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Brianna Elyse Robertson-Kirkland (Speaker),
Carmel Raz (Speaker),
Tom Service (Presenter), 27 Apr 2019
Beyond Fantasia's 'The Sorcerer's apprentice' as 'Paul Dukas: critic and composer', the first biography in English of the French musician is published. We talk to its author, Laura Watson, and also to the French conductor Francoise-Xavier Roth to reassess Dukas' life and legacy.
And Tom travels to Scotland to learn how playing board games to learn music theory and singing arranged church tunes are behind a pioneering and forward-thinking generation of late 18th-Century Scottish music theorists, among them Anne Young and John Holden.
Can musicals be gritty? Tom talks to Alecky Blythe and Adam Cork, the creators of 'London Road', a verbatim musical about the Ipswich prostitute murders; actress Rachel Tucker and producer Joseph Smith discuss 'Come From Away', which is set against the backdrop of 9/11 and the producer Paul Taylor-Mills explains the importance of context and how he originally thought 'Hamilton' was a bad idea…
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