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2014 Season - Prom 9 (part 2): Brahms and Janacek
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45 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 08 December 2007

Tom Service talks to violinist Itzhak Perlman about being a great advocate of classical music and the importance of music education.

There's an update on the Music Manifesto from composer and broadcaster Howard Goodall, and Tony Hall, Executive Director of the Royal Opera House, talks about the challenges of finding new audiences for opera and ballet.


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