Festival Music Matters

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20010805

Graeme Kay presents news, views and previews of the BBC Proms season and reports from festivals around the globe.

This edition explores the pastoral theme featured in this year's Proms.

Plus a report from the Salzburg Festival and a look at festivals in Germany.

20010805

Graeme Kay presents news, views and previews of the BBC Proms season and reports from festivals around the globe.

This edition explores the pastoral theme featured in this year's Proms.

Plus a report from the Salzburg Festival and a look at festivals in Germany.

20010812

Graeme Kay presents news, views and previews of the BBC Proms season and reports from festivals around the globe.

Composer Tobias Picker talks about his cello concerto - which is premiered in tonight's Prom - and popular Jewish ensemble Burning Bush perform live in the studio.

Plus a report from the National Eisteddfod in Wales.

20010812

Graeme Kay presents news, views and previews of the BBC Proms season and reports from festivals around the globe.

Composer Tobias Picker talks about his cello concerto - which is premiered in tonight's Prom - and popular Jewish ensemble Burning Bush perform live in the studio.

Plus a report from the National Eisteddfod in Wales.

20010826

Graeme Kay presents news, views and previews of the BBC Proms season and reports from festivals around the globe.

As the last night of the Proms approaches, Leonard Slatkin talks about approaching the event for the first time as chief conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Plus a look at the Lucerne Festival.

20010826

Graeme Kay presents news, views and previews of the BBC Proms season and reports from festivals around the globe.

As the last night of the Proms approaches, Leonard Slatkin talks about approaching the event for the first time as chief conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Plus a look at the Lucerne Festival.

20010902

Graeme Kay presents news, views and previews of the BBC Proms season, and reports from festivals around the globe.

He investigates the work of Proms composer Augusta Read Thomas.

Plus a report from the Haydn Festival in Eisenstadt.

20010902

Graeme Kay presents news, views and previews of the BBC Proms season, and reports from festivals around the globe.

He investigates the work of Proms composer Augusta Read Thomas.

Plus a report from the Haydn Festival in Eisenstadt.

Birds Of Rhiannon20010722

Graeme Kay presents the first of eight programmes featuring news, views and previews of the BBC Proms season and surveying the wealth of music and dance being performed in festivals across the globe.

Composer James MacMillan and librettist Michael Symmons Roberts talk about their collaboration on the BBC commission `Birds of Rhiannon'.

Plus a live studio performance from one of the groups featured at this year's Dartington Summer School.

Birds Of Rhiannon20010722

Graeme Kay presents the first of eight programmes featuring news, views and previews of the BBC Proms season and surveying the wealth of music and dance being performed in festivals across the globe.

Composer James MacMillan and librettist Michael Symmons Roberts talk about their collaboration on the BBC commission `Birds of Rhiannon'.

Plus a live studio performance from one of the groups featured at this year's Dartington Summer School.

Knotgrass Elegy20010729

Graeme Kay presents news, views and previews of the BBC Proms season and reports from festivals around the globe.

Sally Beamish talks about her Proms commission `Knotgrass Elegy', which is premiered tonight.

And the ensemble Charivari Agreable performs live in the studio.

Knotgrass Elegy20010729

Graeme Kay presents news, views and previews of the BBC Proms season and reports from festivals around the globe.

Sally Beamish talks about her Proms commission `Knotgrass Elegy', which is premiered tonight.

And the ensemble Charivari Agreable performs live in the studio.