Dawn Upshaw, Silent Opera, Saleem Abboud Ashkar
Sean Rafferty's guests include the Myrthen Ensemble, which gives a live performance ahead of its debut at the Wigmore Hall in London.
Sean Rafferty's guests include the Grammy Award winning soprano Dawn Upshaw, whose recording of Gorecki's 3rd Symphony famously sold a million records worldwide. She talks to Sean ahead of a concert with the LSO and John Adams.
Sean is also joined by the stars of 'Silent Opera'- a project which brings opera to new audiences with a modern twist by using cutting edge technology and interesting locations. They perform live in the studio.
The Palestinian-Israeli pianist Saleem Abboud Ashkar also talks to us from Manchester ahead of his concert with the Halle.
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INTERVIEW: Dawn Upshaw