Ksenija Sidorova, David Parry, Paul Nilon, Darren Jeffery, Ross MacGibbon
Suzy Klein presents, with guests including accordion player Ksenija Sidorova, director Ross MacGibbon plus conductor David Parry with tenor Paul Nilon and baritone Darren Jeffer.
Suzy Klein's guests include Latvian accordion player Ksenija Sidorova, performing live in the studio ahead of her new album with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Former Royal Ballet dancer turned screen director Ross MacGibbon joins us from St Petersburg as he prepares to direct a live screening in 3D of Tchaikovsky's ballet Swan Lake from the Mariinsky Theatre. And, with the summer opera festival season upon us, Suzy talks to three of the seasoned artists performing at Garsington Opera - conductor David Parry, tenor Paul Nilon and baritone Darren Jeffery, all involved in a production of Rossini's rarely heard historical tale Maometto Secondo.
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