Eric Whitacre, Jocelyn Pook, Mary Anne Hobbs
Sean Rafferty hosts a mix of music, chat and arts news, with guests including conductor Eric Whitacre ahead of his Proms appearance. Plus a live performance from Jocelyn Pook.
Sean Rafferty with a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. Guests include Grammy Award-winning conductor and composer Eric Whitacre, as he prepares for a Proms performance conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Singers and BBC Symphony Chorus, in a concert featuring his new work 'Deep Field'. Composer and performer Jocelyn Pook plays live in the studio with her ensemble, ahead of Tete a Tete Opera Festival at Kings Place in London, where her new video opera 'Hearing Voices' and her 2014 work, 'Anxiety Fanfare' will be performed. Plus, BBC 6 Music presenter Mary Anne Hobbs visits the studio to talk about the 6 Music Prom featuring pianist Nils Frahm, London Brass and A Winged Victory for the Sullen.