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Tom Service talks to conductor Paavo Jarvi

Tom Service talks to Paavo Jarvi ahead of the Proms and, to coincide with the BBC forest season, composers John Luther Adams and Tansy Davies on how are inspired by nature.

Tom Service talks to conductor Paavo Jarvi ahead of his appearance at this year's Proms with the Estonian Festival Orchestra. Also, environmentally sensitive American composer John Luther Adams and British composer Tansy Davies talking about the relationship between sound and nature in their pieces - all to coincide with the BBC Forest season. And we take a look at how important is timber to the acoustics of the symphonic concert hall, connecting the contribution of nature to music - architect Richard Battye, with experience in the construction of such venues uncovers a surprising truth.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Paavo Jarvi

    Duration: 17:51

  • Wooden Concert Halls

    Duration: 03:26

  • Tansy Davies

    Duration: 08:10

  • Richard Battye

    Duration: 02:09

  • John Luther Adams

    Duration: 09:31

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Tom Service
Interviewed Guest Paavo Jarvi
Interviewed Guest John Luther Adams
Interviewed Guest Tansy Davies

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