Noah Stewart, Simon Callow, Hyeyoon Park, Michael Wollny
An eclectic mix and a packed programme! Sean Rafferty's guests include the hot young American tenor Noah Stewart, who sings live in the studio ahead of his starring role in Carmen at the Royal Albert Hall.
Actor Simon Callow is also in the studio, he'll be giving us a sneak preview of some of his own specially written narration to a Valentine's Day concert with the London Mozart Players.
Also today, live music from exciting young violinist Hyeyoon Park, and Sean will be talking to German jazz pianist Michael Wollny, whose trio [em] has taken the European jazz scene by storm.
Also today, another instalment in The Story of Music in 50 pieces. Composer Howard Goodall, in conversation with Suzy Klein, explores his personal choice of 50 compositions that changed the course of music history, every weekday at 5.30pm. The Story of Music continues in Essential Classics weekdays at 11am, and each episode is available as a download.
Today: Beethoven's Symphony No.7
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