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Music Matters Episode guide

  1. Free Thinking Festival

    A debate about how far knowledge can enhance musical understanding and appreciation.

    First broadcast: 01 Nov 2014

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  2. Nathalie Stutzmann, Adolphe Sax at 200, Anna Meredith's Postcard from China, Nikolai Lugansky

    Tom Service hears from Nikolai Lugansky and Nathalie Stutzmann. Plus Adolphe Sax's legacy.

    First broadcast: 25 Oct 2014

  3. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Jane Bathori, Colin and David Matthews, Claude Vivier

    With Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Jane Bathori, Colin and David Matthews, and Claude Vivier.

    First broadcast: 18 Oct 2014

  4. Sir Antonio Pappano

    Tom Service interviews Sir Antonio Pappano, music director of the Royal Opera House.

    First broadcast: 11 Oct 2014

  5. The Girl of the Golden West, Edward Gardner, Early 20th-Century Music Drama, Nike Wagner

    With The Girl of the Golden West, Edward Gardner and Vaughan Williams/English music drama.

    First broadcast: 04 Oct 2014

  6. Andrzej Panufnik, Christopher Hogwood Tribute

    Petroc Trelawny marks Andrzej Panufnik's centenary. Plus a tribute to Christopher Hogwood.

    First broadcast: 27 Sep 2014

  7. Jean-Philippe Rameau

    Tom Service presents a special edition focusing on French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau.

    First broadcast: 20 Sep 2014

  8. Riga - European Capital of Culture 2014

    Tom Service visits Riga in Latvia, European Capital of Culture 2014.

    First broadcast: 12 Jul 2014

  9. Live from Glyndebourne: Why Does Opera Matter Today?

    A special edition live from Glyndebourne asking 'why does opera matter today?'.

    First broadcast: 05 Jul 2014

  10. The Legacy of World War I in Music, Martin and Eliza Carthy

    Tom Service on the legacy of World War I in music, plus Martin and Eliza Carthy together.

    First broadcast: 28 Jun 2014

  11. Sir Peter Maxwell Davies and Sir Harrison Birtwistle at 80

    Tom Service talks to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies and Sir Harrison Birtwistle.

    First broadcast: 21 Jun 2014

  12. Strauss 150

    Tom Service with a special edition marking the 150th anniversary Richard Strauss's birth.

    First broadcast: 14 Jun 2014

  13. Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini, The Future of the Met, Lawrence Zazzo, David Lang's Crowd Out

    Benvenuto Cellini, Peter Gelb, Lawrence Zazzo and Crowd Out. Presented by Tom Service.

    First broadcast: 07 Jun 2014

  14. Jonas Kaufmann Interview

    Tom Service presents an extended interview with tenor Jonas Kaufmann.

    First broadcast: 31 May 2014

  15. Daniel Harding, Faure Songs, Poulenc

    Tom Service talks to Daniel Harding, a book and an opera by Poulenc and songs by Faure.

    First broadcast: 24 May 2014

  16. Hilary Hahn, Schoenberg's Moses und Aron, Nonesuch Records at 50

    Petroc Trelawny previews the new WNO production of Schoenberg's opera Moses und Aron.

    First broadcast: 17 May 2014

  17. ENO's Thebans, Sir James Galway, The Wallfischs and The Mozart Project

    Tom Service talks to Sir James Galway and reviews Julian Anderson's new opera, Thebans.

    First broadcast: 10 May 2014

  18. Olli Mustonen, Constant Lambert, Music Education, Politicians and the Arts

    Petroc Trelawny meets Olli Mustonen and reviews a biography of composer Constant Lambert.

    First broadcast: 03 May 2014

  19. David Zinman, Khovanskygate, Army Bands, Rameau's Zais

    Tom Service talks to conductor David Zinman and reviews Birmingham Opera's Khovanskygate.

    First broadcast: 26 Apr 2014

  20. Arditti Quartet at 40, La Salle Quartet, Gluck in London, Miklos Perenyi

    Presented by Tom Service. Featuring Irvine Arditti talking about the LaSalle Quartet.

    First broadcast: 19 Apr 2014

  21. Valentina Lisitsa, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Arnold Schoenberg

    Tom Service talks to pianist Valentina Lisitsa and profiles Bernd Alois Zimmermann.

    First broadcast: 12 Apr 2014

  22. Nina Stemme, John Ogdon Biography, Royal College of Organists at 150

    Tom Service meets soprano Nina Stemme and reviews a biography of pianist John Ogdon.

    First broadcast: 05 Apr 2014

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  23. Cavalli's L'Ormindo, Women Conductors, Scriabin

    Tom Service on Cavalli's L'Ormindo, a women's conducting course and the music of Scriabin.

    First broadcast: 29 Mar 2014

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  24. Live at Southbank Centre: The Future of Musical Criticism.

    Live from London's Southbank Centre, a debate about the future of musical criticism.

    First broadcast: 22 Mar 2014

  25. Brigitte Fassbaender

    Mezzo-soprano Brigitte Fassbaender talks to Tom Service about her life and career.

    First broadcast: 15 Mar 2014

  26. CPE Bach, Rudolf Buchbinder, Jonathan Reekie, Robert Ashley

    Petroc Trelawny on CPE Bach, and interviews with Rudolf Buchbinder and Jonathan Reekie.

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 2014

  27. Villa-Lobos, Ravel Correspondence, Iestyn Davies, Boulevard Solitude

    Tom Service explores the life and music of Villa-Lobos and talks to Iestyn Davies.

    First broadcast: 01 Mar 2014

  28. John McCabe, Mariusz Kwiecien, Venezuela, Christoph von Dohnanyi

    Tom Service talks to John McCabe, Mariusz Kwiecien and Christoph von Dohnanyi.

    First broadcast: 22 Feb 2014

  29. Rigoletto at ENO, Thea Musgrave

    With Tom Service. Includes a review of Verdi's Rigoletto at ENO and composer Thea Musgrave

    First broadcast: 15 Feb 2014

  30. John Lill at 70

    Petroc Trelawny meets acclaimed pianist John Lill as he approaches his 70th birthday.

    First broadcast: 08 Feb 2014

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