Christoph von Dohnanyi, Budapest Cafe Orchestra, Joyce DiDonato, Opera North
Sean Rafferty with a selection of music and guests from the arts world including Christoph von Dohnanyi, Budapest Cafe Orchestra, Richard Farnes, Alwyn Mellor and Joyce DiDonato.
Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world, including Christoph von Dohnányi, who conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra at London's Royal Festival Hall in their final concert of the season. Conductor Richard Farnes, and soprano Alwyn Mellor discuss Opera North's forthcoming performances of Wagner's opera The Flying Dutchman. There's live music from the Budapest Cafe Orchestra ahead of their concert at East Neuk Festival in Fife. Plus, soprano Joyce DiDonato talks about her new recording with Antonio Pappano, featuring a mixture of Baroque arias, and American songs.