAY 2014

    Miss Saigon composer Claude-Michel Schonberg and lyricist Alain Boublil talk about the new production of the show

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 13 May 10MB

    R3InTune: Gyorgy Pauk 13 May 2014

    Legendary violinist Gyorgy Pauk talks to Sean about his enviable career, his work with young players and his love of

    Duration: 22 mins

  • 09 May 5MB

    R3InTune: Ailyn Perez and Stephen Costello 08 MAY 2014

    Opera's new 'power couple' soprano Ailyn Perez and tenor Stephen Costello talk to Suzy Klein about life together on the

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 07 May 5MB

    R3InTune: Rosalind Plowright 07 May 2014

    Mezzo Rosalind Plowright OBE talks about what's inspired her to record her first recital disc, her previous life as an

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 01 May 5MB

    R3InTune: Angela Hewitt 01 MAY 2014

    Pianist Angela Hewitt discusses Bach's Art of Fugue and upcoming gigs at Glyndebourne and Wigmore Hall.

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 01 May 2MB

    R3InTune: 18th Century Art - No.8 David Garrick and his wife 21 APR 2014

    For the BBC 18th Century Season, Sean Rafferty looks at 12 Georgian art works from the Royal Collection at the Queen’s

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 30 Apr 8MB

    R3InTune: Joyce DiDonato 30 APR 2014

    Sean talks to 'the perfect modern diva' soprano Joyce DiDonato about La Cenerentola at the New York Met, and she offers

    Duration: 16 mins

  • 28 Apr 6MB

    R3InTune: Curtis Stigers 28 APR 2014

    Jazz singer, saxophonist and songwriter Curtis Stigers discusses his new album 'Hooray for Love' and how mountain biking

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 25 Apr 3MB

    R3InTune: 18th Century Art - No.12 London: The Thames from Somerset House Terrace 25 APR 2014

    For the BBC 18th Century Season, Sean Rafferty looks at 12 Georgian art works from the Royal Collection at the Queen's

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 25 Apr 6MB

    R3InTune: Marcelo Bratke and Marco Gambino 25 Apr 14

    Sean speaks to Marcelo Bratke and Marco Gambino about l'Invitation au Voyage, their concert of music and poetry.

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 24 Apr 4MB

    R3InTune: BBC Proms - Sakari Oramo 24 APR 2014

    BBC Symphony Orchestra Chief Conductor Sakari Oramo talks about the 2014 Proms, playing the violin with Janine Jansen

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 24 Apr 2MB

    R3InTune: 18th Century Art - No.11 Don Rodrigo Caldero 24 APR 2014

    For the BBC 18th Century Season, Sean Rafferty looks at 12 Georgian art works from the Royal Collection at the Queen's

    Duration: 4 mins

  • 24 Apr 4MB

    R3InTune: BBC Proms - Alisa Weilerstein 24 APR 2014

    American cellist Alisa Weilerstein on playing at the 2014 Proms, recording the Elgar Cello Concerto with Daniel

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 23 Apr 3MB

    R3InTune: 18th Century No.10 Frederick the Great 23 APR 2014

    For the BBC 18th Century Season, Sean Rafferty looks at 12 Georgian art works from the Royal Collection at the Queen’s

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 22 Apr 2MB

    R3InTune: 18th Century Art - No.9 Table Clock 22 APR 2014

    For the BBC 18th Century Season, Sean Rafferty looks at 12 Georgian art works from the Royal Collection at the

    Duration: 4 mins

  • 22 Apr 6MB

    R3InTune: Milos Karadaglic 21 April 2014

    Guitarist Milos talks about his beloved Smallman guitar, how he took up the instrument and the art of fingernail

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 18 Apr 2MB

    R3InTune: 18th Century Art - No.7 Cleopatra with the Asp 18 APR 2014

    For the BBC 18th Century Season, Sean Rafferty looks at 12 Georgian art works from the Royal Collection at the Queen’s

    Duration: 4 mins

  • 17 Apr 2MB

    R3InTune: 18th Century Art - No.6 The Return from the Chase 17 APR 2014

    For the BBC 18th Century Season, Sean Rafferty looks at 12 Georgian art works from the Royal Collection at the Queen's

    Duration: 4 mins

  • 16 Apr 3MB

    R3InTune: 18th Century Art - No.5 Miniature of Princess Anne 16 APR 2014

    For the BBC 18th Century Season, Sean Rafferty looks at 12 Georgian art works from the Royal Collection at the Queen’s

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 16 Apr 5MB

    R3InTune: Matisse Cut-Outs at Tate Modern 16 APR 2014

    Sean walks round the new blockbuster Matisse exhibition at Tate Modern to discover Matisse's Cut-Outs accompanied by

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 15 Apr 3MB

    R3InTune: 18th Century Art - No.4 Temple of Apollo 15 APR 2014

    For the BBC 18th Century Season, Sean Rafferty looks at 12 Georgian art works from the Royal Collection at the Queen's

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 14 Apr 2MB

    R3InTune: 18th Century Art - No.3 Royal Fireworks 14 APR 2014

    For the BBC 18th Century Season, Sean Rafferty looks at 12 Georgian art works from the Royal Collection at the

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 14 Apr 3MB

    R3InTune: 18th Century Art - No.2 The Beggar’s Opera

    For the BBC 18th Century Season, Sean Rafferty looks at 12 Georgian art works from the Royal Collection at the Queen’s

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 11 Apr 6MB

    R3InTune: Andreas Scholl and Tamar Halperin 11 APR 2014

    Countertenor Andreas Scholl and his wife and musical partner pianist Tamar Halperin talk about their favourite

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 10 Apr 3MB

    R3InTune: 18th Century Art - No.1 The Music Party

    For the BBC 18th Century Season, Sean Rafferty looks at 12 Georgian art works from the Royal Collection at the Queen’s

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 09 Apr 3MB

    R3InTune: John Shirley-Quirk obituary 08 APR 2014

    Conductor Steuart Bedford remembers bass-baritone John Shirley-Quirk.

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 07 Apr 6MB

    R3InTune: Danielle de Niese 07 April 2014

    Superstar soprano Danielle de Niese talks to Suzy about deciding to be an opera singer at 8 years old, her love of

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 03 Apr 5MB

    R3InTune: Mariss Jansons 03 APRIL 2014

    One of the world's finest conductors, Mariss Jansons, talks to Suzy about his musical heroes, his future projects and

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 02 Apr 6MB

    R3InTune: Bryn Terfel and Joseph Calleja 02 APR 2014

    Two stars of opera - baritone Bryn Terfel and tenor Joseph Calleja discuss their own musical heroes, the language they

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 01 Apr 4MB

    R3InTune: Nicola Benedetti 01 April 2014

    Suzy Klein speaks to violinist Nicola Benedetti about her tour of India with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 26 Mar 8MB

    R3InTune: Sarah Connolly 25 MAR 2014

    Live from Southbank Centre: National Treasure mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly CBE talks to Sean Rafferty about her career.

    Duration: 16 mins

  • 20 Mar 5MB

    R3InTune: Laura Mvula and Eric Whitacre 20 MAR 2014

    Brit Award nominated singer Laura Mvula and choral composer Eric Whitacre discuss their collaboration for a concert at

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 18 Mar 4MB

    R3InTune: Wondrous Machines 18 MAR 2014

    Sean Rafferty takes a tour of the new Wondrous Machines exhibition at Southbank Centre - machines inspired by the

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 13 Mar 5MB

    R3InTune: Dame Julie Andrews 13 MAR 2014

    Icon of stage and screen, Dame Julie Andrews on her breakthrough in film and on Broadway, and her admiration for Gustavo

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 11 Mar 8MB

    R3InTune: John Lill on turning 70 11 MAR 2014

    "Music feeds the mind with long-term strength" - British pianist John Lill on his life and career.

    Duration: 16 mins

  • 10 Mar 5MB

    R3InTune: Jonas Kaufmann 10 MAR 2014

    Star tenor Jonas Kaufmann on opera in high definition, and the struggles of Massenet's Werther.

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 06 Mar 7MB

    R3InTune: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa 06 MAR 2014

    As she celebrates 70, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa talks to Suzy Klein about her glittering career highlights, the demands of

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 04 Mar 5MB

    R3InTune: Juan Diego Florez 04 MAR 2014

    Star tenor Juan Diego Florez talks about remembering stage moves, keeping his voice agile after 40, and his newfound

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 03 Mar 5MB

    R3InTune: Leif Ove Andsnes 03 MAR 2014

    Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes talks to Suzy about his Beethoven journey ahead of his solo recital at the Barbican in London.

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 26 Feb 4MB

    R3InTune: Martin Taylor on Paco De Lucia 26 FEB 2014

    Jazz guitarist Martin Taylor pays tribute to influential flamenco guitarist Paco De Lucia, who died today.

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 24 Feb 4MB

    R3InTune: Yundi 24 Feb 2014

    Chinese piano superstar talks about bringing Chinese music to European audiences, learning the accordion and the perils

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 20 Feb 9MB

    R3InTune: Dame Felicity Lott 20 FEB 2014

    Dame Felicity Lott with memories of recording Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer aged two-and-a-half, as well as other

    Duration: 18 mins

  • 19 Feb 5MB

    R3InTune: Piotr Anderszewski 18 Feb 2014

    Pianist Piotr Anderszewski talks about his love of Schumann, why he shouldn't be expected to play Chopin and his dream

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 12 Feb 4MB

    R3InTune: Yuja Wang 12 FEB 2014

    Pianist Yuja Wang talks to Sean Rafferty about music, colour and her musical heroes.

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 11 Feb 5MB

    R3InTune: Dame Josephine Barstow 11 FEB 2014

    Soprano Dame Josephine Barstow reflects on the life and work of the late Richard Angas - the much loved bass who

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 11 Feb 6MB

    R3InTune: Edward Gardner 11 FEB 2014

    Conductor Edward Gardner on the return of Peter Grimes at ENO, Mendelssohn in Birmingham with the CBSO and his career

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 06 Feb 6MB

    R3InTune: By George! 06 FEB 2014

    Sean visits the 'By George! Handel’s Music for Royal Occasions' at The Foundling Museum in London, and speaks to Caro

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 04 Feb 6MB

    R3InTune: Anne-Sophie Mutter 04 Feb 2014

    The astonishing violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, fresh from a rehearsal with the LSO and a flight from Australia, talks to

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 30 Jan 5MB

    R3InTune: Andreas Scholl 30 JAN 2013

    Andreas Scholl, one of the world's finest counter-tenors, talks to Suzy about his career, his multi-talented family and

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 30 Jan 4MB

    R3InTune: Martin Creed 29 Jan 2014

    Suzy meets artist Martin Creed at his new retrospective at London's Hayward Gallery, to walk round the exhibition and

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 28 Jan 4MB

    R3InTune: Tribute to Pete Seeger 28 JAN 2014

    To mark the passing of folk singer and songwriter Pete Seeger, Suzy Klein talks to Martin Carthy about his legacy.

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 20 Jan 10MB

    R3InTune: Tributes to Claudio Abbado 20 Jan

    A series of tributes to the late Claudio Abbado, with Lucerne Festival chief Michael Haefliger, Orchestra Mozart

    Duration: 20 mins

  • 17 Jan 4MB

    R3InTune: Joshua Bell 17 JAN 2014

    Superstar violinist Joshua Bell talks to Sean Rafferty about juggling conducting and performing with the Academy of St

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 17 Jan 4MB

    R3InTune: Murray Gold 16 Jan 2013

    Doctor Who composer Murray Gold talks about his long running association with the series, his plans for the future and

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 10 Jan 3MB

    R3InTune: Music on the Brink - Postcard from London

    Jonathan Pryce reads a fictional postcard from London just before WW1, where Vaughan Williams seems to have caught the

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 09 Jan 7MB

    R3InTune: Jessye Norman 09 JAN 2014

    "Stand up straight and sing!" - Jessye Norman's advice for life. Listen to her on singing, civil rights and more.

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 09 Jan 3MB

    R3InTune: Music on the Brink - Postcard from St. Petersburg

    Jonathan Pryce reads a fictional postcard set in the St. Petersburg Conservatoire just before The Great War broke out,

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 09 Jan 4MB

    R3InTune: Maxim Vengerov 09 JAN 2014

    Top violinist Maxim Vengerov on balancing the roles of chamber musician, soloist and conductor, looking after his prized

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 08 Jan 3MB

    R3InTune: Music on the Brink - Postcard from Berlin

    Jonathan Pryce reads a fictional postcard from Berlin charting the music landscape of the city. Written by Dr Mark Berry

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 08 Jan 5MB

    R3InTune: Joshua Rifkin 08 JAN 13

    American pianist Joshua Rifkin talks about his love of Scott Joplin, his million-selling recordings of his music and the

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 07 Jan 3MB

    R3InTune: Music on the Brink - Postcard from Paris

    Jonathan Pryce reads a fictional postcard from an enthusiastic concert goer in Paris just before the outbreak of WW1

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 07 Jan 3MB

    R3InTune: Sakari Oramo 06 JAN 2014

    Sakari Oramo, Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, talks about the role of the conductor, the city of Vienna

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 06 Jan 3MB

    R3InTune: Music on the Brink - Postcard from Vienna

    Jonathan Pryce reads a fictional postcard set in Vienna just before the outbreak of WW1 that asks whether Vienna really

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 19 Dec 4MB

    R3InTune: Will Gompertz Xmas Cards 4: Warhol

    BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz explores seasonal works of art. In the fourth Christmas card of the season he looks at

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 18 Dec 4MB

    R3InTune: Will Gompertz Xmas Cards 3:Banksy 18 Dec

    BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz explores seasonal works of art. In the third of the series it's the turn of Banksy and the

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 17 Dec 3MB

    R3InTune: Will Gompertz Xmas Cards 2:Matisse 17 Dec

    BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz explores seasonal works of art. In the second of 5 Christmas Cards he celebrates Christmas

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 16 Dec 6MB

    R3InTune: Michael Tilson Thomas 16 DEC 2013

    Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas on his long career, the London Symphony Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony.

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 16 Dec 4MB

    R3InTune: Will Gompertz Xmas Card 1:Van Gogh 16 Dec 2013

    BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz explores seasonal works of art. In the first of 5 Christmas Cards he turns to Van Gogh's

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 16 Dec 4MB

    R3InTune: Roberto Alagna & Anita Rachvetishvili 13 Dec

    Sean Rafferty talks to tenor Roberto Alagna & mezzo soprano Anita Rachvetishvili about their roles in Bizet's Carmen at

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 06 Dec 3MB

    R3InTune: Angelique Kidjo

    Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo pays tribute to the great Nelson Mandela

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 05 Dec 4MB

    R3InTune: Daniel Barenboim 05 DEC 2013

    Maestro Daniel Barenboim on conducting the New Years Day Concert in Vienna, and on winning the Marion Dönhoff prize for

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 29 Nov 6MB

    R3InTune: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies 29 Nov 2013

    Sir Peter Maxwell Davies talks to Sean Rafferty about where he found inspiration for his tenth symphony as he approaches

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 29 Nov 4MB

    R3InTune: Gerald Finley 28 NOV 2013

    Gerald Finley on singing Wagner - he's back at the Royal Opera House singing Parsifal, and has recorded a new

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 29 Nov 7MB

    R3InTune: Njabulo Madlala 27 NOV 2013

    Baritone Njabulo Madlala talks to Sean Rafferty about his meteoric rise from a South African Township to the Royal Opera

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 21 Nov 5MB

    R3InTune: Anne Sofie von Otter 20 NOV 2013

    Mezzo soprano Anne Sofie von Otter talks about her latest album of French songs.

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 13 Nov 5MB

    R3InTune: Gareth Malone 13 NOV 2013

    Choirmaster and presenter Gareth Malone talks about teaching people to Sing While You Work and the joy of putting

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 12 Nov 7MB

    R3InTune: Sir John Tavener obituary 12 OCT 2013

    Composer John Rutter, cellist Steven Isserlis and soprano Patricia Rozario reflect on the life and work of the late Sir

    Duration: 15 mins

  • 08 Nov 5MB

    R3InTune: Lang Lang 08 NOV 2013

    Superstar pianist Lang Lang on his new role as UN Messenger of Peace, playing from memory and how to deal with nerves

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 08 Nov 11MB

    R3InTune: Chris Thile and Masaaki Suzuki

    Mandolinist Chris Thile and conductor Masaaki Suzuki talk separately and together about their love of JS Bach

    Duration: 23 mins

  • 07 Nov 6MB

    R3InTune: Hugh Masekela 06 NOV 2013

    Legendary jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela talks to Suzy about his stunning career, how music to him is 'an incurable virus'

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 04 Nov 6MB

    R3InTune: Dame Emma Kirkby 04 NOV 2013

    Soprano Dame Emma Kirkby on her early love of John Dowland's music, Brighton Early Music Festival and tutoring young

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 01 Nov 6MB

    R3InTune: Xuefei Yang 01 NOV 2013

    World renowned guitarist Xuefei Yang on Western Classical Music in China, the music that has been adapted for guitar and

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 31 Oct 5MB

    R3InTune: Simon McBurney 31 OCT 2013

    Sean Rafferty talks to director Simon McBurney about his new production of Magic Flute at English National Opera

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 21 Oct 8MB

    R3InTune: Riccardo Chailly 21 OCT 2013

    Conductor Riccardo Chailly on his Brahms cycle with Gewandhausorchester Leipzig at the Barbican and the rumours around

    Duration: 17 mins

  • 16 Oct 5MB

    R3InTune: The Clerks - Tales from Babel 16 OCT 2013

    Did you hear what you think you heard? The Clerks' Edward Wickham talks to Sean Rafferty about misheard lyrics from the

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 15 Oct 7MB

    R3InTune: Vladimir Ashkenazy 15 OCT 2013

    The legendary Vladimir Ashkenazy talks about his career as a concert pianist, playing for Shostakovich and learning to

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 14 Oct 7MB

    R3InTune: Edward Gardner 14 OCT 2013

    Conductor Edward Gardner on his early interest in music, Mendelssohn at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 11 Oct 4MB

    R3InTune: Sir Willard White 11 OCT 2013

    Legendary Jamaican bass baritone Sir Willard White on singing Lieder, music in schools and dreaming of becoming a

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 11 Oct 5MB

    R3InTune: The National Gallery 11 OCT 2013

    Sean visits the new exhibition at London's National Gallery, The Portrait in Vienna and comes across some familiar faces

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 10 Oct 6MB

    R3InTune: Fascinating Aida 10 OCT 2013

    Sean and the ladies of the award winning Fascinating Aida indulge in some risque banter in the In Tune studio

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 09 Oct 5MB

    R3InTune: Sir Thomas Allen 09 OCT 2013

    Baritone and director Sir Thomas Allen on directing Mozart's Don Giovanni at Scottish Opera and being presented with a

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 09 Oct 5MB

    R3InTune: Helene Grimaud 09 OCT 2013

    Pianist Helene Grimaud on Brahms, preparing for performance and her interest in wolf conservation.

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 08 Oct 7MB

    R3InTune: Sir Antonio Pappano 08 OCT 2013

    Conductor Antonio Pappano, music director of the Royal Opera House, talks about the enduring appeal of Verdi, and his

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 07 Oct 4MB

    R3InTune: Julie Kavanagh 08 OCT 2013

    Author Julie Kavanagh on her new book The Girl Who Loved Camellias about the life of Marie Duplessis - a French

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 04 Oct 6MB

    R3InTune: Paul Lewis 04 OCT 2013

    Pianist Paul Lewis talks to Sean about his musical beginnings in Liverpool, studying with Alfred Brendel and his

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 02 Oct 4MB

    R3InTune: Sam Lee 02 Oct

    Folk singer Sam Lee talks to Sean about collecting songs, his love of Romany culture and the art of wilderness survival

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 30 Sep 4MB

    R3InTune: Valentina Lisitsa 30 SEP 2013

    One of YouTube's most-watched pianists, Valentina Lisitsa, talks to Suzy Klein about the travel, the music, and her take

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 26 Sep 5MB

    R3InTune: Douglas Hodge 26 SEP 2013

    Actor Douglas Hodge on his latest role - Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal, Drury

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 25 Sep 4MB

    R3InTune: Vladimir Jurowski 25 SEP 2013

    Conductor Vladimir Jurowski on his forthcoming Britten weekend with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 24 Sep 4MB

    R3InTune: John Lill 24 SEP 13

    Pianist John Lill on his deep relationship with Beethoven and the freedom of playing from memory - "you shouldn't have

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 24 Sep 6MB

    R3InTune: Craig Revel Horwood 24 SEP 13

    Dancer, choreographer, director, author and Strictly Come Dancing judge, Craig Revel Horwood talks about his love of

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 23 Sep 3MB

    R3InTune: Rachel Podger 23 Sep 2013

    Violinist and director Rachel Podger talks to Suzy Klein about her latest album 'Guardian Angel' and the eighth annual

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 17 Sep 5MB

    R3InTune: Mitsuko Uchida 17 SEP 2013

    Pianist Mitsuko Uchida talks to Sean Rafferty about her four characterful pianos, why silence is golden, and why she'll

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 17 Sep 6MB

    R3InTune: Julian Bream 17 SEP 2013

    The legendary Julian Bream talks to Sean Rafferty, before going to collect his Lifetime Achievement award at the 2013

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 16 Sep 4MB

    R3InTune: Norma Herrmann 13 SEP 2013

    Norma Herrmann, widow of legendary film composer Bernard Herrmann, talks to Sean about his relationships with directors,

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 13 Sep 5MB

    R3InTune: Luca Pisaroni 12 SEP 2013

    Acclaimed 'barihunk' Luca Pisaroni is about to make his debut at the Royal Opera House in the title role of The Marriage

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 11 Sep 6MB

    R3InTune: Nicola Benedetti 11 SEP 2013

    Star violinist Nicola Benedetti on education, practice, sexism and the Bee Gees.

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 11 Sep 5MB

    R3InTune: Harry Christophers 10 SEP 2013

    Conductor of The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, talks to Suzy Klein about their Choral Pilgrimage and taking music back to

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 06 Sep 4MB

    R3InTune: Marin Alsop 06 SEP 2013

    Marin Alsop on conducting at the "big party celebrating classical music" - the Last Night of the Proms

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 05 Sep 6MB

    R3InTune: Maestro Lorin Maazel 05 SEP 2013

    Conductor Lorin Maazel on his 51 year association with the Vienna Philharmonic, opera staging, and his own Castleton

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 05 Sep 7MB

    R3InTune: Bryn Terfel 05 SEP 2013

    Mighty Welsh baritone Bryn Terfel on his new album, new record label, and how to beat jetlag.

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 04 Sep 8MB

    R3InTune: Joyce DiDonato 04 SEP 2013

    One of the greatest singers on the planet, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato on singing at the Last Night of the Proms,

    Duration: 16 mins

  • 03 Sep 5MB

    R3InTune: Joseph Calleja 03 SEP 2013

    'The Maltese Tenor', Joseph Calleja, talks to Sean Rafferty about why he chose to pursue opera, the sporting career he

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 30 Aug 4MB

    R3InTune: Seamus Heaney tribute by Paul Muldoon 30 AUG 2013

    Poet Paul Muldoon pays tribute to his friend and fellow Irish poet, the great Seamus Heaney

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 29 Aug 8MB

    R3InTune: Simon Callow on Wagner 29 AUG 2013

    Actor, writer and director Simon Callow talks to Sean about getting Inside Wagner's Head.

    Duration: 16 mins

  • 28 Aug 5MB

    R3InTune: Django Bates on Charlie Parker 27 Aug 2013

    British Jazz original Django Bates talks to Sean Rafferty ahead of his Prom celebrating American Jazz legend Charlie

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 21 Aug 5MB

    R3InTune: Dame Janet Baker birthday interview 21 Aug 2013

    The legendary mezzo-soprano Dame Janet Baker on her extraordinary life and career, on the day she celebrates her 80th

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 20 Aug 16MB

    R3InTune: Highlights

    Highlights from In Tune for the week 12-16 August, presented by Sean Rafferty. Featuring interviews with Broadway singer

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 16 Aug 3MB

    R3InTune: Ilan Volkov on new music 15 Aug 2013

    BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Ilan Volkov returns to the Proms to conduct a programme of experimental music.

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 14 Aug 14MB

    R3InTune: WH 05-09 Aug 2013 including Tine Thing Helseth

    Tenor Mark Padmore and baritone Jacques Imbrailo on Britten's Billy Budd at Glyndebourne plus Proms guests: sitar

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 08 Aug 4MB

    R3InTune: Nigel Kennedy ahead of Vivaldi's Four Seasons at the Proms

    Everyone's favourite 'bad boy' violinist, Nigel Kennedy, is performing yet another reinterpretation of Vivaldi's Four

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 07 Aug 17MB

    R3InTune: Highlights

    Sean Rafferty interviews Proms artists: conductor Daniel Harding; violinist Daniel Hope; conductor Sian Edwards; pianist

    Duration: 36 mins

  • 31 Jul 11MB

    R3InTune: WH 22-26 July including Daniel Barenboim

    Clarinettist Emma Johnson and pianist Pascal Roge on their love of French music; conductor Daniel Barenboim and director

    Duration: 23 mins

  • 30 Jul 6MB

    R3InTune: Daniel Harding on conducting the Proms 29 JUL 2013

    At the age of 21, Daniel Harding made his debut with the Berlin Philharmonic and became the youngest conductor to appear

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 25 Jul 3MB

    R3InTune: Clara Mouriz on singing at the Proms 24 JUL 2013

    Spanish mezzo soprano Clara Mouriz talks to Sean about her Proms performance with Juanjo Mena and the BBC Philharmonic,

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 22 Jul 14MB

    R3InTune: WH 15-19 July 2013 including David Starkey

    Historian David Starkey with a sneak preview of his new TV series Music and Monarchy, star trumpeter Alison Balsom on

    Duration: 30 mins

  • 19 Jul 4MB

    R3InTune: BBC Proms pianist Jan Lisiecki 18 JUL 2013

    Young Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki on making his BBC Proms debut, working with conductor Sir Antonio Pappano and

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 18 Jul 6MB

    R3InTune: Juanjo Mena on conducting at the Proms 17 JUL 2013

    BBC Philharmonic Chief Conductor Juanjo Mena discusses conducting twice at the BBC Proms and teaches Suzy how to dance

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 17 Jul 5MB

    R3InTune: 'Maverick' pianist James Rhodes 16 JUL 2013

    James Rhodes, dubbed 'the maverick pianist', talks to Suzy Klein, with excerpts from his performances of listeners'

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 16 Jul 5MB

    R3InTune: Iain Paterson on Wagner at the Proms 15 JUL 2013

    Bass-baritone Iain Paterson reveals what it's like to work with Daniel Barenboim, how he's preparing to sing Wotan in

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 16 Jul 16MB

    R3InTune: WH 8-12 July 2013 Proms & Alistair McGowan

    Impressionist Alistair McGowan on Satie; pianist Stephen Hough on the First Night of the Proms; Dame Felicity Lott on

    Duration: 33 mins

  • 11 Jul 5MB

    R3InTune: Doctor Who composer Murray Gold 10 JUL 13

    He thinks of Doctor Who as "an intergalactic Atticus Finch". Murray Gold talks to Suzy about surviving as a composer, an

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 11 Jul 4MB

    R3InTune: Ballet's 'Bad Boy' Sergei Polunin 11 JUL 2013

    Suzy tracks down the elusive dancer Sergei Polunin warming up for the opening night of Roland Petit's Coppelia at The

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 09 Jul 5MB

    R3InTune: Sakari Oramo 08 JUL 2013

    The BBC Symphony Orchestra's Chief Conductor Designate looks forward to the First Night of the Proms.

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 08 Jul 13MB

    R3InTune: Weekly Highlights 1 - 5 July 2013

    Suzy Klein talks to conductor Paul McCreesh, pianist Barry Douglas & composer James Kerr, natural horn players Pip

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 02 Jul 4MB

    R3InTune: Violinist Ida Haendel 01 JUL 2013

    Suzy Klein talks to legendary violinist Ida Haendel about Klemperer, approval letters from Sibelius, Walton and Britten,

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 01 Jul 13MB

    R3InTune: The Week's Highlights 24 - 28 June 2013

    The best bits from last week's In Tune. Sean Rafferty talks to film critic Mark Kermode with conductor Robert Ziegler,

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 28 Jun 3MB

    R3InTune: David Owen Norris British Music 4/4 - Sherwood

    Pianist, broadcaster and British music expert David Owen Norris introduces four neglected but fine English composers,

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 27 Jun 10MB

    R3InTune: Vermeer and Music 26 JUN 2013

    Sean Rafferty takes a look at the National Gallery's new exhibition 'Vermeer and Music: The Art of Love and Leisure'

    Duration: 21 mins

  • 25 Jun 10MB

    R3InTune: The Week's Highlights 17 - 25 June 2013

    Featuring Susan Bullock and Toby Spence on the new production of Britten's Gloriana at the Royal Opera House, the London

    Duration: 21 mins

  • 24 Jun 4MB

    R3InTune: David Owen Norris British Music 3/4 - Lambert

    Pianist, broadcaster and British music expert David Owen Norris introduces four neglected but fine English composers,

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 17 Jun 11MB

    R3InTune: The Week's Highlights 10 - 14 June 2013

    The best bits from last week's In Tune. Dame Janet Baker reminisces about working with Benjamin Britten, Sean talks jazz

    Duration: 24 mins

  • 14 Jun 4MB

    R3InTune: David Owen Norris British Music 2/4 - Herbert

    Pianist, broadcaster and British music expert David Owen Norris introduces four neglected but fine English composers,

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 13 Jun 4MB

    R3InTune: Composer Hans Zimmer 13 JUN 2013

    Superman: Man of Steel composer Hans Zimmer talks to Sean about approaching such an iconic film and score in order to

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 12 Jun 4MB

    R3InTune: Stradivarius at the Ashmolean 12 JUN 2013

    Dr Jon Whiteley talks about some of his favourite Stradivari instruments on display at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. He

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 10 Jun 13MB

    R3InTune: The Week's Highlights 03 - 07 June 2013

    The best bits from last week's In Tune. Suzy Klein talks to accordion player Ksenija Sidorova, renowned conductor

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 07 Jun 3MB

    R3InTune: David Owen Norris British Music 1/4 - Dibdin

    Pianist, broadcaster and British music expert David Owen Norris introduces four neglected but fine English composers,

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 06 Jun 8MB

    R3InTune: Michael Tilson Thomas 06 June 2013

    Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas talks to Suzy about his astonishing career as pianist and conductor, from meeting

    Duration: 16 mins

  • 03 Jun 15MB

    R3InTune: The Week's Highlights 27 - 31 May 2013

    The best bits from last week's In Tune, featuring director Phelim McDermott on Philip Glass's new opera, a newly

    Duration: 32 mins

  • 29 May 16MB

    R3InTune: Wagner Week Highlights 20-24 MAY 13

    Soprano Elisabeth Meister & pianist Nigel Foster talk about Wagner’s early songs and his Wesendonck Lieder, brass

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 24 May 3MB

    R3InTune: Akram Khan 23 May 2013

    Award winning choreographer Akram Khan talks to Sean about the enduring power of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring and how he

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 23 May 6MB

    R3InTune: Dame Gwyneth Jones 22 May 2013

    Legendary Wagnerian soprano Dame Gwyneth Jones talks to Sean about her career on the occasion of Wagner's bicentenary.

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 21 May 7MB

    R3InTune: Vasily Petrenko 20 May 2013

    Conductor Vasily Petrenko talks to Sean about his award winning work with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 20 May 13MB

    R3InTune: The Week's Highlights 13 - 17 May 2013

    The best bits from this week's In Tune. Suzy Klein talks to tenor Rolando Villazon, James Jolly talks to pianist

    Duration: 27 mins

  • 15 May 4MB

    R3InTune: Rolando Villazon 14 May 2013

    Tenor Rolando Villazon talks to Suzy about his love for Verdi, and his multi-faceted career as a singer, opera director,

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 10 May 16MB

    R3InTune: The Week's Highlights 06 - 10 May 2013

    The best bits from the last week's In Tune. This time featuring pianist Angelo Villani, soprano Angela Gheorghiu, author

    Duration: 34 mins

  • 08 May 5MB

    R3InTune: Royal Collection 08 May 2013

    Sean takes a walk around the Royal Collection's new exhibition 'The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion' at The Queen's

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 08 May 4MB

    R3InTune: Magdalena Kozena

    Mezzo Magdalena Kozena talks to Sean about her musical relationship with her husband, her childhood growing up in Brno

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 08 May 6MB

    R3InTune: Angela Gheorghiu 07 May 2013

    Soprano Angela Gheorghiu talks to Sean about the art of singing and the length of Wagner's operas alongside giving Sean

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 02 May 8MB

    R3InTune: Antonio Pappano and Jonas Kaufmann 02 MAY 2013

    Conductor Sir Antonio Pappano and tenor Jonas Kaufmann talk to Sean Rafferty about Verdi's Don Carlo at the Royal Opera

    Duration: 17 mins

  • 26 Apr 18MB

    R3InTune: The Week's highlights - 22nd to 26th April

    The best bits of this week's In Tune, featuring Marcelo Bratke, David Skinner and Alamire on the appeal of Tallis,

    Duration: 38 mins

  • 25 Apr 5MB

    R3InTune: Amanda Roocroft 25 APR 2013

    Suzy Klein talks to soprano Amanda Roocroft about the pressures of a career in singing, Benjamin Britten and her new

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 19 Apr 17MB

    R3InTune: The Week's Highlights - 15-19 April 2013

    Catch up with the best bits of last week's In Tune with Sean Rafferty hearing a tribute to Sir Colin Davis from Dame

    Duration: 37 mins

  • 15 Apr 9MB

    R3InTune: Sir Colin Davis Tributes

    Sean Rafferty hears tributes to the late Sir Colin Davis from Nikolaj Znaider, Sir Neville Marriner, Dame Kiri te Kanawa

    Duration: 19 mins

  • 15 Apr 19MB

    R3InTune: The Week's Highlights - 8-12 April 2013

    Catch up with the best bits of last week's In Tune with Sean Rafferty talking to Author Billy Hayes and choreographer

    Duration: 40 mins

  • 12 Apr 7MB

    R3InTune: Murray Perahia 12 APR 2013

    Sean talks to pianist Murray Perahia about his influences, Bach and playing for Horowitz.

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 11 Apr 4MB

    R3InTune: Donna Leon

    Author Donna Leon talks to Sean Rafferty about her latest book, "The Golden Egg"

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 09 Apr 7MB

    R3InTune: Sir Mark Elder 09 APR 2013

    Sean talks to conductor and all-round musical communicator, Sir Mark Elder.

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 09 Apr 4MB

    R3InTune: Billy Hayes and Peter Schaufuss

    Midnight Express choreographer Peter Schaufuss and writer Billy Hayes, talk about the real life experiences of a Turkish

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 05 Apr 8MB

    R3InTune: Baroque Era Poems. March 2013

    Dominic West reads ten poems from the Baroque era, with music of the period. Introduced by Sean Rafferty.

    Duration: 18 mins

  • 02 Apr 6MB

    R3InTune: Piotr Anderszewski 02 APR 13

    Pianist Piotr Anderszewski talks to Sean about Bach, Mozart, and rediscovering Schumann.

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 26 Mar 4MB

    R3InTune: Pompeii at British Museum 26 Mar 2013

    Sean talks to curator Paul Roberts as they look around the British Museum's new exhibition 'Life & Death at Pompeii and

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 14 Mar 4MB

    R3InTune: Michael Nyman 14 Mar 2013

    Composer Michael Nyman talks to Sean about his Baroque influences and the experiences of writing his film scores

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 07 Mar 6MB

    R3InTune: Nigel Kennedy - 07 March 2013

    Violinist Nigel Kennedy on the Menuhin School, early fame and life without a mobile phone (or computer).

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 05 Mar 4MB

    R3InTune: Baroque Masterclass - Mahan Esfahani

    Mahan Esfahani gives an insight into how to get the best from the harpsichord and plays some choice pieces from the

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 05 Mar 6MB

    R3InTune: Steve Reich - 05 March 2013

    Composer Steve Reich talks to Suzy about the world premiere of Radio Rewrite, a piece inspired by the music of

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 05 Mar 4MB

    R3InTune: Tallis Scholars - 05 March 2013

    Suzy talks to Tallis Scholars director Peter Phillips about the group's 40th Anniversary.

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 04 Mar 7MB

    R3InTune: Mitsuko Uchida 04 Mar 2013

    Pianist Mitsuko Uchida on music, life and feminism.

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 04 Mar 5MB

    R3InTune: Marin Alsop 04 Mar 2013

    Conductor Marin Alsop on the Women of the World Festival

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 04 Mar 4MB

    R3InTune: Baroque Masterclass - Daniel Hope

    Violinist Daniel Hope gives an insight into life travelling the world with his 1742 Guarneri del Gesu violin and

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 01 Mar 7MB

    R3InTune: Arturo Sandoval 28 Feb 2013

    Sean talks to legendary jazz trumpeter and composer Arturo Sandoval.

    Duration: 15 mins

  • 26 Feb 3MB

    R3InTune: Larry Dutton (Emerson Quartet) 26 Feb 2013

    Larry Dutton talks about the Emerson String Quartet's long and illustrious career

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 26 Feb 5MB

    R3InTune: Christian Blackshaw 25 Feb 2013

    Christian Blackshaw performs music by Schubert and Schumann.

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 22 Feb 3MB

    R3InTune: Terence Stamp 22 February 2013

    Sean talks to actor Terence Stamp.

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 20 Feb 6MB

    R3InTune: Vladimir Ashkenazy 19 February 2013

    Sean talks to living legend Vladimir Ashkenazy.

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 15 Feb 5MB

    R3InTune: Christopher Wheeldon 15 Feb 13

    Sean Rafferty talks to choreographer Christopher Wheeldon

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 06 Feb 5MB

    R3InTune: Imogen Cooper 06 Feb 2013

    Suzy talks to the acclaimed pianist Imogen Cooper about what Schubert's music means to her

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 05 Feb 5MB

    R3InTune: Alisa Weilerstein

    American cellist Alisa Weilerstein talks to Suzy Klein about recording Elgar's Cello Concerto with Daniel Barenboim.

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 04 Feb 5MB

    R3InTune: Lesley Garrett 04 Feb 2013

    Suzy Klein talks to soprano Lesley Garrett

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 01 Feb 5MB

    R3InTune: Kasper Holten 01 Feb 2013

    Royal Opera House director Kasper Holten talks to Louise Fryer about Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin and life at Covent

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 01 Feb 4MB

    R3InTune: Laura van der Heijden 31 Jan 2013

    BBC Young Musician 2012 cellist Laura van der Heijden talks to James Jolly about how winning that competition has

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 29 Jan 4MB

    R3InTune: Chris Watson 29 Jan 2013

    Sound recordist Chris Watson talks about his work in Aldeburgh following in Benjamin Britten's footsteps and capturing

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 25 Jan 3MB

    R3InTune: Bassekou Kouyate 25 Jan 2013

    Grammy Award nominated Malian musician, ngoni player Bassekou Kouyate, is joined by journalist Andy Morgan to discuss

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 24 Jan 5MB

    R3InTune: Manet exhibition 24 Jan 2013

    Sean Rafferty takes a wander round the new Manet exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts accompanied by curator Mary Ann

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 22 Jan 4MB

    R3InTune: Toby Spence 22 Jan 2013

    Tenor Toby Spence and his brother Magnus Spence talk to Sean about a new concert series taking place in Magnus's tudor

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 17 Jan 7MB

    R3InTune: Karita Mattila 17 Jan 2013

    Finnish soprano Karita Mattila on Strauss and playing the second dumbest character in opera.

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 17 Jan 6MB

    R3InTune: Dawn Upshaw 16 Jan 2013

    Acclaimed soprano Dawn Upshaw talks about her career, contemporary music and working with John Adams

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 10 Jan 2MB

    R3InTune: Norman Lebrecht on Simon Rattle 10 JAN 2013

    Norman Lebrecht on Sir Simon Rattle's resignation from the Berliner Philharmoniker.

    Duration: 4 mins

  • 09 Jan 5MB

    R3InTune: Joseph Calleja 09 Jan 2013

    Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja on arts funding, pushing boundaries and fly fishing.

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 09 Jan 4MB

    R3InTune: Matthew Barley 09 Jan 2013

    Cellist Matthew Barley on celebrating Britten's centenary year

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 09 Jan 2MB

    R3InTune: Swingle Singers 08 Jan 2013

    The Swingle Singers and conductor John Lubbock compare notes on their time in the group and the Swingles introduce their

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 09 Jan 5MB

    R3InTune: John Lubbock 08 Jan 2013

    Conductor John Lubbock talks about his orchestra, his distinguished career and his work with music and autism

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 21 Dec 5MB

    R3InTune: Tamsin Greig 20 Dec 2012

    Actress Tamsin Greig talks to Sean about narrating Peter and the Wolf, and the special combination that is music and

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 20 Dec 4MB

    R3InTune: Christmas Cracker - Christmas Carols

    In our last In Tune Christmas Cracker, we look at Christmas Carols and Carol Services. Doctor Stephen Rose of

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 19 Dec 4MB

    R3InTune: Christmas Cracker - The Nutcracker

    Our third Christmas Cracker! Seeing a performance of Tchaikovsky’s ballet, The Nutcracker, is, for many people, as

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 19 Dec 4MB

    R3InTune: Christmas Cracker - Folk Christmas

    Our second Christmas Cracker! To unpick what a folk Christmas might actually involve, we spoke to historian Steve Roud

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 18 Dec 7MB

    R3InTune: Sir Neville Marriner: 18 Dec 12

    Sir Neville Marriner talks to Sean ahead of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields concert at Cadogan Hall.

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 17 Dec 4MB

    R3InTune: Christmas Cracker - Handel's Messiah

    Inside our first In Tune Christmas Cracker - Handel’s Messiah. To get to the bottom of the Messiah’s mass appeal, we

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 17 Dec 5MB

    R3InTune: Marc Minkowski 14 Dec 2012

    Conductor Marc Minkowski on Grieg's incidental music to Peer Gynt.

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 13 Dec 6MB

    R3InTune: Rolando Villazon 13 Dec 2012

    Mexican tenor Rolando Villazon on La Boheme

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 13 Dec 4MB

    R3InTune: Ravi Shankar Tribute 12 Dec 2012

    Broadcaster and journalist Jameela Siddiqi talks to Sean about the late Ravi Shankar.

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 12 Dec 8MB

    R3InTune: Florian Boesch 11 DEC 2012

    Leading lied baritone Florian Boesch talks to Sean about his influences and Schubert's indefinable magic.

    Duration: 16 mins

  • 05 Dec 8MB

    R3InTune: Gillian Weir 4 Dec 12

    Dame Gillian Weir, world-renowned organist, talks about preparing to give the last public performance of her 48 year

    Duration: 16 mins

  • 04 Dec 4MB

    R3InTune: Michael Berkeley 03 Dec 2012

    Composer and broadcaster Michael Berkeley talks to Suzy Klein about his hearing loss and the ways in which he has

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 29 Nov 6MB

    R3InTune: Steven Isserlis 29 Nov 12

    Sean talks to cellist Steven Isserlis about Britten and Rostropovich

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 29 Nov 3MB

    R3InTune: Matthew Bourne 29 Nov 12

    Choreographer Matthew Bourne on his new production of Sleeping Beauty

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 28 Nov 8MB

    R3InTune: Richard Bonynge 27 NOV 2012

    Legendary conductor Richard Bonynge talks to Sean about Bel canto, Joan Sutherland and composer William Wallace amongst

    Duration: 16 mins

  • 26 Nov 7MB

    R3InTune: Mark Padmore 26 Nov 12

    Sean talks to tenor Mark Padmore about the music of Benjamin Britten

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 22 Nov 7MB

    R3InTune: Semyon Bychkov 21 NOV 2012

    Conductor Semyon Bychkov begins his 60th birthday celebrations this week by talking to Sean Rafferty.

    Duration: 15 mins

  • 20 Nov 5MB

    R3InTune: Charles Jennens at Handel House 20 Nov 2012

    Sean talks to Dr Ruth Smith, Handel scholar and curator of Handel House Museum's new exhibition on librettist Charles

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 20 Nov 6MB

    R3InTune: Christine Brewer 20 Nov 12

    Wagnerian soprano Christine Brewer on competitions, audiences and chicken noodle soup

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 16 Nov 8MB

    R3InTune: Cecilia Bartoli 16 Nov 12

    Mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli talks to Sean about the music of Agostino Steffani

    Duration: 16 mins

  • 16 Nov 5MB

    R3InTune: Andreas Scholl 15 NOV 2012

    Sean Rafferty talks to counter-tenor Andreas Scholl.

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 13 Nov 5MB

    R3InTune: Tamara Rojo 13 NOV 2012

    English National Ballet dancer and artistic director Tamara Rojo talks about her new role.

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 13 Nov 5MB

    R3InTune: Alison Balsom 12 NOV 2012

    Sean talks to superstar trumpeter Alison Balsom.

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 12 Nov 5MB

    R3InTune: Terje Isungset 12 Nov 12

    Norwegian ice-sculptor and composer Terje Isungset makes, then plays an ice drum live in the studio

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 09 Nov 7MB

    R3InTune: Jack DeJohnette 09 Nov 12

    Jazz legend Jack DeJohnette talks to Sean Rafferty ahead of his London Jazz Festival gig and UK tour.

    Duration: 15 mins

  • 07 Nov 10MB

    R3InTune 7 Oct 12: Roberto Alagna

    Roberto Alagna talks about his forthcoming appearance as Nemorino in the Royal Opera House production of Donizetti's

    Duration: 21 mins

  • 06 Nov 4MB

    R3InTune 06 Nov 12: Daniel Barenboim on Elliott Carter

    Daniel Barenboim reflects on the life of American composer Elliott Carter

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 02 Nov 7MB

    R3 InTune 02 Nov 12: Mary Robinson

    As part of the Free Thinking weekend in The Sage, Gateshead, Sean Rafferty interviews Mary Robinson, ex-president of

    Duration: 13 mins

  • 31 Oct 5MB

    R3InTune 30 OCT 12: Max Richter - Vivaldi Recomposed

    Composer Max Richter on his re-imagining of Vivaldi's Four Seasons, with music from violinist Daniel Hope with members

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 30 Oct 14MB

    R3InTune: 29 Oct 12: Dominic West, Lucy Parham, Henze Tribute

    Mark-Anthony Turnage and Dennis Marks pay tribute to the late composer Hans Werner Henze, who has died at the age of 86.

    Duration: 29 mins

  • 17 Oct 5MB

    R3InTune 17 Oct 12: Neil Sedaka

    Pop writer extraordinaire Neil Sedaka has been turning out hit records for six decades. Now, though, he’s returning to

    Duration: 11 mins

  • 16 Oct 4MB

    R3InTune 15 Oct 12: Jonathan Plowright

    Pianist Jonathan Plowright plays live and talks about his love of Polish music.

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 12 Oct 3MB

    R3InTune 11 Oct 12: Peter Lely: A Lyrical Vision

    Dr Caroline Campbell at Somerset House's Courtauld Gallery talks to Sean about Lely's musical paintings, which are on

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 04 Oct 5MB

    R3InTune 04 Oct 12: Stephen Hough Exhibition

    Suzy talks to concert pianist Stephen Hough at his new art exhibition “Appassionato” in the Broadbent Gallery,

    Duration: 10 mins

  • 04 Oct 5MB

    R3InTune 04 Oct 12: Damon Albarn, Rufus Norris and John Berry, ENO

    Suzy talks to Damon Albarn, director Rufus Norris and English National Opera's Artistic Director John Berry about ENO's

    Duration: 9 mins

  • 01 Oct 7MB

    R3InTune 28 Sep 12: Maxim Vengerov

    Sean Rafferty talks to violin virtuoso Maxim Vengerov about violins, conducting and being a rising star.

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 27 Sep 3MB

    R3InTune 26 Sep 12: Leif Ove Andsnes

    Sean Rafferty talks to acclaimed pianist Leif Ove Andsnes about his passions, Beethoven and lift music.

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 19 Sep 3MB

    R3InTune 13 Sep 12: Dame Fanny Waterman

    Sean Rafferty talks to Dame Fanny Waterman about the Leeds International Piano Competition, early nights and avoiding

    Duration: 5 mins

  • 13 Sep 6MB

    R3InTune 07 Sep 12: Nigel Kennedy

    Sean Rafferty talks violins, dogs and pronunciation with violinist Nigel Kennedy.

    Duration: 12 mins

  • 11 Sep 7MB

    R3InTune 12 Sep 12: Pre-Raphaelites

    Sean Rafferty makes many musical connections in the company of curator Tim Barringer at Tate Britain’s new blockbuster

    Duration: 14 mins

  • 07 Sep 4MB

    Grimm's Tales: Michael Morpurgo

    Suzy Klein speaks to former Children's Laureate, and author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo, who reads his re-telling of

    Duration: 7 mins

  • 06 Sep 3MB

    Grimm's Tales: Carol Ann Duffy

    Suzy Klein speaks to Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, who reads her re-telling of the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale 'Little

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 05 Sep 4MB

    Grimm's Tales: Terry Pratchett

    Suzy Klein speaks to writer Sir Terry Pratchett about the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales, with a reading from his re-telling

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 04 Sep 3MB

    Grimm's Tales: John Agard

    Suzy Klein speaks to poet and playwright John Agard, who reads his re-telling of the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

    Duration: 6 mins

  • 03 Sep 4MB

    Grimm's Tales: Philip Pullman

    Suzy Klein speaks to best-selling author Philip Pullman, who reads his re-telling of the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale 'The

    Duration: 8 mins

  • 24 Aug 1MB

    R3InTune: Welcome

    Welcome to this new BBC podcast. If you subscribe to the podcast feed, you should receive the first episode of this

    Duration: 1 min