In Tune with Steven Devine

Conductor and harpsichordist Steven Devine joins host Sean Rafferty on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune on July 5 talking about his varied career. He appears with The Mozartists at Cadogan Hall, London on July 8 playing CPE Bach Harpsichord Concerto in C Minor and will be joined by CPM artists mezzo Bethany Horak-Hallett and tenor Guy Cutting at King’s Place, London for the next instalment of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment’s Bach, The Universe and Everything series, of which he is Artistic Director, on July 11. The programme will include Bach Cantata 156 and will be live streamed on KPlayer.

Buxtehude At Home with Steven Devine & In Tune

Steven Devine - harpsichordHarpsichord and conductor player Steven Devine will contribute to the Radio 3 Home Sessions playing Buxtehude: Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BuxWV 163. Hear his interview with presenter Katie Derham on on BBC Radio 3 In Tune at 18:20 on April 28. The programme is streamed live on the BBC Radio 3 website and will be available as ‘audio on demand’ for 30 days after the broadcast.


Sam Boden on In Tune

Samuel Boden
Photo: Marco BorggreveTenor Samuel Boden will appear as a guest on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune on May 23. As well as some Fauré and Britten performed live in the studio listeners can hear his recording of the Charpentier Seconde leçon de Ténèbres du Mercredi saint with Arcangelo directed by Jonathan Cohen  to be released by Hyperion Records.

Nicholas Kraemer appears as guest on Radio 3 In Tune

Nicholas Kraemer - conductorConductor Nicholas Kraemer appears on BBC Radio 3 In Tune as Sean Rafferty’s guest on Monday April 6. Having recently turned 70, Nicholas will be discussing the stylistic developments he has witnessed over his long career. He will also preview his forthcoming concert with the English Chamber Orchestra on April 14 at Cadogan Hall, London when he will be joined by pianist Imogen Copper and soprano Mary Bevan for a programme of Bach, Handel and Mozart.

Sarah Champion on ‘In Tune’

Sarah Champion - Mezzo Soprano - © Studio 52 Newly-signed Mezzo soprano Sarah Champion will appear on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune previewing Pop Up Opera’s production of Bizet’s Dr Miracle in which she takes the role of Véronique. Opening on March 4 at The Bull, Highgate, North London the show tours the UK until May 3.

David Hill conducts The Angry Planet at The Proms

David Hill will conduct the première of Bob Chilcott’s The Angry Planet at the BBC Proms on  August 5. Commissioned by The Bach Choir, the performance will feature four choirs – The Bach Choir, The BBC Singers, the National Youth Choir of Great Britain and childrens’ choirs from several London boroughs. View a video about the piece at David Hill will discuss the work on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune programme on August 3 –

Nicholas Kraemer on ‘In Tune’

You can catch Nicholas Kraemer on BBC Radio 3’s In tune on Monday March 21 at 5.15. Nicholas will be talking to Sean Rafferty about his forthcoming performance of Handel’s Saul with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC National Chorus of Wales and a team of top Handel soloists at the Brangwyn Hall, Swansea on March 25

Radio interviews with David Hill

Arvo Pärt

You can hear David Hill interviewed by Kirsty Lang on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row’ arts programme on August 12 (from 7.15) as well as Petroc Trelawny on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’ on August 13 (from 6.15). David will be talking about his forthcoming Late Night Prom on August 17 when he will conduct Arvo Pärt’s hypnotic St John Passion.

Robert Howarth and Monteverdi

Later this month renaissance specialist Robert Howarth conducts the Monteverdi Vespers 1610 for a tour with The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and The Choir of the Age of Enlightenment:
April 27   Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
April 28   Muziekcentrum Frits Philips, Eindhoven
April 29   Muziekcentrum Wilmersberg Zaal, Enschede
April 30   Philharmonie, Berlin
May 2     St George’s, Bristol
May 26    Salisbury Cathedral

He will be Petroc Trelawny’s guest for Radio 3’s In Tune on April 20 and appears with the OAE at Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon on April 23 directing The Glory of Venice, a programme featuring the work of  Monteverdi and his contemporaries.