Gabriel Prokofiev, Vasily Petrenko, Roger Woodward
Sean Rafferty presents music and guests, including composer Gabriel Prokofiev, who talks about the world premiere at the Proms of his violin concerto for soloist Daniel Hope.
Sean Rafferty with a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. Guests from the music world include composer Gabriel Prokofiev, who pops into the studio to talk about the world premiere of his latest piece at this evening's Prom: a violin concerto for soloist Daniel Hope.
Sean also talks to Russian conductor Vasily Petrenko ahead of his upcoming Prom this Thursday (31st July) with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, featuring three pieces by Richard Strauss including the rarely-heard 'Festival Prelude' and 'Deutsche Motet'.
And there's live music from Australian pianist Roger Woodward, as he prepares for his recital of Bach, Beethoven & Chopin this Friday (1st August) in aid of Animal Asia.
Plus, in the run-up to a special In Tune from Glasgow on Friday, the second in a week-long series of Poetry Postcards: a poet from competing nations sends a poem to Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games this summer.
Singapore: Alfian Sa'at reads his poem Why A Man Cannot Have Wings, and explains how Singapore is a "fine city" where you get fined for everything!
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