14/04/2010 Radu Marian, Bath Festival 2010, Christian Zacharias
Presented by Sean Rafferty. With a performance by male soprano Radu Marian, Jason Thornton on 2010's Bath Festival and German pianist Christian Zacharias on playing Schubert.
Radu Marian's remarkable natural male soprano skills will be amazing audiences in Bath Abbey on the 15th of April in a celebration of the life of 1700s Italian castrato Vananzio Rauzzini. He will perform Rauzzini's works live on the show and Jason Thornton, music director of the Bath Phil, talks with Sean about the concert.
Germany's uncompromising musical explorer Christian Zacharias will be conducting and playing the piano in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen in a series of concerts from the 15th to the 17th of April featuring Schubert with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Christian talks to Sean about his experiences performing the Piano Sonata in D Major and 'The Great' Symphony No. 9 in C Major.
Presented by Sean Rafferty.
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