Madeleine Mitchell, Maximilian Schmitt & Sally Matthews
Suzy Klein's guests include violinist Madeleine Mitchell. Plus the A to Z of the Piano, which continues with L for left hand and features left-handed pianist Nicholas McCarthy.
Suzy Klein presents, with guests including violinist Madeleine Mitchell - described as 'one of Britain's liveliest musical forces', she prepares to premiere David Matthew's new work Romanza for solo violin & strings, with Prometheus Orchestra at Alwyn Festival, Suffolk.
As part of the Piano Season on the BBC, In Tune's A to Z of the Piano continues today with L for Left-hand as part of Left-hand Day on Radio 3. The series of bite-sized features provides context, history and background information - both in-depth and quirky - with contributions from many of the world's leading pianists, broadcast in daily instalments on In Tune at 5.30pm and available to download as a podcast. Today's feature includes contributions from left-handed pianist Nicholas McCarthy who recently played at the Paralympics closing ceremony, Pierre-Laurent Aimard and pianist and teacher, Lucy Parham.
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