Another visit to the archive – in this episode, we time travel to February 2017 to listen to a series of interviews with the team of collaborators who brought the three-dimensional Japanese vocaloid singer, Hatsune Miku, to the Barbican Hall.
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In this episode we step back to 2016 when John Adams celebrated his 70th Birthday. We spoke to the composer and conductor about the music, sounds and even dreams that have defined his life.
This week we're travelling back in our audio archives to May 2018 to Sounds and Visions, a series of 18 concerts and film screenings curated by composer Max Richter and artist Yulia Mahr.
This week's podcast explores the legacy of Leonard Bernstein, one of the most important conductors from 1958-1969, bringing the orchestra to the television screens of America and beyond.
This week we're delving into our archive looking back to October 2017, and 'Different Trains 1947'. This was a fascinating project which featured composer Jack Barnett from These New Puritans and producer Sandunes amongst other key performers and filmmakers.
In an archive interview, Ben Eshmade talks to Robert Henke about his audiovisual project Lumiere with interviews from July 2014 and February 2017.
In an archive interview from March 2016, Ben Eshmade speaks to composer George Benjamin and counter tenor Iestyn Davies, just before the premiere of the then new work, Dream of the Song.
From our classical music archive - an interview with Riccardo Chailly, former principal conductor of Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, from October 2011, talking about his approach to performing the odyssey of the Beethoven symphony cycle at the Barbican.
Back in 2016 we spoke to some of the talent behind what was to be the winner of the 2017 Academy Award for Best Picture, Barry Jenkins' Moonlight - featuring interviews with writer Tarell Alvin McCraney and actors Travante Rhodes and Janelle Monáe.
In this archive episode, we look back at two interviews with Swedish film director Ruben Östlund, exploring the deconstruction of a nuclear family unit on holiday, as well as the satire of the art world.
Basquiat had a personal collection of more than 3,000 records and his works abounded with references to jazz and blues. Discover how music became a powerful source of inspiration for his work.