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Mark Elder, Maxine Peake, Stuart Maconie, Lucy Russell, Peter Seymour, Alexander Stewart, Alexander Thomas

Suzy Klein is live from Manchester Central Library with Sir Mark Elder, Maxine Peake and Stuart Maconie. Plus music from violinist Lucy Russell and jazz singer Alexander Stewart.

Suzy Klein is live from Manchester's spectacular Central Library, with guests Sir Mark Elder who conducts Shostakovich's 5th Symphony with the Halle Orchestra this week, and broadcaster Stuart Maconie who's part of the 6Music Celebrates Libraries season which starts today. Salford based actress Maxine Peake also joins us fresh from her recent run as Hamlet, and reads a selection from the library's Elizabeth Gaskell collection.

Plus live music from violinist Lucy Russell with Peter Seymour (harpsichord), and jazz singer Alexander Stewart accompanied by harpist Alexander Thomas.

Manchester Central Library is celebrating its recent re-opening: the historic building has been restored, refurbished and extended.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Oiseaux, si tous les ans - ariette K.307 for voice and piano

    Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Performer: Melvyn Tan.
    • ARCHIV.

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