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Performer Profile - John Eliot Gardiner

Catherine Bott talks to conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner about his illustrious career in the music industry, and includes recordings by his own Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists and Orchestra Revolutionnaire et Romantique, as well as performances from the Göttingen Handelfest and Opera de Lyon - both of which he has been an integral part of. Sir John Eliot also reflects on his achievements with the Bach Cantata pilgrimage from the year 2000 and the Monteverdi Choir's amazing musical journey along the Camino de Santiago de Compostela.

(image of John Eliot Gardiner courtesy of Simon Way)

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Sat 14 May 2011 13:00