Maxim Vengerov, John Rutter, Piers Lane, Cerys Matthews
Presented by Sean Rafferty. With violinist Maxim Vengerov talking about his new record Label, plus choral composer John Rutter, pianist Piers Lane and singer Cerys Matthews.
Sean Rafferty is joined by violinist Maxim Vengerov who brings news of a new record label he has set up and will be launching in 2015, plus he performs live in the In Tune studio.
One of the UK's most well-known and well-loved composers, and more importantly famous for his great love of Christmas carols - Choral composer John Rutter invites us all to sing along with his own work and a host of seasonal favourites at King's Place in London. Plus "one of the most inquisitive and engaging live performers of his generation" - the pianist Piers Lane performs live ahead of his recital of Rachmaninov and Schubert at the Wigmore Hall next week.
Listen to another of the shortlisted entries for BBC Radio 3 Breakfast's Christmas Carol Competition; and today's Christmas Cracker is from singer and broadcaster and BBC Ten Pieces Ambassador Cerys Matthews who completes our series in which we ask celebrity musicians to talk about their favourite Christmas piece.
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