23/03/2011 Benedict Andrews, Noriko Ogawa, 2011 Edinburgh Festival
Presented by Sean Rafferty. Director Benedict Andrews talks about The Return of Ulysses at ENO. Plus music from pianist Noriko Ogawa and news about 2011's Edinburgh Festival.
Presented by Sean Rafferty.
Director Benedict Andrews talks to Sean about his directorial debut with English National Opera in their new production of Monteverdi's The Return of Ulysses, alongside cast members, tenors Tom Randle (Ulysses), Ruby Hughes (Minerva) and Thomas Hobbs (Telemachus). Japanese pianist Noriko Ogawa performs live in the studio ahead of a concert in aid of her native Japan. And Sean talks to director of the Edinburgh International Festival, Jonathan Mills, about the highlights of this year's festival.
Main news headlines are at 5.00 and 6.00