07/08/2009

Arts news and reviews with John Wilson.

John Wilson is joined by the composer Marvin Hamlisch, whose music for stage and film includes the hit Broadway musical A Chorus Line, the Bond song Nobody Does it Better, and The Way we Were with Barbara Streisand, for which he won an Oscar.

The Iraqi teenager whose dreams of forming the first National Youth Orchestra are now being realised with a Summer School and debut concert in Northern Iraq.

As David Byrne of Talking Heads transforms a building into a gigantic instrument, John reports from the Roundhouse in London, where a series of cables and wires run from an old pump organ to the building's pillars, pipes and beams, making it squeak and vibrate.

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