Peter Phillips, Ksenija Sidorova, Andrew Brownell
Sean's guests include Tallis Scholars conductor Peter Phillips. Plus live music from accordionist Ksenija Sidorova and pianist Andrew Brownell.
Sean Rafferty with a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. Guests include Peter Phillips, who conducts the Tallis Scholars at the Proms next week in a late night celebration of the late John Tavener.
Performing live in the studio is acclaimed Latvian accordionist Ksenija Sidorova, who will be performing with violinist Thomas Gould this weekend (Saturday 2nd August) at the Petworth Summer Festival. And also in the festival spirit we have the American pianist Andrew Brownell performing live ahead of his appearance at the 30th Lake District Summer Music Festival this year,which includes an evening recital of Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms and Ravel.
Plus, in the run-up to a special In Tune from Glasgow tomorrow, the last in a series of Poetry Postcards: a poet from competing nations sends a poem to Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games this summer.
Malta: Joe Friggieri recollects his childhood in the beautiful natural environment of Malta, and reads his poem 'Departing'.
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