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Music for winding down at the end of the day.

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  • Hear two works by our Composer of the Week John Luther Adams: The Place We Began and Four Thousand Holes

  • Noelle McCarthy reads the sonnet When to the sessions of sweet silent thought in William Shakespeare 450

  • Alice Coote takes on the mantle of Dame Janet Baker in this BBC Proms 2014 concert as she leads a new generation to the music of Elgar

  • Pianist Howard Shelley and oboist Pier Luigi Fabretti both have new recordings featured in Recent Releases

  • Afternoon Requests includes a performance from soprano Leontyne Price, singing Ernani! Ernani, involami, from Verdi's Ernani


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