John Mark Ainsley, Graham Fitkin, James O'Donnell, Bill Bankes-Jones
Presented by Sean Rafferty. With guests including tenor John Mark Ainsley, composer/pianist Graham Fitkin, organist/conductor James O'Donnell plus director Bill Bankes-Jones.
Sean Rafferty's guests include one of the foremost British tenors, John Mark Ainsley, as he prepares to take part in a performance of Handel's Messiah with the Orchestra of the Age of the Enlightenment at the Royal Festival Hall. More live music in the studio from composer/pianist Graham Fitkin ahead of a concert of his work at King's Place and director Bill Bankes-Jones talks to Sean about Tête à Tête's production of Salad Days. Singers Katie Moore and Leo Miles from the cast perform live plus we hear from Westminster Abbey's organist and Master of Choristers, James O'Donnell about a new documentary looking behind the scenes at the Abbey.
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