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Folk Connections; Chabrier

Tom Service presents a portrait of the composer Emmanuel Chabrier and, as part of Radio 3's Folk Connections weekend, discusses the appropriation of folk tunes in classical music.
Plus Gillian Moore, Director of Music at London's Southbank Centre, takes to the Music Matters Soapbox.

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45 minutes

Last on

Mon 1 Feb 2016 22:00

Chapters

  • Chabrier

    Duration: 18:40

  • Soapbox: Gillian Moore

    Duration: 06:09

  • Folk Connections: Folk and classical connections

    Duration: 15:51

Chabrier

Chabrier

As his comic opera L'Etoile makes a rare London stage appearance at Covent Garden, the conductor Mark Elder, baritone François le Roux and pianists Angela Hewitt and Roy Howat give their expert opinions on the life and music of the composer Emmanuel Chabrier. 

More information:
L’Etoile at the Royal Opera House
Music Matters one-to-one interview with Mark Elder
Angela Hewitt
Roy Howat
François le Roux
Opera on 3 – Chabrier’s L’Etoile will be broadcast on Saturday 20th February

 

Soapbox: Gillian Moore

Soapbox: Gillian Moore

Gillian Moore, Director of Music at London's Southbank Centre, takes to the Music Matters Soapbox to air her views on the ways we describe classical music today.

Let us know what you think about the issues raised on the Soapbox – email musicmatters@bbc.co.uk

More information:
Music Matters Soapbox collection
Southbank Centre

Folk Connections: Folk and classical connections

Folk Connections: Folk and classical connections

As part of Radio 3's Folk Connections weekend, Tom Service talks to folk musician Sandra Kerr, classical music writer and broadcaster Stephen Johnson, and music historian & ethnographer Philip Bohlman about the boundaries between folk and classical genres and the appropriation of folk music into classical repertoire.

More information:
Radio 3 – Folk Connections
Sunday Feature - Folk Connections: Cecil Sharp's Appalachian Trail
Folk Connections: Voice of the People

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Service
Interviewed Guest Angela Hewitt
Interviewed Guest Mark Elder
Interviewed Guest Francois le Roux
Interviewed Guest Roy Howat
Interviewed Guest Stephen Johnson
Interviewed Guest Sandra Kerr
Interviewed Guest Philip Bohlman
Interviewed Guest Gillian Moore
Producer Janet Tuppen

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