Ashley Riches, Gweneth Ann Jeffers
Sean Rafferty presents, with live music from baritone Ashley Riches and pianist Iain Burnside ahead of the Ludlow English Song Festival.
Also performing live is soprano Gweneth Ann Jeffers, who talks about Opera Holland Park's production of Cavalleria Rusticana with director Stephen Barlow.
Plus we hear all about one of the year's most eagerly awaited new operas - Philip Glass's The Perfect American - based on the last months of Walt Disney. Director Phelim McDermott talks to Sean about bringing it to English National Opera.
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