Shifting Patterns of Enlightenment
Tom Service is joined by the director of the Barbican Nicholas Kenyon, and scholar and conductor John Butt to discuss the history of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment enjoys a particularly happy relationship with the South West of England and especially with St George's Bristol. Tom Service, in discussion with Sir Nicholas Kenyon, director of the Barbican Centre, and tonight's music chief, John Butt, finds out where the attraction lies. Tom also discovers how this period instrument band has evolved since it was set up by a committee of players way back in 1986.
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