Dance Baroque for Red Nose Day
For Radio 3's Baroque Spring season, celebrities put the swing back into the 18th century with Dance Baroque for Comic Relief - live from the University of York.
Continuing Baroque around the Clock, Dance Baroque. A host of celebrities will put the swing back into the 18th century with Dance Baroque for Red Nose Day, a live concert from the Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall at the University of York. Our celebrities - including ex-footballer and 5Live pundit Pat Nevin - will learn the steps to an early 18th-century dance, and try out their new-found skills in front of a live audience. With music by Purcell and Biber played by the University of York Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir with countertenor, Robin Blaze, under the guidance of conductor Peter Seymour. Presented by Lucie Skeaping and Adam Tomlinson.