Thomas Allen, Helene Grimaud, L'Arpeggiata, Christina Pluhar
Sean Rafferty's guests include baritone/director Thomas Allen. Plus live music from pianist Helene Grimaud and early music ensemble L'Arpeggiata with director Christina Pluhar.
Live music from top early baroque ensemble L'Arpeggiata and their director, theorbist Christina Pluhar as they embark on a residency at the Wigmore Hall. A national treasure, Sir Thomas Allen is one of this country's most distinguished opera stars - he talks to Sean about his long career and looks forward to moving to the other side of the stage as he directs Mozart's Don Giovanni at Scottish Opera. Plus, pianist Hélène Grimaud is in the studio ahead of concerts in London. Known for her electric playing, she talks to Sean about her upcoming projects as well as her passion for wolf conservation.
Presented by Sean Rafferty
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