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16/11/2011 Peggy Seeger, Mid Wales Opera, Stephen Hough, Steven Isserlis

Legendary folk singer and musician Peggy Seeger performs live in the studio. Peggy chats to presenter Suzy Klein about her incredible career as a songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist ahead of her upcoming performance at Kings Place.

Suzy also talks to Mid Wales Opera director Clare Williams about her production of Noah's Flood involving over a thousand young people. Plus pianist Stephen Hough and cellist Steven Isserlis visit the In Tune studio to discuss music, life and their upcoming projects.

"My Essential Symphony" continues with the TV presenter Penny Smith.

Exclusive to In Tune, "My Essential Symphony" features a range of advocates sharing their thoughts on a particular symphony, running throughout a month of programmes celebrating the Symphony across Radio 3 and BBC4 television and also featuring Rufus Wainwright, James Naughtie, Will Self, Alan Hollinghurst, Lady Antonia Fraser, Alexander Armstrong, Penny Smith, Sandi Toksvig & Joan Armatrading.

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Suzy Klein welcomes listeners to the In Tune salon, with live performance in the studio, emerging young talent and well-known musicians plus the arts news.
Main news headlines are at 5.00 and 6.00

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