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Sound Frontiers: Sir Willard White, Carlos Acosta, Elin Manahan Thomas, Alex Mendham and his Orchestra.

As part of Sound Frontiers - Radio 3 Live at Southbank Centre, London, Sean Rafferty presents music and guests including Sir Willard White and Alex Mendham and his Orchestra.

As part of Radio 3 live at Southbank Centre, London, Sean Rafferty hosts In Tune from the foyer of the Royal Festival Hall and is joined by Alex Mendham and his Orchestra to mark Radio 3's 70th anniversary. Singers Elin Manahan Thomas and Sir Willard White also perform, and dancer Carlos Acosta talks to Sean about his Farewell tour, which concludes at the Royal Albert Hall early in October.
And at 5.30: Power of Three - another chance to hear the first in a 70-part daily series of pioneering sounds from the BBC Third Programme and Radio 3 archives presented by David Hendy: No. 1, How to Listen (1946).

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Walter Donaldson

    Yes Sir, That's My Baby

    Ensemble: Alex Menham and his Orchestra.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Semele - Act 1; Endless pleasure, endless love

    Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Performer: John Reid.
  • Fabian Andre and Wilbur Schwandt

    Dream a Little Dream of Me

    Ensemble: Alex Mendham and his Orchestra.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Nehmt meinen Dank, ihr holden Gonner! - aria K.383

    Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Performer: John Reid.
  • Will Hudson

    Jazznocracy

    Ensemble: Alex Mendham and his Orchestra.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    6 Pieces Op.51: no.5; Romance (Andante cantabile)

    Performer: Michael Ponti.
    • Vox.
  • Reginald Connelly

    On the Air

    Ensemble: Alex Mendham and his Orchestra.

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