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Inspired by Shakespeare: Ashley Wass

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. When asked about his Piano Sonata, Beethoven is said to have remarked "Just read Shakespeare’s The Tempest". Ashley Wass performs a morning concert of piano music inspired by Shakespeare including Macbeth and the Witches by Smetana; pieces from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet and Beethoven’s Piano Sonata Op. 31, No. 2, (The Tempest).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
24 Apr 2016 at 11:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
60 mins

Credits

Cast
Ashley Wass 

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Part of BBC Radio’s The Sounds of Shakespeare broadcasting live all weekend from a pop-up studio at The Other Place foyer, with free ticketed events on stage in The Other Place Studio Theatre.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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