Alexander Sitkovetsky, Victor Hochhauser, Nicholas McCarthy
Sean Rafferty's guests include Russian music promoter Victor Hochhauser, and violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky. Part of Breaking Free: A Century of Russian Culture.
Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. His guests include music promoter Victor Lilian Hochhauser, who has an extraordinary history of introducing Russian artists into British cultural life. Violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky plays live for us before performing Elgar with the English Symphony Orchestra, and pianist Nicholas McCarthy performs live as he continues his national tour of solo recitals.
Part of Breaking Free: A Century of Russian Culture - marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, BBC Radio 3 charts the cultural impact, legacy and cost of this moment in time, across the following century, to the present day.