21/07/2010 Francesca da Rimini, Mark Padmore
Presented by Sean Rafferty.
Sean talks to Dame Felicity Lott and Mark Padmore, both of whom pay tribute to the tenor Anthony Rolfe-Johnson who sadly died on 21st July 2010.
Featuring Opera Holland Park's new production of Zandonai's Francesca da Rimini. Performance comes from soprano Cheryl Barker and tenor Julian Gavin and Sean talks to director Martin Lloyd Evans and conductor Phillip Thomas about the production.
Also, tenor Mark Padmore is accompanied by conductor Ryan Wigglesworth as they preview their recital at the St. Endellion Summer Festival. Mark Padmore, in his role as Artistic director for the festival, also highlights some of the must-see concerts from this year's festival.
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