Christiane Karg, Bampton Classical Opera, Adrian Chandler
Presented by Ian Skelly. With live performances from soprano Christiane Karg and members of Bampton Classical Opera, plus conversation with La Serenissima director Adrian Chandler.
Ian Skelly with a lively mix of music and chat. Guests include German soprano Christiane Karg, currently starring in Glyndebourne's first-ever staging of one of Mozart's earliest operas, 'La finta giardiniera'. She'll be performing live in the studio ahead of a recital at London's Wigmore Hall.
Also performing live this afternoon are members of the Bampton Classical Opera, who's accessible performances of lesser known works have won new opera fans across the country. They'll be talking about their upcoming production of Christoph Willibald Gluck's 'Il Parnaso confuso'.
Ian also talks to Adrian Chandler, violinist and director of the British early music ensemble La Serenissima, about the group's appearances at Ryedale Festival and Buxton Festival next week.
Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.