Brad Mehldau, La Serenissima, Rolf Hind, Sir Mark Elder
Sean Rafferty presents, with live music and guests from the music world.
Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau is one of the world's most respected jazz stars and renowned for his cross-genre collaborations and compositions. Brad comes fresh from the London Jazz Festival to talk about his new record.
La Serenissima have received rave reviews for their new Vivaldi disc, they perform excerpts live in the studio and look forward to bringing it to life at Spitalfields this week. More live performance comes from pianist Rolf Hind, known for his mastery of contemporary music, he joins us in the studio to put the studio Steinway through its paces.
Plus Sean talks to conductor Sir Mark Elder about the obscure Offenbach opera he is in the process of bringing to a wider audience.
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