By BBC Radio 3
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The latest news on classical music. Interviews with key UK and international performers, composers, directors, conductors and musicians. With features on opera, jazz, world and community music making. BBC Radio 3's 45 minute music magazine show presented by Tom Service and Suzy Klein. Broadcast every Saturday at 12.15pm (exc. last Sat in month). Please note, this podcast is only available in the UK.
||MusicMat: 01MAR14 Iestyn Davies, Villa Lobos||Tom Service interviews countertenor Iestyn Davies during rehearsals for English National Opera's new production of Handel's Rodelinda. Guitarist John Williams, biographer Simon Wright and conductor Celso Antunes explore the life and music of Heitor...||1 3 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||MusicMat: 22 FEB 14: McCabe, Kwiecien, Dohnanyi||Tom Service interviews composer John McCabe as he approaches his 75th birthday and meets the Polish baritone Mariusz Kwiecien who is currently starring as Don Giovanni at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Tom talks to the BBC News reporter Irene...||22 2 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||MusicMat: Rigoletto||Tom Service and guests review David Alden's 2000 production of Verdi's Rigoletto which opened at ENO earlier this week. Tom also talks to the composer Thea Musgrave as a major celebration of her work gets underway at London's Barbican Centre....||15 2 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||MusicMat: 08 Feb 2014 John Lill, Shostakovich's 'Leningrad' Symphony||Petroc Trelawny talks to Brian Moynahan, author of a new book on Shostakovich's 'Leningrad' Symphony, meets pianist John Lill as he approaches his 70th birthday and reviews The Minnesota Orchestra's 'home coming' concert....||8 2 14||Free||View In iTunes|
Always a great show.