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Program Highlights

3rd October 2015

For years talented young French composers competed annually for Le Prix de Rome - the most prestigious award in French music. But it eluded some big-name composers, and when the judges failed Ravel at his fourth attempt a huge scandal erupted. In thi...Read More

Program Highlights

4th October 2015

Wagner features tonight on Wednesday Night at the opera as we hear Tannhauser. Composed in 1845, the work is based on two German legends - that of the Tannhauser, and of the song contest at Wartburg. This performance features Cheryl Studer (soprano),...Read More


The latest release from Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Florez celebrates all things Italian, with a collection of charming popular classics.

Florez has enjoyed great success on stage as an operatic tenor, and has now also developed a bestse...Read More

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