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Donna Leon

Michael Berkeley's guest is the American crime writer Donna Leon, whose best-selling novels, set in Venice, feature the Italian detective Commissario Guido Brunetti. Donna Leon is passionate about baroque music, and her choices include arias from operas by Handel, Vivaldi and early Mozart, as well as by Bellini and Verdi.

Part of Baroque Spring

First broadcast in May 2000.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 10 Mar 2013 12:00

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