12/09/2011 Stephen Goss, Thomas Sondergard, Daniel Hope
Presented by Sean Rafferty.
Sean is joined by the young award-winning French pianist Emmanuel Despax and British composer Stephen Goss. Emmanuel performs live in the studio ahead of his Wigmore Hall recital which features the world premiere of "Portraits and Landscapes" by Stephen Goss.
Sean is also joined by conductor Thomas Søndergård. Thomas is widely regarded as one of the best Scandinavian conductors to have emerged in recent years. He has recently been appointed Principal Conductor Designate for the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
Violinist Daniel Hope also joins Sean and performs live in the studio, ahead of his visit to the Tower of London to tell the little-known story of German/Brazilian Fernando Buschmann (1890-1915) the virtuoso violinist and engineer charged with espionage in World War One.
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