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Friday Night is Music Night [22/04/2016]

Synopsis
Michael Maloney introduces a special Shakespeare-themed festival of music. Performers include the National Youth Chamber Orchestra conducted by Ben Parry, the National Youth Jazz Orchestra conducted by Mark Armstrong and the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Richard Balcombe., together with musical theatre stars Hannah Waddingham and Graham Bickley. The concert includes new settings of Shakespeare’s sonnets and films scores inspired by the works. Maloney reads extracts from The Tempest, The Taming of the Shrew and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Series
Friday Night is Music Night
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
22 Apr 2016 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 2)
Duration
120 mins

Credits

Contributor
Michael Maloney

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
film music; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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