Bella Hardy, Christoph Pregardien, Clara Mouriz, Simon Butteriss
Presented by Sean Rafferty. With guests including folk musician Bella Hardy, tenor Christoph Pregardien, mezzo Clara Mouriz and director Simon Butteriss.
Folk singer and fiddle player Bella Hardy plays live in the studio as she looks forward to appearances at Cambridge Folk Festival and Edinburgh Fringe Festival and we have more live music from Radio 3 New Generation Artist mezzo Clara Mouriz ahead of her Proms appearance with Juanjo Mena and the BBC Philharmonic.
Lyric tenor and renowned Schubert interpreter Christoph Prégardien visits the studio to discuss his upcoming all-Schubert programme at Wigmore Hall and as the annual International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival is set to open, Sean chats to baritone/director Simon Butteriss and author/journalist Susan Elkin about the enduring appeal of G&S.
Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.