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Australian guitar wizard Tommy Emmanuel; adored and admired around the world talks about his extraordinary virtuosity and plays live.
South African composer, Kevin Volans, talks about street-music and Zulu lullabies; Liszt and Karlheinz Stockhausen; and the strange commissioning prejudices of music-festival directors.
One of popular music's most honest and pithy songwriters has just published a book of his lyrics. He talks to Sarfraz Manzoor about happiness, awkwardness and poetry
The Soprano Angela Gheorghiu discusses growing up in Ceausescu's Romania, how she looks after her voice and her response to audiences who boo.
Intimately associated with Christmas carols, he talks about his composing career.