08/11/2011 Sebastian Knauer, Stephanie Corley, Alexander Armstrong
Sean Rafferty presents live music from pianist Sebastian Knauer, soprano Stephanie Corley and pianist Sergey Rybin. Including "My Essential Symphony" with Alexander Armstrong.
German pianist Sebastian Knauer plays live in the In Tune studio as he continues his tour with violinist Daniel Hope in 'A Celebration of Joseph Joachim'. Sebastian talks to presenter Sean Rafferty about his recent release featuring piano concertos by JS Bach, CPE Bach and JC Bach performed with Sir Roger Norrington and the Zurich Chamber Orchestra.
Soprano Stephanie Corley sings live in the studio with pianist Sergey Rybin ahead of their lunchtime concert at St John Smith Square with a programme of Schumann, Debussy, Tchaikovsky and Berg.
Including "My Essential Symphony" with the actor and comedian Alexander Armstrong.
Exclusive to In Tune, "My Essential Symphony" features a range of advocates sharing their thoughts on a particular symphony, running throughout a month of programmes celebrating the Symphony across Radio 3 and BBC4 television and also featuring Rufus Wainwright, Joan Armatrading, Will Self, Alan Hollinghurst, Lady Antonia Fraser, Penny Smith, Sandi Toksvig, James Naughtie & Brian Blessed.
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Presented by Sean Rafferty.
With a selection of music and guests from the music world.
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