Carl Davis, Christian Blackshaw, Stuart Skelton, John Mills: Sound of Cinema
Sean Rafferty's guests include composer/conductor Carl Davis and tenor Stuart Skelton. Plus live music from pianist Christian Blackshaw and guitarist John Mills.
Live music from pianist Christian Blackshaw - an 'eternal perfectionist' by his own admission. He looks ahead to his first appearance at Turner Sims, Southampton and an all-Mozart programme at St Luke's, London. Also playing live, guitarist John Mills, with music from his current project celebrating guitarist Andrés Segovia and guitar-maker José Ramírez.
Sean talks to critically acclaimed tenor Stuart Skelton whose performance in Britten's Peter Grimes at ENO received rave reviews across the board. He discusses returning to the role in 2014 and an upcoming new production of Beethoven's Fidelio.
Plus, as part of the BBC's Sound of Cinema season, Sean talks to BAFTA award winning composer and conductor Carl Davis. Known for his scores for films such as The French Lieutenant's Woman and Widow's Peak, he also has forged a successful career in silent films as well as numerous TV series, such as the score for the BBC's adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. He talks to Sean about his varied career in film music.
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