Tenebrae, Oscars preview, Dominic Peckham, Ulster String Quartet
Tenebrae perform songs from the Great American Songbook, and film composer Vasco Hexel looks at the nominees for Best Original Score at this year's Academy Awards.
Vocal ensemble Tenebrae Consort perform songs from the Great American Songbook and songs by The Beatles, under the direction of Nigel Short. Film composer and academic Vasco Hexel looks at the nominees for Best Original Score at this year's Academy Awards. Dominic Peckham, artistic director of the Ulster Youth Choir, chats to John about the expanding family of choirs at UYC, and the UYC Chamber Choir's upcoming performance of Vivaldi's Gloria. The Ulster String Quartet are this week's Music Makers, and John's classical connection is inspired by The Blue Danube.