Terence Stamp, St George's Singers, Viv McLean
Sean Rafferty's guests in our Salford studio today include the celebrated north of England-based choir St George's Singers performing live.
Plus live music from exciting young pianist Viv McLean as he prepares to play Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with the Halle at Manchester's Bridgewater Hall.
We also have an exclusive interview with actor Terence Stamp, ahead of the launch of his latest film Song for Marion.
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: Elgar's Enigma Variations
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