The Musical Directors

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198A0119980113

Richard Baker presents eight conversations with leading directors about working with music in the theatre, the opera house and on film.

The first programme features Sir Peter Hall, former Director of the RSC, the National Theatre and Glyndebourne Festival Opera.

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Richard Baker presents eight conversations with leading directors about working with music in the theatre, the opera house and on film.

The second programme features Deborah Warner, whose recent productions include `Richard II' at the National Theatre and Britten's `The Turn of the Screw' for the Royal Opera.

198A0319980127

Richard Baker presents eight conversations with leading directors about working with music in the theatre, the opera house and on film.

The third programme features British director Richard Jones, who talks about his approach to music in his theatre work and about directing opera and musicals.

198A0419980203

Richard Baker presents eight conversations with leading directors about working with music in the theatre, the opera house and on film.

The fourth programme features American director Francesca Zambello, who works almost exclusively in opera.

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Richard Baker presents eight conversations with leading directors about working with music in the theatre, the opera house and on film.

5: American director Francesca Zambello, who works almost exclusively in opera, discusses her approach.

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Richard Baker presents eight conversations with leading directors about working with music.

6: Simon Callow's directing credits extend from Cocteau and `Carmen Jones' in the theatre to operas by Puccini and Mozart on film.

He discusses his use of music in all these genres.

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Richard Baker presents eight conversations with leading directors about working with music.

7: Phyllida Lloyd is a theatre director who has ventured into opera with productions for Opera North.

She talks about these and about her use of music in works by Shakespeare and Brecht.

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Richard Baker presents eight conversations with leading directors about working with music.

The last programme of the series features Jeremy Sams, a director and translator who began his career playing and writing theatre music.