Dinu Lipatti: a life at the piano

Sara Mohr-Pietsch interviews the conductor Simone Young. Plus a tribute to the pianist Dinu Lipatti on the centenary of his birth, and a profile of the composer Rued Langgaard.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch interviews the conductor Simone Young on her career in music as she in enjoys her latest role as a travelling guest conductor, after ten years in Hamburg as the Director of Music at the Opera and the Philharmonic. Plus a centenary tribute from Alexandra Dariescu and Mark Ainley to the Romanian pianist Dinu Lipatti, who died tragically young but left a wonderful legacy. The choreographer Crystal Pite talks about her new work for the Royal Ballet set to Gorecki's Third symphony, and Sara delves into the curious soundworld of the 20th century Danish composer Rued Langgaard.

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45 minutes


  • Dinu Lipatti: a life at the piano

    Duration: 09:42

  • Simone Young

    Duration: 14:17

  • Crystal Pite

    Duration: 07:24

  • Rued Langgaard

    Duration: 11:53


Role Contributor
Presenter Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Interviewed Guest Simone Young


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